Resources for Club Leaders
Obtaining a Club Seal
An often overlooked goal of 4-H is to teach members how to work together through an organized process. As in all efforts, recognition reinforces the value of achievement and encourages greater achievements in the future. The club seals goal is to expose 4-H'ers to more opportunities in 4-H.
4-H clubs are unique in that the youth take charge of the meetings, with adult support, as elected officers and leaders.
Description: Training for presidents of 4-H clubs; running a business meeting, improving interaction among group members, programming, recreation.
Description: Training for vice-presidents of 4-H clubs. The vice-president serves as chair of the program committee introduces the program participants and thanks to the people who present the program.
Description: Publication provides examples of proper meeting procedures; asking questions, making motions, elections, adjournment, etc.
Description: Used properly, parliamentary procedure is one of the most effective means by which individuals can take orderly action as a group.
Description: Describes the duties of the 4-H club secretary, with worksheets for roll call, minutes of meetings, etc.
Description: As treasurer of your 4-H group, you have been entrusted with responsibilities regarding money earned and expended by members. Handbook
will help you learn and prepare monthly and annual reports.
Description: As a 4-H reporter, your job is to: Be a little nosey, know what is going on in your club, and tell your town about the good stuff. You only report interesting things 4-H'ers are doing.
Description: Fun is the first priority of club recreation. This describes duties, suggests ideas, equipment, activity plans, and discusses sportsmanship.
Description: Outlines duties of a song leader of a group.
Description: Keep a record of the group's accomplishments & activities for the year. Collect items such as pictures & news clippings about group & its members. Organize a scrapbook for the year.