The 2020 State Seminar will be held virtually during August 1 - August 2. Ambassadors will receive information regarding the Seminar schedule in June/July.

Details surrounding logistics are still being finalized so check back for updates periodically. For any immediate needs regarding recruitment or questions about the seminar, please contact Amber Kelley, our Director of Recruitment @ Your school guidance counselor or contact for the HOBY program should be able to put you in touch. Also, feel free to reach us at if you need to as well.

For Seminar Volunteers you will need to complete the below forms. You will only need to complete the Background Check form if you are over the age of 18. You need to complete all forms to be considered to come back on staff. Any issues please reach out to Andrew Shields @

Volunteer Application

Code of Conduct

Background Check Form

HOBY International Application


At HOBY, We believe the most valuable resource communities can invest in is their youth. We provide students with an amazing opportunity to learn how to lead and make a difference in the world. We teach young leaders "how to think, not what to think" - creatively, critically, and compassionately.




117 State Route 34

PMB 7012

Hurricane, WV 25526

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