Starting and Maintaining 4-H Clubs

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Starting and Maintaining 4-H Clubs
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Fact Sheet
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Jordan, Joy C.
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University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences, EDIS
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Gainesville, Fla.
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"December,2009."
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"4H GCL 00"

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4H GCL 00 A Guide for Staff and Volunteers

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Starting and Maintaining 4-H Clubs In Florida Criteria for 4-H Youth Development Programming Including 4-H Clubs

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What is a 4-H Club? Who can join?

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Types and Characteristics of Clubs

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Starting and Maintaining 4-H Clubs

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Submit to your County 4-H Youth Development Office

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Cooperative Extension Work in Agriculture and Home Economics, State of Florida, IF AS, University of Florida U.S. Department of Agriculture and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating.

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Starting and Maintaining 4-H Clubs

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Status (Check one) : G New Enrollment G Re-Enrollment Check if: G 4-H Teen Volunteer Last Name:________________________________First Name:_______________________M.I.______ Address:__________________________________________________________ City:__________________________________________State:___ Zip:________ Home Phone: ___________________Cell Phone: ___________________ E-mail:________________________________________________-_____ School : _______________________________________ Grade: _________ Years in 4-H: _____ Birthdate: / / Age on September 1:______ Gender: G Female G Male Residence (Check one) : G Farm G Rural/10,000 G Town/10-15,000 G Suburb/50,000 G City/50,000 Military Family: G Yes A member of my family is in the Military or Reserves (Air Force, G No Army, Coast Gu ard, Navy, or National Guard). Disability: G Yes Do you require an accommodation for a disability to participate G No in this program? Please Specify:___________________ Ethnicity (Check one): G Hispanic G Not Hispanic Race (Check all that apply ): G White G Black G Am. Indian/Native Indian G Asian G Hawaiian/Pacific Islander G Other Name of Primary 4-H Club: __________________________________ Other 4-H Club Memberships (ex. County Beef Club): ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Other 4-H Memberships (ex. County 4-H Council): ___________________________________ _____________________________________ Continued on next page

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Parent Information: Primary Parent/Caregiver: Last Name:_______________________________ First Name:______________________ M.I.________ Address:____________________________________________ City:________________ State:______________ Zip:_____________ County: ____________________________ Evening/Home Phone:______________ Daytime/Wo rk Phone:____________ Cell Phone:______________ Occupation (optional):______________________E-mail:_____________________________________ Relationship: G Mother G Father G Grandmother G Grandfather G Other Do you live with this parent/caregiver: G Yes G No Legal Guardian (Check one): G Yes G No Send Mailing (Check one): G Yes G No Public List: G Yes G No Additional Parent/Caregiver: Last Name:_______________________________ First Name:______________________ M.I.________ Address:____________________________________________ City:________________ State:______________ Zip:_____________ County: ____________________________ Evening/Home Phone:______________ Daytime/Wo rk Phone:____________ Cell Phone:______________ Occupation (optional):______________________E-mail:_____________________________________ Relationship: G Mother G Father G Grandmother G Grandfather G Other Do you live with this parent/caregiver: G Yes G No Legal Guardian (Check one): G Yes G No Send Mailing (Check one): G Yes G No Public List: G Yes G No Member Signature______________________Leader Signature________________________ Parent/Guardian Signature_____________________________Date___________________ Project & Code Name Years Doing Project Project Materials Needed Project Materials Ordered G Yes G No G Yes G No G Yes G No G Yes G No G Yes G No G Yes G No G Yes G No G Yes G No G Yes G No G Yes G No G Yes G No G Yes G No G Yes G No G Yes G No

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Fiscal Requirements of 4-H Clubs

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Evaluating, Reporting and Recognizing Club Performance Club Award Levels

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Standards of Excellence for 4-H Clubs and Groups Club Performance Standards

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Club Performance Standards (continued) 12-13 Checked of 20 questions = BRONZE Clover Club Award 14-15 Checked of 20 questions = SILVER Clover Club Award 16-17 Checked of 20 questions = GOLD Clover Club Award 18-20 Checked of 20 questions = EMERALD Clover Club Award

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1. This document is 4H GCL 00 (DLN 281), one of a series of the Florida 4-H Youth Development, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. December,2009. Please visit the 4-H Website at http://florida4H.org 2. Joy Jordan: contact person, Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florid a, Gainesville, 32611. 3. This information was revised by Joy Jordan, 4-H Youth Development Specialist, Bryan Terry, 4-H Volunteer Specialist, Dale Pr acht, Community Based Organizational Systems in 4-H Youth Development, Department of Family Youth and Community Sciences, and Judy Butterfield, Regional Specialized Agent, 4-H Youth Development, IFAS, University of Florida. The 4-H Pledge The HEAD represents: 1. Thinking, planning and reasoning. 2. Gaining new and valuable knowledge. 3. Understanding the whys. The HEART represents: 1. Being concerned about the welfare of others. 2. Accepting the responsibilities of citizenship. 3. Determining the values and attitudes by which to live. 4. Learning how to live and work with others. 5. Developing positive attitudes. The HANDS represent: 1. Learning new skills. 2. Improving skills already known. 3. Being useful, helpful, and skillful. 4. Developing respect for work and pride in accomplishment. The HEALTH represents: 1. Practicing healthful living. 2. Enjoying life. 3. Using leisure time wisely. 4. Protecting the well being of self and others. The 4-H Pledge, first adopted in 1927, summarizes 4-H as the four-fold development of youth through the Head, Heart, Hands and Health. HEAD Heart Hands Health I pledge my Head to clearer thinking my Heart to greater loyalty my Hands to larger service and my Health to better living for my club my community my country and my world. Post a pledge banner at your meeting site. At the end of the first meeting, give everyone a card with the 4-H pledge to take home. COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTU RAL SCIENCES, Larry R. Arrington, Director in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture, publishes this information to further the purpose of the May 8 and June 30, 1 914 Acts of Congress; and is authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services only to individuals and institutions that function without discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, politi cal opinions, or affiliations. Single copies of extension publi cations (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county extension offices. Information about alternate formats is available from IFAS Communication Servi ces, University of Florida, PO Box 110810, Gainesville, FL 32611-0810. The 4-H Name and Emblem are protected under 18 U.S. C. 707. This information was published as 4H GC 00 was created November 2007, revised December 2009.