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2019 Club Days

For County Club Day results click HERE. Regional Club Days will take place March 2nd at 8 a.m. at Neosho Community College. 


Upcoming Dates

Jan 24   State 4-H scholarships due

Feb. 8    Club Days Entries due

Feb. 16  Club Day @ Independence High School 8:30 a.m. (signed in by 10 a.m.)

Feb. 21 Fair Board meeting at Extension office 7:00 p.m

Mar. 13  4-H Garden Institute 9:00 a.m

Mar. 14  4-H Council Meeting 7:00 p.m. Extension office

May 9   4-H Council Meeting 7:00 p.m. Extension office

May 29-31 Discovery Days Camp

June 5-9  Sunny Hills Camp


Pumpkin Growing Contest

Join us this year for a Pumpkin Growing Contest. Be on the looked for more information coming soon. Seeds will be provided for all 4-H Members who wish to participate in the event.  Contest rules can be found HERE.


4-H Camps

Sunny Hills Camp at Rock Springs is June 5-8th 2019 Registration, Medication form, Councilor Application  


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

2018 Fair Book PDF

July 16th - Clothing Judging
July 23th - Style Revue and King & Queen Coronation
July 24 - Fairgrounds set-up
July 25-28 - Fair
July 29 - Livestock Premium Sale 7 p.m.

For Bucket Calf Information, Clothing/Style Revue Forms, and State Fair Tickets/Parking Click here

NOTE: 4-H members (exception for 1st year or college members) must attend 5 meetings to sell an animal at the livestock sale per the fair board. All members should make sure they sign in or make roll call to ensure their 5 meetings are documented. 

Camper Registration (form fillable)
*Please return this form the Extension office by July 19, 2019 in order to camp. You may fill it out and email (to krohling@ksu.edu), mail, or drop it by the office. Camping is allowed Thursday through Sunday nights.

Inter-State Fair and Rodeo

Information will be posted here as we receive it. If you have specific questions you will need to reach out the fairboard of the Inter-State Fair and Rodeo. Nomination forms are due May 15th and entry forms are due July 15 to the Coffeyville Chamber of Commerce.

Kansas State Fair and KS Junior Livestock Show

I will only sign your nomination papers after receiving a picture of the animal with a tag in its ear. 

Livestock Rules and Regulations (NEW CHANGES)
2018 Livestock Schedule of Events
2018 Family Nomination Form
2018 Entry Form

**Link to Spring Show Information Received by Office

2019 Enrollment

Enrollment for 2019 will open October 1, 2018. If you were enrolled in 4-H in Montgomery County by January 31, 2019 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, 2019

Re-enrollment Guide for Returning Families Enrollment deadline for returning families is January 31, 2019.



Katie Townsend

Katie Townsend
4-H Youth Development Agent
Phone: 620-331-2690

Important Links

Montgomery County Newsletters

March District 4-H Newsletter

Wordmarks for Publications/Flyers

KSRE/4-H Grows Here

Shooting Sports




Step 1: Volunteer Form

Step 2: 4-H Online 

Step 3: Background Check

Volunteer Training


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

Bolton Trailblazers
2nd Monday at 7:00 pm
Bolton Friends Church

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

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

Junior Division - anyone 12 & under. This division  a receives certificate if you win. 
Open Division - any age, any member. This division receives a pin at awards banquet if you win. The top winner in each category (if 14 & older) gets the opportunity to send their book on to area judging. 

You can find the pages below HERE:

Page 1: Montgomery County Check Sheet
Page 2:Current Personal Page
Page 3: 4-H Story (guidelines)
Page 4: Permanent Record Sheets
Page 5: Project Record (separate folders for each project record is helpful. Min. of 1 but can do as many as you would like. 1-2 is suggested so that more time and detailed information goes into the records.)
Page 6: Three pages of pictures (for each project record) No more than 6 photos/page. Should be captioned and show involvement, leadership, and citizenship

Do NOT put pages in protective sheets. 

Member Achievement Pins

As a district we ask all 4-H members to fill out the generic project record above and a permanent record. Record books are required to receive your ribbon check from the fair.  If youth qualify through county judging to take their record book to area contest we will work together to convert it to a KAP