Forms for All 4-H Participants
4-H Club and Group Documentation
Additional Requirements for Clubs and Groups that Handle Funds/Donations:
- Annual Financial Report (from back of Treasurer’s Guide* or printout from software)
- Annual Audit (usually completed during a leaders’ meeting)
- Complete Funding Proposal form (p.16 of Treasurer’s Guide*) prior to any fundraising activities
4-H Project and Cumulative Record Books
4-H Record Books are a way for 4-H’ers to plan and record their 4-H year. Record Books are also a competition for 4-H members at the county, district, and state levels. Youth ages 5 through 18 should complete a Record Book each year, although Cloverbud Books (ages 5–8) are neither judged nor critiqued, but receive feedback from reviewers to help the 4-H’er improve their work in future projects.
Special note for Wake County 4-H Horse Youth:
Effective for the 2017 show season, 4-H Project Record Book and Horse Supplement are both required in order to receive a 4-H Eligibility Card, which is required for participation in 4-H Horse Shows and other horse program activities. Youth do not have to do a Record Book during their first year in 4-H. Due to changes in the NC 4-H Horse Program in 2015/2016, no 2015 Record Book is required in order to compete in the 2016 Horse Shows.
Age and Project and Cumulative Record Book Completion
In 4-H, age is determined by the age the youth member was on January 1 of the program year.For 2016 Record Books (which are due in January 2017), the 4-H'erwould do a Record Book based on how old s/he was on January 1, 2016.
Materials for Completion of Project and Cumulative Record Books
Blank Project and Cumulative Record Book forms can be downloaded in Microsoft Word format using the links below. Youth may either type in their information, or they can handwrite answers in the open spaces.
If you have questions about 4-H Project Record Books or Portfolios, please contact Heather Schaffer, Wake County 4-H Agent, at 919-250-1093 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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