Tag Archives: Youth Leadership

Citizenship Washington Focus

CWF logo 2013

Citizenship Washington Focus is a week-long 4-H citizenship program for youth ages 14-19 that takes place at the National 4-H Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland.  Virginia’s week is July 7-13.

CWF’s website can be found at: http://www.4hcwf.org/default.aspx

The Virginia 4-H Foundation has graciously offered partial scholarships for 4-H members to attend Citizenship Washington Focus thus reducing the cost to just $500/person.  The State 4-H Office is still accepting applications.  Contact Katie Lafon in the State 4-H office at 540-231-9410 or at klafon@vt.edu for more information regarding the application process.




4-H Youth Development

The  Virginia Institute on Cooperative Education (VICE) will be held at Graves Mountain Lodge, April 5-7, 2013.  The registration deadline is March 22, 2013 due to Mr. Phil Miller, Executive Secretary for the Virginia Cooperative Council.  This is an extraordinary event for youth (ages 16-19) on cooperatives and  business management practices.  Should you have specific questions about this event, please feel free to call Billie Jean Elmer (757-294-5215 (w) 757-892-4214 (c )) , Mr. Miller (804-281-1211) or your local cooperative.

Best of luck recruiting  – this is a great opportunity and your senior teens will absolutely love the experience!

National 4-H Congress 2013

Good Morning!

National 4-H Congress 2013 will take place November 29 – December 3, 2013.   It is a wonderful experience and an extreme honor to represent Virginia at National 4-H Congress.  Please encourage your senior 4-H members to apply.  Applications are due April 30 to the State Office.  Interviews and delegate selection will take place during state congress on Tuesday, June 18 in Blacksburg.

For more information on this event, please visit the sites below.

General Information and Application Process: http://www.intra.ext.vt.edu/4h/national4h.html

Sample Resume: http://www.intra.ext.vt.edu/4h/exampleresume.pdf

Please let me know if I can answer any questions!

540-231-9410 (phone)