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.

Jamboree 2019
4-H Youth and Volunteers at June Jamboree 2019

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!

4-H June Jamboree 2022

*Postponed

June 17-19, 2022 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 17: 

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

Saturday, June 18:

  • Hands-on Workshops (9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
  • Lunch at Noon (Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, and drinks provided at no cost at the 4-H Food Booth, thanks to the 4-H Leaders Association)
  • Camping available for Horse Camp participants only

Sunday, June 19:

  • Bring your own meals
  • Horse Camp (8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
  • Wrap Up after Lunch

Cost

There is no cost to participate in 4-H June Jamboree this year! Thanks to the generosity of the 4-H Leaders Association

Camping

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. You must be an enrolled 4-H member, or the guest of an enrolled member, in order to camp. 

Camping Details:

  • No electricity
  • Bring your own water
  • Bring your own meals except for those provided by the Hancock County 4-H Leaders Association (lunch on Saturday)
  • No cost for camping
  • You must be an enrolled 4-H member, or the guest of an enrolled member, in order to camp

Expectations

  • 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.
  • Please check-in with 4-H staff at the main table upon arrival.

What to Bring

  • Bring your own meals. Hot Dog and Hamburger lunch on Saturday will be available at the 4-H Booth on Saturday.
  • 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.

Horses

  • 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

  • Dogs must be kept on a 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

Registration is closed at this time.

Before registering:

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