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The Pueblo County Extension office provides assistance and programs for citizens in five main areas: Agriculture, Horticulture, Family and Consumer Science, Natural Resources and 4-H Youth Programs.

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2020-2021 4-H Club Organizational Leader Training – Pueblo County
December 10, 6:00 PM


  • Pueblo County 4-H Youth Leadership Society: (4-H age 13-18) – Nov 13, 6:30pm
  • Parent/Leader Group: Everyone welcome! – 1st Wednesday of the month, 6:30
  • Dog Advisory Committee: Last Monday of the month, 6:30 p.m.
  • General Consumer Science Advisory Committee: 1st Wednesday of the month, 5:15 pm
  • Horse Council: : 1st Monday of the month, 6:30 p.m.
  • Livestock Advisory Committee: 2nd Thursday of the month, 6:00 pm
  • Shooting Sports Council: 1st Thursday of the Month, 6:00 pm
  • Fair Board: new/returning members elected December 1st (Re-elected this year: Shane Roberts, Greg Parker Newly-Elected this year: Mary Garrison, Wesley Stribling)
    • Board meets 3rd Wednesday at 6:30pm of the month
  • Meetings are listed in Friday In4mation each week




  • NEW FOR 2020-2021: Colorado 4-H In-Person Program Plans/COVID-19 – Required for ALL in-person 4-H Programs
  • Required waivers/info:
    • Adult volunteer/participant waiver
    • Youth volunteer/participant waiver
    • Contact-tracing sheets
    • Temperature checks/masks/etc.
  • Event Program Plans: Must be filled out for all overnight events and for any events that involve additional risk. Download here: COVID Program Plan
  • Informed Consent: Needed when there is additional risk
    • Now includes COVID-19 language, and is required for in-person activities
  • Hold Harmless: Needed for events involving non-4-H members or a 4-H member from another county.
  • Incident Reports: Should have a couple copies at each 4-H event
    • Order of Reporting:
      1. Call 911 if there is an emergency
      2. After emergency services, contact Jen/Beth, if not already on-site
      3. Reporter should fill out Incident Report at this time
      4. Jen/Beth will contact Extension Office Director/State Staff
  • NEW FOR 2020-2021: 4-H Virtual Program Resources
  • Updated Club List (5 minutes) – Any changes need to be made?


  • Finances – Signers, No savings accounts, Charities/Individuals/Donations
    • Regarding Donations à NO money deposited into a 4-H account can then be donated (checks or cash). Money meant to be donated as a community service project MUST be made out to the specific cause. (For example, checks should be made out to the Children’s Hospital)
    • Money Matters Fact Sheet
      Fact Sheet
      Financial Accountability
    • Excessive Funds 
      • What is excessive funds?
      • What are you raising money for in your club?
      • Raise money with a PLAN for the money in mind!

New CSU Extension 4-H Logos — Find new logos online, or get from office

  • Any 4-H/CSU logo use for T-shirts/hoodies/prizes/etc. MUST come to Beth and Jen for proof approval BEFORE printing
    • County Fair/FFA vs. 4-H Clover:
      • County Fair prizes/promo material must contain County Fair logo.
      • Pueblo County 4-H program prizes/promo material must contain the correctly used 4-H Clover.
  • CSU Protection of Minors Policy 
    • All volunteers and others acting on behalf of the University are required by the CSU Protection of Minors Policy to report actual or suspected abuse to 4-H staff (also known as mandated reporters). They may also choose to report it to law enforcement or other entities.
  • Shooting Sports topics that apply to all
    • If a youth is giving a 4-H demonstration on a shooting sports related topic, a certified shooting sports leader, certified in that discipline, should be present.
    • No humanoid targets
    • NEW FOR 2020-2021: 4-H Shooting Sports Risk Management Plan – Stay tuned!
      • Similar to what has been filled out in the past, but more streamlined, and will be agent-led. Each Shooting Sports Leader will get a binder-copy when complete.
  • Questions?
  • Thank you for attending! You are an essential part of Pueblo County’s youth development mission!