State and National Opportunities
State Opportunities for Arkansas 4-H Members
Arkansas 4-H is proud to offer several state level opportunities for 4-Her's of all ages! The more active you are in your club, the more active you become at the county level, which leads you to being active at the state level, and from there, the possiblities are endless!
Every other February hundreds of 4-H adult and youth members attend 4-H Day at the Capitol in Little Rock. Young people learn about the government process, meet their legislators, and show their support for the program which has made such an impact on their lives. The next 4-H Day at the Capitol will be in 2021.
The Arkansas Teen Leader Conference is a three-day conference for 4-H members ages 14-19. Each year the conference focuses on a specific topic and helps to prepare teens for leadership and service responsibilities in their local clubs and counties. TLC is traditionally held in June at the C.A. Vines Arkansas 4-H Center.
The 4-H O-Rama program is the culmination of a 4-H member’s year of hard work and dedication. It is designed to supplement the county 4-H program and project work. Each year contests are held on the county, district and state level. 4-H O-Rama consists of approximately 40 competitive events.
National Opportunities for Arkansas 4-H Members
Arkansas is extremely proud be a part of so many events on the National level! These opportunities for 4-Her's can change lives and lead to many different experiences for our youth!
National 4-H Congress is a five-day event that engages high school aged 4-H members in leadership, citizenship, global awareness, and inclusion. Participants not only have the opportunity to participate in state-of-the-art educational workshops and hear from world-renowned speakers, they also have the opportunity to network with other 4-H members from across the United States.
Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) is an annual trip offered to senior 4-H youth (Ages 14-19) to visit Washington D.C. for one week while improving their leadership skills and talents. While in D.C. the delegates will get a behind-the-scenes look at our nations capital, they will meet members of Congress, develop communication, leadership & citizenship skills, and leave Washington D.C. with a new sense of confidence.
National 4‑H Conference is the pinnacle experience in 4‑H Civic Engagement, providing the opportunity for young people to connect, learn, engage, lead and impact their communities, their nation and their world.
Western National Roundup provides a place for youth to compete nationally while encouraging teamwork and self-confidence, and while focusing on the 4-H Mission Mandates: Science, Engineering, Technology, Mathematics, Healthy Living and Citizenship.