Friday 4-H Information - an update of what's going on in 4-H in Pueblo County
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Schedules, Meetings, and Deadlines

Please see the calendar link below for times and locations. 

October 29, 2022 4-H Halloween Carnival and Dance
November 2, 2022 Organizational Leader Meeting
November 3, 2022 Shooting Sports Council
November 7, 2022 Horse Council
November 10, 2022 Livestock Advisory Committee
November 11, 2022 CSUE Office Closed: Veteran's Day
November 11-13, 2022 Colorado Leadership Conference
November 14, 2022 Leadership Society
November 16, 2022 Fair Board
November 18-19, 2022 Dare To Be You Camp
November 24-25, 2022 CSUE Office Closed: Thanksgiving
November 28, 2022 Dog Advisory Committee

The 2022 4-H Calendar is now available. Last Updated March 28, 2022.

(Please note that dates are subject to change, so check often.)
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Deadline has been extended to Friday, November 4. Apply here:

Re-Enrollment Deadline December 1:

Registration for the 2022-2023 4-H Year is now open! We’re so excited to have you back! 😊
4HOnline 2.0 is mobile friendly and is super easy to use. Some Safari browsers and some older iPhones might experience problems but 90% of folks should have no issues. DO NOT USE any Microsoft Browsers (Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge) We would recommend using Chrome. 
  • The Re-enrollment deadline for current members for the 2022-2023 4-H year is December 1, 2022. 
  • The new member enrollment deadline is still February 1, 2023
  • The project add/drop deadline is still March 1, 2023.  Please do not wait until the last minute to start you the re-enrollment process. If there are issues, it is vital that you discover them sooner than later so that we can fix them.
Per Pueblo County Policies, the project limit for members is 3. If your child plans to enroll in more than three projects, they must send an email to Jen with a description for how they plan to complete all of their projects.  Your enrollment cannot be approved until this letter is received.
Member fees are $30 and Cloverbud Fees are $20. Talk to your club leader about their process for fee payment. Some club leaders want you to pay them, and then they’ll bring in the fees. Some club leaders want you to bring in your payment to the office. The office accepts Cash or Checks, and Checks should be made payable to “Pueblo County Extension Program Fund.” 
All membership fees are DUE into the Extension Office AT CLOSE OF BUSINESS On December 1, 2022. If your Club requires extra fees/dues, these must be paid to your 4-H leader. Please do not include them in your 4-H Enrollment Payment to the office. 
To be FULLY ENROLLED, 4-H members must be enrolled in 4HOnline and their membership fees paid.
The new version requires adult volunteers to have a birthdate in their profile. If you have been a volunteer for a long while, your profile might not include one. Please review your record for accuracy including; birthdate, club, volunteer type and projects. 

If you need help or want to come into the office to enroll, please call to SET UP AN APPOINTMENT and I will be happy to help. Please do not wait until the last minute to re-enroll. We are not responsible for any technical issues you might have. 😊
If you have any other questions please call our office at 719-583-6566. 
We can’t wait to have you for another awesome 4-H Year! 
Halloween Carnival and Dance:
Save the date for a howling good time!

The Pueblo Leadership Society will be hosting "Boo Blast!", a Halloween Carnival and Dance on October 29, 2022.

The Carnival begins at 4:00 pm. Carnival tickets are 5 for $1; use these tickets to purchase treats, play games, and win prizes. There will be a costume contest at 6:00 pm so don your spookiest duds (but not too scary- no blood, weapons, or full face masks please!). Finally, the Dance will begin at 8:00 pm; admission will be $2.

We look forward to seeing all you ghouls, ghosts, and goblins there!

For questions, contact Jen

Halloween Carnival Auction Donations:

The Leadership Society will also be hosting a Pennsylvania Auction at the Halloween Carnival and is accepting donations!

If you have any items you would like to donate to the Leadership Society, please contact Jen and make arrangements to drop your items off at the CSU Extension Office. 

Dare To Be You Camp 2022:
Can you survive danger in paradise?

2022 Dare To Be You Camp will be November 18 and 19 on the Colorado State Fairground. This year's theme is "Shipwreck Cove." Tropical islands are full of festivity, culture, and tradition- but also are subject to some of mankind's most terrifying natural disasters. Come test your skills and make friends in an exciting overnight experience!

DTBY Camp is open to Intermediate members (Age 11-13 on December 31, 2022). Cost is $55, paid to the Pueblo County CSU Extension office. You must be enrolled and active in 4-H for the 2022-2023 year. Registration will be in 4HOnline.

For questions, contact Jen

Yarn Fest 2022:

The High Plains Shooters 4-H Club has a Community Service opportunity and they are inviting all 4-H members to participate. They will crochet, knit, loom, and/or assemble hats, earwarmers, and scarves for the Rocky Mountain Cancer Center in Pueblo, CO. You don't need any previous experience with yarn work; there will be experienced leaders happy to help newcomers.

First meeting will be November 4th from 2-5 PM in the CSU Extension Office. For questions or more information, please contact Joslyn Rafferty-Cammer or Emma Rafferty at 719-248-5841 or by email

Code of Conduct:

Please see the Colorado 4-H Code of Conduct and Colorado State University’s Principals of Community, which provide valuable guidelines for our 4-H Community under Colorado State University. We thank you all for helping make the Pueblo County 4-H Program a safe, inclusive and welcoming place for everyone!
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4-H Policies and Procedures
Please be sure to visit the 4-H Policies and Procedures page on our Pueblo County Extension Website. Here you will find Pueblo County Policies, and Colorado State Policies, and the Code of Conduct. 
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Extension programs are available to all without discrimination. If you need accommodation,  please notify the CSU Extension office 2 weeks before the program or event in question. 

Colorado State University Extension is an equal opportunity provider. | Colorado State University Extension es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.

Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of disability and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations. | Colorado State University no discrimina por motivos de discapacidad y se compromete a proporcionar adaptaciones razonables.

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