Calendar of Events
1- New Member Deadline to exhibit at fair
1- Horse ID Papers Due
3-4- Tag Day
4- Livestock Judging Contest
20- 4-H Council Meeting
27- Office Closed
29-31- Discovery Days
3- Favorite Foods Contest
5-8- Sunny Hills Camp at Rock Springs
11- Area Horticulture/crops/photography/FCS Judging
20- Meats/Livestock Skill-a-thon
23- Livestock Fitting and Show
25-26-Floating on Leadership
27- District Horse Show
4- Office Closed
19- Style Review
21- Clean & Setup Fair
22- Foods Judging
24-28 Fair Time
Pumpkin Growing ContestJoin 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.
2018-2019 Enrollment starts October 1st
Sunny Hills camp is for youth who have completed third grade but have not completed eighth grade. Cost for camp is $200 payable to Montgomery County 4-H Council. Camp is located at Rock Springs 4-H Center just outside of Junction City, Kansas. We will stay overnight for three nights in cabins for the ladies and permanent tents for the young men. During the day youth will build robots, fish, canoe, ride horses, do stream studies, shoot archery and shotgun, ride mountain bikes, etc. Meals will be family style in the cafeteria three times a day. Nurses are on site 24/7 to address any medical needs. Transportation is provided via school bus. More information about transportation and packing, etc. will be provided after the May 6th camp meeting.
Greenbush camp is for 7-8 year olds across the Wildcat District. Transportation will be provided to and from camp or parents can plan to bring their children. Camp check-in starts at 9:00 a.m. June 18th at Building F, the Camp and Retreat Center. We will take you to your cabin and then we will get started with camp activities! We have lots of activities planned all the way up until lights out at 11:00 p.m. We will be canoeing, shooting archery, fishing, doing stem activities with hands-on learning, and doing a star study when it gets dark! The 19th we wake up, pack our bags, eat breakfast, and conquer the ropes course before pick up 11:30 a.m. (or loading the bus to be transported back to WL. CO.).
Floating on Leadership in Noel, MO is June 25-26, 2019. Registration for this event is now open for youth 14-18.
Floating on Leadership is for youth in the Wildcat and Southwind Districts. Youth will be traveling to Noel, Missouri, where we will participate in leadership and team building activities before rafting 4 miles down the river. Youth will be participating in outdoor cooking, sand volleyball, and other fun activities. We will be staying in cabins and agents will chaperone the trip. Cost is $70. Youth must wear lifejackets at all times in the water and be able to swim in order to attend this trip
Wildcat District Favorite Foods Show
The Favorite Foods Show is June 3rd in the Fredonia Courthouse Basement. To register for the event click HERE.
New 4-H Fees
What is 4-H?
- 4-H is one of the world's largest youth organizations.
- 4-H is an out-of-school, volunteer led, educational program.
- 4-H is an informal educational program for all boys and girls 7 to 18 years of age.
- 4-H is learning by doing.
- 4-H is kids having fun and learning with their friends.
Wilson County 4-H Facts
There are currently 4 Active 4-H Community Clubs
- Busy Beavers 4-H Club
- High Prairie Pioneers 4-H Club
- Homebuilders 4-H Club
- Lucky Horseshoe 4-H Club
A typical Wilson County 4-H year consists of: Officer's Training, County Club Day, Judging Contests, County Camp, Favorite Food Show, Clothing Judging/Style Revue, County Fair and the Achievement Banquet. Many other activities are available at the area, state and national levels during the year as well.