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Capital Days

 4-H Capital Days is an NYSACCE4-HE-sponsored event that gives youth an opportunity to meet and interact with legislators and tell their 4-H story. 4-H Capital Days creates awareness of career opportunities in the New York State government, a better understanding of state government, and networking with delegates from other counties. Delegates are chosen by their county 4-H program. 

Capital Days 2024

4-H’ers (ages 14-18 as of January 1, 2024) you are invited to attend the
2024 NY 4-H Capital Days, May 19-21, 2024!

Cost: $275.00 for youth participants and chaperones


Join us in person in our state capital, Albany, as we get acquainted with our state government and connect with other teens from across the state! Visit the Assembly and Senate Chambers, tour the Capitol building and learn all about its history, visit the NYS Court of Appeals. Choose an agency you can interact with that you would like to know more about: Department of Ag & Markets, Department of Corrections, Department of Health, Department of Education, and Department of Environmental Conservation. Then schedule a visit with your Assemblyperson and Senator and tell your 4-H story. Add in live games and the chance to win prizes!

Registration Packet

Registration Link

Know Your Elected Officials Form

NYS Government Quiz


Capital Days 2024 dates are May 19-21, 2024.

If you have any questions, please email Rebecca Ireland-Perry.

Teen Planning Committee Application

The objectives of the 4-H Capital Days program are: 

To achieve a better understanding of the New York State policy process. 
To gain a better understanding of state and local government connections. 
To provide delegates the opportunity to meet with legislators and tell their 4-H stories. 
To create an awareness of career opportunities within the New York State Government and Public Service. 
To meet and exchange experiences with delegates from other counties. 

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