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National 4-H Conference

National 4-H Conference

National 4-H Conference is a civic engagement and leadership opportunity. Youth will partner with federal agencies and share their voice on important issues such as education and climate change; work with youth from throughout the United State to create positive social change, make connections with mentors; meet with National Leaders such as US Senators.

Youth choose a topic, research the issues, work with their peers to develop a 45-minute briefing, and formally present to federal partners such as the U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. Department of Education.


Youth delegates must be between 15 and 19 years old at the time of the event and current West Virginia 4-H'er.


Held annually each Spring.


Washington, D.C.

Four (4) WV Youths are selected to attend National 4-H Conference. Delegates are selected though a resume and interview process.

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Four West Virginia 4-H’ers attended the 4-H National Conference – 2016

2016 4-H Conference Delegates standing in front of capitol building

Photo left to right: Morgan Fling, Abigail Waugh, Mallory Sisler, Anna Loyd, Lisa Montgomery, Denis Scott