4-H Record Keeping Information

Philosophy of 4-H Record Keeping                         

The purpose of 4-H record keeping is to teach how to keep records, which is an important life skill.  Record keeping is an ongoing process that does not end when the 4-H year ends.  Youth are encouraged to select from a variety of alternatives to meet their individual record keeping needs and learning styles.

Guidelines for 4-H Record Keeping                           

All 4-H'ers are encouraged to develop a record keeping system that includes:

4-H'ers are encouraged to select one or more of the following for their project records:

4-H record keeping should reflect the 4-H'ers goals, accomplishments, and future plans.

All record books should be completed by the club's deadline and turned into the club leaders who will use the Record Book Evaluation in nominating for County Record Book Awards.  Those awards are presented at the 4-H Awards and Family Fun Night in November annually.

Amigo Clover's Record Book  - a sample record book

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