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Volunteer Leaders' Weekend Conference

Program Theme: Simply ​The ​Best ​Volunteers

State 4-H Contact: Rhonda Robinson

To provide leadership training, and recognition for adult 4-H volunteers and to focus on the enhancement of leadership abilities and skills for working with the 4-H program. The 4-H volunteer recognition program is part of the Volunteer Leaders’ Weekend.

Adult 4-H volunteer leaders, 18 years and older, who serve as volunteers with the West Virginia 4-H program should be invited and encouraged to attend.

November 2-3 2018

WVU Jackson’s Mill, Weston, W.Va.

Full Event: $50. Includes: registration, all meals, breaks, and one night dorm housing.

Final payment must be received two (2) weeks prior to event to be eligible to attend. If county is covering your registration, please select “check” as the payment option as you checkout during registration.

Saturday Online: $35.

Banquet Only: $24.

2018 award recipients attend for FREE (discount code applies, please check with your county office).


Register for Volunteer Leaders' Weekend

All participants must register even if they are not required to pay so that we can prepare enough materials, food, etc. The online deadline with full payment to register is October 19, 2018.

Anyone wishing to stay in private or lodge housing on Friday night must contact WVU Jackson's Mill directly at 304-269-5100 to register for housing.


The full conference program includes leadership learning sessions/workshops, ideas for 4-H club meetings and activities, leader recognition, informative speakers, Council Circle, reflections, fellowship, and fun.

The program is designed especially for adult 4-H volunteers to enhance the lives of youth across W.Va., and to acknowledge the tireless efforts of our volunteers. It is an excellent opportunity for leaders to learn about the 4-H program, gain leadership skills, get new program ideas, make new friends, assist in discussing future plans, and renew enthusiasm for the 4-H program.

Request for refunds must be made in writing and faxed/postmarked to:

4-H - VLW, 4-H Event Coordinator
PO Box 6031 Morgantown, WV 26506-6031

by Friday, October 19, 2018. NO REFUNDS will be made for no-shows. (There is a $15 refund processing fee).