New to 4-H? Want to learn more?
View our What is 4-H? presentation, then check out the Marion County 4-H Handbook.
This handbook is for both new and existing members to learn more about the programs we offer beyond the county level.
Feel free to print out this bookmark to use for yourself or share with family, friends, neighbors, or anyone else that would benefit from the 4-H program! Help spread the word about the positive impacts of our program! 4-HBookmark
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Want to know more? Check out the Standards for Marion County 4-H Members and Clubs.
Enroll in 4-H: https://florida.4honline.com (Please note: You should first find a club [see the 4-H Clubs tab on the left side of this page for a list] and ask the club leader if there is space to join their club before you submit your enrollment form in 4HOnline.)
**Please remember that your 4HOnline enrollment profile becomes inactive in mid-August each year. A parent or guardian must re-enroll a 4-H youth in 4HOnline after September 1 of each year in order to remain active. Re-enrollment for the 2017-2018 4-H year is now open.
*Club members must attend at least 75% of their club meetings in order to remain in good standing with 4-H and in order to show in the Southeastern Youth Fair.
The club secretary and club treasurer of each club is required to submit a completed record book to the 4-H office at the end of the 4-H year (usually in June). Secretary and treasurer manuals serve as proof that a club is active and complying with all appropriate 4-H policies and procedures. Clubs that do not turn secretary and treasurer manuals in will be placed on probation and risk losing their club charters. Officer manuals are not required, but club officers (president, vice president, etc.) can complete this manual to receive a pin and 4-H recognition at our annual Achievement Night banquet.
Senior Portfolios: You don't have to be a Senior in high school to begin applying for senior portfolios. You can submit a senior portfolio as early as 14 years of age. Completing an awards portfolio will allow you to compete for national awards, trips and scholarships. For more information, visit: http://florida4h.org/youth_/awards-and-recognition/portfolio/.
Are you a Senior 4-Her (14-18 years of age) that is looking for ways to grow in your 4-H career? If so, check out this presentation from 2016-2017 Florida State Council President, Gabi Sullivan, which goes into detail on state level events you can participate in! State Council powerpoint.
Are you wondering what to wear for a 4-H event or the Southeastern Youth Fair? View the 4-H dress code.
2017-2018 Leaders Meetings:
Thursday, August 17, 2017, 6pm, Extension Auditorium
Thursday, January 18, 2018, 6pm, Extension Auditorium
Attendance Summary Sheet (must be submitted to the 4-H office monthly)
Club Standards of Excellence
Club Standards of Excellence application
Club organizational form
Club deposit form
Funds request form
Reimbursement request form
Fundraising request forms
Pre-event planning form
Youth protection online training (must be completed by club leader each 4-H year)
Affirmative Action letter (must be submitted every three years)
4th H for Health challenge tracker
All of our volunteers will have to be Level II background screened with fingerprinting before they can volunteer with our organization. Please contact us at 352-671-8400 if you are interested in volunteering with our organization before completing the applications below.