Everyday situations give us the chance to be active citizens. Learn how to solve problems in your community and how to take action in a positive way. This project gives you the opportunity to be the change you wish to see in the world.
State & regional events
To view county or local club events, visit the county website.
Building Leadership and Understanding (BLU) is an exciting and fun leadership adventure. More than 400 youth from across Minnesota come together to learn and practice valuable leadership skills that they will use in their communities throughout their lives. More info.
Youth Exploring Leadership and Learning Out Loud! is an annual statewide, four-day leadership conference with group discussions, workshops, service opportunities, challenging speakers and hands-on activities designed for youth. More info.
The National 4-H Conference is a working conference in which youth and adults, at the invitation of the Secretary of Agriculture, assist in the development of recommendations to help guide 4-H Youth Development Programs nationally and in their communities. More info.
CWF is a citizen and leadership event for high school youth from across the United States. Youth learn about government, the legislative process, meet with elected officials and visit many national monuments and historical sites in Washington D.C. More info.
4-H plays a pivotal role in youth development and public education at the Minnesota State Fair. Over 7,000 4-H youth have the opportunity to interact with the public and educate fairgoers through 4-H exhibits, demonstrations, performances, and 4-H promotion. More info.
Citizenship Project resources
Project leader resources
- Citizenship Guide's Handbook ($3.95 40 pages) Find this in the 4-H Mall)
- Citizenship - Set of 2 ($9.75) Find this in the 4-H Mall)
Other online resources
4-H Youth record keeping
- Citizenship evaluation sheet (37 K PDF) Revised April, 2010
To get involved with the 4-H Citizenship Project, contact your county 4-H office.
All resources on this page have been reviewed by our faculty and included for their educational value. No endorsement is intended or implied. Minnesota 4-H does not profit from the inclusion of any commercial project resources.