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1 Welcome to 4-H! A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY Sarah Jo H. Jones Extension Agent

2 4-H Basics The 4-H Symbol A green 4 leaf clover with a white H on each of its leaves. The 4-Hs HEAD HEART HANDS HEALTH MOTTO To Make the Best Better SLOGAN Learn by Doing PLEDGE I pledge my head to clearer thinking, My heart to greater loyalty, My hands to larger service, And my health to better living, For my club, my community, my country and my world. COLORS Green and White Green represents springtime White represents innocence

3 What is 4-H? FUN! Leadership Science Public Speaking Talent Show Camp Making Friends Trying New Things Agriculture Citizenship Learn By Doing!

4 How do I join? Just by being here! Community clubs Special interest, project clubs Teen Club (when youre older) Adult Council (when youre old ) There is something for everyone!

5 Club Officers President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Historian Pledge Leader

6 Memorize the pledges Recite both pledges at the beginning of each meeting This person is good at memorizing lots of words and is comfortable in front of the class.

7 American Pledge I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible for liberty and justice for all.

8 4-H Pledge I pledge my head to clearer thinking heart to greater loyalty hands to larger service health to better living for my club, my community, my country and my world.

9 Historian Using a digital camera, the Historian is responsible taking pictures of each meeting. They will take pictures of competition winners and officers. This person should enjoy taking pictures!

10 Treasurer They are responsible for collecting money all year to give to the charity the club chooses. This person needs to be good at counting money and responsible!

11 Secretary Read the minutes or notes from the last meeting Write down what happens at every meeting. Write down the first and last names of the people selected to move on in competition This person should be good at taking notes and a great listener.

12 Vice President In case the President is absent, the Vice President will run the meeting. The VP will announce when our next meeting is and what we are doing during a meeting.

13 President Lead the meeting with the script provided Help the other officers Help your teacher Announce the contestants before they compete Assist your class when they vote on anything This person is a great leader and someone you look up to.

14 Nominating and Voting If you want to run for an office stand when that office is announced. Everyone will put their head down and close their eyes. Everyone gets one vote. Once your vote is cast you may not vote again. You may vote for yourself.

15 Charity Ideas Carroll 4-H Campership Twin County Humane Society Department of Social Services Joy Ranch Childrens Home American Cancer Society St. Judes Children Hospital Relay for Life Feeding America Southwest Virginia

16 4-H Songs! Louise the Elephant Jellyfish Penguin 60s Party Swimming Fishing Song Little Green Frog Little Bar of Soap Sailor Went to Sea Dum Dum Dada

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