Family and Consumer Science related projects in Logan County are a great way to develop new skills, friendships, and lifelong knowledge. Below is a list of all the fun and engaging projects we have to offer.
State program requirements and e-Records – Colorado 4-H Family Consumer Science Project Details – Colorado 4-H Youth Development is part of CSU Extension (colostate.edu)
Please call Jaci at (970)522-3200 ext. 5 if you have any questions on any of these FCS programs or projects.
Create something amazing in ceramics. 6 Units are available to develop your skills. Unit 1 – Glazes; Unit 2 – Underglazes; Unit 3 – Overglazes; Unit 4 – Unfired Finishes; Unit 5 – Porcelain Dolls; Unit 6 – Hand Constructed Stoneware
Are you a Junior, Intermediate or Senior who is looking to catalog your favorite memories? Join scrap-booking! With a unit for now for all ages, you’ll have a great time with this project. Units available to all ages: One Page Layout, Two Page Layout, Scrapbooking Album. Tag making-Juniors only; Card Marking-Intermediate and Seniors Only
Do you love decorating cakes as much as you love eating them? Then Cake Decorating is for you! With 12 units, you will have the freedom to grow your skills and create tasty, but beautiful cake displays. Unit 1 – Edible Decorations; Unit 2 – Single Layer with Tips; Unit 3 – Double Layer with Tips; Unit 4 – Character Cakes; Unit 5 – Small Treats(Decorated Cupcakes or Cookies); Unit 6 – Cut-Up Cakes; Unit 7 – Flower Power; Unit 8 – Fondant; Unit 9 – Flower Power 2; Unit 10 – Tiered Cakes(Sr. only); Unit 11 – Molds(Sr. only); Unit 12 – Advanced Cakes-(Sr. Only)
Have you ever lost a button off your shirt? Stepped on the bottoms of those long pants? Or dreamed of wearing a lavish gown? Then sewing is for you! These basic life skills we need to learn come in 4 units. Unit 1-3 – Clothing Construction; Unit 4- Sewing for Others.
Mastered the art of basic sewing? Enjoy making your basic clothes a little snazzier? Then pick up a treat and needle for artistic clothing. This project has 7 options. Upcycle your Style(Applied, Stitched, or Combo); Unit 4 – Recycled Clothing; Unit 5 – Creative Sewing (Costumes); Unit 6 – Buymanship; Unit 7 – Create your Own.
Foods and Nutrition
What better skill to have than learning to cook? This project provides you lessons on nutrition, food prep, food safety, party planning and much more. This project has 4 units. Unit 1 – Cooking 101; Unit 2 – Cooking 201; Unit 3 – Cooking 301; Unit 4 – Cooking 401
Do you love tasting foods from other countries? Or enjoy cooking on an open flame in the great outdoors? Then you will love Specialty Foods. This project had 3 units. Unit 5 – Outdoor Cooking and Living; Unit 6 – Cultural and Ethnic Foods; Unit 7 – Passport to Foreign Cookery
Preserve your own delicious jerky, fruit, vegetables and so much more in Food Preservation. 4 Units will help you master this valuable craft. Unit 1 and 2 – Freezing and Drying; Unit 3 – Boiling Water Canning; Unit 4 – Pressure Canning
Learn to make beautiful, hand-crafted items that will be a keepsake for you and your family. Heritage Arts offers the following projects: Crochet; Knitting; Quilting Units 1-4; Miscellaneous Fiber; Miscellaneous Non-Fiber
Home Design and Decor
Are you a bit of an HGTV fanatic? Do you love creating decorative pieces and household items? Home Design and Decor will give you the skills to create amazing pieces for your home and room. Units 1-4 will help you develop your interior design skills.