Record Book Materials

AWARDS BOOKET... with descriptions of Awards


(Clover Kids see below.)


Assembling Your 4-H Records

This is a suggested order of how your record book should look and pages you should have included. This makes a good check off list.

1. Cover
Cover may be a standard 4-H record book cover available from the Extension Office or they may be 3 ring notebooks, etc. Cover should be sturdy.
2. 2017-2018 County 4-H Awards Form (PDF)
Use this form only if applying for an award. Check off the awards you would like to have your records considered for.
3. Leader Statement (on back of County 4-H Form above)
This is a written statement from your leader telling us about your 4-H club work. This sheet will be removed from your record book after it has been evaluated.
4. 4-H Award Information Form pdf (word) (Include only if applying for an award.) This form is required for each project area you are appling for. Also for each project area; complete one of the forms listed below that fits your grade level. (Grade as of May 2016).

5. Title Page
This is one page that tells your name, age, grade, club name, years in 4-H and a picture of yourself.
6. Yearly 4-H Summary (Must be completed for Completion Award) pdf  (word)
This form serves as a summary of your year in 4-H. There is a place to write what activities and events you have done in your club, recognition received, activities you have done at home, in school, and in your community on regular basis. There is also a place to report on projects that you do not complete a Project Record form. See #7.
7. Project Support Material (Optional)


Award Materials

Pioneer Grant - Community Improvement Project Form
Pioneer Grant Application Tips

County 4-H News

November 15, 2019

Cocoa & Crafts on Monday, November 18th and Wednesday, November 20!

Come in and make paper wreaths, oragami trees, and cards that will go in Christmas boxes for soldiers! The Lincoln Links and Black Hawk Stars 4-H Clubs are sending soldiers from Hudson, Waterloo, and Boone in the C Company 147th Christmas boxes as they have been deployed to the Middle East for a year and would love your help in making these boxes something to remember!  Stop for some cocoa, stay for the crafts! See you next week!

October 31, 2019

Do you have ideas to make Black Hawk County 4-H better?  Are you looking for a way to get more involved in 4-H?  Step up and join the 2019-2020 Black Hawk County 4-H Council!  By joining County Council, you will become one of the youth leaders of our program.  This leadership role will provide you the opportunity to get involved, promote 4-H, and learn important life skills. Our goal is to be instrumental in promoting and maintaining an active and fundamental program for youth in Black Hawk County. 
Members will achieve this goal by serving as liaison between the 4-H’ers and adults to help identify and understand the unique aspirations of young people.  Members will be expected to attend meetings to plan and assist with 4-H events in Black Hawk County throughout the year. Traditionally events include Fair, Awards Banquet, and Omelet Breakfast to raise funds for fair premiums. Members must be responsible and motivated. Please fill out application to join!

October 29, 2019



• Dec. 7, • Jan. 4, • Feb. 1 ...SHOOTING SPORTS and ARCHERY

9:00-10:45am - Shooting Sports    10:45 - 11:30am - ARCHERY

For questions contact Diane Wolfe, 319-234-6811. Or come and find out more! Open to all 4-hers 4th grade and older. You can bring a Friend, but if they are not enrolled in 4-H, they must do so by going to: enter as a new family and for the club choose Shooting Sports. 

October 24, 2019

4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership with caring adults. Our 4-Her's have proven this by learning and presenting their projects at fair, state fair and to others in the community! We want to recognize these 4-Her's for all their hard work and excellent record keeping skills.

Join us, Sunday, November 24th at 4:30pm at our Annual Souper Supper Award's Banquet at the Electric Park Ballroom! Pulbic Invited. No RVSP, No charge!

October 16, 2019


At the UAW Hall, Waterloo!

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