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Year-End Awards

Program Contact: Samantha Smith, 4-H Coordinator
360-379-5610 x208 •

Why Year-End Awards?

At the end of each “4-H Year” (which runs from Sept 30-October 1 each calendar year), many 4-H youth enjoy the opportunity to celebrate their accomplishments publicly.  One way in which we do this as an entire county is at our year-end awards event: Celebrate 4-H.  At this event, 4-H members and leaders receive special recognition for their participation in 4-H, in specific 4-H projects, and in areas of personal growth (e.g., leadership, community service).

Jefferson County Year-End Pins

2020 Year-End Pin Requirement Announcement! 

For the 2019-2020 4-H year the only year-end pin requirement is to enter something into the Virtual 4-H Showcase!

Each year, Jefferson County 4-H Council awards a 4-H, Year-End Pin to 4-H members who accomplish the following:

  1. Attend most 4-H Club/Program meetings (please notify leader of absences).
  2. Participate in at least one 4-H Community Service activity.
  3. Participate in at least one 4-H Council-sponsored event/activity/fundraiser.
  4. Give a public presentation/demonstration at a Club meeting, Spring Presentation event, and/or County Fair.
  5. Participate or exhibit at the Jefferson County Fair.
  6. Participate in at least one service-in-kind activity to help support the Jefferson County Fair. (Contact Laurie Hampton to make arrangements: or 360-437-2388.)
  7. Complete and turn in a Record Book. Youth should turn in completed Record Books to main Club/Program Leader before September 30, in order to allow Leaders time to review books prior to submitting to the 4-H/WSU Extension Office.

Cloverbud members (ages 5-7) only need to complete five of these seven requirements.

Year-End Award Resources: