Citizenship Washington Focus


June 7-14, 2014
Chevy Chase, MD
National 4-H Youth Conference Center 

Citizenship Washington Focus is a 4-H leadership program for high school youth. Delegations  from across the country attend this 6 day program at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center, located just outside Washington, D.C.  The program is aimed at enriching young people’s lives by broadening their appreciation and respect for themselves and others in the world.  Participants attend workshops, committees, field trips and social events, giving them hands-on opportunities to learn and grow.  Participants learn and practice skills that will make them better citizens and more successful individuals.

Eligible Participants

CWF is open to all Florida 4-H members 14 to 19 years old as of September 1, 2013.

Registration Information

A $200 non-refundable deposit & registration form are due by November 15, 2013.  Register Today!   (If you are interested please contact  Checks are made payable to the Florida 4-H Foundation. Deposits received after Nov 15 risk a higher fee and/or being added to a waiting list.  Our price reflects an early-bird discount.

Check and registration form are due to the State Events Office. Registration will be done on a first come – first serve basis. Please see registration form for more information.


The standard registration package for CWF is $900 per person, plus tax. Delegates and/or counties will be responsible for all costs.  The remaining $700 & additional forms will be due by May 1, 2014. 4-H tentatively will fly to and from Washington, D.C., and a bus will be provided during the week of CWF. Transportation costs are estimated to be between $200 and $350 per participant.

Form & Deposit – Due Nov 15, 2013

Forms – Due May 1st

Promotional Materials

  • Visit CWF website
  • Brochure – contact Tracy Tesdall at for a hard copy supply of the new 2014 brochures
  • Promotional Video (see below)

Earlier this summer, CWF staff followed around delegations from Nebraska, North Dakota, Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, and Tennessee to see how 4-H’ers, coordinators and U.S. Senators could help tell the story of CWF. Watch this video and see how youth are impacted by their experience at CWF…

CWF Video

What else did youth experience during CWF? Visit the official blog for Citizenship Washington Focus which launched earlier this summer.