Leadership

Life brings many situations where good leadership skills can make a difference: working on a group project in a class, being part of a team, finding yourself with people about to make a mistake, owning your own business or even being an elected leader. You’ll make a bigger difference by knowing how to make good decisions, build relationships, organize your life and plan for success. Get started with a foundation in leadership that you can build upon over a lifetime!

State specialist contact: Bradd Anderson

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    Opportunities

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      National 4-H Conference

      The National 4-H Conference delegates participate in developing recommendations for the 4-H Youth Development Program.

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      National 4-H Congress

      National 4-H Congress is a premier 4-H event held in late November in Atlanta, Georgia. Participant experiences include leadership, service and cultural opportunities.

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      State 4-H Congress

      Congress is designed for Missouri 4-Her’s ages 14-19. The Missouri State 4-H Council plans and implements the event that is held on the University of Missouri campus.

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      State 4-H Teen Conference

      TEEN CONFERENCE is a fun-filled, two-day event for ages 11-13, planned by your State 4-H Council teens, to promote Belonging, Independence, Generosity and Mastery by: Creating opportunities to make 300 new friends from across Missouri, Building leadership skills through quality learning experiences, Connecting youth with older peer leaders on the State 4-H Council, Taking a look at the exciting opportunities that await as a 4-H teenager!

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      State Fair

      4-H exhibits and competitions are part of the fun of the Missouri State Fair. You won’t want to miss this special event; visit the 4-H building to see the projects of our 4-H youth or catch the judging competitions. Whatever your niche, there is something for everyone. Bring the family! The Missouri State Fair is located at the intersection of Highways 50 and 65, and less than 20 miles south of I-70, Sedalia is roughly an hour from Kansas City, Columbia and Jefferson City.

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      Youth-adult partnerships

      Youth-adult partnerships are at the heart of the 4-H mission, and are a guiding principle for how 4-H leaders, staff, and volunteers work with young people.

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      Youth Civic Leaders Summit

      The Youth Civic Leaders Summit is a statewide energizer for all 4-H and MCB (Missouri Community Betterment) teens, ages 14 to 18, and adult leaders who are involved in leadership and service and want to have a positive impact on their communities and world.

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