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Section 3: My 4-H Story

  • Part 1 – About You, Your Interests, Passions, and Plans for the Future
  • Part 2 – 4-H Projects and Activities, Goals Set and Achieved, Lessons and Skills Learned, and Who Helped You
  • Part 3 – Leadership and Citizenship Projects or Roles, Individual and Group Work for Your Community, and What You Learned From this Work
  • Part 4 – 4-H’s Impact on You, Your Relationships, and Your Goals

4-H Story Outline From the Manual

Part 1 – About You

  • What might be one of your Sparks: interests or passions?
  • What are your plans for the future?

Part 2 – 4-H Projects and Activities

  • What goals did you set in your projects and which ones did you reach?
  • What would you do differently if you were to try it again?
  • What skills have you learned in 4-H?
  • How have you handled financing your projects, if needed?
  • Who was especially helpful to you? How?

Part 3 – Leadership and Citizenship

  • How has 4-H helped you become a better leader and citizen?
  • What types of citizenship projects or leadership roles have you been involved in?
  • How did you work with others to contribute to your community or your school?
  • What have you learned from working with other 4-H’ers through your leadership positions?

Part 4 – 4-H’s Impact on You

  • What kinds of relationships have you had with your 4-H leaders?
  • How has your 4-H participation changed how you feel about yourself?
  • How has your participation influenced your school and career goals?
  • What has being a 4-H member meant to you?
  • How has 4-H helped you identify your Spark?