4-H Youth Development Program
4-H Youth Development Program
4-H Youth Development Program
University of California
4-H Youth Development Program

4-H Club Activities

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Before the club year begins, the community club leader, the officer advisor, and the officers meet together to complete the following tasks:

  • Review the duties of each officer. Please refer to the 4-H Officer's Manual.
  • Set annual club goals for membership, programs, and community service.
  • Develop a year-long club program calendar.
  • Plan the club budget.
  • Help youth and adults complete enrollment paperwork.

At each club meeting, the community club leader and officers:

  • Work as a team to set-up and clean-up the meeting area.
  • Greet guests, members, and leaders as they arrive.
  • Help new or younger members become acquainted with 4-H terms.
  • Lead the meeting using an agenda and take minutes.
  • Organize recreational activities.

At the end of the year, club members and officers should:

  • Complete a 4-H record book and submit it for club judging.
  • Complete the 4-H financial report (usually the duty of the treasurer).
  • Meet with the officer advisor to evaluate their year.
  • Hold elections for next year's officers.
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