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Applications are closed until March 15, 2025


The role of a 4-H Water Ambassador requires youth who are dedicated, mature, dependable and have a genuine interest in water and natural resources. To be considered for selection, youth must:


  • Be in high school or entering high school in the 2024/2025 academic year

  • Be 14 years of age or older by September 1, 2024

  • Be a current 4-H member, or be willing to join a local 4-H club if selected 


4-H Water Ambassadors accept the responsibility of educating youth and adults in their communities and beyond. They commit to advancing their water knowledge throughout a 12-month term of service. Those selected are expected to:

  • Participate in the summer Tier I 4-H2O Leadership Academy

  • Commit to a minimum of 40 hours of education and service annually

  • Notify and meet with his/her county extension agent regarding the new leadership role

  • Report activities regularly and maintain contact with the 4-H2O Program Coordinator

  • Pay the $300 program participation fee

important dates and deadlines

March 15, 2024 - Applications open

May 1, 2024 - Application close

May 10, 2024 - Applicant notified of acceptance status

June 1, 2024- $300 participation fee due

June 9-15, 2024 - Tier I 4-H2O Leadership Academy (tour)

how to apply

Applications for 2024-2025 are now closed.

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