4-H Forms & Resources
Leader & Club Resources:
4-H County Award Applications-NOW AVAILABLE!
All applications are due by November 1 at 5pm
The County Award application form is now available in a new and improved format. In an attempt to more closely align with state expectations and state awards program, you will see a few updates to this application and a scoring rubric to help guide you in what the selection committee will be looking at and taking into consideration. Please use the link below to access the application via Google Forms. If you are in need of a hard copy application, please contact the Extension Office at 734-240-3182 and we will be able to make that accommodation.
4-H Club Award-NOW AVAILABLE!
All submissions are due by November 1 at 5pm!
The purpose is designed to assist 4-H clubs or groups report out on their projects or activities. This application should be completed through the Google Form. The application may be completed by one or more 4-H members and volunteers on behalf of the entire group and then submitted. The application should reflect the involvement of 4-H volunteers and youth working as a team toward a common goal.
Michigan 4-H Key Club Award-NOW AVAILABLE!
All applications are due by November 1 at 5pm!
Monroe County 4-H 'I DARE YOU' AWARD NOMINATIONS-ACCEPTING NOW!
All nominations must be made by a club leader, parent, peer by November 1 at 5pm!
Since 1925, American Youth Foundation (AYF) conferences have helped young leaders discover their unique gifts, inspiring them to put those gifts into action to make a positive difference.
With this in mind, the National Leadership Award (NLA) was established to recognize extraordinary young people for their character and leadership potential. The AYF partners with schools, youth groups, businesses, community groups and 4-H clubs to identify and honor these young leaders.
Award recipients receive a personalized award certificate, a copy of I Dare You!, William H. Danforth’s classic motivational book, and an invitation to join other young leaders at the National Leadership Conference.
Nomination letters should include the nominees demonstration of extraordinary character and leadership potential. Please share with the committee your knowledge about the nominee and express support for their passion of the 4-H program and leadership skills. This is your chance to give a huge shout-out to the nominee recognizing their hard work and dedication to positive youth development!
4-H Club Standards Award-NOW AVAILABLE!
All Submissions are due from the Club Leader by April 1, 2020 at 5pm!
The purpose is to recognize Monroe County 4-H Clubs for having the following characteristics:
A quality educational program for all members.
A Club environment where all youths feel like they belong.
An environment where youths are actively engaged in exploring and learning about their interests.
Opportunities for youths to strive for mastery in subject matter of interests.
Opportunities for youths to set goals and be actively involved in the planning, implementing and evaluating the group’s program.
When a club initially receives this award they will be given a banner with their club name on it.
They will also receive a medal to hang on the banner, with the year the club-standard was won and it will correspond to the color of the level that they achieved.
The application form can be found and completed as a Google Form below.
Fall Enrollments Due November 1st, 2019
Spring Enrollments Due April 1st, 2020
4HOnline New Family Guide: This guide is for families who are new to Monroe County 4-H.
4HOnline Re-Enrollment Guide: This guide is for those who are re-enrolling for the new program year. This includes youth, parents and volunteers.
As part of a new policy, ALL returning 4-H volunteers must re-enroll themselves at https://mi.4honline.com and complete a national background check through https://business2.backgroundchecks.com/invitation/welcome/NrJm absolutely no later than November 1, 2019 to remain a 4-H volunteer in Monroe County. This secure link will allow you to complete your background check at no cost to you. Background checks can also be submitted by completing the following Authorization and Disclosure forms and returning them to the MSU Extension Office by November 1st.
Those interested in becoming a first time volunteer with the Monroe County 4-H Program can find more information here!