4-H Club Tools

A 4-H Club consists of 5 or more school-age youth, guided by one or more adult volunteers. The 4-H Club’s goal is long-term youth development, which encourages its participants to learn life skills that will help them grow into healthy and productive citizens. Onondaga County 4-H Program enrolls youth that are ages 8-19 as 4-H Members. 

4-H Club is an informal, educational youth opportunity, which serves as a “hands-on” laboratory for helping youth grow in any or all of the following ways:

  • How to make thoughtful decisions
  • Developing a zest and skill for lifelong learning
  • Learning positive socialization skills by working in a group and as part of a team
  • Improving their communication skills
  • Learning and using practical technical skills
  • Acquiring confidence and a positive attitude toward self
  • Enhancing citizenship skills by developing an awareness and involvement in their community
  • Developing leadership and teamwork skills
  • Exploring possible vocations and careers
  • Learning to manage time wisely and set priorities
  • Interacting with adults who act as role models and have a positive influence on their lives
  • Spend quality time with their parents in mutually rewarding setting

Club reporting:

Club Financial Reports and End of Year reports due by Sept. 24th

Updated forms for reporting and request forms:

Please see below important tools for the Club Meetings: 

Club Leader Notebook

Cloverbud Leader Handbook

Parliamentary Procedure

4-H Secretary's Handbook

Treasure's Handbook

4-H Portfolio

How to Plan for the 4-H Meeting

4-H Year To-Do List

Last updated February 7, 2024