4-H Events

Overview

Weld County 4-H offers several county events that members, Cloverbuds and leaders can participate in.  Please check out the many activities that are available.

4-H Showcase

When:  January 2021
Where:  Exhibition Building, Island Grove Regional Park
Who:
  Invite all of your friends!
What:
  Activities, demonstrations, exhibits and lots of fun!

Activities may include cake decorating, model rocketry, pinwheels, leathercraft, scrapbooking and much more! A special feature may be the 4-H Shooting Sports trailer which will offer hands on target practice. There will be door prizes and free hot dogs & popcorn. If you would like to lead an activity or do a demonstration, contact Kim.

Camp Cloverbud

Camp Cloverbud will be held on Saturday, February 6, 2021.  This year's theme is from Creation Station.  We look forward to having YOUR Cloverbud join us! For more information about Camp Cloverbud, please contact Teresa, for more information. 

Cloverbud Ice Cream Party

Cloverbuds are invited to join the Youth Executive Council (YEC) for an ice cream party at 7:00 p.m. on May 5 at the Exhibition Building.  YEC members want to welcome all Cloverbud members to the 4-H Program.  For more info contact Teresa.

Leadership Boot Camp

In June, a leadership bootcamp for kids 8-11 and 12-14 will be offered for Weld 4-H members.  This day should be filled with a number of learning and fun opportunities.  The event will include a session with leaders from State 4-H/State FFA Officer, team games, food and information!  If you're 8-11 or 12-14 years old, join us from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. for this fun filled day! $15 per camper.  Contact Teresa for registration information.  Registration forms coming May 1st.

State 4-H Conference

The annual conference provides a great educational experience and an opportunity to strengthen leadership skills, meet new people and make new friends. It also hosts the following state contests: Livestock Judging, Consumer Choices, Consumer Bowl , Horse Bowl, Horse Judging, Hippology, Horse Demonstration and Public Speaking, Prepared Speech, and Extemporaneous Speech.  Members 14-18 years old can attend State 4-H Conference held at Colorado State University in June each year.  The conference deadline to register is May 1.  For more information, contact Teresa.

Recognition Night

Recognition Night is the annual Awards Program for all 4-H members and leaders. Recognition Night is the first Tuesday in October. For more information about Recognition Night, please contact Teresa.

Cloverbud Graduation

Weld County 4-H would like to recognize our Cloverbud members who will be graduating into the regular 4-H program.  All Cloverbud members who are 7 by December 31st will be honored during our 4-H Recognition Night Dinner celebration in October.  All Cloverbud members are invited to this exciting night were dinner will be served (free of charge) and the accomplishments of our members and leaders will be recognized.  RSVP before event please,  watch for coming details this fall.

Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras is just around the corner and all 4-H Clubs should be gearing up because "Wild West" is this year's Mardi Gras Theme.  Held on the third Saturday of November from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Mardi Gras is not only a fantastically fun social occasion, it is also our annual fund raising event for the Weld County 4-H Foundation!  Clubs will plan, decorate and run a carnival type booth with a "Wild West" theme.  There are lots of activities for kids from 1 to 101!  The evening ends with a family friendly dance held in the 4-H Building from 9:30 p.m. to midnight.

There are a million ways to get involved with Mardi Gras, sell pre-sell drawing tickets, Buy pre-sell drawing tickets, provide baked goods, volunteer to work a booth, compete in one of the fun contests, help construct booths, help your club leader plan, setup and decorate your booth!

Don't miss out on this family favorite event, get your calendar marked for November 20th, at the Exhibition Hall, Island Grove Park.  For more information about Mardi Gras, please contact Teresa.