CWF – About

Webpage last updated August 8, 2019. Information will be provided as it becomes available. Prior year information remains posted for reference only.

Location: Chevy Chase, Maryland & Washington D.C.

CWF 2020 has been cancelled. Youth scheduled to participate should check their email for more information.

NOTE: Dates include travel time to/from Washington, D.C.

2019 Schedule (Please note: this schedule is tentative. It will vary by week depending on availability of activities.)

Around 100 Wisconsin 4 H’ers attend this leadership program sponsored by National 4-H Council. Delegates choose which week to attend. Held at the National 4-H Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Participants:

  • learn the importance of civic and social responsibilities relating to the development of better citizens and leaders
  • be inspired by speakers
  • participate in workshops, committee work, field trips and social events
  • 4-H members in 10th-12th grade at selection; minimum age 15 during experience.
  • Delegates register through 4HOnline. Check with your county office about scholarship opportunities.
  • Delegates carry county approval through the experience.
  • Delegates must not have attended CWF in the past.
  • Cost is approximately $1,400. Fees vary due to bus/fuel costs.
  • The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation sponsors a portion of the cost.
  • Many county 4-H Youth Development programs provide partial sponsorships. Check with your county 4-H program.
  • The remaining amount is the delegate and his/her family’s responsibility.
  • Contact your County 4-H Youth Development Agent about county funding procedures. Registration is through 4HOnline.

2020 Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) Promotional Flyer

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