4-H & Youth Development
This summer program is designed for youth who are interested in becoming leaders in 4-H.
The iLeadership Institute is a 4-day, 3-night program on the campus of Virginia State University that is designed to foster leadership skills in Middle School aged children. The highly acclaimed program features interactive activities that:
Expose youth to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture, and Math) subjects
Strengthen team-building and networking skills
Introduce them to distinguished speakers
Teach them table etiquette
Helps them develop personal action plans
Teaches them basic marketing skills
Allows them to experience what it’s like to live on a college campus
PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE WITH 4-H NOT REQUIRED. By participating in this summer program, youth will automatically be enrolled into the Virginia 4-H program free of charge. Additionally, the iLeadership Institute will enhance the ability of new, current and future 4-H youth to serve in local, district, state and national 4-H leadership roles. You must be 11-13 during the current 4-H year (October 1 through September 30), may attend the iLeadership Institute as Delegates.
Current 4-H members, who are ages 16-18 with Teen Mentor training and leadership experience, may register to participate as Teen Counselors.
4-H Color Run
STEM & Drone Technology
Meet Local & State Legislators
4-H Civic Engagement & Etiquette Banquet
If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the 4-H Program office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (804) 524-5964 / (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Maurice Smith at email@example.com or Jessica Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org / (804) 524-5964.
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