The following calendar is for the 2021-2022 Montana 4-H Year. 

 

Montana 4-H Statewide Event

 

Deadline

 

National 4-H Event

 

County 4-H Administration

   

 

Staff Professional Development

 

October

1

Start of New Montana 4-H Year

 

 

1

Begin collecting Yearly Financial Summaries from clubs/councils/groups.

 

 

3-9

National 4-H Week

First Full week of October

 

15

Deadline to enter Group Enrollment data into ZSuites for 4-H year ending September 30.

 

postponed

MSU Extension Annual Conference

MSU Bozeman

22-24

4-H Fall Leadership Training for Teen Leaders and Ambassadors

MEA Weekend which falls on the Third Thursday of the month.

Billings or Bozeman

 

NAE4-HYDP Conference

Traditionally scheduled late October/early November.

Host State

 

Countywide New
Family Orientation

Useful to schedule in October and November.

 

November

1

Deadline for 4-H Foundation Innovative Programming Grants

 

1

Deadline for 4-H Foundation Staff Development Grants

 

 

Volunteer dues are collected by Montana 4-H Leaders Council

Invoices are sent to county office by Montana 4-H Leaders Council.

 

 

Yearly Member Contribution to Montana 4-H Foundation

Invoices are sent to county office from Montana 4-H Foundation.

 

 

National 4-H Congress for eligible youth

Friday after Thanksgiving

Atlanta, GA

 

Countywide Club Officer Training

Useful to schedule November/ December/ January

 

December

3-5

Shooting Sports Leader Training

Registration Deadline is November 24

Disciplines offered: Archery, Rifle, Pistol, Shotgun, Muzzle-loading, and Hunting Skills

Kalispell, MT

10-11

Shooting Sports Leader Training

Registration deadline is December 1

Disciplines offered: Archery, Rifle, Pistol, and Shotgun

Miles City, MT

15

Deadline to submit application for International Travel with States 4-H Exchange Program. 

Complete application process with States 4-H Exchange

Online

January

 

Western 4-H Roundup for eligible teams

First week of January

Denver, CO

7-8

Shooting Sports Leader Training

Registration deadline is January 3

Disciplines offered: Archery, Rifle, and Pistol

Fairfield, MT

15

Deadline for Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) and Leadership Washington Focus (LWF) Applications

Event takes place in Washington DC

 

Legislative Breakfast hosted by Montanans for 4-H

Martin Luther King Day and Tuesday following odd years.

Helena

 

Montana 4-H Citizenship Seminar

Weekend prior to
Legislative Breakfast

Helena

 

Montana 4-H Agent Update

Even years in last week of January/first week of February.

Lewistown

 

Montana 4-H Institute

Odd years offered for 2 days in each location.

Missoula and Miles City

February 

1

Deadline for Montana 4-H Foundation People Partner Grants

 

15

Deadline for filing of IRS E-Postcard

 

March

1

Deadline to submit yearly financial assessment and pay 1%

Enter end of year financials for clubs and councils into spreadsheet provided by the 4-H Center.

 

4-6

Montana 4-H State Shoot

First weekend in March

Gallatin County

 

Montana 4-H Recreation Lab

Scheduled by Host District
in March or April

Host District

April

1

Deadline for Montana 4-H Foundation Scholarship Applications

 

1

2nd Deadline for 4-H Foundation Innovative Programming Grants

 

1

2nd Deadline for 4-H Foundation Staff Development Grants

 

 

National Volunteer Week

 

 

May

1

Deadline for Volunteer State Awards

 

1

Deadline for Youth State Awards

 

June

15

Deadline for Montana 4-H Congress Registration

 

15

Deadline for Ambassador Officer Applications

 

 

Leadership Washington Focus (LWF)

 

 

Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF)

 

July

11-12

Ambassador Officer Team Selection

During Pre-Congress

MSU Bozeman

11-13

Montana 4-H Pre-Congress

2 Days Prior to main Congress event

MSU Bozeman

13-16

Montana 4-H Congress

First full week after 4th of July

MSU Bozeman

August

 

MT 4-H Working Ranch Horse Show

 

Great Falls

September

 

Montana 4-H State Horse Show

 

Various

30

Run ZSuite report for county enrollment report for year ending

 

 

County 4-H Program Ongoing Yearly Activities 

  • Fair Planning 
  • County Contest Days