4-H youth development programs empower youth to be well-informed citizens and contributing members within their communities. Opportunities to connect to their community and adult leaders give youth a clear understanding of their role in civic affairs and the ability to build their decision-making skills.
State Teen Association Convention
State Teen Association Convention brings hundreds of Idaho teens to Moscow each June. Activities are varied, fun and educational.
Teen Ambassadors work year-round to promote 4-H in their counties. There is also an annual retreat in November.
Know Your Government Conference
This conference takes place each February in Boise. Students in grades eight and nine learn how government works. They also share ideas with elected officials.
Know Your Government has an associated project.
Citizenship Washington Focus
This summer event takes place in Washington, D.C. It includes workshops, field trips and meetings with teens from across the nation.
Citizenship Washington Focus has an associated project.
Communication and Leadership Projects
From photography to entrepreneurship, these projects help youth express themselves. They also help them balance the different needs of people.