iLeadership Institute

This event has been cancelled. If you have any questions, please contact the event planner directly.

Summary

THIS PROGRAM IS DESIGNED FOR YOUTH WHO ARE INTERESTED IN BECOMING LEADERS IN 4-H.

The iLeadership Institute is a 4-day, 3-night program on the campus of Virginia State University that is designed to foster leadership skills in Middle School aged children. The highly acclaimed program features interactive activities that:

  • Expose youth to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture, and Math) subjects

  • Strengthen team-building and networking skills

  • Introduce them to distinguished speakers

  • Teach them table etiquette

  • Helps them develop personal action plans

  • Teaches them basic marketing skills

  • Allows them to experience what it’s like to live on a college campus

  • And more.

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE WITH 4-H NOT REQUIRED. By participating in this summer program, youth will automatically be enrolled into the Virginia 4-H program free of charge. Additionally, the iLeadership Institute will enhance the ability of new, current and future 4-H youth to serve in local, district, state and national 4-H leadership roles. You must be 11-13 during the current 4-H year (October 1 through September 30), may attend the iLeadership Institute as Delegates.

Current 4-H members, who are ages 16-18 with Teen Mentor training and leadership experience, may register to participate as Teen Counselors.

A limited amount of scholarships are available to help with the cost. For more information, contact Jessica Harris at jbrown@vsu.edu.

 

Details

  • When

  • July 15, 2019 - July 18, 2019
    8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Eastern Time

  • Where

  • Virginia State University
    1 Hayden Drive
    Petersburg, Virginia 23803
    USA

Additional Information

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the 4-H Program office at jbrown@vsu.edu or call (804) 524-5964 / (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Maurice Smith at mdsmith@vsu.edu or Jessica Harris at jbrown@vsu.edu / (804) 524-5964.

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