4-H Award Applications and Misc. Forms

4-H Awards, Trips, and Recognition

All 4-H Award information has been updated to better help 4-H members and their families understand the process and opportunities available for awards, trips, and recognition. Pay close attention to the varied deadlines and interview dates for these applications.

Awards and Recognition
2023 Meritorious Service and Friend of 4-H Nomination Application– Typically Adults, due October 16
2023 Spirit of 4-H Award Application – All ages – Spark/Quality Program/Youth-Adult Partnership – due November 1
2023 Clover Award Application – 3rd grade and up, due October 16
2023 Cloverbud Award Application – 2nd grade only, due October 16
2023 4-H Project Award – Junior Level – 6th & 7th gr, due Oct 1 with interviews on October 17
2023 4-H Project Award – Intermediate and Senior Levels 8th gr & up, due October 1 with interviews on Oct 18
Countywide 4-H Record Book Competition: Sheets and Judging Rubric – Book nominated by club leaders only! Books must be submitted to Extension by Nov 1
Secretary, Reporter, and Treasurer Recognition: Sheets and Judging Rubrics – Self-nomination process. A binder of records and work kept by each officer can be submitted to Extension by Nov 1;
Club Level Community Builder Award -To be considered for club-level Community Builder Awards clubs must submit a compilation of the results of their service completed throughout the year. Clubs can choose to use their own format or may use/review the Community Builder Form as a guide. Clubs earn cash for their service and the opportunity to hold the Annual Community Builder Traveling Trophy! Due to Extension by Nov 1

Trips/Experiences/Key Awards – Use the 2023 Portfolio Instructions including Cover Letter and Resume and 2022 Portfolio – Reference Form to apply for the following.
Any State 4-H Event such as WI Youth Conference, Spark Days, or Fall Forum -Scholarship – grades 7 – 10 – Interviews Oct 18
National 4-H Conference Scholarship– grades 10-12 – due October 1 – Interviews October 17
American Spirit Scholarship – grades 8 -10 – due October 1 – Interviews October 17
Citizenship-Washington Focus Scholarship – grades 10 -12 – due October 1 – Interviews October 17
National 4-H Congress – grades 11-12, due October 1 – Interviews October 17
Wisconsin 4-H Key Award grades 11-12, due October 1 – Interviews October 17

2023 Portfolio Instructions including Cover Letter and Resume to be submitted for Project Award, Key Award and Trip Applications
2023 Portfolio – Reference Form – to be included with Project Award, Key Award, and Trip Applications
All applications/portfolios should be returned to the Extension Office 5 University Drive, Sheboygan, WI 53081 by October 1.

Additional Applications and Forms

Contact 4-H Youth Development for more information.
Phone: (920) 459-5903

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