Resources for Club Leaders
Becoming a Purple Seal Club
While 4-H is about individual achievement, it's also about group achievement. 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.
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 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 work sheets 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.