4-H Teen Council
Teen Council is a county-wide group that invites youth 13 years old and older
to experience leadership, citizenship, trust, financial management, and meet new,
diverse friends through an informal self-governance style.
Some points of interest
related to Teen Council:
- Youth must be at least 13
years of age to join
- Teen Council is a great place
to meet new friends
- Members can be from any
community within Washington County.No
prior 4-H membership is required.
- You can belong to Teen
Council in addition to your regular club
- Teen Council typically meets
the first Thursday or first Saturday of every month, except possibly August.
- Members may participate in as
many trips sponsored by Teen Council as they see fit (these include Teen Winter
Weekend, Career Explorations, Agribusiness Career conference, Capital Days, Wonders
of Washington and others) The 4-H Teen Council treasury pays about 75% of the
registration fees on these trips!
- The officers of Teen Council
are elected from within the membership.President and/or the vice president leads the meetings.The treasurer manages the checking account
which may have upwards of $20,000 - $30,000!The secretary keeps track of what’s happening at our meetings.
- The Teen Council oversees and
raises funds from the 4-H Food Booth at the Washington County Fair and other
events during the year!
- The 4-H Teen Council pays the
$5 membership fee for its members; however, membership does require working
shifts in the 4-H Food Booth during the course of a year.
Contact our office to see when
the next meeting is scheduled:
518-746-2560 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last updated November 28, 2016