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Tanzania 2020 (Check Back Later!)

Tanzania 2020 Application (Check Back Later!)

In July 2016 Maryland 4-H members, volunteers, and staff will be continuing their efforts to promote global education and intercultural experience by taking a humanitarian-focused trip to Tanzania.  While there the delegation will lend a helping hand in the community and teach 4-H project information to help develop the 4-H Program in Tanzania.   This will be the third trip to Tanzania by Maryland 4-Hers as part of a long-term relationship.

Tanzania Experience 2020 Application Deadlines & Procedures

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  • January  – Applications due to State 4-H Office
  • Mid-Febuary – Applicant Interviews and Selection of Delegates
  • March  - $500 non-refundable deposit due to Maryland 4-H Foundation
  • March-April – Trip Orientations for Delegates and Families  (2 in-person, 2 online)
  • Official travel dates to Tanzania TBA

Application & Selection Process

4-Hers ages 15-18 interested in participating in the 2020 Tanzania Experience must submit an application package to the Maryland 4-H Center by February 1, 2020.  Application packages consist of the application form, an essay, and a photograph of the 4-Her.  Download the application and trip flyer:

  • Application
  • Tanzania Trip Flyer

 Completed applications should be submitted via the online Portal or by mail to:

 Maryland 4-H Center

Attn:  Brenda Rodriguez

8020 Greenmead Drive

College Park, MD 20740



Learn more about the 2014 Maryland 4-H International Experience in Tanzania:


Benefits of Traveling Abroad through 4-H

  • Increase your self-confidence and maturity
  • Build your ability to problem-solve
  • Become a more informed citizen in your world
  • Learn and have real-life practice of a new language
  • Create international friendships and connections
  • Have an experience that will last you a lifetime
  • Employers in general place significant value on international experiences, especially those with transferable skills


Traveling with 4-H FAQ

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