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TeamUp Calendar – Check out all the virtual events

Youth formupdated 6/15/21

4-H members in Colorado do no need to fill out the form. Non-4-H participants in events must fill out the form and a hardcopy returned to the Extension Office.


Resources for Remote 4-H Volunteers During Remote Learning

Please review the following guidelines that will help us centralize our information. Colorado State University and Boulder County have compiled social media guidelines for the safety of our youth and families including; Zoom, youtube, Kahoot, club judging activities as well as online trainings & resources.


Steps to In-Person Programming

At this time, all 4-H programming and activities should continue to be done virtually. However, as we look forward to the potential of in-person activities, we do have some protocols in place. The first one is that every 4-H member and 4-H leader must sign an informed consent and upload it to your 4-HOnline account. Log into your account and then go to the individual’s profile. Then under “additional information” there will be a section to add a pdf as an upload of COVID consent. The informed consents can be found here Youth and Volunteer.  If you plan to participate in-person 4-H Programming in the future, you must have one of these on file. Take the time to get this task completed sooner than later. Thanks for your consideration.


State Shooting Sports Information

For the latest on the State Shoot-Off, follow this link => State 4-H Shooting Sports Championships


Virtual Contests

Speech & Demonstration Contest

Entries DUE APRIL 16 via https://forms.gle/wACzAfoJKojf5HL49

For more information follow this link: https://boulder.extension.colostate.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2021/04/Speech-Contest-2021.pdf


Spring 2021 Youth Council Online Auction

Boulder County 4-H Online Auction

The Auction will OPEN for bidding on Saturday, April 3 at 9 am and will CLOSE on Sunday, April 11 at 7 pm.

Register to Bid — To bid on an item, you will need to register with a credit card and set up an account with Silent Auction Pro. You can sign up here https://www.silentauctionpro.com/signinregisterolb.php?groupId=1664&olbreturn=/bidonlinegrid.php?groupId=1664&ks=1 (Tip: it is best to register on your computer rather than your phone. Once you have established an account you can view the catalog and bid from your phone using the mobile link below.) Once you are successfully registered, you will receive an email confirmation… and then you will be good to go! Anyone who registers can bid on items, so please share this auction link with your family, friends and neighbors!

To View the Catalog — Use this link to access the Auction Catalog from your computer https://www.silentauctionpro.com/bidonlinegrid.php?groupId=1664

 And use this link to access the Auction Catalog from your phone https://m.silentauctionpro.com/bidonlinefilter.php?groupId=1664


MQA for 2020

New Opportunity For 2020, MQA (Meat Quality Assurance) is offered as a Virtual Training.

>> The goal of this team was to create an online version of the required MQA training for you to take from your homes at your own convenience. We understand that learning from a screen is a lot harder than learning in person. To help with those barriers, we have developed this training to be self‐led at your own pace. Members may take 10 mins to do a couple sections and then take a break or spend the full time to complete all 10 lessons at once.

>> Each lesson is followed by a review question found in the quiz section. You must complete each section and quiz before going to the next.

>> Once you complete this training and the reviews (quizzes), there is a link to the Colorado 4-H Online MQA Test. You must take this test and pass it with 80% in order to consider your training complete. You must also fully complete the training modules.


4-H Friday Updates

March 27, 2020April 17, 2020May 15, 2020June 5, 2020
April 3, 2020April 24, 2020May 22, 2020June 12, 2020
April 10, 2020May 8, 2020May 29, 2020June 19, 2020

Colorado 4-H Resources


National 4-H Resources

4-H at home: Space, Gardening & Music


Conversations with Kids During Stressful Events

Twelve Talks


Completing 4-H & The 5 Steps:

We know that 4-H for you might be a bit different in these uncertain times. However our goals are to help you complete your projects and make the most of the experiences that we can. So to focus our efforts to help you complete these 5 4-H requirements. You might need to get creative for this time but let’s all try to have 100% completion of our projects. #Boulder4HStrong  

  1. Do a demonstration
  2. Complete a judging activity
  3. Do a community service project in the name of 4-H
  4. Exhibit your project
  5. Complete a record book for your project

Livestock Resources

Please see the attached Market Animal Budget Planner worksheet developed by Adams County 4-H Agent Kenzie Kimmel kkimmel@adcogov.org  to use as a resource as a 4-H member who may have questions about purchasing 4-H Livestock.  This worksheet will assist members and their families in making that decision for themselves by identifying the costs and projected income of the 4-H market animal if sold at market value versus potential County Fair Sale value. 

Market Animal Budget Planner

Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.