The Kentucky 4-H Performing Arts Troupe and Leadership Board 


The KY 4-H Performing Arts Troupe & Board is a group of amazing and talented high school teens who love to sing and perform.   Members will attend a music camp, perform at various 4-H State level events, learn about careers related to the performing arts and lead a Performing Arts workshop for middle school 4-H members.


  • Applicants must be in grades 8-11 at the time of application so that they are in grades 9 through 12 during their year of service. 
  • Must attend Music Camp, 4-H Summit, Board meeting and Teen Conference
  • A written letter of explanation MUST be submitted to the director for all missed events. Missing three events can result in being removed from the troupe!
  • 4-H'ers are responsible for their own expenses and travel arrangements to and from the performances. Scholarship for conferences may be available.

Application Procedure

 Other Information:

  • Flyer 
  • The 4-H Performing Arts Troupe Director and selection committee will select the talent they feel is most appropriate for a statewide presentation. Their decision will be final. They reserve the right to select additional talent as needed. Presenting the most outstanding show we can is our goal. 
  • 4-H'ers who are selected as members of the Kentucky 4-H Performing Arts Troupe will receive more information including rehearsal and performance dates, expectations, commitment, etc.
  • The Kentucky 4-H Performing Arts Troupe is designed to showcase talent while increasing each individual’s confidence, responsibility and leadership as a member of a team. The Kentucky 4-H Performing Arts Troupe is truly a team concept.  Participants will be announced at the closing ceremony of Teen Conference.


Major performances planned include: Kentucky State Fair,  4-H Summit, 4-H Teen Conference, Kentucky Volunteer Forum and other state level opportunities as requested. 

Meeting Materials:

  • Music Camp
  • November Board Meeting
  • Careers Trip
  • Teen Conference 


Contact your County 4-H Agent or contact:

Jennifer Tackett, Extension Specialist for 4-H Youth Development

Kentucky 4-H Youth Development Programs

College of Agriculture

212 Scovell Hall

Lexington, KY 40546-0064