Resources for Lewis & Clark County 4-H Members
Lewis & Clark County 4-H Camp
June 25-28 at Loon Lake 4-H Camp near Bigfork
Camper registration and health forms are due May 31. Campers must be 8-13 years old (as of October 1, 2012). Selected counselors must complete the registration form as well. The cost is $85 for campers and $65 for counselors which includes transportation to camp. We are also currently seeking a male chaperone, lifeguard and camp nurse. All expenses would be paid for these individuals. Camp is a fantastic way for members to gain new skills and make new friends in a fun safe envirnoment.
Western Regional Leaders' Forum 2014 - Workshop Proposals
March 27-30, 2014 in Billings MT
You are invited to submit a workshop proposal for the 2014 WRLF in Billings. It is a great opportunity to have this event close to home and be able to showcase the awesome skills, knowledge and talents of Montanans as this event brings people from across the Western United States. Adults and teens are invited to present workshops. The Workshop Proposal Form is due June 1. There will be a drawing among the selected presenters for one free registration. More information on the forum will follow. Visit the forum website to stay up to date!
Helena Jackpot Show
Saturday, June 8 at WishItWasARanch near Helena
This is a great opportunity for members to practice showmanship skills and get animals used to the show ring before Fair. Entry forms are due June 1. Please note this is at a new location this year. See the entry form for address details.
Montana 4-H Congress
July 9-12 at MSU in Bozeman
Calling all teens for Montana 4-H Congress! For youth ages 14-19, Congress is a great event to learn leadership skills, gain new ideas and compete in fun competitions. Registration and required paperwork is due June 12. The cost is $218. There are lots of fun contests such as Horse Skill-a-thon, Livestock Judging, Quilting, Wildlife Habit Evaluation Program, Gavel Games and much more! You can also attend just to participate in leadership workshops. If you have attended Congress in the past, you are eligible to attend Pre-Congress. Registration forms for Pre-Congress are due June 1. Information and paperwork:
Online Information & Registration System
Event Informational Letter
Youth Worksheet (use only if you do not do the online registration)
Adult Worksheet (use only if you do not do the online registration)
Media Release (youth only)
Code of Conduct (youth only)
Medical Release (youth and adults)
Montana City Meats 4-H Scholarship
There is a new 4-H scholarship available to both graduating seniors and past county 4-H members who are currently attending post secondary education. This scholarship is for $1000 and includes an Ipad mini to be used for education. Applicants must be attending an accredited post-secondary college or institution in the fall of 2013. They must have a minimum 3.5 GPA (high school or college). Preference will be given to members who have taken market livestock projects, but anyone is encouraged to apply. The scholarship will be given based on 4-H and academic achievement. The application is due June 15. If members already applied for the other county 4-H scholarships, then they will receive a letter on how to apply without having to re-submit their entire application.
4-H Forms & Information
Medical Release (Youth & Adults)
4-H Project Plan (for the Self Determined project, Independent Study options and projects without project books, due January 15)
4-H Enrollment Form (club leader signature required)
If you have any questions about specific project areas or want to contact a 4-H Council Officer, use the 4-H Directory of Council Officers and project leaders or contact the Extension Office.
Dog Project Information and Forms
Horse Project Information & Forms
Lewis & Clark County 4-H Horse Manual (updated January 2013)
Record books are due to club leaders by August 31. Electronic forms can be downloaded for free on the Montana 4-H website. At the website, scroll to the "Record Books" bullet. Hard copies are available through your club leader or the Extension Office for a small cost.
All project award applications and nominations are due to the Extension Office on September 20th.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Montana State University and Montana State University Extension 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, Jill Martz, Director of Extension, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717