4-H YEAR Oct. 1, 2019 - Sept. 30, 2020
Valley County AGE REQUIREMENTS for Projects and Activities

ENROLLMENT FORMS

New members contact the Extension Office for enrollment forms. 
Complete the forms, with signatures by both member and parent, then turn form in to your organizational leader along with $10 enrollment fee.

Previous members can re-enroll though 4-H Online or obtain the forms at the Extension Office.  4-H Online  mt.4honline.com
 
ALL MEMBERS need to complete the following forms yearly.

Other forms required: 

DROP/ADD PROJECTS - due in office by May 31 - If you plan to add or drop any of your projects, please notify your club organizational leader and the Extension Office of these changes. 

RECORD BOOK FORMS

Keeping records is an important part of completing each project.  They help you set goals, keep track of your attendance at meetings, record your demonstrations or talks and a whole lot more.

Forms are available at the Extension Office or FILLABLE FORMS are available on the montana4h website.
Forms available at   http://montana4h.org/resources/index.html
You will need to save the form and then fill in the information.

  • My 4-H Year (green sheet) 
  • Project & Financial Journal non-animal (blue sheet)
  • Animal Journal & Animal Record animal projects (orange sheet)
 
TRIP and EVENTS FORM - This form is to be placed in front of your record book. Use this form for trips and events that require an up-to-date record book. Your leader will need to sign the form.
 

OFFICER & CLUB FORMS

Treasurer - monthly treasurer report form for your club meetings
Treasurer - submit the two forms to Extension Office by Oct 31st
Annual report form    &    Yearly summary

Fundraisers - complete and send to Extension Office before event
 

PROJECT SELECTION & MATERIALS

The "Clover" is the catalog of all the projects available thru MT 4-H. 
View the Clover at:  http://montana4h.org/projects/index.html#

Project MATERIALS - our office has most of the project books in stock for purchase. 
Materials can also be ordered at:  https://store.msuextension.org/Departments/4-H-Materials.aspx

LEADER RESOURCES

http://www.montana4h.org/#resource:Forms

ACTIVITY FORMS

DISTRICT CAMP

- registration deadline TBD  -  camp dates June 2-4, 2020

LIFE SKILLS DAY

Event usually held March or April.  This is a county wide fun learning event where youth show the audience how to make something or tell them something they have learned. Fair premium money and ribbons will be awarded to all participants. Seniors members in each category win an expense paid trip to Montana 4-H Congress held on MSU campus in Bozeman in July. 

Click on  description of events for Lifeskills Day.
Click on possible interview questions for Lifeskills Day.

STIR-UPS

information will be out first part of  2020
  

STATE EXCHANGE

This group of youth 7th grade and older will travel to Flathead County in 2019 and then host in 2020.  State Exchange policies.
 

D.C. TRIP - CITIZENSHIP TRIP

Youth will travel  2020.  The D.C. trip is for youth 15th an older who have met the trip requirements to travel to DC, Philadelphia, New York, & Boston.

HORSE ID FORM 

All horse members need to complete a horse ID form for each horse they will be entering in the horse show. 
These forms are available at the Extension Office and need to be returned to the office by June 1st

SWINE TAGS & BREEDER INFO FORM

Information will be posted early 2020 

AWARDS

4-H year end is September 30. 

GOLD SEAL

Recordbooks are to be completed by then and reviewed by club leader. Club leaders will submit gold seal list to office by Oct. 1st. 
Also application for awards are due in the office by Oct. 1st. Checkout the following:

NELSON SWANSON SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established in 1988 and as of 2019 has awarded $57,850 to 158 graduating 4-H members.  The  scholarship is offered to graduating seniors who are members of a ValIey County 4-H Club who  will be attending any accredited college, university or vocational school of their choice.  View the eligibility requirements. Contact the office for an application or print out application - this is a handwritten application. Due date May 15 with record book completed by September 15th.  Award will be sent to college or vo-tech school to be applied towards the second semester.  2020 application form will be out mid March.

 

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