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Los Angeles County Record Book Competition

County Record Book Eval SheetRecord Book County Competition (due September 12, 2017)

The California 4-H Youth Development Program has a long history of record-keeping as an activity by 4-H members. In early 4-H history, Record Books focused on project profit and loss and other activities in agricultural and home economics projects. As 4-H moved from a primarily agricultural focus to encompassing suburban and urban clubs, the Record Book process changed. In the 1980’s, the state level Record Book was reformatted to conform to national achievement (which was then eliminated in the early 1990’s) and the core values of the 4-H Youth Development Program. In the 21st century, the 4-H Record Book has undergone another transformation to ensure positive outcomes of youth participating in the 4-H Youth Development Program. Practices have been modified to meet the needs of a changing society. In order for the 4-H Record Book process to pilot youth into prepared and engaged partners within their communities, it has undergone changes to meet the mission of 4-H Youth

The 2016-17 Record Books for the county competition are due to the LA or the AV 4-H Office by September 12, 2017 by 4pm or to an Incentives & Recognition Committee Member (Noel Keller, Judylynn Pelling, Dee Keese, Peter Michel, Amy Lockman, Dannon Shaughnessy, Laura Shannon or Carrie DeYoung) by 9pm on September 13, 2017. The book must be submitted with appropriate forms which can be downloaded below.  The books will be judged on Saturday, September 16 and Saturday, September 23, 2017.  Experienced leaders are requested to volunteer as evaluators.  Each club which has at least one book entered in the competition must have at least one volunteer for evaluating.  Contact Noel Keller at 909-621-2373 to volunteer as an
evaluator.  The results will be announced at the annual County Awards program on October.

Do not use prior Record Book Manuals or forms - only use the 2016-2017 manuals and forms.

Download 2016-2017 Record Book Manual (pdf)
Download 2016-2017 Record Book Forms (pdf)
Download Record Book Manual for Adult Partners (pdf)
Download 2017 Record Book ID Form - v2 (pdf)
Download Record Book Comment Sheet (pdf)
Download County Record Book Eval Sheet (pdf)

Record Book Training and Resources link

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