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COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.

4-H Training & Certification

Program Contact: Michelle Lain, 4-H Programs & Seth Wendzel, Experiential Education Coordinator
(509) 667-6540 •;



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Spring 2020 Training Poster
4-H Challenge Training dates

Training & Certification

Portable Challenge
Portable Challenge is the introduction into the the world of experiential education. We use props, games and initiatives to bring a group together and work on team building and life skill development. These activities can be done in a classroom, gym, hallway, parking lot, or field.

Low Challenge Course

Click here to download Facilitation Theory and Low Course Elements Training Objectives

We offer a 5 day facilitator training on our Low Course in Leavenworth, WA. During this training you will learn about experiential education and our low course elements. You will get to experience the elements and then we will switch hats and learn how to lead and facilitate these elements.

High Challenge Course

Click here to download Leavenworth 4-H Challenge High Ropes Course Training Learning Objectives
We have 2 stand-alone high course elements and this training will prepare you for set-up, facilitating, tear-down as well as rescue situations. Once you have completed the Low course training you can take the next step to the high course!


If you are interested in training and certification:

Click here to download 4-H Challenge Course Facilitator Training Registration Form


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Please contact the Challenge Course Manager
Seth Wendzel
400 Washington St.
Wenatchee, WA 98801
Phone: 509-667-6540