1. K-State home
  2. »Research and Extension
  3. »Wildcat Extension District
  4. »4-H Youth Development
  5. »Montgomery County 4-H

Wildcat Extension District

Upcoming Dates

November1officer training 3:00 p.m. at the Extension office (Senior officers only please)
November12 Achievement Banquet, 7:00 p.m. at Coffeyville Recreation Center
                       Cookies and Ice Cream, please RSVP, no cost

 

County Club Days will be a Saturday in February - still working on details
Regional Club Days is always the first Saturday in March

For a list for all county and district wide events click HERE.

 

 BANQUET

The Zoom link for the Achievement Banquet can be found in your email from Monday. Note there is a password. Pins will be given to club leaders to pass back at club meetings.

Banquet Program

 

 

2021 Enrollment

Free

Enrollment for 2021 will open October 1, 2020 at http://v2.4honline.com. This is a new link from last year!
If you were enrolled in 4-H in Montgomery County by January 31, 2021 you need to enroll as a returning family! If you forgot your password there is a 'Forgot password' option.

Enrollment Guide for New Families - Enrollment deadline for new families is May 1, 2021

Re-enrollment Guide for Returning Families Enrollment deadline for returning families is January 31, 2021.

 

 

 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 

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!

 

Fun Activities to try at home!

Make your own butter - video, written instructions

 Lunar Landers

Edible Dirt Dessert 

Pom Pom Poppers

 

 

4-H CAMPS

Cedar Bluff - Local camp for ages 9-13. Camp scholarships are offered. Must give a talk or demonstration at club days. More details coming

Greenbush 4-H Camp - Usually held in June this camp is for 7-8 year olds. It is a 24 hour camp, youth spend the night and are picked up the next morning. Cost is roughly $75 and camp scholarships are offered (must give a talk or demonstration at club days). More details coming.

Rock Springs 4-H Camp, Sunny Hills group - June 15-18, 2021 for 3rd grade complete through 8th grade complete. Transportation provided. Cost roughly $225 with camp scholarships offered ($100, call office for details). Camp Counselors 16-18 attend camp for free! Sign up by contacting Katie. 

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/

 

 

Katie Townsend

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

Important Links


Enrollment

Newsletters
October 2020 District Newsletter

May 2020 District Newsletter


4-H Logo

Volunteers

  • New & Returning Volunteer Instructions
  • Volunteer Training

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.