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Club Leader Resources

2022 Wayne County 4-H Member and Volunteer Handbook

Tips and Tricks for Meeting with Your Club

Communicating Online with Your Club

Club Officer Training Resources



Occasional Quanity Cooks On-line Training

Occasional Quanity Cooks Instructions


Judging and Evaluation Teams Information

Coach's List and Contact Information


Club Constitution, Bylaws and Charter

Club Constitution Template

Club Bi-Laws Template

Ohio Club Charter Checklist


4-H Member Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct


4-H Club Treasury Guidelines

Club Treasury Guideline Factsheet


Achievement Record Resources (for teens 14 and up)

Achievement Record Workshop Presentation by 4-H Educator Doug Foxx

Examples of Previously Submitted Achievement Records rated Excellent by the Selections Committee


Veterinary Feed Directive

Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) Fact Sheet


For Club Officers

Use this link for the following Officer Resources 

President - President's Handbook, Planning the Meeting Agenda and Sample Meeting Script

Vice President - Vice President's Handbook, Club Member ListClub Yearly CalendarCommittee Planning SheetCommittee Summary SheetGuest Speaker Guidelines and Planning the Meeting Agenda

Secretary - Secretary's HandbookClub Roll, List of Advisors and Officers, List of Committees, Meeting Notes Worksheet, and Official Meeting Minutes Form

Treasurer - Treasurer's HandbookBudget Form, Check Balancing/Reconciliation Form, Record of Club Finances, Treasurer's Report and Yearly Summary

News Reporter - News Reporter's Handbook, Meeting Report Form and News Reporter Summary

Health Officer - Health Officer's Handbook

Historian - Historian's Handbook and Historian Event Information Form

Safety Officer - Safety Officer's Handbook

Recreation Leader - Recreation Leader's Handbook, Activity Planning Sheet, Blue Ribbon Games and Recreation Plan for the Year

Community Service Officer - Community Service Officer's Handbook

Flag Bearer - Showing Respect for American and 4-H Flags

4-H and Social Media -  National 4-H Social Media Guidelines, and Ohio 4-H Guidelines for Social Networking and Websites

Community Flag Etiquette and Flag Disposal Program


Parliamentary Procedure Resources

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For club advisors and teen leaders:


Project Resources

Group Project Guidelines

Group Judging Sheet

You may want to check out these websites to learn project information & skills, explore fun and educational games and activities on line and to learn about 4-H programs in other states.

Animals and Agriculture

Apples & More Breeds of Dogs
Breeds of Livestock Breeds of Poultry
Breeds of Rabbits Incubation & Embryology
Livestock Quiz The Great Corn Adventure
Understanding Genetics and the Sire Summaries Sire Proofs Study Materials

Environmental and Natural Resources

Shake, Rattle and Slide  (earthquakes, volcanoes, and glaciers) Treehouse Weather Kids
Fresh from the World Where Your Food Comes From Riding the Winds with Kalani, A Weather Adventure
The All Star River Explorers Claude’s Got the Scoop on Soil
Dr. Arbor Talks Trees Environmental Awareness Know Your World

Child Care, Personal Development

Out On A Limb...A Guide To Getting Along A Guide to the Business of Babysitting
Let's Party.. A Guide To Drug Free Parties for 5th through 8th Graders Stain Removal

Horticulture, Gardening, Insects, Trees, & Natural Resources

My First Garden:  A Guide to the World of Fun & Clever Gardening The Great Plant Escape
Let's Talk About Insects The Adventures of Herman the Worm
A Walk in the Woods  

Foods and Nutrition

Food Fun from Apples to Zucchini Nutrition Explorations
Food Groups Game Breakfast & Jump To It
Mission Nutrition Nutrition & Fitness Center
Kids a Cookin  

Food Safety

Food Detectives Fight Bac Food Safety Mobile
Can You Serve Up a Safe BBQ?  

Health, Fitness and Personal Development

Scrub Club for a Healthy You Healthy Hopping
Sports and Nutrition The Winning Combination  


PetPals and Intergenerational

Walk in My Shoes


Legacy Dinner

2019 Legacy Dinner Sponsors


Ohio 4-H Volunteer Fact Sheets

Building a Team within a 4-H Club

Techniques Youth Development Professionals and Key Leaders Can Use To Navigate Difficult Problems

Implementing “Learning By Doing” Straetgies

Parliamentary Procedure for Community Organizations and Boards

Rabbit Basics for the Beginner

Instructions for Tattooing Rabbits

Cloverbud Cube template

Buehler's Fundraiser