Kentucky 4-H believes that all youth should have opportunties for positive youth development in our four guiding concepts:  mastery, belonging, independence, and generosity. 4-H members work to master leadership and citizenship skills, this event inspires teens to continue their 4-H involvment through belonging to a group of like-minded peers and mentors.  During this 4 day conference, teens develop valuable life skills, leadership competencies and communication abilities by taking part in over 75+ two day and one day educational, hands-on and fun classes.  Delegates have an opportunity to practice independence while staying on the University of Kentucky campus living in dorms, visiting "The 90" and other acedemic and student life buildings that allow them to see how a real college student lives.  Delegates are encouraged to explore their future education and degree plans by exploring all the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment can offer.  Several contests or events are held during this conference along with service learning projects to learn generosity.  Featured events include: Fashion Revue, the Culinary Challenge, State 4-H Officer elections, and selection of our future Teen Board members.  Contact your 4-H agent for more information (Click Here for a list of County Extension Offices and Contact Information). 


  1. To develop leadership skills.
  2. To improve communication skills.
  3. To foster citizenship skills.
  4. To expand knowledge in specific subjects related to 4-H Core Content Areas.
  5. To extend skills in specific subjects related to 4-H Core Content Areas 
  6. To gain club and county 4-H program skills.
  7. To have fun, and foster a sense of belonging.
  8. To expand personal networks by making new friends.
  9. To expand social skills.
  10. To become acquainted with University of Kentucky, college life and career opportunities.


  • June 11-14, 2018
  • University of Kentucky 
  • Contact your county extension office for information regarding deadlines and fees (link). 


This information will be updated early in 2018.

    • Registration Form
    • Personal Information/Enrollment Form
    • Fashion Revue Forms
    • Tentative Schedule 
    • UK Risk Waiver (Required for Delegates/Volunteers *not staff*)
    • List of Tracks & Workshops (Complete File)
    • Tracks 
    • Tuesday Workshops
    • Wednesday Workshops
    • Campus Athletic Programs Waiver (required for certain tracks/workshops)
    • Climbing Wall Waiver (required for certain tracks/workshops)
    • Parking & Registration Map (Coming Soon!) 
    • Conference Logo (Image 1) (Image 2) 
    • Promotional Video

     Additional Information 

    This information will be updated early in 2018.

    • District Assignments
    • Sign-Up for UK Alerts! 
    • Agent Resources 
      • Agent Check List
      • Online Registration - Password Protected
      • Teen Conference Orientation Spotlight/Newsletter for Delegates
      • Delegate Orientation PowerPoint
      • Housing & Payment Summary
      • Risk Management Plan
      • Absence/Early Leave Form
      • Conference Receipt
      • Teen Conference Evaluation (Posted After Event)
      • Track & Workshop Class Proposal Submission (CLOSED)

     Volunteer Opportunties 

    State Contact:  Rachel Noble | | 859.218.0991

    Revised 8/215/17 - REN