Two State 4-H Arts Groups are formed every year to give 4-H youth the opportunity to develop their artistic and leadership skills. They then have the opportunity for real-world applications of these skills at the Pathways Conference and Fall Forum.
4-H Drama Company creates a stage performance involving acting, song and dance in the five days leading up to the Pathways Conference. Show content is a collaborative effort between company members and their director. Each Drama Company member contributes ideas for the show and works with the group to problem solve issues on the set and in the script.
4-H Art Team creates artwork around the theme of the Pathways Conference as well as designing and organizing the Pathways Conference art exhibit, reception and guided exhibit tours. The team members also teach seminars and train to be peer leaders for county and regional events including Fall Forum. The 4-H Art Team is led by a professional artist who teaches team members artistic techniques using a variety of mediums.
Applications for State Art Teams will be available soon in 4HOnline. You can apply via the events tab in 4HOnline (if you need help applying in 4HOnline, check this page for a guide). Applications are due November 1st, 2022 for early applications and January 15th, 2023 as the final deadline. Please review the position descriptions on the side for more information on application requirements.