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Parent Orientation

Students and parents can learn their way around campus and discover the many opportunities at UI. Orientation events are Aug. 18-21. Register

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Know Your Government

At the 4-H Know Your Government Conference, held each Presidents’ Day Weekend in Boise, teens in grades eight and nine learn about government and citizenship.

Returning teens can apply to help plan the conference or serve as news media.

Exploring Citizenship

Teens in grades eight and nine attend the 4-H Know Your Government Conference to

  • learn about state government and the judicial system
  • learn the rights and responsibilities of citizens in a democratic society
  • participate in a mock legislative session or trial

Note: Exploring Citizenship, National Focus is for older teens attending the national conference in Washington, D.C.

Power of the Press

Attend the 4-H Know Your Government Conference as a conference reporter.

  • Produce a news video and newsletter.
  • Learn how a newspaper and TV station operate.
  • Understand the role of news media in state government.

Advanced Citizenship (Planning Committee)

Return a second or third year to help plan the conference as a member of the conference planning committee. Committee members must apply, interview and be selected at the conference.

KYG Senior (Fourth Year) Planning Committee

Return a fourth year to help plan the conference as a member of the conference planning committee.

KYG Senior (Fourth Year) Reporter

Return a fourth year to serve as video producer or news editor.

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

Email: fourh@uidaho.edu

Web: 4-H Youth Development

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