National 4-H Conference Application Now Available!

National 4-H Conference annually brings 4-H youth and adults from around the nation to work towards strengthening and expanding the 4-H Youth Development program at the local, state, and national levels. National 4-H Conference is the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture’s premier youth development opportunity to engage youth in developing recommendations for the 4-H Youth Development Program. The National 4-H Headquarters is charged with sharing the recommendations that emerge from the conference with the Secretary of Agriculture, National Extension Program Leaders, and others who determine 4-H programs. At the same time, the conference is a rich and meaningful experience for the youth and adult participants. Held at a Washington DC area hotel (Hyatt Regency in Arlington, VA), it’s usually scheduled around the beginning of April. In 2019, there were approximately 350 delegates, including seven from Wisconsin.

The application for National 4-H Conference is now available for youth in grades 10-12. You can find the application available here: https://4h.extension.wisc.edu/files/2022/11/2023-Application-Natl-Conf-1.pdf. Applications are due January 3, 2023. If you would like more information about National 4-H Conference, you can find information on our website: https://4h.extension.wisc.edu/opportunities/statewide-events-and-opportunities/national-4-h-conference/.

If you have questions about National 4-H Conference, please reach out to Joshua Goede or Justin Lieck.

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