The 4-H Year


The 4-H year starts on October 1st and ends on September 30th. At the beginning of each year, members and leaders must re-enroll. This means turning in a form, paying an enrollment fee, and selecting your project areas.



  • Project materials are ordered and distributed at Club meetings by Club leaders.


  • Club holiday activities
  • 4-H gift wrapping at Murdoch's
  • Enrollment deadline -- December 31st.


  • IFYE (International 4-H Youth Exchange) applications are due for delegates
  • Market beef deadline for possession and tagging
  • Lewis and Clark County 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational
  • 4-H Legislative Breakfast (even-numbered years)


  • People Partner Grant applications due to the 4-H Foundation
  • County Grand Foods and Stir Ups Contest
  • Lewis and Clark County 4-H Foundation Big Dream Raffle


  • Communications Day
  • Rec Lab
  • 4-H Citizenship Seminar, Helena (even-numbered years)


  • County and State college scholarship applications (due April 1)
  • Volunteer Appreciation submissions (due April 1)
  • Market swine possession and tagging
  • Sewing Review


The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Montana State University and the Montana State University Extension Service prohibit discrimination in all of their programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital and family status. Issued in furtherance of cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Jeff Bader, Director of Extension, Extension Service, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717