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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 Challenge Facilitator Trainings

Sept. 26 & 27 and Oct. 3 & 4, 2018
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily

Space is limited to 15 people

Do your value education through adventure and hands-on experience?

The 4-H Challenge experience helps youth develop social and emotional life skills such as leadership, team building, communication, and healthy choices.  Completing this 4-day Challenge Course Facilitator Training will give you the tools, experience, and certification that you will need to facilitate Low-Ropes Course and Portable Challenge Course experiences with groups of youth.  (Please note: participants must complete all 4 days of the training to qualify for certification.)


  • Location: Gibbs Lake Park, Low-Ropes Course in Chimacum, WA
  • Instructor: Matt Duchow, Certified 4-H Challenge Trainer
  • Registration: email 4h.jefferson@wsu.eduafter you register, you will receive a confirmation packet that includes directions and additional training details.
  • Cost: $150 – includes materials, daily lunch, and instruction fee.  After course completion, new facilitators may receive a discount on the future use of the Gibbs Lake Low-Ropes Challenge Course.
  • More Information and scholarship inquiries: please contact Su Tipton at or 360-3795610 x206; click here to link to our 4-H Challenge Program page to learn about our Gibbs Lake Challenge Course.

Apprentice & Facilitator Certification Procedures

Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination.  Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local Extension office.  Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs who contact (360) 379-5610 x208 or at least two weeks prior to either training.