Thank You for your willingness to serve the youth of Lawrence County as a 4-H Volunteer. 4-H Just the Basics!. What every 4-H Advisor should know !. The Pledges. Each meeting should start with the American Pledge and the 4-H Pledge.
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What every 4-H Advisor should know!
I Pledge: my head to clearer thinking, my heart to greater loyalty, my hands to larger service, my health to better living, for my club, my community, my country and my world.
Head – Development of thinking and managing
Heart – Emotional Development
Hands – Social Development
Health – Physical Development
Insure the safety and well being of the youth involved in the 4-H program
Be a positive role model (good sportsmanship)
Respect, adhere and enforce rules, policies and guidelines established by the County 4-H program
Act in a responsible manner regarding animals, machinery, vehicles and equipment
Report any threats, abuse or signs of neglect
Be the resource person for the members in your club
Copy and hand out all rules; general, livestock, horse, and still project
Make sure all paperwork is filled out and turned in on time
Relay information in newsletters on to your members
Extension Advisory Committee
All club Enrollment forms must be turned into the Lawrence County Extension office by April 1st
Yearly club activities should include at least one educational activity, one community service activity and one social or recreational activity.
Clubs should encourage parent and family involvement
Clubs are encouraged to participate in at least one county activity (candy bar sale, 4-H camp, etc.)
Clubs are encourage to participate in officer training, 4-H camp, 4-H fund raisers, teen activities, state and county scholarships and trips as well as competitions.
Members MUST complete at least one 4-H project to be considered active for the year.
Members MUST agree to follow club rules, constitution and by laws, meeting all club deadlines and participate in club activities.
Forms MUST be turned in by February 28th each year
Requests will be processed in March
Guidelines in which you can qualify for cross county line enrollment
Accurate records MUST be kept and a treasurer’s report should be given at every meeting
Club treasury should be audited annually by a club committee
If a club disbands funds must be donated to a local 4-H cause
clubs are required to submit a financial report annually to the Lawrence County OSU Extension Office
Steer: December 18th 8-11am
Hog/Lamb/Goat: April 30th 8-11am
Feeder Steer/Heifer and Rabbit: June 4th 7-9am
Quality Assurance is mandatory to take breeding and market livestock (cattle, dairy cattle, swine, sheep, dairy or meat goats, rabbits, and poultry) to the Lawrence County Fair.
If you miss the quality assurance in Lawrence County it is your responsibility to go to another counties quality assurance.
Check the newsletters, website and facebook for dates of all quality assurances.
Ohio State 4-H site
Lawrence County 4-H
Holly Brooks, 4-H Program Assistant
Treva Williams, County Extension Director