4-H June Jamboree

4-H June Jamboree is an annual event hosted by Hancock County 4-H. It is open to ALL 4-H members, friends, and family in Hancock, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Waldo, and Washington Counties.

June Jamboree features a weekend of hands-on workshops covering topics such as: science, art, crafts, physical activity, nutrition, animals, demonstrations, and animal project clinics. It is held at the Blue Hill Fairgrounds and overnight camping is available.

Rain or shine — fun for the entire family, all ages welcome!

2018 June Jamboree

Healthy Snacks Workshop

String Art Workshop

Horse Camp

Marine Touch Tank

Printmaking Workshop

Summer Olympics

Knot Tying Workshop

Dog Training Workshop

4-H June Jamboree 2019

June 7-9, 2019 at the Blue Hill Fairgrounds

Schedule of Events | Workshops and Animal Clinics | Cost | Camping | Expectations | What to Bring | Animal Rules & Requirements | Registration

Schedule of Events

Friday, June 7: 

  • Arrive after 3:00 p.m.
  • Bring Your Own Meals
  • Evening Activities: Games, Music, Campfire with S’mores

Saturday, June 8:

Sunday, June 9:

  • Pancake Breakfast Provided
  • Animal Clinics (8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
  • Lunch Provided at Noon
  • Wrap Up after Lunch

**Donations for Emmaus Homeless Shelter will be collected throughout the weekend, please bring items to donate**



  • 4-H Member: $12
  • Non-Member: $15


  • 4-H Member: $5
  • Non-Member: $7


  • 4-H Member: $5
  • Non-Member: $7
  • Workshop Presenter: Free

If there are any barriers that would prevent you from participating in this program, please contact the Extension Office to discuss your needs. We are committed to making 4-H programs accessible to all youth.


Campers and tents are welcome, and there is indoor space available to roll out your sleeping bags. All youth must be accompanied by a parent/guardian or enrolled 4-H Volunteer.

Camping Details:

  • No electricity
  • Bring your own water
  • Bring your own meals except for those provided by the Hancock County 4-H Leaders Association
  • No extra cost for camping


  • All youth must be accompanied by a parent/guardian or enrolled 4-H Volunteer.
  • Be respectful of the Blue Hill Fairgrounds and take responsibility for your safety and equipment.
  • Leave your space better than you found it.
  • Help to create an inclusive and equitable environment for all youth participants.
  • Uphold the 4-H Standards of Behavior (PDF) and Participation Agreements (PDF).
  • Follow all safety rules.

What to Bring

  • Donations for Emmaus Homeless Shelter: specifically, they are in need of paper goods and disinfectant cleaning supplies.
  • Side dish for Saturday Potluck Lunch: fruit, vegetables, or a side salad is preferred!
  • Bring your own drinking water; potable water is not available on the fairgrounds at this time.
  • Musical Instruments for singing around the campfire
  • Bicycles for biking around the fairgrounds (for your safety, no bikes will be allowed during the day when workshops and clinics are in session).
  • Clothing and gear appropriate for the weather (the weather is unpredictable this time of year so be prepared for hot days and cool nights, and remember, this event takes place rain or shine!)
  • Camping gear if staying overnight.
  • All supplies needed for your animal. See Animal Rules & Requirements below for more detail.

Animal Rules & Requirements

  • Ensure that your animals are healthy and up to date on vaccines.
  • Barn space and pens are provided for beef, goats, horses, and sheep. You are responsible for bringing appropriate housing for other small livestock such as rabbits, chickens, etc.
  • You are responsible for setting up your pens, cleaning up your area, taking down your pens, and returning panels to the storage area.


  • Please provide vaccination records for Rabies, Negative Coggins (dated after June 1, 2016), EHV-1, Equine Influenza. You will be asked to upload these records when you register. Read the Maine 4-H Vaccination Statement for more information.


  • Dogs must be kept on leash or in a crate. Please provide vaccination records for Rabies, Distemper, and Parvo.You will be asked to upload these records when you register.
  • Please ensure that your dog is free from fleas and/or ticks.

Sheep, Goats, Rabbits, Chickens and other small livestock

  • Must be free of lice, scours, runny noses, mouth sores, mites, etc. 


Registration is closed

Before registering:

  • Choose your Workshops and/or Animal Clinic.
  • Scan required Animal Health Records if you are bringing an animal.
  • Be ready to upload your Required Paperwork
    • 4-H Youth Members:
      • Assumption of Risk (PDF)
      • Update your health form, if necessary (PDF)
    • Non 4-H Youth Members/Guests:
      • Participation Forms (PDF)
    • Adult Volunteers/Chaperones who are not enrolled 4-H Volunteers:
      • Photo Release Form (PDF)


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