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Citizen Washington Focus

Citizenship Washington Focus 2023

For Youth ages 14 and older. CWF 2023 will be held June 10-16. Experience Washington D.C. and connect with other youth leaders while getting hands on experience to become representatives of change. Registration is now open, and will close March 17, 2023 at midnight. Estimated cost is $2250 per person, with scholarships available.

For more information please view the Citizenship Washington Focus website.


Leadership Washington Focus

Leadership Washington Focus 2022

2022 LWF has been canceled this year. For more information please view the Leadership Washington Focus website. Please check back in fall of 2022 for more information on LWF 2023.


National 4-H Congress

National 4-H Congress

2022 applications have closed. For 2023 dates please check back in early summer 2023.

Youth ages 14 and older are invited to be part of the 2022 Wyoming 4-H National Congress delegation. National 4-H Congress dates are November 25-29, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. An educational experience designed to make an impact. Join us to expand your skills, engage with other 4-H members, and be inspired to make an impact in your club, community, country, and world.

For more information, visit the National 4-H Congress website.

National 4-H Conference

National 4-H Conference 2023

The 2023 National 4-H Conference will be held April 14-19, 2023. This is the US Secretary of Agriculture's premiere youth development opportunity. Young people assist in the development recommendations to help 4-H Youth Development programs nationally and in their communities. All Wyoming 4-H members age 15 and older are eligible to apply. Participants are chosen using an application and interview process. Applications will be available in November 2022, and will be due by January 16, 2023. For more information, visit the National 4-H Conference website.
Western National Roundup

Western National Roundup

Each year Wyoming 4-H members qualify through various competitions to attend the Western National Roundup in Denver, Colorado. This is an opportunity to travel, meet youth from other states, compete outside of Wyoming, and have fun. This year Wyoming sent two teams, and four individuals to the 2022-23 Western National Roundup: Natrona County's Meats Judging Team; Natrona County's Livestock Judging Team; Campbell County's Sawyer Hanson for Fashion Revue; Johnson County's Cassie Downare for Fashion Revue; Albany County's Thaddaeus Christensen for Public Speaking, and Trinity Williams for Fashion Revue.


  • 2023 (January 2023)
  • 2022 (January 2022)
  • 2021 (January 2021) - Canceled
  • 2020 (January 2020) - Canceled
  • 2019 (January 2019)
  • 2018 (January 2018)
  • 2017 (January 2017)
  • 2016 (January 2016)
  • 2015 (January 2015)
  • 2014 (January 2014)
  • 2013 (January 2013)

International 4-hInternational

Got the Travel Bug? Check out Exploring 4-H Around the World.

Come explore the world with us!  You can experience the rich history and culture of other countries. The International 4-H Exchange Programs are designed to advance cultural understanding, prepare youth leaders to become responsible citizens, spark an interest in learning about foreign cultures, and develop a cadre of Americans with cultural understanding who can advance international dialogue and compete effectively in our global society.

Current members of the Wyoming 4-H program (14-19 years of age) are eligible to participate. Members must have an interest in traveling internationally, learning about different cultures, and living with a host family.  

The cost of the trips vary by location. To explore the current international travel opportunities, check out this flier! A $500 deposit will be required upon selection, the remaining balance can be made in monthly payments.

There will be some additional out-of-pocket expenses for participants which include: passport & passport photos, immunization fees (if required), transportation to and from outbound/inbound airport, spending money for souvenirs, some in-country site seeing excursions, and a modest host family gift.

Students will be selected on the following criteria:

·         Personal leadership skills
·         Social skills - Openness and flexibility
·         Interest in learning about cultural differences and global issues

Exploring 4-H Around the World: Wyoming 4-H Exchange Programs are sponsored by the University of Wyoming 4-H Youth Development Program, and the Wyoming State 4-H Foundation. Contact Warren Crawford,, for more information.

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