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Know Your Government Conference

Feb. 18-20, 2017 in Boise Idaho

Create Your State: KYG 2017
  • Presidents Day Weekend
  • Boise, Idaho
  • Grades eight to nine

The Know Your Government Conference (KYG) is held each Presidents Day weekend in Boise while the legislature is in session. It is designed for students in grades eight to nine to:

  • Learn how state government decision-making works.
  • Influence state government.
  • Learn how the state judicial system works.
  • Find out how cases are brought to court.
  • Observe the legislative process in action.
  • Share ideas with legislators, judges and other elected officials.
  • Have breakfast with legislators and judges.
  • Meet teens from across the state.

What is KYG?

Know Your Government is both a conference and a 4-H project.


Download the application form, then submit it to your UI Extension county office. The delegate registration fee of $150 must be paid to your county. The registration fee for adults and teen planning committee members is $110. The registration fee includes lodging and most meals at the conference. A separate bussing fee will be determined by each district and must be paid to your county office.

4-H Headquarters

University of Idaho Extension, 4-H Youth Development

Physical Address:
Mary E. Forney Hall
1210 Blake Avenue, Room 206
Moscow, ID 83844-3015

Mailing Address:
4-H Youth Development
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3015
Moscow, ID 83844-3015

Phone: 208-885-6321

Fax: 208-885-4637


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