4-H Teen Talk

Program Contact: Lauren Hrncirik Scanga, M.S., 4-H Youth Development Regional Specialist
(509) 754-2011 ext. 4314 • lauren.hrncirik@wsu.edu

Program Contact: Randy Williams, Lincoln-Adams 4-H Program Coordinator
(509) 725-4171  • randy.williams@wsu.edu

Program Contact: Karen Robertson, Lincoln-Adams WSU Extension Program Assistant
(509) 659-3209  • robertk@wsu.edu

Check out these opportunities to make new friends, build leadership skills, have fun, and add experiences to help polish your future scholarship and job applications!

4-H Youth have numerous opportunities at the county, district, state, and national level. There is a County Ambassador Program  and Teen Summit for 4-H members in grades 7, 8, 9, or 10.  For teens in grades 9 – 12 there is the State Ambassador Program , positions on the State Fair and  State Advisory Boards , and Know Your Government.; and a teen track at the WA State 4-H Forum and Teen Rally. The Teen Conference, normally held at the WSU Pullman Campus in July, will not be held in 2017.

For more information on WA State 4-H Teen Activities: WA State 4-H Teen Page

4-H clover, graduation cap, scrollIT’S SCHOLARSHIP TIME!


Click HERE for more information!

Teen Leadership Summit

April 1-2, 2017
Camp Koinonia, Ellensburg, WA

The Teen Leadership Summit gives 7-10th graders the opportunity to develop leadership skills including goal setting, meeting facilitation, communication, planning and leading activities, youth/adult partnerships, cultural awareness, time management, and public speaking.
Teen Leadership Summit Details available HERE

4-H Teen Rally

Teen Rally is a place where teens can come and have a blast. Interesting workshops, motivational speakers, games, service project, ice breakers, time to hang with new friends, dance, and more!

SE District 
September 29 – October 1, 2017
Hosts: Walla Walla County
Watch for details

NE District
Watch for details

Know Your Government Program

2017 Theme: Pursuing Justice – ‘The Judicial System’


Annual Conference
February 18-21, 2017 in Olympia, WA

There were no Lincoln or (East) Adams Volunteer Coordinators to conduct the required local pre-conference sessions. So there will be know Lincoln or East Adams KYG program this year. Visit Here for information about the KYG program.

KYG Lincoln Co WA - 2015

2015 Lincoln Co. KYG Delegation

A virtual town hall meeting concluded the 2015 KYG Conference! Delegates hosted the first live 4-H Virtual Town Hall Meeting to connect and initiate discussion with lawmakers, citizens, and peers on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015.  Issues including gun control, minimum wage, coal trains, and genetically modified crops were addressed during the live video stream and questions were taken via Twitter from the live audience. An archive of the video is available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YGWQsAugSQ

KYG Lincoln Co.Group - 2014

Lincoln Co. 4-H 2014 KYG Delegates

Teen Leadership Opportunities Deadlines

    1. State Ambassador:  2 in each district. It Watch for details on the revised WA State 4-H Ambassador program. Elections usually held at Fall District Rallies;
      More Information
    2. Youth positions on State 4-H Advisory Board: 8 positions, 2 in each district. It is a 2-year commitment for high-school age teens. Application due Sept. 1. Elections are at Fall District Rallies; application.


Leadership opportunities will increase your skills and commitment to 4-H as well as strengthen our county’s 4-H program. For a comprehensive list of all State 4-H Teen Leadership opportunities please visit:

4-H Scholarship Info


Check out YouTube videos featuring WSU graduates in various careers!

Each video focuses on an alum who has put his or her CAHNRS undergraduate degree to work. The videos were produced by North by Northwest, an award-winning production company whose films have been seen on PBS and elsewhere.

4-H Teens and Volunteers!

Do YOU have?…

  • News of past or upcoming events?
  • Photos*, or Web Links?
  • Suggestions or Corrections?

send to Karen
Build a web site or facebook page for your 4-H Group!

If the content is appropriate* – YOUR 4-H site, facebook page, or blog can be linked
to the Li-Adams 4-H Web site!

*Guidelines for “official 4-H web & social media sites.” (PDF)

Contact robertk@wsu.edu

*Permission to use photos must be provided or on file at extension office for “recognizable” individuals in photos.



If you want more information and are unable to open links
or documents contact:
Karen at 659-3209 or robertk@wsu.edu