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KIT CARSON COUNTY 4-H

Kit Carson County 4-H serves residents of Kit Carson County, Colorado. The program has over 190 youth members and 80 adult volunteers working to meet the 4-H motto, “Making the Best Better“.

Follow us on social media: Kit Carson County 4-H Facebook click HERE

 

Kit Carson County 4-H Council Officer Elections

Interested in being a County 4-H Council Officer? Elections will be held during the County Council meeting on September 13th. Applications are due September 10th and are  available in the Extension office or here:

Officer App (pdf) (doc)

Kit Carson County Fair 2021

For information on the 2021 Kit Carson County Fair, please read the Fair Edition Newsletter. For rules and project syllabus, please visit the Kit Carson County Fair website. If you have questions, please contact the Extension Office at (719) 346-5571. 

Announcements

4-H Online Volunteer Training

The Colorado 4-H has introduced new online training modules. All new 4-H Volunteers must complete this online training. It is highly encouraged that all current volunteers also complete the online training. Here is the link to the instructions for completing the online training: Colorado 4-H Volunteer Training

KCC 4-H Policies

Kit Carson County 4-H follows the policies of the Colorado 4-H and also has policies specific to Kit Carson County 4-H. Here is a list of those specific policies:

KCC 4-H Activity Registration Policy

KCC 4-H MQA Requirements 

For 2020, Meat Quality Assurance (MQA) will only be done by new livestock members. If you have a livestock project and have never completed the MQA program, please click on the link below. It contains a slide show of information for you to review and at the end is a link to the test to complete your MQA training. 

Junior (Ages 8-11) Online MQA with Test Link

Intermediate/Senior (Ages 12-18) Online MQA with Test Link

 

KCC 4-H Council

         

Next County Council Meeting       

Approved Meeting Minutes          

Recent Meeting Agenda                 

Recent Meeting Minutes               

 

Livestock

 

Youth Livestock Blog

The Blue Ribbon Youth Livestock Blog gives tips, advice and suggestions to 4-H members regarding livestock projects. Content comes from area 4-H agents and guest contributors. The link can be found on the left column of GPA web pages or go directly to:

The Blue Ribbon – Youth Livestock Projects 

Horse

KCC Fair Score Sheets

Trail     Western Riding     Reining     Ranch Trail     Ranch Riding     Ranch Sorting

4-H Horse Project Forms

     KCC 4-H Horse Project ID Form Due May 1st

     KCC 4-H Horse Project Lease Affidavit Due May 1st

     Sample Leases: Simple or Detailed

4-H Level Testing

All Levels Riding Test Score Sheets and Written Test Study Guides are available HERE on the 4-H Horse page.

Horse Levels Rater Training

All Horse Level Rater Training registrations will be through 4H Online. Flyers will be added when received.

Horse Shows, Clinics and Contest

Ranch Sorting Basic Guide

Shooting Sports

Kit Carson County Shooting Sports Schedule 2021

Kit Carson County Shooting Sports Participation Policy

Kit Carson County Shooting Sports Equipment Loan Policy 

2021 Shooting Sports Scores (as of July 21, 2021. *Corrections may be needed*)

.22 Rifle     .22 Pistol     Air Rifle     Air Pistol     Archery     Muzzleloader     Shotgun     Western Heritage

 

Click HERE for the list of events on the Colorado 4-H State Shooting Sports page

Family Consumer Sciences

Spring Exhibit

(April 17th, 9 A.M. at the Seibert Community Center) Youth will be able to bring in FCS projects and practice interview judging during this event. Registration is due by March 31st. Click HERE for the registration forms.