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.
- Help younger 4-H members have some of the same opportunities that you have had in 4-H club work.
- Make new friends and develop your ability to work with others.
- Become eligible for 4-H trips, awards, and scholarships.
- Develop your abilities to plan, organize, and reason.
- Be a leader in your community.
- Attend area and statewide 4-H leadership opportunities.
- Be involved with local service projects.
- Assist with a variety of fair activities.
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
- Be enrolled in 4-H for the current year by January 15.
- Jr. Leaders meets year-round, inviting new members to begin in October.
- Be in 7th grade or above.
- Be enrolled in and complete at least one additional 4-H project.
- Actively participate in:
- At least 50% of your 4-H club meetings. Approximately ten meetings are held. To be excused, contact the advisor prior to the meeting.
- assist with at least one (1) pre-fair project judging shift
- A two (2) hour shift as host or hostess in the 4-H Building during the Fair.
- 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.