Fall Ambassador & Teen Leader Training October 18-20, 2019 / Holiday Inn Bozeman, MT

Ravalli County Registration Deadline is October 4 (return with 4-H enrollment for 2019-2020)

Fall Training is the annual leadership development retreat for Montana 4-H Ambassadors and Teen Leaders. The event is planned, implemented, and evaluated by the State Ambassador Officer Team. Youth will leave the weekend prepared and excited to take the knowledge and skills they have gained and apply them in their counties.

Registration cost is $162 + $10 member dues

Youth participants must be 14 on or before October 1, 2019 and volunteer chaperones must be at least 21 and a certified volunteer. 

Fall Leadership Conference

Ravalli County 4-H Ambassadors:

John Shupert, Senior Ambassador 2018-2019

Lilly Challinor, Senior Ambassador 2019-2020

Nora Goodwin, Junior Ambassador 2019-2020

Through club and project work 4-H members learn valuable life skills. Montana 4-H helps give kids the extra edge for life success, by teaching leadership, citizenship and other life skills. 4-H is a program you can trust to help kids learn through fun, hands-on experiences. As 4-Her's, today's young people become tomorrow's leaders, creating a positive vision of the future.

Montana 4-H projects are designed to help you:

* Get along with other people
* Make wise decisions and take responsibility for your choices
* Foster a positive sense of self
* Acquire a concern for your community - local and global

Montana 4-H Congress

Date: July 9-12, 2019

Location: Montana State University in Bozeman

Cost: $100 per teen, Chaperones free (4-H Advisory Council will pay remaining registration fees)

Registration Closed

Who: Open to all members 4-H age 13-19

Youth must complete the Registration Worksheet - Youth and Medical Release Form. 

Montana 4-H Congress has been going on for over 78 years! This event includes workshops, contests, entertainment, social events, and the opportunity to recognize all State Award Winners as well as 4-H Foundation Scholarship Winners.

How do you get to Congress? If you are going for the first time, teens do not have to compete in a county competition to attend.  County competitions include: Stir-Ups, Speech and Demo Day, Fashion Revue. Or create a team on your own in any of the other areas Livestock Judging, Horse Judging, Gavel Games, etc. These consist of a team. One team per area will go to Congress. If you would like to create a team, contact the Extension Office as soon as possible.  If there is more than the allowed individuals wanting to compete in a team event, there will be a local competition to qualify to represent Ravalli County.

 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Montana State University and Montana State University Extension 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, Cody Stone, Director of Extension, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717.