May 11
Deadlines are by 5 PM
Deadline - 4-H 201 RSVP
Deadline - Horse Camp and Working Ranch Registration forms and fees due to the Extension Office

May 14
Deadline - 4-H Council Officer Applications due

May 15
4-H 201
Deadline - 4-H State Conference Registration

May 19
CALF Farm & Ranch Days
Horse Buckle Show
Douglas County Dog Show

May 26
Swine Showmanship Clinic

May 28
Extension Office Closed

May 30
Deadline - Rocket Fly Day Registration
Deadline - Cloverbud Day Camp Registration
Douglas County 4-H Horse Camp

Horse Camp, June 5 – 7
Douglas County Fairgrounds

Registration Deadline is May 11th
Space is limited

Make plans to join us for horse camp! Our 4-H Horse Camp is a day camp that runs from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Horse camp provides 4-H members with clinic style skills, training in hunt seat, western, trail and gymkhana. Each day will focus on horsemanship skills. We will also have educational programming and fun team building activities!
Working Ranch Horse Clinic
June 8, 9:00 AM
Douglas County Fairgrounds
Registration Deadline is May 11th.
The clinic is currently wait listed.

If you are interested in learning how to work cattle, make plans to attend our Introduction in Ranch Riding, Roping, and Cow Work Clinic.
CALF Lowell Ranch Farm and Ranch Day
May 19
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
CALF’s Lowell Ranch
Join us for fun on the farm. Our shooting sports and state archery trailer will be at the event.

There is a Showmanship Clinic and Blow and Go Jackpot Show. Check-in is at 8:00 AM at the Red Barn/Silos.
Please feel free to call or email Brooke Fox with any questions you may have. 
303-688- 1026 
Attendance at 4-H 101 not required!
4-H 201
May 15th at 6:00 pm
Kirk Hall, Douglas County Fairgrounds

RSVP by May 11th!
4-H 201 covers information about the Douglas County Fair, including how to use the ShoWorks fair entry program. This training is strongly encouraged for all new 4-H families who will be participating in fair, animal shows, and county shoot. Livestock families are also encouraged to attend, as we will be covering information on the Junior Livestock Sale. Use the link to RSVP or call the Extension Office: 720-733-6940.
We invite you to participate in the 100 th Celebration of the Douglas County Fair & Rodeo
The Douglas County Fair Entry On-line system (ShoWorks) is open and all entries are due Wednesday, June 13 th   
Below are links to instructions to help you along the way, but you can always contact your Organizational Leader for help, or contact the Fair Office at 720-733-6902 or for assistance.
Rabbit Showmanship
June 9th, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
D.C. Fairgrounds - Rabbit Barn

D.C. Rabbitears is hosting a showmanship/general husbandry clinic for all 4-H kids that are showing rabbits at the 2018 fair. We will have a judge that will score your showmanship with your rabbit so you know what to work on for fair. Come dressed in your showmanship clothes, and bring your rabbit & carpet square. Get your rabbit tattooed for ID day. $2 a tattoo. RSVP by June 1st to Christine Sijelmassi:
Support the Sedalia Spurs at Kohls in Littleton!

The Sedalia Spurs will have a petting zoo at the Kohls at Kipling and 470 on Saturday, May 12th from 10 AM – 12 PM. Stop by and see them there!
4-H/FFA Branding Party
RSVP by May 16th to

Friday, May 18, 5:30 – 8:00 PM
Douglas County Fairgrounds
Pavilion Parking Area

Make plans to join us for a branding party. Youth will be branding boards for the 4-H and FFA Parade Float. This event is open to  all 4-H and FFA members, including Cloverbuds.  If you have your own brand, bring it to add to the float. For youth without brands, we will have brand inspectors there to temporarily approve 4-H and FFA members' brands. Pizza and drinks will be provided.
Douglas County Junior Livestock Show
"June Show"

June 2, 2018
Douglas County Fairgrounds

This show supports the Douglas County Youth Council to provide scholarship and educational opportunities to Douglas County 4-H members.  To make this event a success, we are encouraging clubs to donate $50 toward the event.  Youth Council members will be contacting local businesses for sponsorship. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact the Extension office.

Classes for market steers, market goats, market lambs, dairy, pygmy, and fiber goats.

We will also have an Old Timer Showmanship.
Colorado 4-H State Conference
The 2018 State Conference registration is open in 4H Online and information is available on the Colorado State 4-H website. State Conference offers excellent leadership, teamwork, and personal success workshops. State Conference is an opportunity for 4-H members ages 14 to 18. You can meet new friends in the many activities.
County deadline for registrations is May 15th, 2018.
Please contact the county office by May 15th if you are interested in attending.
Claudia Meeks - 4-H Agent
Mary Baldwin - 4-H Outreach Agent
Tina O'Bryan - 4-H Program Coordinator
Dani Bash - Administrative Assistant
MEMBER ACCOMMODATIONS: If your child is a member who will need accommodations at any 4-H event, please make an appointment with our office to discuss his/her individual needs. Any accommodation must be received at least 2 weeks in advance of the event. A verifying letter from a
parent or guardian may be required before any accommodation is provided.
Extension programs are available to all without discrimination.