The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Montana State University and the Montana State University Extension Service prohibit discrimination in all of their programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital and family status. Issued in furtherance of cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Director of Extension, Extension Service, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717

National 4-H Conference
CANCELLED
Washington, D.C.

  • Applications are due January 15

Click the link above for more information.

The National 4-H Conference is a working conference in which youth and adults assist in the development of recommendations to help guide 4-H youth development programs nationally and in their communities. Conference delegates are prepared, personally and professionally, to become more active participants within their communities and to effectively develop youth-adult partnerships for community action.  

Leadership Washington Focus
July 25-31st, 2020
Washington, D.C.

  • Applications are due January 15

Click the link above for more information.

This program is designed for middle school students (grades 7-9). Participants build confidence in their abilities to motivate and direct others in meaningful action, practice effective communication with others through group discussion and public speaking, work with others to create and accomplish goals, develop an understanding of their own personal leadership style, exchange ideas, practice respect, and form friendships with other 4-Hers from across the nation. Participants are accompanied by an adult chaperone.

Citizenship Washington Focus
July 13-20th, 2020
Washington, D.C.

  • Applications are due January 15

Click the link above for more information.

Go to Washington, D.C. for a week in June to experience our nation's capital, meet your legislators, and meet 4-Hers from around the country. During this week-long trip, delegates have the opportunity to tour the Smithsonian and the National monuments as well as visit with Montana Senators and Representatives. Montana delegates travel as a group with two adult chaperones. Intended for current 4-H members age 14-19.

National Opportunities and Events

Shooting Sports Invitationals
Throughout the year
Multiple Dates

Click the link above for more information.

Montana 4-H Shooting Sports events provide 4-H Shooting Sports members with opportunities to participate in fun and educational competitive matches in archery, air rifle, air pistol, and small bore rifle.

International Outbound Programs
Application Deadline: November 15th, 2020
Holiday Inn, Bozeman, MT

Click the link above for more information, or look at 2021 outbound offerings HERE.

Montana 4-H International Program for Young Adults (IPYA) is a three to a six-month international exchange program to countries around the world for those interested in a rural, work experience. Upon their return to the U.S. delegates are required to update country guides and to report on their experiences to schools across Montana.

Chaperones accompany a group of national delegates to a specified country for one month every summer. Chaperone applications are reviewed by States' 4-H International Education Programs (S4-HIEP) and decisions are made by early March. Chaperones provide conference call orientations, assist with national and in-country orientations, participate in all exchange program activities such as 4-H camps or other field trips, and are available, by phone, to assist host families throughout the exchange. Chaperones also stay with host families for the duration of the exchange.

Lewis & Clark County 4-H Foundation Sponsorship Request Form

Want to attend a 4-H event but are worried about the cost? Fill out the Sponsorship Request Form and the LCC 4-H Foundation will be in touch!

 


State Opportunities and Events


State Opportunities and Events

Lewis & Clark County 4-H Foundation Sponsorship Request Form

Want to attend a 4-H event but are worried about the cost? Fill out the Sponsorship Request Form and the LCC 4-H Foundation will be in touch!

 

Shooting Sports Invitationals
Throughout the year
Multiple Dates

Click the link above for more information.

Montana 4-H Shooting Sports events provide 4-H Shooting Sports members with opportunities to participate in fun and educational competitive matches in archery, air rifle, air pistol, and small bore rifle.

International Outbound Programs
Application Deadline: November 15th, 2020
Holiday Inn, Bozeman, MT

Click the link above for more information, or look at 2021 outbound offerings HERE.

Montana 4-H International Program for Young Adults (IPYA) is a three to a six-month international exchange program to countries around the world for those interested in a rural, work experience. Upon their return to the U.S. delegates are required to update country guides and to report on their experiences to schools across Montana.

Chaperones accompany a group of national delegates to a specified country for one month every summer. Chaperone applications are reviewed by States' 4-H International Education Programs (S4-HIEP) and decisions are made by early March. Chaperones provide conference call orientations, assist with national and in-country orientations, participate in all exchange program activities such as 4-H camps or other field trips, and are available, by phone, to assist host families throughout the exchange. Chaperones also stay with host families for the duration of the exchange.

National Opportunities and Events

National 4-H Conference
CANCELLED
Washington, D.C.

  • Applications are due January 15

Click the link above for more information.

The National 4-H Conference is a working conference in which youth and adults assist in the development of recommendations to help guide 4-H youth development programs nationally and in their communities. Conference delegates are prepared, personally and professionally, to become more active participants within their communities and to effectively develop youth-adult partnerships for community action.  

Leadership Washington Focus
July 25-31st, 2020
Washington, D.C.

  • Applications are due January 15

Click the link above for more information.

This program is designed for middle school students (grades 7-9). Participants build confidence in their abilities to motivate and direct others in meaningful action, practice effective communication with others through group discussion and public speaking, work with others to create and accomplish goals, develop an understanding of their own personal leadership style, exchange ideas, practice respect, and form friendships with other 4-Hers from across the nation. Participants are accompanied by an adult chaperone.

Citizenship Washington Focus
July 13-20th, 2020
Washington, D.C.

  • Applications are due January 15

Click the link above for more information.

Go to Washington, D.C. for a week in June to experience our nation's capital, meet your legislators, and meet 4-Hers from around the country. During this week-long trip, delegates have the opportunity to tour the Smithsonian and the National monuments as well as visit with Montana Senators and Representatives. Montana delegates travel as a group with two adult chaperones. Intended for current 4-H members age 14-19.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Montana State University and the Montana State University Extension Service prohibit discrimination in all of their programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital and family status. Issued in furtherance of cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Director of Extension, Extension Service, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717

 

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4-H Contact Information:

Lexi Foust
4-H Information 
lewisclark@montana.edu
(406) 447-8346

Kara Tangedal
4-H/Youth Development Agent
kara.tangedal@montana.edu
(
406) 447-8349

Catherine McNeil
4-H Military Program Coordinator
mcneilcb@gmail.com
(
406) 439-8570

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