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Arkansas 4-H Leadership Opportunities

There are a number of activities in which a 4-H'er can showcase their knowledge, develop a broader understanding and a experience a deeper involvement in leadership and citizenship. 


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  • 4-H Ambassador Program
    • Ambassador Program Overview

      Arkansas 4-H Ambassadors assist with 4-H promotion at the state and county level, promoting Arkansas 4-H at every opportunity. Ambassadors assist with statewide 4-H programs such as the Teen Leader Conference, serve as banquet or workshop speakers, and represent 4-H at various activities such as fairs, donor events, awards programs, community and state organizations' annual meetings.

    • State 4-H Ambassador Application
    • Due March 15
    • Ambassador Re-certification Application
    • Ambassador Workshop InformationGeneral information about Ambassador Workshop.  An Ambassador-only event where Teen Leader Conference is planned and designed.
  • 4-H Governor's Award
    • Arkansas 4-H Governor's AwardThe Arkansas 4-H Governor's Award was instituted in 1983 and was designed to recognize one outstanding Arkansas 4-H member each year. This award is available only to current or former state 4-H Record Book winners.
    •  Due February 1
  • 4-H Hall of Fame
  • 4-H State Officer Program
    • State 4-H OfficersState 4-H officers are selected by their peers and are required to perform on a vigorous and continuous basis. A total of seven state 4-H officers are elected -  three district vice presidents, and four at-large state officers. At-large elections are held at the Arkansas 4-H O-Rama.
    • Due March 15
    • State 4-H Officer Application
  • 4-H Teen Leader Conference
    • Teen Leader Conference

      The Arkansas Teen Leader Conference is a three-day conference for 4-H members ages 14–19. Each year the conference focuses on a specific topic and helps to prepare teens for leadership responsibilities in their local clubs and counties. TLC is traditionally held in June at the C.A. Vines Arkansas 4-H Center.

  • 4-H Teen Star Program
    • Teen Star InformationThe Arkansas 4-H Teen Star Program is a recognition program for outstanding achievement in the areas of 4-H projects and activities, leadership, and community service. Statewide 4-H scholarships are a part of the Arkansas 4-H Teen Stars Program. Each year Teen Stars who are graduating high school seniors will be eligible to apply for the $1,000 Zack O. and Jennie D. Jennings scholarship. The scholarships are awarded at the Arkansas 4-H O-Rama.
    • Due March 15
    • Teen Star Application
    • Teen Star/Hall of Fame Banquet Servers Form
    • Banquet server form Due May 1