Leading a club
Leading a club is one very important role that a volunteer can play. You are not working alone! Along with the support of your county Extension staff, these materials about club operations can guide you.
Club management guide
Cover letter (PDF)
Table of contents (PDF)
How to use this guide (PDF)
This is Minnesota 4-H (PDF)
Basic facts about clubs (PDF)
Club management toolkit
4-H name and emblem (PDF)
Constitution and by-laws (PDF)
Program planning guide (PDF)
Club goals (PDF)
Meeting outline (PDF)
- Meeting outline ideas 1 (PDF)
- Meeting outline ideas 2 (PDF)
- Meeting Outline Ideas 3 (PDF)
- Meeting outline ideas 4 (PDF)
- Meeting outline ideas 5 (PDF)
- Meeting outline ideas 6 (PDF)
Parliamentary procedure (PDF)
Club committee planning (PDF)
New member ceremony (PDF)
Good for you (PDF)
Parents can help (PDF)
Parent survey (PDF)
Youth leader roles (PDF)
Bring it back report (PDF)
Minnesota 4-H annual club charter renewal
Each 4-H club in Minnesota must complete a club charter every year in order to remain a club. All of the documents you will need are listed below. All completed documents must be in the Extension office on or before Nov. 1, 2016.
Before taking the training you must print a copy of the directions: Club chartering process, and forms A, B, C and D. After the training, please take this short evaluation survey to help us improve this training.
Club chartering documents
- Chartering directions for club leaders (PDF)
- Form A: Annual club charter renewal (121K DOC)
- Form B: Annual club financial summary (236K XLSX)
- Form C: Club proposed budget (219K XLSX)
- Form D: Treasurer book financial review (267K DOC)
Please take this evaluation survey after you are finished with the training.
Print the evaluation survey. (PDF)
Club charter training (updated 7/6/16)
Club chartering documents will be revised for the 2017-2018 4-H year and will be available by Aug. 31.
Sincerely, The Club Chartering Task Force
Program planning worksheets
4-H club annual plan (PDF)
4-H goal setting (PDF)
4-H activity planner (PDF)
Find resources for club rewards and other materials at the National 4-H Mall.