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Volunteer Events

Basic Training

Learn at your convenience, at your own pace, with instant feedback. Four online interactive training modules introduce you to volunteering. Understanding 4-H and positive youth development prepares you to work with youth.

State Leaders Forum

Nov. 6ā€“8, 2015

Boise Hotel & Conference Center

Boise, Idaho

The annual state educational conference for volunteer 4-H leaders. Get leadership training, network and explore best practices. The forum hosts rotate among the district leaders' associations.

First-time attendees at the State Leadersā€™ Forum have priority in a drawing for a $50 scholarship. Attendees must be present at the forum when their names are drawn.


The Vi Rexford Scholarship covers registration for first-time attendees. Awards are based on fund availability. Applicants may apply prior to each State Leaders Forum.

Vi Rexford was the 1964ā€“1998 Gem County Extension Agent. She helped develop the camp counselor training program. She was recognized by the National and Idaho 4-H Halls of Fame for her lifetime contributions.

Western Regional Leaders Forum

A multi-state educational volunteer forum rotates among the western states. It will be in Fairbanks, Alaska, March 2–4, 2016.


The Western Region Leaders’ Forum Scholarship provides $50 to $200 to help volunteers attend. Priority goes to first-time attendees who submit an application. Funds remaining after “first-timer” awards are divided equally among remaining applicants.

Doris Roper Scholarship

For Idaho high school juniors and seniors attending a 4-H leadership opportunity.

The Peggy Thiessen (Doris Roper) Scholarship provides access to leadership opportunities for those who cannot otherwise afford to participate. Scholarships are awarded on a needs basis. Recipients shall have shown increasing responsibilities during their 4-H experience.

Apply at any time. Award amounts are based on funds availability.

First preference: opportunities specific to leadership or leadership development through activities that have a statewide focus.

Second preference: regional activities specific to leadership or leadership development.

John H. Thiessen Scholarship

For adult volunteers attending a 4-H leadership opportunity. Training may be at a regional, state or district-wide level. Training shows leaders how to work with students, develop organizational skills, deepen their commitment to mentoring youths and allow them to become better 4-H and community leaders.

Scholarship amounts vary based on availability.

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


Web: 4-H Youth Development

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