2017 Fremont County 4-H Calendar

This site last updated - May 31, 2017



January 2017

2 Holiday (New Year's Day observed) Extension Office Closed
4 4-H Council, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building
10 Fremont County Fair Board, 7:00 p.m. 4-H Building
19 4-H Horse Council, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building
23 Fremont County 4-H Foundation, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Bldg.
24 CSU Extension Advisory Committee, 7:00 a.m., 2 Sisters
26 Last day to be enrolled in, own and have in your possession-Market Beef Project
28-29 State Leadership Development Conference (LDC), Denver
28 Market Beef Weigh Day, 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. if not nominating for CSF, Fair Grounds.
28 Market Beef Weigh Day, 10:30 a.m. until finished (retinal scanning) for beef nominating for CSF, Fair Grounds


February 2017

1 4-H Council, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building
10-12 Youth Fest, Ponderosa Camp, Larkspur
14 Fremont County Fair Board, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building
16 4-H Horse Council, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building
20 Holiday (President's Day) Extension Office Closed
24 Hunter Education for Shooting Sports (Must also attend Feb 25 & Mar 4), 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., 4-H Building
25 Hunter Education for Shooting Sports (Must also attend Feb 24 & Mar 4), 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 4-H Building

 

March 2017

1 Last day to be enrolled in ANY 4-H project (Animal and General) to be eligible to exhibit that project at the Fremont Co. Fair
1 Must own and have in your possession-Breeding Beef, Dairy Cattle.
1 4-H Council, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building
4 Hunter Education for Shooting Sports (Must also attend Feb 24 & Feb 2), 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., DOW Building
14 Fremont County Fair Board, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building
16 4-H Horse Council, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building (Leaders, Parents and 4-Her's are invited to attend to pick up your horse packet and to go over the information. Questions will be answered regarding the Gymkhanas, Royalty, and County Fair.)
17-19 District Retreat (ages 13 & older) Silvercliff Ranch, Buena Vista
21 Fremont County Fair 4-H Sale Committee, 6:30 p.m., 4-H Building

April 2017

1 Last day to own and have in your possession-Rabbit Doe(s) that you must breed (see May 25) to kindle a litter for Market Rabbit pen
3 Fremont County Swine Identification Forms, Ear Tags and CSF Nomination Cards can be picked up in Extension Office.
5 4-H Council, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building
11 Fremont County Fair Board, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building
18 Fremont County Fair 4-H Sale Committee, 6:30 p.m., 4-H Bldg
20 4-H Horse Council, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building
24 Fremont County 4-H Foundation, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building
25 CSU Extension Advisory Committee, 7:00 a.m., 2 Sisters

 

May 2017

1 Last day to own and have in your possession - Dog & Horse.
1 Last day to turn in DOG & HORSE CERTIFICATES to the Extension Office no later than 5:00 p.m.
1 Last day for DOG & HORSE CERTIFICATES to be done through 4HOnline no later than 11:59 p.m.
3 4-H Council, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building—Speech & Demonstration Contest
9 Fremont Coounty Fair Board, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building
11 Last day to own and have in your possession-Market Sheep, Market Goats, Market Swine, Breeding Sheep and Breeding Goats.
11 Last day to turn in Fremont County Swine Identification Forms and CSF Nomination Cards to the Extension Office before 5:00 p.m.
13 WEIGH DAY-Market Sheep, 9:00 a.m .- 9:30 a.m., Fair Grounds (Must retinal scan lambs and fill out card for State Fair - 4-Her MUST be present)
13 WEIGH DAY-Market Goats, 9:30 a.m .- 10:30 a.m., Fair Grounds (Must retinal scan lambs and fill out card for State Fair - 4-Her MUST be present)
16 Fremont County Fair 4-H Sale Committee, 6:30 p.m., 4-H Bldg
18 4-H Horse Council, 7:00 p.m., Pathfinder Park
25 Market Rabbits MUST be born to does you own (see April 1) on/or after May 27 in order to meet the “less than 70 day age limit”.
29 Holiday (Memorial Day Observed) Extension Office Closed
31 Registration Deadline for 1st Gymkhana, 4:00 p.m. Extension Office

 

June 2017

1 Last Day to OFFICIALLY DROP a project to be able to repeat it next year (The ONLY way to officially drop a project is IN WRITING at the Extension Office no later than 5:00 p.m. ) Any projects dropped after June 1 FOR ANY REASON will mean an incomplete in that project.
1-Jun29

Take County Fair Written Tests in Extension Office. All market animals and horse.

3 First Gymkhana, Pathfinder Park, 20205 Highway 115, Florence, Test at 7:30 a.m., Show starts at 8:00 a.m.
7 4-H Council, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building
13 Fremont County Fair Board, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building
14 Registration Deadline for 2nd Gymkhana, 4:00 p.m. Extension Office
15 4-H Horse Council, 7:00 p.m., Pathfinder Park
16-18 Shooting Sports Family Camp, Victor 
17 Second Gymkhana, Pathfinder Park, 20205 Highway 115, Florence, Test at 7:30 a.m., Show starts at 8:00 a.m. (ONE DAY ONLY)
19-23 State 4-H Conference, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
20 Fremont County Fair 4-H Sale Committee, 6:30 p.m., 4-H Building
21 Registration Deadline for 3rd Gymkhana, 4:00 p.m. Extension Office
24 Third 4-H Gymkhana, Pathfinder Park, 20205 Highway 115, Florence, Test at 7:30 a.m., Show starts at 8:00 a.m. (ONE DAY ONLY)
29 MAIN CLUB LEADERS 4-H Attendance page out of the 4-H Club Secretary Book due by 5:00 p.m. Attendance page MUST be filled out correctly! (REQUIRED)
29 Last day to take written tests for Fremont County Fair
29 Last day to have Horse Levels written and riding tests completed for the County Fair

