CSU Extension

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  • Phone: 970-328-8630

    CSU Extension
    P.O. Box 239
    441 Broadway
    Eagle CO 81631-0239 

    extension@eaglecounty.us

Events and Opportunities

4-H Events and Youth Leadership Development Opportunities 

4-H Scholarships
The purpose of these scholarships is to help youth meet higher educational and career goals. Eagle County high school juniors and seniors are eligible to apply for 4-H scholarships. Applicants for these scholarships must have completed at least three years in the 4-H program, including the year prior to the year in which they apply for the scholarship. Applicants must exhibit at the Eagle County Fair and meet project requirements and scholarship application guidelines

Six Eagle County 4-H members applied for a scholarship offered through the Eagle County 4-H program (RMOF funds) and Joe Kuntz, private donor.  Interviews were held May 2nd

Results are as follows:
Sam Kuntz Memorial: Morgan Calton - $2,000
Sam Kuntz Memorial: Adie Lengel - $1,500
Sam Kuntz Memorial: Anna Gongaware - $500
Eagle County 4-H: Morgan Kromer - $2,000
Eagle County 4-H: Joseph Emmer - $2,000
Greg Burton Memorial 4-H: Malorie Stephens - $2,000
Congratulations to these outstanding 4-H youth!
  
Greg Burton Memorial Scholarship: 
Funded by $1,500 by the Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry, the Greg Burton Memorial Scholarship was established by the Eagle County Fair Board in honor of the spirit of the youth who are dedicated and involved with High School rodeo or equestrian events. Greg lived and worked in the spirit of High School Rodeo and the Eagle County Fair Board has honored that spirit by setting up this $1,500 scholarship on his behalf for Eagle County youth that aspire to continue their involvement in an equine sport at a college level. This scholarship is open to youth who have competed in the Colorado High School Rodeo Association, Little Britches Rodeo Association, Junior Rodeo Competition or have been involved with competitive equestrian events at the high school level. 

Eagle County 4-H Scholarship 
Two $1,500 scholarships funded by the Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry.  Eagle County High School Juniors and Seniors are eligible to apply for the following 4-H scholarships. Applicants for these scholarships must have completed at least three years in the 4-H Program, including the year prior to the year in which they apply for the scholarship, by exhibiting at the Eagle County Fair and meeting all other project requirements.

Sam Kuntz Memorial Scholarship: 
Mr. Joe Kuntz of Greeley offers a 4-H Scholarship of $1,500 in memory of his late father and past Eagle County Extension Agent, Sam Kuntz. Leadership development opportunities are available through the Colorado 4-H Program, with something for all ages and interests.

Grand County is the 2017 host to the Northwestern 4-H livestock, dog and horse EXPO June 12-16, 2017.  An exciting line-up of clinicians and judges will be available to work with 4-H members from the seven counties that make up 4-H Districts 11 and 12.  June 12 and 13 (Monday and Tuesday) will be dedicated to beef, sheep, swine, goat, poultry, and rabbit.  Bring your animal to EXPO and learn about feeding, grooming, showing, first-aid, biosecurity and more.  On Tuesday, June 13, you will show your animal at a show similar to County Fair.  Horses and dogs will arrive Wednesday, June 14 and stay through Friday, June 16.  Bring your horse and work with clinicians on general horsemanship, trail, showmanship and grooming.  Bring your dog to enhance obedience and showmanship skills.  Friday morning, June 16, you will show your horse in a showmanship and horsemanship class.  Dog participants will show their dog in an obedience and showmanship class. Schedule details and registration is available

2017 State 4-H Conference – “4-H Grows Here”  
The 2017 Colorado State 4-H Conference will be held June 20-22, 2017 for Senior 4-H members on the CSU campus in Fort CollinsState 4-H Conference provides great training and an opportunity for 4-H members to strengthen their leadership skills. It also hosts the following state contests: Livestock Bowl, Livestock Judging, Consumer Choices, Consumer Bowl, Horse Bowl, Horse Judging, Hippology, Horse Demonstration and Public Speaking, Prepared Speech, Impromptu Speech, and Parliamentary Procedure.
Registration is now open and will close May 12.  There are some really neat workshops and tours planned as well as an opportunity to hang out with other 4-H members from around Colorado through games, picnic, banquet, dances and special speakers.  Eagle County delegation will be leaving Tuesday morning (June 20) and will be returning Friday afternoon (June 23).
For more information, visit http://www.colorado4h.org/events_opportunities/stateconference/index.php

Leadership Development Conference 
The annual LDC conference was held January 28-30 in Denver.  The schedule and more information is listed on the Colorado 4-H Website. The LDC conference is a fun, educational weekend promoting leadership development and community service. The event is open to senior 4-H youth ages 14-18.  Total cost (includes registration, lodging, transportation and meals) is $215.00.  Contact Jenny to learn of possible scholarship opportunities.  This conference is held in conjunction with the annual “4-H Day at the Capitol” (Monday, January 30) where members are present during the Proclamation for Colorado 4-H Day.