Build relationships, develop communication techniques, and strengthen your organizational skills. In this project, find the leader within you and make a positive impact in your club, home, school or community.
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. Learn more about BLU..
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. Learn more about YELLO!.
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. Learn more about the National 4-H Conference..
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. Learn more about Citizenship Washington Focus..
Teen teachers deliver educational curriculum to peers in elementary and middle schools during the school year in Anoka, Dakota, Scott, and Washington counties.
What you can do
Intermediate: Leadership Road Trip - Where Are You Going?
Answer questions about yourself and the people close to you, set goals, practice communication, and make a commitment to lead.
Advanced: Step Up To Leadership - My Portfolio
Develop an awareness of one's own strengths and weaknesses; understand different leadership styles and how to lead a team whose members have different work styles; understand different ways to manage conflict; recognize and use team strengths and team members' strengths; develop interview questions and conduct a good interview.
For adult leaders
Record keeping & evaluation
To get involved with the 4-H Youth Leadership project, contact your county 4-H office.
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