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Kansas Youth Leadership Forum (KYLF)

What: Build your leadership skills and potential through workshops, consulting groups, inspirational speakers and more. In addition, the 2025 State 4-H Youth Leadership Council will be elected and up to six National 4-H Conference delegates will be selected through an interview process at KYLF.


  • Broaden your understanding of the meaning of leadership and the qualities of a leader.  
  • Practice leadership skills you can use in other situations, like your local club, school and community. 
  • Improve interpersonal communication skills.  
  • Gain confidence.  

When: November 23-24, 2024

Where: Rock Springs 4-H Center

Who: Youth 14-18 years of age before January 1, 2025

2024 Fees will be set in late summer/early fall

2023 Fees: $210 and additional optional $50 for Friday overnight and breakfast.

Registration Deadline:

Deadline - Monday October 15, 2024 by 11:59 p.m.


K-State Research and Extension is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested here, two weeks prior to the start of the event (November 7, 2024). Requests received after this date will be honored when it is feasible to do so.

for KSRE Staff only -

Password protected items are located under Staff Downloads


KYLF Resources

2023 Workshop Submission Information.

Application for Youth Council Rep & National Conference Delegate

READ THIS FIRST - Youth Council/National Conference Application Memo



For More Information

Beth Hinshaw
Extension Specialist, SE Region