4-H June Jamboree

June 15, 2024 at the Blue Hill Fairgrounds

4-H youth learning about circuitry with a volunteer
4-H Youth and Volunteers at June Jamboree 2019

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

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 for enrolled members.

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

Schedule of Events

Friday, June 14 (Open to Enrolled 4-H Families Only):

  • Arrive after 5:00 p.m.
  • Bring Your Own Meals
  • Evening Activities: Camping, Games, Campfire with S’mores

Saturday, June 15 (Open to All):

  • A small breakfast for campers courtesy of the Hancock County 4-H Leaders’ Association
  • Hands-on Workshops for youth ages 5-18 (9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
  • Lunch at noon courtesy of the Hancock County 4-H Leaders’ Association (Details to come)


Suggested donation is $5 a participant or $12 cap for parties of 3+, which can be paid to the 4-H Leaders’ Association at the event. 


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


  • 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.
  • 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 details.

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 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.
  • To participate in dog workshops, a parent must accompany anyone under the age of 9

Sheep, Goats, Rabbits, Chickens and other small livestock

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


Before registering:

Registration Deadlines

  • Registration opens to enrolled 4-H families on May 1st
  • Registration opens to the public on May 16th
  • Registration for June Jamboree closes May 31st


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