Leadership Washington Focus (LWF) is a 4-H leadership program for youth entering grades 7 through 9. The program will take place at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center, just 1 mile from the Washington, D.C. border. For more than 50 years, thousands of 4-H’ers have participated in our high school program, Citizenship Washington Focus and now we are happy to introduce its precursor for middle school 4-H'ers, LWF. Middle school 4-H delegates will:
Participants are immersed in the culture and history of our nation through on-site workshops at D.C.’s most spectacular sights.
Destinations include, but are not limited to:
One of the week’s signature events, called “Nightview,” is a spectacular evening tour where delegates will reflect on the different types of leadership conveyed through the symbolism of our national monuments and memorials.
In between tours, youth can relax at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center, Washington, D.C.’s premier youth and leadership hotel . The hotel is situated on a 12-acre campus, minutes from downtown D.C., featuring a hotel café all-you-can eat buffet, 24-hour uniformed security, a fitness center, full-court basketball and volleyball court, recreation room with pool tables and arcade games, free parking, and more. (all adult chaperones will be selected by the State 4-H Office)
In 2016, LWF delegates from Wyoming will attend the Conference July 10-15.