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County Opportunities

Upcoming Workshops

  • Green Thumb Garden Camp: For youth that completed grade 3rd, 4th, 5th or 6th at the end of the 2016-2017 academic. Held at East Elementary (Independence) from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on four Fridays in June (June 9, 16, 23, & 30). Registration deadline is Friday, June 2 (or until camp is full). There is a camp fee of $15 to cover cost of supplies (checks can be made out to Buchanan County Extension). Mail registration forms and payment to the Buchanan County ISU Extension and Outreach (2600 Swan Lake Blvd., Ste. A - Independence, IA 50644). If you need special accommodations; please complete and return the Special Accommodations Form.

"Fieldtrips", Retreat, and Camps

  • Jr Camp: June 16 & 17 at Camp Pine Lake. Registration closes May 26th; make sure to complete and return the registration form by then!

 

Livestock Clinics
  • Dog Clinics: Members planning to show dogs at the county fair must attend 3 clinics hosted by the Dog Committee. Clinics will be held in the sheep/goat barn on the Buchanan County Fairgrounds from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the following days: May 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 & June 5, 12, 19, and 26.
  • Horse Clinics: Members planning to show horses at the county fair must attend 2 clinics hosted by the Horse Committee. Clinics will be held at the Horse Arena from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the following days: June 1, 6, 14, 19 and 22

 
Helpsheets for Projects
The Project Helpers worksheet will help you get a head start on your projects (use for County & State fairs). Make sure to look at Exhibit Tip Sheets and Project Hot Sheets.
 
 

State Opportunities

"Fieldtrips", Retreat, and Camps

 
4-H Center Spring Cleanup Day

  • Information on 2017 Cleanup Day to come.

 

Livestock Events

 
Helpsheets for Projects
The Project Helpers worksheet will help you get a head start on your projects (use for County and State fairs). Make sure to look at Exhibit Tip Sheets and Project Hot Sheets.

County 4-H News

May 8, 2017
Space is limited. Sign-up for a baking slot now!
May 8, 2017
Fair will be here before you know it! Pay close attention to Deadlines!
May 4, 2017
Challenges and Projects 
February 24, 2017

Buchanan County ISU Extension and OutreachReceives a $1,550

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