4-H and Youth

State 4-H Older Members’ Conference

State 4-H Contact: Jeffrey Orndorff

To develop leadership among older 4 H members through opportunities to discuss timely issues and problems. To teach new skills that can be used in local clubs and communities.

West Virginia 4 H members entering 9th grade and recommended/approved by the county Extension office.

June 14-20, 2015
Pre-camp, by invitation, begins Saturday, June 13, 2015, 2:00 PM.

WVU Jackson’s Mill, Weston, WV

$270. Scholarships are available for 4 H’ers meeting the pre-registration postmark deadline.

The OMC scholarship is $75. Pre-camp attendees will have their pre-camp costs paid by the Leadership Fund. Campers that qualify for free and reduced lunch will receive an additional $30 Scholarship. A free/reduced form must accompany the OMC application to qualify. Please make checks payable to: West Virginia University; to pay with a credit card, a Credit Card Information Form must accompany this form.

Pre registration postmark deadline is Friday, May 22, 2015.

Camp registration is 12:30-2:30 PM, Sunday, June 14.
Camp closes at 11:30 AM, Saturday, June 20.

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Each morning campers will be involved in presentations and discussion of topics current to today’s youths. Afternoon workshops are selected from those listed on the following page and others developed by the planning committee. Encourage members from your county to enroll in different workshops so you can have a wider range of experiences coming back to the county.

Pre-camp – 25 4 H members who participated in OMC last year will be invited to serve as discussion leaders. The training will include small group skills and understanding and dealing with various small group behaviors. The camp director and coordinator will contact counties with selected members by May 22, 2015.

Workshop Descriptions

Cancellations must be made in writing and e-mailed/faxed/postmarked to WVU Extension Service by Friday, June 5, 2015. There is a $15 processing fee for all refunds. NO REFUNDS FOR NO SHOWS!!!