2021 Achievement Award Info
4-H Club Organizational Leaders, please see information on special awards for the 4-H Achievement Award Program to be held on Thursday, October 7 at the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds.
Note - It was brought to Jean's attention that the Club Citizenship Award Application was inadvertently left off the Achievement Awards page of our website. This has now been added and the deadline for this award ONLY has been extended to 9/8/21. If your club was able to a community service project this year and you wish to apply for this award, please complete the form on our website and get it to Jean no later than 9/8/21. Late applications will not be accepted.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 - is the deadline to submit the following:
1. Club Status Reports:
Citizenship certificates and gift go to clubs who complete club status report.
2. Club Secretary & Treasurer Books:
All 4-H club secretaries and treasurers are to submit their club Secretary and Treasurer books for judging. Books will be judged on neatness, clarity, completeness of record book and correct form.
3. Club Scrapbooks:
Scrapbooks include pictures or anything representative of your 4-H Club program. They are judged on: neatness, creativity, and how well they tell the story of your 4-H club. Scrapbooks may be cumulative, but should be separated by years and must be completed by members. Please list the
4-H members who worked on the scrapbook.
4. Cloverbud Recognition:
Cloverbuds in attendance will be recognized by receiving a special gift and certificate at the Achievement Awards program.
5. T-Shirt "Make the Best Better" Award:
T-shirts are awarded at the Achievement Awards program to outstanding 4-H members in Arapahoe County. To be eligible, 4-H'ers must have completed two years in 4-H, be twelve by December 31, 2020 and not have received a major award (trip or Grand Champion Award) during this 4-H year. Awards are based on club and county participation including completion of 4-H projects. Leaders may recommend one or more members by completing the enclosed application. If you recommend more than one, please rank your nominees.
6. Danforth Award (Outstanding 4-H Member of the Year):
Members who were 14 by December 31, 2020 may submit applications or be nominated by their leader for the Danforth Award, which is presented each year to two 4-H'ers in the county. This must include a written letter of recommendation from an adult club leader. Judging is based on leadership qualities, academic achievements, school or community involvement, general character and integrity.
7. Learn By Doing:
Members must have completed two years in 4-H (count this year and any Cloverbud Years, be 8-11 years old this year and not have received a major award (trip or Grand Champion Award) during this 4-H year. Leaders may recommend one or more members, but are asked to rank them 1, 2, 3, etc.
Feel free to make additional copies of the application/nomination forms as needed. The forms for nominations have been posted on the website and can be found here
. Thanks for working on these items to recognize our 4-H Youth and Leaders!
2021 Achievement Invitations
The 2021 4-H Achievement Program invitations were sent on 8/13/21 via email. If you didn't receive yours, please check your spam or junk folder. Jean sent them so they will be from her email. Reservations ARE required
for everyone attending, even if you are helping that day. If you are making reservations for your family, please make sure to make reservations for everyone in your family who is attending. ALL reservations are due by 4 p.m. on September 27
. Absolutely NO
reservations will be accepted after this time as this is a catered dinner. Do NOT
just show up at the event. In case you can't find your email, you can also click here