4-H Calendar of Events

4 - Independence Day, Extension Office Closed
9 - Slick Shearing
10-13 - Montana 4-H Congress
14 - Marias Fair Pre Clean-up
14 - Food Safety Training, 11:30 a.m., Marias Fairgrounds Food Booth
18-22 - Marias Fair
22 - Marias Fair Post Clean-up

1 - Carcass Show and Awards 6:30 p.m. Glacier County Public Library
3 - Record Books due to club leaders
10 - Record Books due to Extension Office to compete for Roundtable & Awards


Please see the current newsletter for upcoming events and 4-H information.

July - Marias Fair updates, clean-up day, food safety, etc.
- Marias Fair updates, 4-H Camp, Workshops, etc.
May - Multi-County cap information, Horse and Livestock camp, etc.
- Communications Day, Fair deadlines, etc.
March - Swine workshop, Archery 3-D shoot, etc. 
- Marias Fair Archery results, Soup and Bread report, etc.
- Project Day pictures, Shooting Sports tournaments, Soup & Bread, etc.
- New Family Orientation information, Project Day, etc.
- Butter Braid delivery, Holiday Bazaar, Beef Weigh-In, etc.


Livestock Marketing
Please see these resources for tips on marketing your livestock project.  
Marketing Your Livestock Project
Montana 4-H Congress in Bozeman - July 10-13
Contests, workshops, entertainment, social events, and so much more! Must be at least 13 years old as of October 1. The registration fee is $225 and covers the cost of housing, meals, and program fees. Scholarship funds are available, please contact the Extension Office if you are interested in attending. You can download the registration worksheet and bring it to the Extension Office to register. For more information please visit the Montana 4-H Website. The county deadline to register is June 13.

Horse and Livestock Camp - June 22 - 24
Please see the agenda and registration form for more details.  

Glacier County 4-H Communications Contest
Members should consult the 4-H Clover Communication Contest Resources to view scoring rubrics, presentation tips, videos of high quality presentations, etc.  Leaders should consult the Clover Clover Communication Grab and Go Activities to assist members in polishing their communication skills.  

Criteria for an Up to Date Record Book for the Marias Fair
To exhibit at the Marias Fair, project journals must be up to date through June 30, and members need to have completed the required number of activities in their project book, along with two learning experiences.  Please use this checklist to make sure your books are in order for the fair.  The list also details what is needed for a completed book at t the end of the year, to receive a 'Gold Seal of Excellence."  


Glacier County 4-H Council Event Scholarship
Please complete this application in order to receive funds to assist with educational opportunities (this may include attending 4-H Camp, 4-H Congress, a project-related workshop, etc.)

Bret Wanken Memorial Fund
Please complete this application in order to receive funds to assist with educational opportunities (this may include attending 4-H Camp, 4-H Congress, a project-related workshop, etc.).  This fund is comprised of proceeds from the sale of Bret Wanken's 4-H steer at the Marias Fair in 2009, along with donations from other generous individuals and businesses. This fund was established to help 4-H youth from the five 4-H programs in the Marias Fair (Glacier, Liberty, Pondera and Toole Counties and the Blackfeet Reservation) attend 4-H leadership trainings. The goal of this fund is to help you develop leadership skills and share them with your fellow 4-H'ers.

Marias Fair 4-H Livestock Committee Scholarships
These scholarships are due back to the Liberty County Extension office by June 10.  There are 3 $700 Livestock Committee scholarships and 1 $700 Don Nelson Memorial scholarships available. Please complete the following applications.
Don Nelson Scholarship Application and Don Nelson Carcass Form
Livestock Committee Scholarship Application


 4-H in the News:

Jacob Hjartarson excels at 4-H Archery Tournaments

2015 Marias Fair Awards List

Marias Fair 4-H Livestock Sale grosses over $514,000

4-H steer 4-H Rabbit