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COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.

Members & Leaders

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Join the Whatcom County 4-H Email List.

Whatcom County has set up an email list for members, leaders and parents enrolled in the Whatcom County 4-H Program. You can manage your accounts here.

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To enroll in “4-H Online 2.0”

Family Enrollment Help Guide 2020/2021

4-H Youth Member Enrollment Process Video:

Leader Resources

Washington State 4-H Policy (pdf)

Report Volunteer Hours

4-H Leader’s Guide to Handling Funds in 4-H Youth Development Program (pdf)

Annual Financial Summary Form (pdf)

Club Property Inventory Form (pdf)

Donor Ledger (pdf)

Annual Audit Form (pdf)

Event Preparation

4-H Event Planning Wiki

Please refer to the State website volunteer forms for current versions of risk management (pdf) documentation. 4-H leaders are asked to work in cooperation with parents to maintain current and confidential health records for their members each year.

Whatcom 4-H Event Assistance Application (pdf)
4-H Activity and Event Insurance
Whatcom 4-H Event Chaperone/ Driver Guidelines & Application (pdf)

Teen Leadership

State Team Leadership Website

Record Books

Record Book Guidelines (includes links to record books & add sheets where available)
Whatcom County Sample Project Recordbook (doc)
Whatcom County Sample Pernament Recordbook (doc)
Record books need to be in a report folder with your name and club name on the cover. No 3-ring binders. The member, parent and leader need to sign and date the back page both for fair and year-end judging.
4-H Record Book Judging Sheet (pdf)

Council Orientation Workshop Materials

Council Orientation PowerPoint (pdf)
Vision & Mission Worksheet (pdf)
Paradoxes of Servant Leadership (pdf)
Youth Adult Partnerships (pdf)
Skills for Presidents (pdf)
Skills for Vice Presidents (pdf)
Skills for Secretaries (pdf)
Skills for Treasurers (pdf)
EE Matrix (pdf)
Prioritizing the Functions of Council (pdf)
Issues to Projects (Public Adventures) (pdf)
Identifying Volunteer Roles (from TAXI) (pdf)
The Top 10 Barriers of Delegation (pdf)


Graphic Join The Revolution of Responsibility 4-H Clover

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2019-2020_4-H_Calendar (pdf)


Council Reps (pdf)

Whatcom Council Minutes

April 2016 (pdf)

February 2016 (pdf)

December 2015 (pdf)

Horse Leader Committee Minutes

May 2016 (pdf)

April 2016 (pdf)

February 2016 (pdf)

Council Documents

Constitution of the Whatcom 1 County 4-H Council (pdf)

Bylaws of the Whatcom 1 County 4-H Council (pdf)