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4-H Teen Talk

Program Contact: Bridget Rohner, WSU Extension Youth Family & Community Education, Lincoln-Adams
(509) 725-4171 •
Program Contact: Randy Williams, Lincoln-Adams 4-H Program Coordinator
(509) 725-4171  •

Program Contact: Karen Robertson, Lincoln-Adams WSU Extension Program Assistant
(509) 659-3209  •

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.

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


4-H clover, graduation cap, scrollSCHOLARSHIPS

Most 4-H Scholarships were due by March 15th. Other scholarship opportunities may be posted to  this Scholarship Information Page!


Washington State
Teen Summit – 2018

The Teen Leadership Summit gives 6-10th 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.

WA State Teen Summit – 2018 Flyer

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! Rallies are held in the fall in various locations around the state. Watch for details in August or September.

Know Your Government Program

2018 Theme: Lobbying for Change – ‘The Legislative Process’


Annual Conference
February 17-21, 2018 in Olympia, WA

There were no Lincoln or (East) Adams Volunteer Coordinators to conduct the required local pre-conference sessions again this year.  Visit Here for overview and HERE for Conference Information about the KYG program. Lincoln or Adams residents interested in coordinating, chaperoning, or attending in future years can contact Bridget Rohner or Randy Williams.

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:

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:

Extension is for Everyone

Extension programs and policies are consistent with federal and state laws and regulations on nondiscrimination regarding race; sex/gender; sexual orientation; gender identity/expression; religion; age; color; creed; national or ethnic origin; physical, mental, or sensory disability, including disability requiring the use of a trained service animal; marital status, genetic information, and/or status as an honorably discharged veteran or member of the military. Report concerns to, 509-335-8288, or your local Extension office. Requests for special accommodations at Lincoln-Adams Extension Events can be made at least two weeks in advance by calling 509-659-3209 or 509-725-4171.

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)


*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