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Category Archives: 4-H

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Pueblo County Horse Judging Team Wins Nationals

The Pueblo County Horse Judging Team won the National Horse Judging contest at the 2017 National Western Stock Show in Denver in January. Read the Pueblo Chieftain feature article about them here: Pueblo Team Wins.

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Jessica Barker Winner of Horse Show Rulebook Cover Contest

From Sam Lowry, 4-H Youth Development Specialist, Animal Science & Shooting Sports Jessica Barker’s entry was chosen from 14 entries from 4-H members across Colorado to be included on the cover of the 2017-18 Colorado State 4-H Horse Show Rulebook that will go into effect October 2017!  Jessica will also receive a $150.00 scholarship to a […]

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Shooting Sports Certification Training in Pueblo

Registration for the State 4-H Shooting Sports Leader Training to be held here in Pueblo County is now open in 4HOnline! If you want to become a certified shooting sports instructor in one of our disciplines, then you must take this training or one of the three others offered around the state. We really need […]

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Livestock Dates from here to the County Fair

This post includes information that you’ll need for the next few months (pre-Fair deadlines, dates, and such).  Some information is specific to market projects, and some information pertains to every livestock project (market, dairy, breeding). Following the deadlines and dates, you’ll find information on e-records, Location ID (formerly Premises ID), and dates/deadlines during and after […]

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STEAM Camp Counselor Opportunities

4-H Youth Ages 14+ are invited to be Camp Counselors for three exciting summer camp programs this summer in Pueblo County. Earn volunteer hours and participate in fun, engaging camps while developing your skills as a Camp Counselor. New this year are two camps, one focused on Maker activities and the other on Beekeeping. All […]

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Adventure Day Camp 2017-Maker Mania

Attention Senior 4-H Members aged 14-18!! We need your help. Please consider being a camp counselor this summer. ADC Counselor Planning Meeting Dates: Pizza will be served at each meeting. March 29th 6:30-8:30pm May 24th 6:30-8:30pm July 26th 6:30-8:30pm ADC Set-Up date: July 31st Set-up at Fairgrounds or CSU-P (location to be determined) ADC Dates: […]

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IFYE – International 4-H Youth Exchange delegate visiting Pueblo

The International 4-H  Youth Exchange delegate will be visiting Pueblo city and county school on March 7, 8, 9th.  Her name is Julia Gaffney and she is an 11 year 4-H member from Aurora, Colorado.  Her projects include horses and assisting others with goats, sheep, and poultry.  She was also a Colorado State ice President […]

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Do You Want to Be A Shooting Sports Leader?

Do you want to be a Shooting Sports Leader? If you are thinking of becoming a certified shooting sports leader, we will have a training weekend March 23-25, 2017, in Pueblo. (more information on that in a few weeks).   If you are not already a 4-H volunteer, you’ll need to complete that process before you […]

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NWSS Results — UPDATED

As a follow-up to last week’s post, NWSS Results (so far), here are the remaining. Thank you to Amy Decker for the information! Catch-a-Calf John Head – 6th Showmanship Class#3, 4th Live Evaluation – Class 1 – 867lbs-1195lbs Jr Market Lambs Jessica Barker – 5th Blackface Class 9 Medium Weight Jr Market Beef Dominico Mauro […]

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NWSS Results (so far)

Thanks to Amy Decker for compiling the results (so far) for us. She writes, “Pretty exciting for so many of our kids showing the nation how awesome Pueblo County 4-H is.” Next week we’ll have the results from the market lamb, swine, and steer shows. National Western Stock Show Jr Market Goat Show Jessica Barker […]

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