UCCE 4-H Program of Amador County
University of California
UCCE 4-H Program of Amador County

4-H Resources & Forms

Youth Resources

4-H Officer Resources

4-H Officer's Manual (2013)
Each office has specific tasks and obligations, and the 4-H Officer's Manual is a tool for navigating the terminology and requirements of holding a 4-H office.

See also 4-H Club Program Planning Guide.

4-H Choose Health Officers Guide
The Healthy Living officer will serve as the club’s ambassador for health! This guide provides information on how to incorporate physical activities and healthy eating into each club meeting.

Treasurer's Manual (2014)
Keeping the club/unit finances in order is an important job that falls to the office of the Treasurer. Everything the Treasurer needs to know is in this resource.

Find an individual list of the Treasurer's Manual forms on the CA4-H Youth Officers page.





Shooting Sports Leader Resources

Leader Policy Resources

Policy and Procedures

These are the program policies and procedures that govern the Shooting Sports projects in the California 4-H YDP.

Policy and Procedures Appendices:
1. Training Request and Registration Form
2. Application for Certification as a Shooting Sports Adult Volunteer
3. Shooting Sports Training Report
4. Course Evaluation Form
5. Firearms & Ammunition Storage and Transportation
6. Equipment Maintenance Log
7. Equipment Check-out Log
8. Code of Ethics

Other Forms

Air Gun Purchase Request Authorization
Ammunition Purchase Request Authorization

Risk Management

Risk Management Presentation
Risk Management Template

Additional Leader Resources

4-H Shooting Sports Program Orientation Powerpoint
List of Statewide Instructors (8/26/16)
New Leader Checklist
Shooting Sports and Air Guns Frequently Asked Questions

California Shooting Sports Match Guide

This is a tool to help shooting sports leaders plan and facilitate a local match event. 

Proficiency Levels

The California 4-H Shooting Sports Program has five (5) levels of proficiency for the Archery, Rifle, and Shotgun disciplines.

Archery Proficiency Levels I-V
Rifle Proficiency Levels I-V
Shotgun Proficiency Levels I-V

California & National 4-H Shooting Sports Websites

California 4-H Shooting Sports Webite
California 4-H Shooting Sports Facebook

National 4-H Shooting Sports Website
National 4-H Shooting Sports Facebook





Leader Resource Links

Leader Guides

Project Leaders' Digest (2007)
Project leaders are an integral part of 4-H's mission to educate and inspire the next generation. The Project Leader's Digest contains useful information about effective youth development strategies, youth-adult partnerships, and safety procedures.

Youth With Special Needs - Leaders Handbook (2013)
Disabled youth often have special needs, and this handbook provides the necessary tools and information to accommodate those needs. 4-H volunteers and leaders should become familiar with this resource when working with youth with disabilities.

Life Skills Wheel
A skill is a learned ability. Life Skills are those competencies that assist people in functioning well in the environments in which they live. 4-H focuses on developing skills within the five targeted competency areas that are healthy and productive for both youth and their communities. Because skills are best learned through practice, many experiences that teach or reinforce skills must be provided. Mastery of any skill requires opportunities to try, make mistakes, and try again.

Why are primary 4-H members so important to the 4-H Youth Development Program, and what special activities should be provided for them? The Adult Volunteer Guide answers these questions and more; it provides information on the 4-H Primary Member Program and how it should be used to encourage a child's educational development.

Community Clubs

4-H Club Program Planning Guide

The 4-H Club Program Planning Guide has been designed to assist clubs in completing University of California (UC) 4-H YDP expectations, including requirements to be a Club in Good Standing, maintain the 4-H Club Charter and use the 4-H Name and Emblem.

4-H Club Annual Report

The 4-H Club Annual Report helps keep the 4-H Office aware and up-to-date with your club. This form must be completed online. Please have this completed by June 20th of the current program year for the next program year.




Health and Safety

4-H Safety Manual

Many 4-H programs, projects, and events incorporate activities that inherently have various risks for injuries or disease exposures to both 4-H YDP volunteers and members. Information given in this manual has been developed for use by 4-H volunteers and members and is intended to provide initial guidance for implementing practices and procedures to reduce the risk of sustaining injuries or illnesses while participating in 4-H sponsored programs, projects, and events.

4-H Clover Safe Notes

Clover Safe Notes have been developed to assist 4-H YDP staff and adult volunteers in ensuring that safety information is included in project meetings and planning for events and activities. In addition to these safety training resources, the ANR Environmental Health & Safety Office can provide assistance to assess 4-H YDP activities to identify safety hazards and develop specific safety training information. All curricula should be reviewed to ensure that safety information and guidelines are included.

Incident Report Form

Incident Report Forms must be filled out and returned to the County 4-H Office within twenty-four (24) hours of the incident.

ADA Accommodation Request Form

All aspects of every 4-H YDP must be designed to meet the needs of and to be accessible to all participants without discrimination. Reasonable accommodations must be made to allow members and adult volunteers with disabilities to participate.


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