Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF)
Go to Washington, D.C. for a week in June to experience our nation's capital, meet your legislators, and meet 4-Hers from around the country. During this week-long trip, delegates have the opportunity to tour the Smithsonian and the National monuments as well as visit with Montana Senators and Representatives. Montana delegates travel as a group with two adult chaperones.
County agents should recommend delegates for participation. Delegates travel as a group with chaperones to the National 4-H Conference Center. The week is comprised of workshops related to the congressional process, meetings with your legislators, a cultural evening, and visits to monuments and museums on the mall.
Trip dates are June 10-17, 2017. Applications are due January 15
Current 4-H members 4-H age 14-19.
To apply, contact your County Extension Agent or print and complete the application and return it to your county.
The cost ranges from $1,600-$1,700 depending on the number of delegates. Check with
your county agent about contributions from your 4-H Council. The Susan Dufner scholarship
is available to one individual age 17 or over (by the time of travel).
There are up to two adult chaperones. Those currently involved in 4-H are eligible to apply. Deadline is January 15. Complete chaperone application and return to state 4-H office.
Scholarship Application Due January 15
Through a memorial established with the Montana 4-H Foundation in memory of Susan Kay Dufner, this is a scholarship to help fund a trip for one 4-H member (age 17+) to attend the Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF).
Who: 4-H members must be enrolled in 4-H and 17 years of age or older by the time of travel. Recipients may not have received a prior 4-H award for any out-of-state trips.
What: One recipient per year is awarded money to offset the cost of the Citizenship Washington Focus trip.
How: Complete and return the following scholarship application to the Montana 4-H Center by January 15.
For more information regarding this program please contact Stephanie Davison, firstname.lastname@example.org