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Junior Leaders

January 9, 2020

This is an activity-based club. There is no fair exhibit. Jr. Leaders must also participate in activities listed below to complete the project.

Jr. Leaders is an organized county-wide club that meets in addition to the local 4-H clubs.  The activities encourage older 4-Hers to develop new knowledge and expand skills and attitudes related to leadership, citizenship, and service learning. Junior Leaders should strive to improve themselves and the community through their work with this group. However, there are minimum requirements listed in the Rules section. If these minimum requirements are not met, it may result in a poor score in your 4-H record and not being able to participate in the completion trip.


Jr. Leaders:

Activity List

4-H Recruiting and Promoting (Classroom presentations, recording radio ad, etc.)

Attend a County Sponsored Project Workshop

Hold a leadership role at 1st Year Member Event

Attend a State 4-H Trip or Workshop

Assist with fundraising efforts

Hold an Office in Jr. Leaders

Serve as a 4-H Camp Counselor

Serve on a Jr. Leader Committee

Assist with Project Check-In and Set-up

Assist at the 4-H Council Pork Chop Supper

Assist with Project Check-Out

Assist with grandstand clean up during the fair



  1. Be enrolled in 4-H for the current year by January 15.
  2. Jr. Leaders meets year-round, inviting new members to begin in October.
  3. Be in 7th grade or above.
  4. Be enrolled in and complete at least one additional 4-H project.
  5. Actively participate in:
  6. At least 50% of your 4-H club meetings. Approximately ten meetings are held. To be excused, contact the advisor prior to the meeting.
  7. assist with at least one (1) pre-fair project judging shift
  8. A two (2) hour shift as host or hostess in the 4-H Building during the Fair.
  9. at least four (4) approved County 4-H activities as listed in the Activity List below for members in grades 9-12; or at least (2) activities for members in grades 7 - 8.

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