April 2, 2018 - April 8, 2018
Land Grant University 4‑H Departments send a delegation size of their choice to participate in the conference. The selection and registration process is up to each Land Grant University 4‑H Department.
Youth delegates must be between ages 15 (by January 1 of the conference year) and 19 years old.
The delegates choose an important societal topic and in round table groups prepare a briefing. During the conference, the groups present their briefing to federal officials around the Washington, D.C. area.
- Learn – Provide youth a broad- based learning experience in which they will acquire practical knowledge and skills to reinforce the attitudes and motivation that will give them a heightened sense of responsibility and capacity to connect as active members of their communities, nation and world.
- Practice – Engage youth in hands-on educational activities in which they explore, practice and master existing and newly developed skills/knowledge in civic engagement, civic education and personal development.
- Apply – Facilitate direct opportunities for youth to apply what was learned in real world experiences in which they develop leadership skills using their voices, work, ideas and/or behavior to make a difference in their community, country and world.
Date: April 7, 2018 - April 12, 2018 | Time: All Day
Location: National 4-H Youth Conference Center
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