Older Member Awards

The Perks of Getting Older…

Here is a peak at what the Bayfield County 4-H Older Member Award program is about.

As a 4-H member in 8th – 12th grade you have an opportunity through the Older Member Awards process to expand your horizons, meet new people, and try some new experiences with other friends in 4-H. Here are a few of them:

Bayfield County 4-H annually recognizes its older members’ achievement and leadership potential through the Older Member Awards process.  

4-H’ers who will be entering the 8th grade this fall (and members up to 12th grade) are eligible to apply.

This is the process through which teen members are chosen to be Ambassadors and receive scholarships for trips such as:

Citizenship Washington Focus, State 4-H Conference, Winter Camp and the Bayfield County Adventure Trips.

Get on board with some local adventure trips

Chill Out at Winter Camp

Citizen Washington Focus & American Spirit Trips-
History & Heritage

Become an Ambassador-
make friends & influence people

4-H Youth Conference in Madison with hundreds of other teens


Below is a cover letter that provides information for applying for 4-H Older Member Awards.

Older Member Awards Cover Letter(pdf, 2pgs, 69KB)

The 4-H Older Member Application Form & Awards Trip List is available below.

The first link is a fillable PDF document that you can type into, save and email to your Club Leader.  You can also print the documents and submit a written application.

Older Member Award Application 2020 (pdf, 2 pg, 140KB)

For an overview of the different 2020 Award & Trip Descriptions (pdf, 2pgs, 227KB)

2020-21 Trip Costs and Dates  (pdf, 1 pg, 98KB)

Citizen Washington Focus  & American Spirit Experience Trips


If you have any questions or problems with any of the above forms  or about the 4-H program,

please feel free to contact Ian at the Extension Bayfield County  Office.

Ian Meeker 
4-H Youth Development Educator
County Administration Bldg
117 E. 5th Street
Washburn, WI 54891-9464
Phone: 715-373-3289
Fax: 715-373-6304
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An EEO/AA employer, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title VI, Title IX, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act requirements.

Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities or limitations should be made prior to the date of the program or activity for which it is needed. Please do so as early as possible prior to the program or activity so that proper arrangements can be made. In certain situations, information related to requests may be shared with staff or units necessary to help coordinate an appropriate accommodation.



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