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“What would our communities and nation look like if young people were fully engaged as partners in decisions that affect them….” National 4-H
Youth Voice in Governance: Experiencing Citizenship
An Oregon 4-H Conference
Sunday, March 20 – Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Salem Grand Hotel and Convention Center, 201 Liberty Street, Salem, OR 97301
Onsite Check-In starts at 1:30 pm. Program begins at 3:00 pm
4-H members and their friends who are age 13 to 19 can be part of the fun at “Youth Voices…Experiencing Citizenship” during the first few days of Spring Break 2016. Young people will enjoy: new friends from across Oregon, leadership activities, public speaking, meeting Oregon decision-makers, practicing interview skills for summer jobs, working as a team, and sharing their voices with Oregon agencies who what to know what they are thinking!
The $160 registration fee include all meals beginning Sunday evening through Wednesday noon; plus lodging for 3 evenings at the Salem Grand Hotel.
The Oregon 4-H Foundation and Chevron, Inc. are co-sponsors of this Oregon 4-H Conference.
REGISTER TODAY! Deadline is Feb. 28. A late registration fee will apply to registrations received until March 4.
For young people, ages 17-25, who want to be a Facilitator, please apply by Feb. 20. For those who are selected, a phone orientation will be held during the last week of February; and, Facilitators will need to be in Salem for on-site training on Sunday, March 20, 9:30 to 2:30.