Youth Opportunities

Open to Challenge and Discovery! Discover your Unique Contribution and Purpose! Build Life Skills!


Lane County Ambassadors

Junior Leaders

  • See Flyer for details
  • For 7th-12th grade members & their leaders
  • Training date - February 12, 2017 
  • RSVP date: February 8

Lane County 4-H Youth Superintendent

  • Work with project superintendent to provide project educational opportunities throughout the year for 4-H members
  • Be reliably on site and available to support Superintendent throught the week of Fair
  • Help facilitate fair activities and classes
  • Must be 14-18 years old
  • Turn in application to Lane County 4-H office by January 24, 2018

4-H Camp Counselor

  • 2018 Four Rivers 4-H Overnight Camp June 23-27, 2018 at the Oregon 4-H Center near Salem.
  • For 9th-12th graders
  • Application
  • Camp Counselor Flyer

Youth Advocates for Health!

  • For teens who care about health, teaching, and wellness - Be  a Teen Teacherr!
  • For Teens between the ages of 14-18 yrs

Summer Conference

  • June 21, 22, 23, 24, 2017 Beautiful OSU Campus
  • Open to youth in grades 7-12
  • Online Registration May 15 - June 1    Classes fill up so register early!
  • See Summer Conference website for more information
  • See Flyer


High Desert Leadership Retreat 

  • January 13-16, 2017 Eagle Crest Resort, Redmond
  • Open to youth grades 7-12
  • Registration online begins November 1, 2016
  • Scholarships due by November 8, 2016
  • FLYER with more information


4-H Interstate Exchange

  • Information night meeting Wednesday, November 15, 2017 6:00-7:00pm
  • See flyer for details
  • RSVP to Emily McDonald-Williams
  • For youth ages 13-17 years

Experiencing Citizenship

  • Youth Voices in Action: Experiencing Citizenship & Outreach Leadership Institute
  • March 25-28, 2018 Salem
  • Open to youth in 8th - 12th grade
  • Practice public speaking and leadership skills
  • Meet legislators and state agency representatives
  • Talk about your "spark", work in teams, share ideas with state decision-makers
  • See flyer and  website for more information

National 4-H Conference

  • National 4-H Conference website
  • March 25-30, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
  • Applications must be physically received at the state office by December 1, 2016

4-H International Programs 2018 International Exchange Opportunities

Lane County 4-H Leadership and Activity Scholarship Application

Opportunities for youth scholarships are currently unavailable.

Eligible Events:

  • High Desert Leadership Retreat (HDLR)
  • Western Oregon Leadership Development (W.O.R.L.D.)
  • Summer Conference
  • 4-H Camp Tumbleweed
  • Linn Benton Lincoln LaneTillamook Camp (LBLLT)
  • Activate Oregon
  • Other? Just Ask

4-H Scholarships for High School Seniors

  • Different scholarships are available for students with various college plans - look at all the opportunities!
  • Oregon 4-H Scholarships
  • Call Emily Anderson with questions or to review your essay


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