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


Cloverbud Day Camp
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Theme: A Trip on the Wild Side
Let’s go to the Pueblo Zoo!
Cloverbuds are FREE and will receive a FREE T-shirt!
Non-Cloverbud youth, ages 3-12--$6
Adults 13 & older--$8
For 4-H members, Cloverbuds, tagalongs & parents. Meet at the Pueblo Zoo front gate at 10:00 AM
Transportation is not provided; carpooling with friends is encouraged.
Bring your lunch, water bottle, sunscreen & a hat
Sign up by July 9 (so we know to expect you) by calling 276-7390 before 5:00 PM.
Thank you to 4-H Council for sponsoring this event.


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!



    New information for 2016 4-H Royalty Contest

The contest for 2016 4-H Royalty will be held during the 2015 County Fair. The deadline
for Royalty applications is July 16, 2015. This contest is open to all current 4-H members.
Contestants do not need to be enrolled in the Horse project this year. If chosen as
Royalty, you must enroll in the Horse project in 2016.
The riding portion of the contest will be held at Pathfinder Park, following the Western Show events on
Sunday, July 26. Modeling and interviews will be held on Tuesday, July 28 at the fairgrounds under the
big tent. Winners of the Royalty contest will be announced at the Gymkhana events on Wednesday night
and will be crowned as the 2016 Royalty at the first horse show in 2016. Royalty will serve by the
calendar year from January 1 to December 31. Applications and information packets are available
from the Extension Office.




  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.


It’s a 4-H Swim Party!
Potluck Supper
4-H Council will furnish burgers, hot dogs, fixin’s & drinks.
You bring a dish to share & your own table service.
Where: Rudd Park
Time: Dinner 5:30 PM
When: Friday, July 17
Pool Open 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM