Presentation on theme: "4-H Portfolio Guidelines and Suggestions. Contents Cover Sheet (name, age, date of birth, 4-H club(s), county, headshot photo, 4 x 6 action photo, etc.)"— Presentation transcript:
4-H Portfolio Guidelines and Suggestions
Contents Cover Sheet (name, age, date of birth, 4-H club(s), county, headshot photo, 4 x 6 action photo, etc.) – 5 points Leadership Experiences – 35 points Citizenship/Community Service Experiences – 35 points Project(s) Experiences – 35 points 4-H Story – 50 points Support materials (photos, news articles, etc) – 20 points Overall presentation – 25 points
South Carolina 4-H Portfolio Connie Lake 406 Kempson Bridge Road Saluda, SC Phone: (864) Date of Birth: 7/21/?? 4-H Age as of Jan. 1: 16 Club: Saluda 4-H Horse Club Saluda County 4-H Cover sheet
Leadership Experiences Goals 2004 – To learn to recite the 4-H Pledge in front of an audience To run for an officer for my club – Served as a volunteer teen leader for my 4-H Club – Led a 3 day cooking class for 10 4-H kids in my community Within the 6 pages of experiences Include 4-H and non 4-H (as long as it is related )
Activities 2004 – Led the 4-H pledge at my club meeting – Ran for the office of secretary in my 4-H club and spent $4.00 on my campaign – Volunteered to served as a volunteer teen leader for my 4-H club – Led a 3 day cooking class for 10 4-H kids in my community.
Knowledge and skills gained Learned to recite the 4-H pledge and lead it in front of an audience – Learned how to run for an office and present a campaign speech – Learned how to assist the club leader as a teen leader for my 4-H club – Learned how to organize, advertise, write lesson plans and lead a 3 day cooking class for younger 4-H kids.
Goals 2004 – To learn to recite the 4-H Pledge in front of an audience. Activities 2004 – Led the 4-H pledge at my club meeting. Knowledge and skills gained Learned to recite the 4-H pledge and lead it in front of an audience. Goals, activities, and knowledge gained MUST relate
Leadership Examples One on one teaching Assisting at a club meeting Speaking in front of a group Office held or campaigned for Demonstrations
Citizenship Experiences Goal 2006 – To help in establishing the 911 system in my county 2007 – To do something special for the elderly. Activities 2006 – Helped 3 elderly ladies put up their E-911 signs so that the ambulance can locate their home easier – My 4-H club and I hosted a Bingo party for the patients at the Saluda Nursing Center. Knowledge and Skills Gained 2006 – Learned the importance of E-911 signs and how they help the ambulance service, 2007 – How young people and be a benefit to the elderly in their community.
Citizenship Activities Activities with the elderly and handicapped Activities for the homeless and needy Activities for non-profit groups
Project Experiences Dairy Project Goals 2006 – To show a dairy heifer at the fair. Activities Went to the 4-H Dairy Showmanship Clinic that was held at the Cattle Arena in Saluda. - Showed at the Saluda Fair -- Won 1 st place in showmanship and 1 st place in the Junior Calf class. Knowledge and Skills Gained Learned to groom and show a dairy heifer. Goat Project Goals 2006 – To raise a wether goat through 4-H. Activities 2006 – Purchased a goat through the State 4-H Wether Project at $ Purchased a registered doe and showed it at the Saluda 4-H Show winning $ Knowledge and Skills Gained 2006 – Learned to properly care for and show a goat.
Goals 2006 – To show a dairy heifer at the fair – To raise a goat through 4-H. Activities Went to the 4-H Dairy Showmanship Clinic that was held at the Cattle Arena in Saluda. - Showed at the Saluda Fair -- Won 1 st place in showmanship and 1st place in the Junior Calf class Purchased a goat through the State 4-H Goat Project at $ Purchased a registered doe and showed it at the Saluda 4-H Show winning $ Knowledge and Skills Gained Learned to groom and show a dairy heifer. - Learned to properly care for and show goat.
4-H Story Limited to 6 pages Font – 12 points, double spaced Should reflect the impact that 4-H has had on your life and those around you. Focus on the MOST meaningful experiences. Tell how you apply what you have learned in 4-H to other parts of your life.
Part 1 Introduce yourself Age Interests Parents Brothers and sisters Where you live Where you go to school When and why you joined 4-H.
Part 2 Tell about the each section of your portfolio Begin with the most impressive activity; something with leadership and you most important project area State how 4-H helped you learn things about this subject you didn’t know before, how your project grew in size and scope, and some things you tried successfully and unsuccessfully.
Part 3 Highlight other 4-H projects and activities including major learning experiences, special interests and unusual situations you encountered.
Part 4 Leadership stories Citizenship stories How 4-H has increased your interest and participation in community affairs.
Part 5 Career goals 4-H’s influence in your career choice 4-H’s effect on you as a person
Support materials 6 page limit List a summary of award and recognition that you have received. Do not repeat what is already in other sections Variety of support materials Photos Awards (ribbons, certificates) Newspaper clippings Drawings Articles that you wrote, etc Scrap booking style is acceptable
Support Material 2005 Won first place in showmanship at the Saluda 4-H Shows in dairy, swine and goat competition. At the Saluda 4-H Swine Show, my heavy weight pig won Reserved Grand Champion.
Overall Presentation Package should be neat Bound into a folder/notebook or the Green folder from National 4-H Supply Source Book 24” x 24” size limit Label in the bottom left corner