Presentation on theme: "Welcome to 4-H! A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY"— Presentation transcript:
1 Welcome to 4-H! A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY Sarah Jo H. JonesExtension Agent
2 4-H BasicsThe 4-H SymbolA green 4 leaf clover with a white “H” on each of its leaves.The 4-HsHEADHEARTHANDSHEALTHMOTTO“To Make the Best Better”SLOGAN“Learn by Doing”PLEDGEI 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.COLORSGreen and WhiteGreen represents springtimeWhite represents innocence
3 What is 4-H? FUN! Leadership Science Public Speaking Talent Show Camp Making FriendsTrying New ThingsAgricultureCitizenshipLearn By Doing!
4 How do I join? There is something for everyone! Just by being here! Community clubsSpecial interest, project clubsTeen Club (when you’re older)Adult Council (when you’re old )There is somethingfor everyone!
5 Club Officers President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Historian Pledge Leader
6 Pledge Leader Memorize the pledges Recite both pledges at the beginning of each meetingThis person is good at memorizing lots of words and is comfortable in front of the class.
7 American PledgeI 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 PledgeI 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 HistorianUsing 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 TreasurerThey 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 competitionThis person should be good at taking notes and a great listener.
12 Vice PresidentIn 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 officersHelp your teacherAnnounce the contestants before they competeAssist your class when they vote on anythingThis person is a great leader and someone you look up to.
14 Nominating and VotingIf 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 ServicesJoy Ranch Children’s HomeAmerican Cancer SocietySt. Jude’s Children HospitalRelay for LifeFeeding America Southwest Virginia
16 4-H Songs! Louise the Elephant Jellyfish Penguin 60s Party Swimming Fishing SongLittle Green FrogLittle Bar of SoapSailor Went to SeaDum Dum Dada