4-H Upcoming Events
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For other upcoming events also check out our MSU Extension Flathead County Calendar on the Calendar page. The MSU Extension Flathead County Calendar includes 4-H and AG events.
At the end of each 4-H year 4-H members have the opportunity to participate in the interview process with the 4-H projects they enrolled in. Below is the application to complete and turn into the Extension office by TBA.
Citizenship Seminar and Legislative Breakfast
The Citizenship Seminar is held TBA. The Legislative Breakfast was held TBA (check calendar on the calendar page for dates). Thank you to all who participated in this event in 2018! For information on this event and any state event go to http://www.montana4h.org/programs/index.html.
4-H Foods Fair
The 4-H Foods Fair is held in January 11, 2020 (check calendar on the calendar page for date) at the Location is the Expo building on the Fairgrounds, details in the January 2020 Newsletter. Many brought their favorite recipes. Club participation is encouraged. 2019 theme is "Flathead Cabin Fever". There are classes for Cloverbuds, Juniors, Seniors, and Adults. Your recipes may turn up in a cookbook someday! Thank you to all who participated! All of the dishes looked delicious!!! Thank you to the volunteers who helped make the event run smoothly! We look forward to next year's event!
Printable version of Foods Fair Entry Form (PFD)
Montana Rec Lab
This state event will take place this year Early bird registration is due February 15, 2019 at $100 and regulary registration is due February 16-March 1, 2019 at $125 made out to the Flathead 4-H Council. Registration includes lodging, snacks, meals, t-shirs, workshops, and exciting speakers (check calendar on the calendar page for dates). Make sure to submit a Medical Release form with your registration. 2019 theme is "Investigating the Possibilities" More information go to http://www.montana4h.org/programs/index.html.
Participants must be 13 years old by Oct. 1.
Week of Service
Usually takes place in April (check calendar on the calendar page for dates).
The Montana Ambassador Officer Team challenges you and our county to participate in the annual Montana 4-H Week of Service. This is to encourage 4-H youth to make a positive impact in the community and share what you are doing. It's simple! Plan a service project, get people involved, implement the project during the Week of Service, and report the project at www.mt4hservice.org. Project photos can also be posted to the website. To upload your project photos, please email your photo as an attachment to email address email@example.com. Go to http://www.montana4h.org/programs/index.html for more details.
County Congress is an annual 4-H public speaking, demonstrations, communications compitition.
Oral competition categories include: public speaking, career communications, demonstrations and illustrated talks.
Fine arts categories include: quilting, arts, crafts & photography and fashion review. Fine art categories also include a speaking element. Check calendar on the calender page for date.
Interstate Exchange is a program for 4-H members to interact with other 4-H members in other states in the United States through visiting other states. This is done by fundraising and one fundraiser held is a silent auction at the NW MT Fair.
Another fundraiser is the Interstate Exchange Spaghetti Supper to be held TBA (check calendar on calendar page for date). You can purchase tickets for the supper from a 4-H member or at the Extension Office. Ticket prices are usually $6 individual or $20 for family of four. Everyone is invited!
Will take place this year TBA on the MSU Campus. Pre-Congress will begin on TBA. Check calendar on the calendar page for date.
For 4-H ages 13-19 (as of October 1st) to do Demonstrations and Illustrated Talks. There is also dances and games to fill the evening hours. There is also a dance workshop for those who want to improve their dance skills. Go to http://www.montana4h.org/programs/index.html for more information.
Hand to Heart Award
Usually takes place in July, Check the calendar on the calendar page for date.
This award has two age divisions, 4-H ages 8-10 and 11-12 (member's age as of Oct. 1). Please fill in the application as thoroughly as possible. Feel free to add as much community service information and other helpful items that you would like to share. Applicants are required to interview for this award. Interviews will take place in the MSU Extension Office. You will be notified of your interview time previous to the event. Remember to dress as if you were going to a job interview. A Grand and Reserve Champion will be selected in each age division.
All Applicants will be informed of interview time.
Will be Awarded at Flathead County 4-H Awards Banquet
Application Deadline: August 27, 2020
MSU Extension Flathead County Office
2020 Hand to Heart Award
All Applicants will be informed of interview time.
Awarded at Flathead County 4-H Congress Event
Application Deadline: 5:00 pm, Thursday, August 27, 2020
Flathead County Extension Office
This award has two age divisions, 4-H ages 8-13 (member’s age as of Oct. 1, 2019). Please fill in the application as thoroughly as possible. Feel free to add as much community service information and other helpful items that you would like to share. Applicants are required to interview for this award. Interviews will take place in the Extension Office. You will be notified of your interview time previous to the event. Remember to dress as if you were going to a job interview. A Grand and Reserve Champion will be selected.
NAME: __________________________ DOB: ________________ AGE: _______
City: _______________________________________ Zip Code: _______________
PHONE: ____________________________ CELL: _________________________
EMAIL: __________________________________ 4-H CLUB: ________________
Please explain what activities you have taken part in or created, within this past year in the area of Citizenship and Community Service. Activities include but are not limited to 4-H sponsored events. Applicants are encouraged to provide supporting documentation such as pictures or newspaper clippings, etc. (Use additional paper if necessary)
Member’s Signature: ______________________________________ Date: ____________________
Leader’s Signature: _______________________________________ Date: ____________________
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Little Chief Award
Usually takes place in July. Check calendar on the calendar page for date.
The purpose of this award is to recognize an outstanding senior 4-H members who demonstrate exceptional Citizenship and Community Service. Winners must show evidence that they have acquired positive life skills through their activity record and stories. Winners receive a specialty belt buckle sponsored by Western Outdoor. Applications are due to the MSU Extension Flathead County Office. Check the due date on the calendar on the calendar page.
2020 LITTLE CHIEF AWARD
Sponsor: WESTERN OUTDOOR
Open to all senior 4-H members!
14 years of age or over as of 10/1/19
4-H CLUB: _______________________________________
CITY, ZIP: _______________________________________
YEARS IN CLUB WORK: ___________ AGE: __________
Deadline: Thursday, August 27, 2020
Applicants are required to interview for this award, and will be notified of a specific interview time. Dress as if you are going to a job interview. You will be contacted with your interview date. Please type or write in pen while filling out this application. Feel free to add pictures and letters of support.
Tell what you have done in the area of Citizenship, Leadership and Community Service through 4-H and other activities this year. Conservation activities do count as Citizenship. (feel free to use additional paper and resources to tell your story)
Member's Signature _______________________________________Date____________
Leader’s Signature ________________________________________Date ____________
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