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Upcoming Dates

All in-person extension and 4-H meetings have been postponed until May 16th. 

To view the Wildcat District 2020 4-H Calendar click HERE. For a list for all county and district wide events click HERE.

 

 

2020 Enrollment

Enrollment for 2020 will open October 1, 2019. If you were enrolled in 4-H in Montgomery County by January 31, 2020 you need to enroll as a returning family! If you forgot your password there is a 'Forgot password' option. www.ks.4honline.com 

Enrollment Guide for New Families - Enrollment deadline for new families is May 1, 2020

Re-enrollment Guide for Returning Families Enrollment deadline for returning families is January 31, 2020.

Enroll Here button

Club Days

RESULTS

See rules, guidelines, scorecards, and participation options here: Regional/County Guidelines 

Qualifiers from the county club day will be contacted about attending Regional 4-H Day - March 7, 2020 at Neosho Community College, in Chanute, KS. Doors open at 8:00 a.m. first to sign up on door first to go (like county). No awards ceremony. Youth may wait until their room is completed in the afternoon to get their ribbons or the agent will bring them back. 

 

Youth for the Quality Care of Animals

Youth will learn about reading feed tags, giving shots, and more! Classes open to all youth as a learning opportunity regardless of where you plan to show!

 YQCA

YQCA training is required for youth (ages 8-21) who will be showing livestock at the Kansas State Fair or the Kansas Junior Livestock Show (one exception is horses. Horse members are required to do the Coggins test and horsemanship tests). In-person classes have been cancelled and you can login to YQCA to get a refund for in person classes. Youth will need to sign up for an online class. Online classes are typically $12 but will be discounted to $9 for April only. To recieve the discount you must apply for a coupon. Contact your extension agent to be put on their list for fill out the form below yourself and mail it in. The YQCA website is, https://yqca.learngrow.io. Use your 4-H Online user name and password to login. Classes are specifically for youth 8-21 years old but in 2020, seven year olds may take the class as a learning opportunity. In 2021, the class ages will change from 8-21 to 7-21, as seven year olds competing in the Kansas Junior Livestock show be required to take the class.

Discount coupon options: 1. Contact local agent to be put on their list (check must be dropped off with agent)

                                          2. Fill out the form HERE and mail it in with check for coupon.

Instructions for signing up for classes and printing completed certificate: click here.

 

 tags

Contact Katie at krohling@ksu.edu or 620-778-4616 to make arrangements to get tags!

Nomination deadlines:
Market Steers and Market Heifers: May 1st
Commercial Heifers: June 15
Registered Breeding heifers: N/A
Market Lambs and Commercial Ewes: June 15
Registered Breeding Ewes: N/A
Market Hogs: June 15
Purebred Breeding Gilts: N/A
Commercial Breeding Gilts: June 15
ALL Meat Goats: June 15
(no registered breeding doe show)

Tagging instructions, checklists, declaration and nomination paperwork will be printed for you and delivered with your tags or you can print it yourself at: https://www.asi.k-state.edu/research-and-extension/youth-programs/nominated-livestock/

4-H CAMPS

Sunny Hills 4-H Camp @ Rock Springs 4-H Center will be June 7-10. Counselors will go up on June 6th. Counselors go for free and it is a great leadership opportunity! Counselors should be 16 and older to apply!

Sunny Hills Camp Registration
Counselor Application (Word and PDF fillable)

 

Greenbush 4-H Camp @ Greenbush Education Service Center will be June 22-23. Camp is for youth aged 7-8 as of January 1 (4-H age). 

Camper Packet - (form fillable can be emailed to agent or printed and filled out) 

Camper medication form (One per youth, bring to camp)

Map to get to camp grounds

Camp Participation Form 

 

4-H Discovery Days Registration is now open

The 2020 Kansas 4-H Discovery Days registration is now open.  The statement below has been added to the registration to establish clear expectations for those registering.  We are very hopeful the event will occur as planned but also want to recognize the possibility that factors out of our control could prevent the occurrence. 

 “In this time of uncertainty, we have opened the Kansas 4-H Discovery Days registration with the understanding that at any point we may need to cancel this event.  We will close registration and post information if and when that may be deemed necessary.  If we cancel the event, refunds will be processed.  Thank you for understanding.”

Direct link to registration: http://www.cvent.com/d/ynqxqq

Kansas 4-H Event Registration page: https://www.kansas4-h.org/events/index.html

 

 

Montgomery County 4-H Fair Information

Fairgrounds are located at Riverside Park in Independence, KS. Google map pinpoint of the main 4-H building can be found HERE

LINK to FAIR INFORMATION - including fair entry video

 

 

Katie Townsend

Katie Townsend
4-H Youth Development Agent
Phone: 620-331-2690
krohling@ksu.edu

Important Links


Montgomery County Newsletters

March 2020 District Newsletter

December Newsletter

Wordmarks for Publications/Flyers

KSRE/4-H Grows Here

Volunteers

 Instructions

Step 1: Volunteer Form

Step 2: 4-H Online 

Step 3: Background Check

Volunteer Training

Scholarships

State 4-H Scholarship Application- Due end of January each year

Cecil L Eyestone Scholarship - Due April 1 each year

 

MG County 4-H Clubs


Caney Pioneers
2nd Monday at 7:00 pm
Trinity Lutheran Church, Caney

Fawn Creek
2nd Monday at 7:00 pm
Tyro Christian Church

Happy Hustlers
1st Wednesday
6:30 pm (School)
7:00 pm (Summer)
Logan Park Comm. Building
Cherryvale

Peppy Progressive
2nd Monday at 6:30 pm
Liberty Methodist Church

Sycamore Sunflowers
2nd Tuesday at 7:00 pm
Sycamore Township Hall

Valley Victors
3rd Monday at 7:00 pm
Sycamore Township Hall

Please call the Extension Office for club leader contact information.  

Record Book Information

Record Book information can be found at 

https://www.wildcatdistrict.k-state.edu/4-h/record-keeping/index.html