California 4-H Youth Development Program
California 4-H Youth Development Program
California 4-H Youth Development Program
University of California
California 4-H Youth Development Program

Application deadline: Chaperones for CWF-Inauguration

Date: March 16, 2020

Time: All Day

Contact: Jenna Colburn,, 530.750.1336

Sponsor: California 4-H Youth Development Program

Event Details

Citizenship Washington Focus Presidential Inauguration logo

Citizenship Washington Focus Presidential Inauguration 2021
January 17 - 21, 2021
Washington, D.C.

This is the second time that 4-H has held a Citizenship Washington Focus event during the presidential inauguration.


Who can participate

4-H Adult Volunteers are invited to apply to chaperone this event for 4-H youth ages 14 and up.


Apply to be a chaperone by March 16, 2020

Please go to the Chaperone selection process and requirements page to apply.

All adults who accompany youth must be registered 4-H volunteers at the time of the trip. All chaperones and youth must follow the trip procedures, itinerary and timelines.


Please note these dates if you apply to be a chaperone.

Date Event
March 16, 2020 Chaperone applications and the Chaperone Agreement Form are due by midnight, March 16, 2020. Please submit your signed Chaperone Agreement Form via email to Jenna Colburn at or via mail to California 4-H attn: Jenna Colburn, 2801 2nd Street, Davis, CA 95618.
April 6-10, 2020 Phone or ZOOM video conference interviews
April 13-17, 2020 Selection notifications
May 1, 2020 Chaperone Registration and deposit deadline NOTE: Do not register until you have been notified you are selected.
June 1, 2020 Payment in full due
TBA November 2020 Chaperone Orientation/training


Event summary

The chaperones for the CWF-Inauguration event will help escort youth delegates during the conference and activities as they:

  • Learn the meaning and importance of the Democratic process
  • Explore the history of the Presidency, the election process, and the role of the press
  • Discover the intricacies of the Executive Branch and careers in politics
  • Practice their roles in citizenship through service, civic education, and engagement
  • Participate in workshops, interact in sessions, and hear inspiring speakers
  • Visit national memorials, historical sites, and the Smithsonian museums
  • Experience Inauguration Day ceremony and parade
  • Enjoy a unique Inaugural Ball dinner and dance

See the Tentative Schedule


Trip Package

$2,199 per person, includes:

  • Round trip airline transportation
  • Ground transportation between the National 4-H Conference Center and the airport
  • 4 nights lodging at the National 4-H Conference Center
  • All meals during the conference
  • Inaugural Ball dinner and dance
  • Ground transportation during the conference
  • Conference shirt, drawstring backpack, button, lanyard, cold weather accessories


For more details, please see the the CWF-Inauguration event page.

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