High Desert Leadership Retreat

Oregon 4-H Youth Development Program

High Desert Leadership Retreat

Online Registration Opens November 1st

The High Desert Leadership Retreat is an annual youth conference held over the Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend.  During the four-days, youth from through out Central Oregon gather at the Eagle Crest Resort to challenge their minds and bodies by engaging in skill building and asset development.

Whether learning about character education, team building, college preparation, healthy lifestyles, cultural diversity, program planning or public speaking, youth in 7th through 12th grades participate in hands-on activities, workshops and seminars designed to enhance their capabilities, in school, at home, on the job and in life. 

Limited space, so don't delay your registration your youth today.


Located just a few miles west of Redmond, Oregon, the Resort at Eagle crest hosts an abundance of amenities ideal for the retreat.  participants are housed in a s mall community of condominiums a short distance from the conference centers.  Each living group is chaperoned.  Nutritional meals are prepared by participants in their houses under the watchful eyes of an adult volunteer.

2018 High Desert Leadership Retreat

January 12-15,2018

$200 Early Bird Registration Fee (Deadline of December 8th)
$220 Regular Registration Fee (Deadline of January 2nd) 


Contact Deschutes County 4-H office at 541-548-6088