Fremont County Extension

Weigh Day Results
Goats – 27 4-H Members tagged in 48 Market Goats
Sheep – 19 4-H Members tagged in 44 Market Sheep
Swine – 25 4-H Members tagged in 65 Market Swine


Cooking With Verla

Do you have a child who is interested in the Foods project?  Verla will be leading first and second year Foods projects if there is enough interest.  Classes will be during the week, after school, at the 4-H Building.  More information later, but if you are interested, get them enrolled!


Hoodies For Sale

We have 4-H hoodies for sale in the Extension Office.  We currently have them in forest green, chocolate brown, dark heather (gray), and antique cherry (red).  We can get other sizes and colors.  Children’s and adult sizes are $20 each and 2XL are $23.  Zip ups are a little more; $24 for regular sizes and $27 for 2XL.  Stop by to see them, try them on, and take one home or place your order!  Show your pride in Fremont County 4-H!



     4-H Gymkhanas - Dates for 2015
May  27, 4:00 PM – registration deadline for 1st Gymkhana.
May  30 (Saturday) -
First Gymkhana, Pathfinder Park, 20205 Highway 115, Florence, Test at 7:30 AM, Show starts at 8:00 AM (ONE DAY ONLY)
June 10, 4:00 PM – registration deadline for 2nd Gymkhana.
June 13 (Saturday) -
Second Gymkhana, Pathfinder Park, 20205 Highway 115, Florence, Test at 7:30 AM, Show starts at 8:00 AM (ONE DAY ONLY)
June 24, 4:00 PM – registration deadline for 3rd Gymkhana.
June 27 (Saturday) -
Third Gymkhana, Pathfinder Park, 20205 Highway 115, Florence, Test at 7:30 AM, Show starts at 8:00 AM (ONE DAY ONLY)
June 28 – Rain Date




  Ranch Rodeo

Date: July 25, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM Mini Broncs
7:00 PM Ranch Rodeo followed by Catch a Calf
Entries in by July 18, 2015
Events: Wild cow milking
Trailer loading
Calf Branding
For the Ranch Rodeo there is a possible of 10 teams of 4. $400.00/team or $100.00 per person. For Entry information contact Dave Bunker at 719-510-4094. Buckles for 1st & 2nd place.
For Mini Broncs there will be 3 weight divisions:
55-75 lbs. $35.00 76-95 lbs. $40.00 96-115 lbs. $45.00
For entry information contact Tami Ratkovich at 719-784-6070. Entry fees will pay for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place buckles. 4-H Council will provide concessions.
Ticket cost: $8.00/person, $6.00 Senior Citizen, $4.00 6-12 and 5 and under free.



County Fair Entry Information
It’s already time to enter the county fair!  We need to know what you will be completing.
All the information you need, including entry forms, can be accessed on the web at: or

You can find rules, project class numbers, and entry forms on the County website.  Remember county fair entry forms are due by July 1, 2015 at 5:00 PM.  See the following Important Notice!

Officially Dropping a Project.  The 4-H Member has until June 1 of this year to officially drop a project that they are unlikely to finish, thus allowing them to repeat that project next year if desired.  A project dropped after June 1 will be considered incomplete.





Clover Rovers 4-H Club  would like to challenge

ALL Fremont County 4-H Clubs to collect #5 plastics feed sacks for recycling! The club that collects the most feed sacks for recycling will win a Pizza Party sponsored by Twin Enviro. We hope to collect enough feed sacks to recycle a large compressed bail. Collect them from family and friends also. More details soon. Start collecting your feed sacks from June 1 to Aug. 1. For questions call Virginia Brunn at 372-6677.


Speech & Demo Contest
Fremont County 4-H recently held their annual Public Speaking and Demonstration Contest.  Results are as follows:
Junior Demonstration Individual
Jon Atwood—Red
Brendon Chavez—Blue, Champion

Congratulations & Good Luck at the Colorado State Fair Contest, Brendon!