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University of Idaho Extension, Caribou County

Mailing Address:
53 E First S
Soda Springs, ID 83276

Phone: 208-547-3205

Fax: 208-547-4696

Email: caribou@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/caribou

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4-H Youth Development

4-H is a national program for youth ages 8 to 18. 4-H members have fun, learn by doing, make new friends and help others feel good about themselves.

There are a wide variety of unique projects, including pet care, food preparation, aerospace, arts and crafts, leadership and livestock. UI Extension, Caribou County projects are exhibited at the Caribou County Fair. Top projects are then eligible to exhibit at the Eastern Idaho State Fair in Blackfoot.

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Enrollment

Enrollment is done through the 4-H Online website. Contact Lisa Barfuss if you have questions about how to enroll.

An instruction sheet is available to walk you through the rest of the online process.

Membership

4-H recognizes the age of the individual on Jan. 1 of the current 4-H year. Eligibility established on Jan. 1 will remain in effect for the entire 4-H year, which runs from Oct. 1 to Sept. 30.

4-H members ages 8 to 18 years are eligible to participate in all programs offered by 4-H, including competitive activities/events. Individuals older than 18 years of age who have special needs are eligible to participate in 4-H, provided they are enrolled in high school.

Cloverbuds is a noncompetitive educational program for youth ages 5 to 7 designed to introduce young children to 4-H in a fun, noncompetitive way. Cloverbuds may not participate in large animal, ATV or shooting sports projects.

Fees

  • Cloverbuds (5-7 years old): $5
  • Traditional 4-H (8-18 years old): $10
  • Horse 4-H (8-18 years old): $15

Volunteers

Adult volunteers are the backbone of the 4-H program. They organize, teach and mentor youth. For liability insurance and program safety, adult volunteers must apply and be screened.

Registration for 4-H volunteers is done online. To register, please go to www.4honline.com and select the green Idaho.

  • An instruction sheet is available to walk you through the rest of the online process.
  • Volunteers must enroll each year.

4-H Camp

4-H members in Caribou County may attend an annual camp held in early June in Alpine, Wyoming. Attendees spend three days and two nights in cabins and eat meals prepared by camp staff. Download the camp forms for more information. Contact Lisa Barfuss for questions.

Lisa Barfuss

4-H Program Coordinator

Contact

University of Idaho Extension, Caribou County

Mailing Address:
53 E First S
Soda Springs, ID 83276

Phone: 208-547-3205

Fax: 208-547-4696

Email: caribou@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/caribou

Find us on Google Maps