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Massachusetts 4-H Upcoming Events

To request an event submission to the Mass 4-H webpage, please reach out to your local Educator or contact the State office administrative assistant.  Only sanctioned 4-H events are posted to the Mass 4-H website.

E.g., Jan 28 2023
Jan
28

NE Winter Forum

Saturday, January 28, 2023 - 8:45am
In-person
Feb
01

Big E Beef Deadline

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 4:00pm
Online
Big E 4-H Beef Steer Show The entry deadline is fast approaching (February 1st), and we will need to get your steer(s) tagged with the official Big E RFID tag. Please contact me by January 15th if you plan on entering a steer(s) at ccsears@umass.edu You must be 12 years old as of January 1st to enter. The question was asked if the Big E RFID tag count on the health paperwork as the official RFID. In checking with the Big E, the answer is No. Steers need to have in their own RFID premise tag along with the assigned Big E one. Steers must be owned by the exhibitor with no leasing allowed.
Feb
01

Visual Presentation Q & A

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 6:30pm
Online
Feb
04

Western MA 4-H Horse Mini Round Up

Saturday, February 4, 2023 - 9:00am
In-person
Western MA Regional 4-H Horse Mini Roundup – February 4 – 9am-3pm – State 4-H Office, 100 Venture Way, Hadley, MA (Snow dates February 5 & 11)
Feb
05

Central Southeastern Region 4-H Horse Judging Contest

Sunday, February 5, 2023 - 12:30pm
In-person
Feb
08

Western MA Teachers Embryology Training

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 - 4:00pm
In-person
Western MA Teachers Embryology Training – February 8th – 4pm - State 4-H Office, 100 Venture Way, Hadley, MA
Feb
08

Career Exploration Series

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 - 7:00pm
Online
Feb
13

Statewide 4-H Discovery Club

Monday, February 13, 2023 - 7:00pm
Online
Statewide 4-H Discovery Club New this year! Youth across MA have an opportunity to connect with each other and with 4-H Educators and talented adult volunteers to explore interesting topics and engage in 4-H programs across the state. The 4-H Discovery Club will meet monthly via Zoom and is open to youth who are new to 4-H as well as youth already enrolled in their local clubs throughout the state. For more information on how to join, contact Cynthia Bushey at cabushey@umass.edu. December we will check out the 2023 STEAM Festival so you can work on projects over winter break. January come learn about the Visual Presentation program.
Feb
16

New 4-H Volunteer Orientation

Thursday, February 16, 2023 - 6:30pm
Online
The 4-H Extension Educators have developed a statewide orientation training for new 4-H volunteers. This training is part of the application and onboarding process for new 4-H volunteers and will be offered monthly. If you are a new volunteer, or if you are a returning volunteer who would like to attend this orientation to stay informed on recent policy and procedure changes in the 4-H program, please contact your regional 4-H educator to register for an upcoming training.
Feb
21

4-H Horse Chat

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 - 7:00pm
Online
Horse chats will generally be held monthly on the third Tuesday of each month via Zoom. Watch the 4-H News Blast for more details of topics and guest speakers. These chats are open to all 4-H horse youth or youth interested in horses. Speakers and topics can be found in the News Blast
Mar
01

Fair Book Design Contest Deadline

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 - 4:00pm
Online
Hampden County 4-H/Youth Fair – Cover contest This year is our 70th Fair!
Mar
04

Visual Presentations

Saturday, March 4, 2023 - 9:00am
Online
Mar
10

Visual Presentations

Friday, March 10, 2023 - 5:00pm
Online
Mar
14

STEAM Festival Awards Night

Tuesday, March 14, 2023 - 7:00pm
Online
Our 3rd Annual STEAM Festival Awards will showcase the winners along with many honorable mentions. Each 4-H'er that enters will receive a zoom invitation. You can learn more about the STEAM Festival on our website and see past winners.
Mar
15

Kent Lage Scholarship

Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 4:00pm
Online
Kent Lage Leadership Scholarship Two scholarships are awarded annually to 4-H members or alumni who have demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities. The award was made possible by Charlesbank Capital Partners and is in memory of Kent A. Lage, a lifelong supporter of 4-H and President of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees from 2012-2016. Applications for the Award are now open and due March 15, 2023 https://www.mass4hfoundation.org/
Mar
16

New 4-H Volunteer Orientation

Thursday, March 16, 2023 - 6:30pm
Online
The 4-H Extension Educators have developed a statewide orientation training for new 4-H volunteers. This training is part of the application and onboarding process for new 4-H volunteers and will be offered monthly. If you are a new volunteer, or if you are a returning volunteer who would like to attend this orientation to stay informed on recent policy and procedure changes in the 4-H program, please contact your regional 4-H educator to register for an upcoming training.

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