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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 WEBSITE- including fair entry video, study materials, fair forms, camping and more!

 

4-H CAMPS

**All MG Co. youth can receive a scholarship to Cedar Bluff and Greenbush by giving a talk or demonstration at club day.

**Scholarships available from the foundation for youth that wish to attend Discovery Days, Rock Springs, etc

Discovery 4-H Days- typically June 1-3 in Manhattan KS for youth 14-18. 

Rock Springs 4-H camp - Registration is open NOW! Early Bird registrations deadline is November 1. Rock Springs camp is for youth ages 8-18. Youth pick their date in June. 4 day or six day camp. (old camp model was the 4 day camp). Prices range and scholarships are avaialable. Camp Q&A

Greenbush 4-H camp - 24 hour overnight camp at Greenbush by Girard, KS for youth 7-8 yrs old. Stay in A/C cabins, high low ropes course, canoeing, fishing, archery, games, etc. Camp is June 6th! Estimated cost $80

Floating on Leadership - Teens 14-18 are invited to join us on a float trip at the river. Day trip.  Float date is June 8th, with a backup date of June 22nd for rain. We don't go every year unless there is interest. Cost is estimated $50

Cedar Bluff day camp - Local camp for ages 9-13 scheduled for June 10th. Outdoor games, savenger hunts, rocket building, coding, swimming, campfire, dance and more.  $55 or $10 for those that gave a talk/demo at club days. Adult helpers, teenage counselors and campers register spring of 2022

 

WILDCAT 4-H Judging Teams

Interested in judging with any of the teams below? Call the extension office at 620-331-2690 or email krohling@ksu.edu to express your interest and we will put you in contact with the coach.

Meats judging, identifing retail cuts of meat and grading
Livestock judging, judging the market quality and breeding ability
Skill-a-thon, identifing livestock equipment, feed samples, feed rations, etc.
Quiz Bowl, answering livestock questions through a game show format

Photography judging, ranking pictures based on desired features

Horticulture/Crops Judging, identifing plants and written test

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 7-21) who will be showing livestock at the Kansas State Fair or the Kansas Junior Livestock Show. The YQCA website is, https://yqca.learngrow.io. Use your 4-H Online user name and password to login. 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 at your Fingertips

Download the Wildcat District 4-H on the Go App now!

Online meeting tips for 4-H Clubs

If your club needs to hold online meetings vs in-person for any reason we recommend Zoom and tips for setting up a zoom meeting safely are included in this tip sheet. A basic zoom account has a 40 minute time limit 4-H agents can help you set up the meeting with our K-State emails to bypass the time limit. Let us know how we can help you!

Instructions for creating a virtual zoom background and uploading to zoom

Clover virtual zoom background ready to use

Information for returning to in-person 4-H meetings and activities 

Find us on Facebook- Wildcat District 4-H

Important Links


Newsletters

June County Newsletter

May County Newsletter

March District Newsletter 2021

4-H Logo

King & Queen Bio Form

District Horse Show Registration Form

 

Volunteers

Senior & College Scholarships

Record Book & Achievement Pins

 

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.