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!
**All MG Co. youth can receive a scholarship to Cedar Bluff and Greenbush by giving a talk or demonstration at club day.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 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.
Contact Katie at email@example.com or 620-778-4616 to make arrangements to get tags!
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!
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!