The following calendar is for the 2022-2023 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.

 

 

2-8

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.

 

11-13

NAE4-HYDP Conference

Traditionally scheduled late October/early November.

Madison WI

17-19

MSU Extension Annual Conference

MSU Bozeman

21-23

4-H Fall Leadership Training for Teen Leaders and Ambassadors

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

Great Falls

 

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

2-3

Shooting Sports Leader Training

Registration Deadline is November 23

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

Kalispell, MT

9-10

Shooting Sports Leader Training

Registration deadline is November 30

Disciplines offered: Archery, Rifle, Pistol, and Shotgun

Havre, MT

16-17

Shooting Sports Leader Training

Registration deadline is December 7

Disciplines offered: Archery, Rifle, Pistol, Coordinator

Belgrade, MT

31

Deadline to submit application for International Travel with States 4-H Exchange Program: Summer 2023 Outbound Exchange Programs for all 3 countries (Costa Rica, Japan, South Korea)

 Request application through Christine Sommers-Austin for the States' 4-H Exchange Programs.

 

January

 

Western 4-H Roundup for eligible teams

First week of January

Denver, CO

15-17

Montana 4-H Citizenship Seminar

Weekend prior to
Legislative Breakfast

Delta Hotels Helena Marriott in Helena

16-17

Legislative Breakfast hosted by Montanans for 4-H

Sunday-Tuesday of MLK weekend on odd years

Helena

 

Montana 4-H Agent Update

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

Lewistown

February 

1

Deadline for Montana 4-H Foundation People Partner Grants

15

Deadline for filing of IRS E-Postcard

17-19

Montana 4-H Volunteer Institute

Future volunteer institutes will be announced

Billings

TBD

Academic Year Program (AYP) Montana's Mid-Year Connection

 

Central MT

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.

 

3-5

Montana 4-H State Shoot

First weekend in March

Bozeman, MT

17-19

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

 

 

4-5

Miles City

18-19 Missoula

Montana 4-H Agent Institute - Miles City

Odd years in April

Miles City or Missoula

14-19

2023 National 4-H Conference

Scheduled by USDA

Arlington, VA

 

Shooting Sports Leader Training

Disciplines offered: Archery, Rifle, Pistol,Shotgun, and Coordinator

Billings, MT

May

1

Deadline for Volunteer State Awards

 

1

Deadline for Youth State Awards

 

 

Shooting Sports Leader Training

Manhattan Wildlife Association

Disciplines offered: Shotgun, Muzzle-loading, Hunting Skills, and Western Heritage

 

June

11-16

Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) Session 1

Washington, D.C.

14

Summer 2023 Outbound Exchange Program: Japan 8-week, June 14-August 10

 

15

Deadline for Montana 4-H Congress Registration

 

15

Deadline for Ambassador Officer Applications

 

21

Summer 2023 Outbound Exchange Program: Costa Rica, June 21-July 20

 

July

2-7

Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) Session 1

Washington, D.C.

9-10

Ambassador Officer Team Selection

During Pre-Congress

MSU Bozeman

9-11

Montana 4-H Pre-Congress

2 Days Prior to main Congress event

MSU Bozeman

11-14

Montana 4-H Congress

First full week after 4th of July

MSU Bozeman

12

Summer 2023 Outbound Exchange Program: Japan 4-week, July 12-August 10

 

 

17

Summer 2023 Outbound Exchange Program: South Korea, July 17-August 15

 

 

September

 

MT 4-H Working Ranch Horse Show

 

TBD

 

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