69 4-H members representing 18 counties participated in the 4-H Discover the Leader in You! 4-H Leadership Conference held recently at Rutgers University.
Aaron Dunn, Logan Gervald and Will Teitsma were the 3 Sussex County 4-H members who participated in the leadership conference. All three are members of Shelton’s Shooters Shooting Sports 4-H club.
In today’s world, human productivity and success are a result of leadership skills and abilities. Leadership is an essential life skill to develop in both youth. Although every young person has some leadership potential, the skills necessary to be a leader do not necessarily develop in the natural course of life.
The Discover the Leader in You! 4-H Leadership Conference provided an opportunity for middle school age youth to learn about and develop leadership knowledge and skills through large and small group interactive workshops, hands-on activities and guest speakers. In addition, conference participants met 4-H’ers from across New Jersey; made new friends and gained valuable life skills including understanding self, communicating, getting along with others, decision making, and working with groups.