The deadline to apply has been extended to August 15th. Members of the South Dakota 4-H Program, have the opportunity to apply for National 4-H Congress scheduled for November 29 – December 3, 2013, in Atlanta Georgia. Youth must be 16 – 18 years old by the date of the event to apply. Applications need to be submitted to the applicant’s 4-H Youth Program Advisor. Upon approval, the 4-H Youth Program Advisor submits the signed application, via email or USPS mail, to the State 4-H Office by August 15. A designated committee of 4-H Youth Development professionals and/or previous trip participants will review applications with delegate notifications on/before September 1.
Grab your passport and join 4-H as they take you on an adventure around the world through National 4-H Congress. Unlike any other 4-H event, National 4-H Congress allows you to experience your world, our world, through different opportunities such as workshops, culture experiences, speakers, and meet-and-greets!
Please contact your local extension office for an application and explanation of the resume needed to submit an application. South Dakota 4-H Youth Development coordinates this trip. It is sponsored by the Livestock Industry Trust Fund through the South Dakota 4-H Foundation. For more details about the event, visit the National 4-H Congress website. You may also contact the South Dakota State 4-H Office at 605.688.4167.