County Opportunities and Events
Lewis & Clark County 4-H Foundation Sponsorship Request Form
Want to attend a 4-H event but are worried about the cost? Fill out the Sponsorship Request Form and the LCC 4-H Foundation will be in touch!
Helena Grand Foods
February 22, 2020
Bill Hamilton Building
- Grand Foods was established to provide youth an opportunity to experiment with and develop skills in preparing food in attractive ways. Various categories of competition are available.
- Open to all students whether or not you are enrolled in Foods and Nutrition
- Click HERE for the 2020 Grand Food Results
Helena Stir Ups
February 22nd, 2020
Various categories of competition are available.
Open to all students whether or not you are enrolled in Foods and Nutrition
Click HERE for 2020 Stir Up Results
Helena Communication Day
Postponed - Helena Middle School
- Demonstration day has long been a part of 4-H. It is competitive in nature, yet it is also intended to be an educational event for all those involved. The event is open to public spectators, and all 4-H members, parents and leaders are encouraged to attend even though they may not have someone directly involved.
- Registration Form
- Communications Day Guide (with time limits)
- Public Speaking and Demonstration Tips
- Presentation Worksheet
- Tips for Presentations
Categories available at Communications Day:
4-H Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
Lewis & Clark Fairgrounds Entry Hall
Due to COVID-19 this event has been cancelled. We will be finding alternate ways of thanking our 4-H volunteers. If you have a suggestion, please e-mail Kara atkara.tangedal(at)montana.edu
Augusta Grand Foods & Demonstration Day
Augusta Youth Center
- Due to COVID-19 this event has been cancelled.
Sewing & Handiwork Revue
April 26, 2020
Capitol Baptist Fellowship
1727 Waukesha, at the corner of Laurel and Waukesha
- We will be evaluating the number of registrations and how to proceed with this event in light of COVID-19 restrictions.
- A Sewing Revue has been held by the Lewis and Clark County 4-H program since the 1980’s. The Sewing Revue at both county and state level (Congress) is an educational component of the 4-H Clothing program. It emphasizes development in selecting, constructing, accessorizing and showing an item the member has sewn.
- Judging starts at 1:30. Please arrive 15 minutes early.
- You do not need to be in the sewing, handiwork or quilting project to participate
- There will be seating provided
4-H Photography Show
Sunday, April 19, 2020 - Photo Judging Event - CANCELLED
- The Heath, 650 Logan St., Helena, MT
- Participants will show their photo entries and discuss their work with a judge.
- We will schedule interview times so you don't need to be there the full time.
- Bring your framed photos with entry information with you to the interview.
Friday, May 8, 2020 - Annual 4-H Photo Show Opening Reception - CANCELLED
- 5:30 pm-8:00 pm
- Holter Museum of Art, 12 E. Lawrence, Helena, MT
- Participants are strongly encouraged to attend this First Friday show opening, and to be available to discuss your photography with patrons attending the reception.
- Awards and ribbons will be announced at the Photo Show opening
- The Photo Show exhibit will be on display at the Holter this year until May 17.
Helena Jackpot Show
June 13-14, 2020
Lewis & Clark County Fairgrounds, Multi-Purpose Building
- Open to all Montana 4-H, FFA, & Jr. Breed Association Members
- We will be using FairEntry to register for Jackpot at this link
- Click Here for instructions on how to register using FairEntry
Registrations Due: Friday, June 5th by 5:00 p.m.
Payment Due: Monday, June 8th by 5:00 p.m. at the Extension Office
Online registrations will close Friday, June 5th at 10:59 p.m. Late registrations will only be taken the day of with a $10 late fee per animal. Click HERE to register on FairEntry.
Once you have registered you will be invoiced through our PayPal account. At that time, you can either pay with a PayPal account, credit/debit card, cash or check.
If you plan on camping at the fairgrounds during Jackpot click HERE for the online registration. Payments for camp sites are due Monday, June 8th by 5:00 p.m. at the Extension Office. Failure to pay by this date will forfeit your camp reservation.
If you need assistance you can contact the office at lewisclark(at)montana.edu or 406-447-8346
Click HERE for a video tutorial on how to register
Click HERE for written out instructions
Tips for exhibitors making online entries:
- recommended browsers: Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. Older versions of internet explorer may cause unexpected results
- Register all entries for each exhibitor in the family before proceeding to the payment section.
- Be sure to click the "submit" button when you have completed your entries. Entries are not final until they have been submitted
- Check your email inbox for a confirmation email with a list of your entries and any related fees.
- You will receive a second email when your entries have been approved by the office.
Click HERE for a Exhibitor Login Flowchart
June 16th-19th, 2020
Thank you to all the enthusiastic 4-H’ers who showed up to our camp counselor orientation meeting. You came full of great ideas and energy, and I’m certain we’re going to have a fantastic 4-H summer camp this year! Camp counselors will be visiting 4-H club meetings throughout the county to talk to members about the 2020 4-H summer camp. If you haven’t already, please complete the camp counselor application form HERE, and turn it in to the Extension office by Friday, December 13, 2019. Thanks!
Luke Duran, 4-H Summer Camp leader
The main purpose of camp is to provide an educational and fun learning experience for the members in attendance and also to provide leadership activities for the junior members and adults who are responsible for putting on the event.
Montana Youth Range Camp
August 3rd-6th, 2020
C Bar N Ranch, Augusta, MT
Please click the link above to register.
Students ages 11-17 will be introduced to 25 of Montana's important range plants; grasses, forbs, and shrubs. These youth will learn about the interaction of soils, water, plants, wildlife, and livestock on the range. The camp provides and excellent opportunity for youth of varying backgrounds to become more aware of the value and potential of Montana's rangelands. This well-organized and balanced educational program brings together range professionals and interested students to learn in the great outdoors. Evening programs and activities allow campers and opportunity to meet new friends and develop lasting friendships.
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