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Step Into Your Future at WSU Extension Summer Teen Conference

Butch and Teens at 2009 WSU Teen ConferencePULLMAN, Wash. – Find answers for a positive future at the Washington State University Extension Summer Teen Conference.

This three-day program features action-filled activities, workshops, college/career information and recreation. Youth will learn about educational options, career possibilities, and how to develop life skills for successful opportunities. The conference is open to all youth.

Teens will live in dorms on the Washington State University campus, meet others from across the state, network, and develop tools for creating their future.

Logan Olson, of Logan Magazine, will speak about her life-changing experience at the age of 16 when she sustained a brain injury, rehabilitation, and recovery.  Her magazine, a combination of inspiration, fashion, and personal stories, encourages all teens to live life to the fullest.  Olson will be speaking Monday, June 28 at 12:30 in the CUB Ballroom.

Susie Vanderlip will present her dramatic and entertaining one-woman show, LEGACY OF HOPE® Wednesday, June 29 at 10:00 a.m. in the CUB Theater. Author, actress and dancer, Vanderlip is a Broadway-class performer who entertains, informs and guides teens in the areas of making good choices, emotional wisdom and its impact on relationships, effective family communication, and how to access community resources for assistance.

The conference, June 27 – 29, is being held at the WSU Pullman campus and is open to all youth entering grades 8 through 12. The cost is $150.00. More information and registration is available at http://4h.wsu.edu and county 4-H offices.

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Media Contacts

Jan Klein, State 4-H Leadership Coordinator, 509-358-7937