4H Club and Committee Achievement Program

Columbia County 4-H Club and Committee Achievement Program

Required as part of the Club/Committee Charter Process

Completed forms are due with Club Form September 1st each year.

Recognition will be given at county-wide Awards Program.

 

Background

 Columbia County 4-H believes in the importance of providing a positive youth development experience. Clubs and committees need to be intentional in their efforts to provide an environment for positive youth development.

  • The club program provides for member involvement
  • The club program is based on the interests of the members
  • The club program has some fun things and some work things
  • The club program plans are age-appropriate

The 4-H Club Achievement Program provides a framework to help clubs and committees deliver high quality educational programs with a wide variety of learning experiences for members.   The criteria is based on:

  • Guidelines for Maintaining a 4-H Club Charter/Club in Good Standing
  • The Essential Elements of Positive Youth Development
  • Life Skills Developed Through 4-H

 

Using the Club/Committee Achievement Program

  • Use the Club and Committee Achievement Program as a tool when you complete your Charter SMART goals and club/committee calendar for the year.
  • Place a check mark by the items you plan to accomplish and include them in your club/committee calendar.
  • Clubs and committees may create your own goals in sections 2 – 5.
  • Completed forms are due with Club Form in on September 1st each year.

 

Recognition

  • Green Clover Seal (16 minimum requirements in section 1) and certificate – Total 16 points – Required of each chartered club/committee annually
  • A club/committee may also earn a higher level charter seal by completing additional goals in Sections 2 – 5. One point will be awarded for each item completed.
  • A club/committee will remain in Good Standing and maintain their Charter by completing the sixteen (16) requirements in Section 1 by the end of the year. One point will be awarded for each item completed.
  • Blue Charter Seal, certificate and $25.00 Award – Total of 35 points  (16 minimum requirements in Section 1 plus 19 from sections 2 – 5)
  • Gold Charter Seal, certificate and $50.00 Award – Total of 50 points  (16 minimum requirements in Section 1 plus 34 from sections 2 – 5)

 

For the forms:

4-H Club and Committee Achiement Program beginning 2018 4-H year