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- The Awards Committee is interested your feedback! Please complete this short survey related to 4-H Awards, Record Keeping and Educational Events by March 1. The survey will take about 3 minutes to complete. Complete the survey by March 1 and you can be entered to win some fun 4-H kitchen gear!
This page includes information about:
4-H Project Record Training Manuals
Awards Request Forms
4-H Project Record Training Materials
2019 Junior Record Book Better Example
Junior Record Book Poor Example
Jr. Record Book Poor Example Evaluation
2019 Intermediate Record Book Better Example
Int. Record Book Poor Example
Int. Record Book Poor Example Evaluation
Senior Record Poor Example
2019 4-H Beginners Slideshow
Please color coordinate these forms if/when you use them.
Front and Back (dark green cardstock) – available at the 4-H Office
Cumulative Record of Awards (green cardstock) – available at the 4-H Office
Picture Page (green) – doc
Picture Page (green) – pdf
Activity Summary – Word Document (pink)
Activity Summary (pdf file) (pink)
Junior Project Record Pages (cream) – word doc
Junior Project Record Pages (cream) – pdf
Junior Record Book Evaluation Form (cream)
Intermediate Project Record Pages (blue) – doc
Intermediate Project Record Pages (blue) – pdf
Intermediate Record Book Evaluation (blue)
Senior Record Book Pages – updated 5/18 (green) – doc
Senior Record Book Pages – updated 5/18 (green) – pdf
Senior Record Book Evaluation Form (green)
Awards Request Forms
Dane County 4-H Scholarship Application – word document
Scholarships Available Through the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation:
ME (Member’s Evaluation) Form
ME Form – pdf (Member’s Evaluation Form)
ME Form – Word Document
Citizen Washington Focus (grades 10-12). Required documents: ME Form, Permanent Record and Participation Report, Award/Trip Request Form. Additional information and forms can be found at:
National 4-H Conference (grades 10-12). Required documents: ME Form, Permanent Record and Participation Report, Award/Trip Request Form. Additional information and forms can be found at:
National 4-H Congress (grades 10-12). Required documents: ME Form, Permanent Record and Participation Report, Award/Trip Request Form. Additional information and forms can be found at:
Endowment Grant – Due November 15!
Endowment application– word doc
Endowment application – pdf file
Planning your Endowment Grant Project:
The Endowment committee is interested in funding projects that involve a service learning component that goes beyond community service. What is the difference?
Community Service: Community service is volunteer work 4-H youth do in their communities. Examples may include participating in a food drive, picking up trash along a roadway, or singing at a nursing home. Community service involves 4-H members sharing their time or resources with others in the community.
Service Learning: A 4-H service-learning project is a “hands-on” experience that involves youth using their knowledge, skills, critical thinking and wise judgment to address a real need or opportunity in their community! This “learning by doing” approach involves youth in interacting directly with the project’s audience, leading to more meaningful experiences. With guidance from one or more 4-H volunteer leaders, 4-H members identify a need or opportunity, select and plan a project, set goals for their learning, take action to implement the project, reflect on how serving changed them and others, communicate their results, and celebrate their accomplishments.
These resources can help you plan a project with service learning components that meet the criteria to be eligible for an Endowment grant:
- 4-H Service Learning Standards and Best Practice Guide – This guide includes the seven components of a service learning project, as well as examples of strong service learning projects.
- Service Learning: Thinking Beyond Community Service – This resource is filled with worksheets and planning tips that you can use to plan your club’s service learning project.
Getting your Endowment Grant Display ready for the Fair:
What is expected of us if we are awarded a grant?
- Acknowledge the support of the Dane County 4-H Leaders Association Endowment in the publicity for the project.
- A presentation of the funded project must be ready for display during Dane County Fair the year following the awarded grant. Please specify “Booth – Department 32” when completing the Entry Form to display your project. Use pictures, posters, props, whatever tools will best show your club’s success with this project. Let the community see “wow, 4-H does that!” Be creative! Failure to present the display will result in your club not being eligible to receive this grant for two years.
- Return completed Accountability Statement, including documentation of expenses, as in cancelled checks, receipts, copies of invoices, to the Administration Office on the Dane County Fair Grounds (Alliant Energy Center, Exhibition Hall, 2nd floor) after your club has set up its display.