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4-H clover Leading a 4-H club

4-H club leaders provide experiences that promote positive youth development for all members. They also

  • Inform and encourage members, parents, and other volunteers to actively participate in appropriate 4-H opportunities

  • Mentor, assist, and advise 4-H members in the overall management of the 4-H group

  • Serve as a liaison between the local Extension office, staff, and 4-H members, their parents and other volunteers regarding 4-H group programs

Beginning the 4-H year


Leading a 4-H club meeting

The focus should be on youth learning, leading and engaging. Youth should design the leadership structure for their group. The following are tools to help you run your 4-H club meetings.

Adapt this printable agenda template for your meeting.


Managing 4-H club operations

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