4-H Calendar of Events


March 1 (tentative date): Eastern States Intent to Participate, deadlines begin

March 1: National 4-H Trip Application, deadlines begin

March 1: Maine 4-H Foundation Scholarship Applications due

April 1: Enrollments due for new 4-H Members

April 1: Animal Approval Forms (PDF) deadline for ESE Horse

April 21: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., 4-H Fun Day

April 13-April 24: Spring Paper Clover at Tractor Supply Company

May 18-19: 4-H@UMaine

June 30: Final Deadline for Animal Approval Forms (PDF)

July 19-22: Maine 4-H Days

July 21-24: Pittston Fair

July 30 – August 2: Monmouth Fair

August 3 – 4: Topsham Fair Exhibit Hall Set Up

August 5: Topsham Fair Exhibit Hall Judging*

August 7-12: Topsham Fair

August 12: 4-H Day at Topsham Fair

August 22-29: Union Fair (4-H Youth from any Maine county can participate in the livestock shows, as long as there is space available. Knox, Lincoln and Waldo County 4-H Youth only can have entries in the Exhibition Hall)

August 30 – September 7: Windsor Fair

2016 Kennebec 4-H Exhibition Hall Rules and Regulations (PDF)

September 11-13: Litchfield Fair

September 16-19: Oxford County Fair (4-H Youth in Poland, Minot, Mechanic Falls, Turner, and Livermore can participate)

September 20-26: Farmington Fair (4-H Youth outside of Franklin County can get permission to participate)

September 30: End of 4-H year, turn in Project Records to club leaders

October 8: 4-H National Youth Science Day

October 8-19: Fall Paper Clover at Tractor Supply Company

October 21: 6:00-8:30 p.m., 4-H Project Records Judging*

October 31: Club 4-H End of Year Form (PDF) due

November 19: 10:00 a.m. – Noon (tentative), End of Year Celebration (formerly Achievement Night), Beaver Park in Lisbon

December 1: 4-H Plan of Work Form (PDF) due

4-H Leaders Association Meetings 2018*

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
UMaine Cooperative Extension Office
24 Main Street, Lisbon Falls 04252


November 2: 4-H Leaders Meeting

December 6: 4-H Leaders Training


January 4: 4-H Leaders Meeting

February 7: 4-H Leaders Training, topic TBD

March 7: 4-H Leaders Meeting

April 4: 4-H Leaders Training, topic TBD

May 23: 4-H Leaders Meeting

June 20: 4-H Leaders Meeting

July 18: 4-H Leaders Meeting

August: No August Meeting due to Topsham Fair

September 19: 4-H Leaders Meeting

October 17: 4-H Leaders Meeting/Project Record Judging

* Each club must have a minimum of one enrolled 4-H volunteer present.