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Teen Leader Weekend

What Is Teen Leader Weekend? Four teenages walking together across a field

Teen Leader Weekend is held annually each fall. Teens meet and greet other teen leaders, participate in interactive ice breakers, and get an introduction into WVU's 4-H Charting Program.

Workshops focus on several topic including cooking, interview skill, public speaking, resume building, and more.


West Virginia youth ages 12 to 18 as of September 30, 2024


Friday, November 3, 2023 - Sunday, November 5, 2023


WVU Jackson's Mill




Campers will be eligible for one (1) weekend and one (1) week-long state supported campership within the calendar year (Jan-Dec). Campers who request additional state supported scholarship money will have their request held as pending until all other first-time requests are reviewed.

Additional camperships will be granted on a case by case basis as funding is available. For more information and frequently asked questions about our State Camperships, tap the button below!

State Campership FAQs

Camp Details

Registration Information

This year's Teen Leader Weekend has passed and the registration has been closed. Stay tuned for news and announcements on the next year's Teen Leader Weekend!

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Adult Volunteers

All adult volunteers must be fully vetted through WVU Extension and register for the event through ZSuite, our online registration system. The complete vetting process must be completed at least 15 days in advance of the event. Learn about the volunteer process.

If you are interested in volunteering for this state camp, please contact the Camp Directors.

Tentative Schedule


  • 6 p.m.
    • Registration | Assembly Hall
  • 7:00 p.m.
    • Welcome & Icebreakers
  • 7:30 p.m.
    • Megan & Rachel – Strength Finder Intro
  • 7:45 p.m.
    • Tribal Meetings
  • 8:00 p.m.
    • Council Circle
  • 9:00 p.m.
    • Evening Recreation & Snacks
  • 10:15 p.m.
    • Back to Cabins


  • 8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.
    • Breakfast | Mt. Vernon Dining Hall
  • 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
    • Strength Group Activity
  • 10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
    • Workshop #1
  • 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
    • Workshop #2
  • 12:15 p.m.
    • Lunch | Mt. Vernon Dining Hall
  • 1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
    • Workshop #3
  • 2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
    • Workshop #4
  • 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    • Break in Cabins
  • 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • LEO's
  • 5:30 p.m.
    • Dinner | Mt. Vernon Dining Hall
  • 6:15 p.m.
    • Jenny Murray, Barbie, and Megan
  • 6:45 p.m.
    • Tribal Mettings
  • 7:45 p.m.
    • Council Circle
  • 9:00 p.m.
    • Party
  • 10:15 p.m.
    • Reflections & Cabins


  • 8:00 a.m.
    • Breakfast | Mt. Vernon Dining Hall
  • 9:00 a.m.
    • Megan & Rachel – Strengths Wrap Up
  • 10:00 a.m.
    • Service Project
  • 11:30 a.m.
    • Safe Travels Home

LEO Information

Campers will learn new skills and gain confidence in a variety of leisurely education opportunities (LEOs):

  • Air Pistol
  • Apply for WVU
  • Archery
  • Beaded Bracelets & Keychains
  • Geocaching
  • Hatchet & Knife Throwing
  • It's All Songs & Games
  • Muzzleloader
  • Self-Defense
  • Shotgun
  • STEM

Notes & FAQs

  • The event registration fee includes two nights of lodging, meals during the event, and event equipment/supplies.
  • Youth participants sleep in cabins with bunk-style twin beds. Participants are clustered with other youth of the same age and gender. The cabins are supervised by trained and vetted 4-H volunteers and Extension professionals.
  • The cabins will be stocked with bed linens (sheets, pillows, and blankets). You do not need to bring bed linens. You are welcome to bring your own linens, sleeping bag, blankets, etc. You will need to bring your own toiletries and a bath towel.
  • Meals that are included are Friday evening snacks, Saturday breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks, and Sunday breakfast. Participants should eat dinner prior to arriving for check-in.
  • Camp clothing must be comfortable and adaptable to varied weather conditions. Camp clothing needs to be functional…not fashionable.

We're Accredited!

American Camp Association (ACA) Logo

West Virginia 4-H State level camps held at WVU Jackson’s Mill are accredited by the American Camp Association! Learn about ACA accreditation. 

Camp Directors

Jason Rine.

Jason Rine

Extension Agent – 4-H Youth Development

phone 304-737-3666 x 2

About Jason Rine

Michael Withrow.

Michael Withrow

Extension Agent & Extension Associate Professor

phone 304-264-1936

About Michael Withrow