 

July 2017

4 Holiday (Independence Day) Extension Office Closed
5 4-H Council, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building
6 Last day to turn in entries for Fremont County Fair at no charge
7-13 Late entries for Fremont County Fair accepted until 5:00 p.m., $25.00 per project. No entries accepted after July 14!
8 Rain date for 4-H Gymkhana will be determined if needed, Pathfinder Park, 20205 Highway 115, Florence
11 Fremont County Fair Board, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building
15 Fremont County Fair, Trap, Cactus Flats, Check-In at 8:30 a.m., Shoot at 9:00 a.m.
15 Fremont County Fair, Skeet, Cactus Flats, 1:00 p.m.
16 Fremont County Fair, Sporting Clays, Cactus Flats, 8:30 a.m. Check-in. Shoot at 9:00 a.m.
16 Fremont County Fair, Air Rifle, 4-H Building, 1:00 p.m.
18 Fremont County Fair 4-H Sale Committee, 6:30 p.m., 4-H Building
20 4-H Horse Council, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building
22 Fremont County Fair, Muzzleloading, Archery, TBA, Check-In at 8:30 a.m., Shoot at 9:00 a.m.
23 Fremont County Fair, .22, TBA, Check-in 7:30 a.m., Shoot at 8:00 a.m.
23 Shooting Sports Potluck Dinner and Awards, 4-H Building, 6:00 p.m.
24 Fremont County 4-H Foundation, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building
24 CSU Extension Advisory Committee, 6:00 p.m., 4-H Building
25 Shooting Sports Record Books, State Fair and Shirt Fees due in Extension Office by 5:00 p.m.
27 Shooting Sports Record Book Judging, 6:00 p.m., Cactus Flats Clubhouse
29 Clean and set up for County Fair at the 4-H Building starting at 9:00 a.m.
29-Aug 6 Fremont County Fair

August 2017
6 Fremont County Fair Livestock Auction
7 Fremont County Fair Livestock Facilities Clean-Up Day (all 4-Her's requested to be there)
8 Fremont County Fair Board, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building
10 Non-perishable 4-H projects for the Colorado State Fair due in the Extension office by 4:00 p.m.
12 Fremont County Fair Building Clean-Up Day (all 4-Her's requested to be there)
14 MAIN CLUB LEADERS: All County Reports are due by 5:00 p.m. The REQUIRED reports are as follows: Club Continuation, Community Service, and Completion Reports for members, Cloverbuds and leaders
14 MAIN CLUB LEADERS:4-H Club/Organizational State Reports are due by 5:00 p.m. The REQUIRED reports are as follows: Annual Affirmative Action Report, Financial Report, Club Annual Plan, Club Budget, and Constitution & Bylaws
14 Last day to turn in All Livestock, Dog and Horse e-Record Books FOR JUDGING are due in the Extension Office no later than 5:00 p.m.
14-19 Livestock, Dog, and Horse 3-Record Books FOR COMPLETION ONLY can be turned in.
15 Perishable 4-H projects for the Colorado State Fair due in the Extension office by 12:00 noon.
15 Fremont County Fair 4-H Sale Committee, 6:30 p.m., 4-H Building
19 Saturday, Record Book judging, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., 4-H Building (judging will begin at 8:00 a.m. and lunch will be served at noon). Each club is requested to send at least 2 adult representatives to help judge!
21-31 Incomplete eRecord books can be picked up, corrections made and turned in by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 31 to be considered for completion.
23 Record Book Committe meeting to pick Best Record Books, request at least 1 adult representative from each 4-H club, 6:00 p.m., 4-H Building
25-Sept 4 Colorado State Fair

 

September 2017

4 Holiday (Labor Day) Extension Office Closed
6 4-H Council, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building
6 Can start picking up Colorado State Fair projects at CSU Extension Office
7 Last day to turn in Secretary and Reporter books for judging and Treasurer books for outstanding club award credit are due in the Extension Office no later than 5:00 p.m.
12 Fremont County Fair Board, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building
19 Fremont County Fair 4-H Sale Comittee, 6:30 p.m., 4-H Building

 

October 2017

2-6 National 4-H Week
4

4-H Council, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building

7

9

10

Discovery Day, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., 4-H Building

4-H Open House, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., 4-H Building

Fremont County Fair Board, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building

23 Fremont County 4-H Foundation, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building
23 CSU Extension Advisory Committee,6:00 p.m., 4-H Building

 

November 2017

1 4-H Council, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building, Officer Elections
12 Achievement Awards Program, cookies and punch provided, 2:00 p.m., Florence High School
14 Fremont County Fair Board, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building
23 Holiday (Thanksgiving) Extension Office Closed

 

December 2017

6 4-H Council, 7:00 p.m., 4-H Building, Officer Installation
12 Fremont County Fair Board Dinner, TBA
25 Holiday (Christmas) Extension Office Closed
28 Last day to be enrolled in Fremont County 4-H for the next year by 5:00 p.m. to be eligible for early enrollment prizes.
29 4-H Enrollment continues

We make every effort to provide as accurate a calendar as possible, but dates sometimes have to be changed. Changes will be listed in the monthly 4-H newsletter and on our website: www.extension.colostate.edu/fremont. Please contact the Extension Office (276-7390) for information regarding calendar items.