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4-H Teen Leader Council

STATE 4-H CONTACT: Denis Scott, Extension Specialist–Civic Engagement and Global Education

4-H Teen Leader Council Badge featuring an outline of West Virginia with a 4-H Clover in the center.

WHO CAN APPLY:
4-H youth who were 14-17 years old by January 1, 2018, are invited to apply for the West Virginia 4-H Teen Leader Council. At least two (2) years of 4-H club experience is required.

WHY APPLY:
The West Virginia 4-H Teen Leader Council (TLC) is an advisory group for the West Virginia 4-H program. Members of the TLC are ambassadors for the 4-H program who help promote 4-H, plan teen led 4-H activities, and provide leadership on a variety of state 4-H events. Members of the council will get to know each other through team building activities as they work to build a new program from the ground up.

SELECTION OF MEMBERS:
Up to 24 youth from regions across West Virginia will be selected through an application process.

DEADLINE:
Submit your online applications by April 22, 2018, to be considered.

APPLICATION LINK:
Apply Online for W.Va. 4-H Teen Leader Council

INTERVIEWS:
Interviews may be conducted if additional information is required from applicants.

TERM OF OFFICE:
Members who are selected for TLC will be announced during Older Members’ Conference June 17-23, 2018, and will serve until March 2019 at Teen Leader Weekend. Members do not need to be present at Older Members’ Conference to be selected. This TLC term will be shortened due to changing the TLC calendar.

MEETINGS:
Members will have the opportunity to participate in meetings during state summer 4-H camps (OMC, Alpha I and II) and in November. Opportunities for service will be provided as well, including attending the State Fair of West Virginia as a 4-H Ambassador.

QUESTIONS?
If you have questions about applying for or participating in Teen Leader Council:

4-H Teen Leader Council Badge featuring an outline of West Virginia with a 4-H Clover in the center.