Teen Council Club

Teens from each Nelson County High School participate in community service, host county, district, and state events,  represent Nelson County at local, district & state events, and promote     4-H.  This group also serves as an advisory council for the  4-H program.



Learn how to be a great public speaker in 4-H!  The ability to speak publicly, whether a committee report or a formal speech, is essential to every 4-H member’s development and future.  4-H members can participate in Speeches or the Demonstrations.  County and district winners can participate in the State Communication Contest.



4-H Camp Teen Leader

Are you ready to experience one of the most fun weeks of your life? Do you like to learn new things such as swimming, riflery, archery, canoeing, crafts, songs and dances? Do you like making new friends and having lots of fun? THEN 4-H CAMP IS FOR YOU!  How about helping youth enjoy the same camping experiences you have by becoming a 4-H Camp Junior Counselor. 



Achievement Program

4-H members (12-18) are eligible to participate in this program which highlights their 4-H achievements, community service, and leadership with the potential to win state and national recognition. Applications are available at the office.


Area, State, and National


Teen Summit

Teen Summit is held annually at the 4-H Leadership Center for youth who are currently enrolled in 6th,7th and 8th grades. This program is designed to develop leadership, citizenship and communications skills and to inspire middle school 4-H youth to remain active in the 4-H program . 


Issues Conference

A 4-day event for teens to discuss issues that affect today’s youth and learn leadership skills to develop solutions.


Teen Conference

Meet friends from all over the state!  Teens participate in a 4-day educational and leadership conference on the campus of the University of Kentucky.


National 4-H Conference

The National 4-H Conference is a working conference in which youth and adults at the invitation of the Secretary of Agriculture assist in the development of recommendations to help guide 4-H Programs nationally and in their communities.


State Teen Council and 4-H Leadership Boards

4-H State Teen Council is made up of delegates from each of the 7 districts in KY. They help plan the 4-H Teen Conference, review educational materials for teens, learn about teamwork and leadership, assist with the Kentucky Teen Summit (program for youth aged 12-13) and many other things.  The State 4-H Officers serve as leaders of this group as a result of their election to state office.   The state also offer a Shooting Sports Teen Ambassador Program, A Performing Arts Troupe, and a Fashion Board!