4-H Club Resources

Check out these resources to support 4-H leaders and develop skills within local clubs.

For Clubs

4-Hers Growing with Agriculture Pack (PDF 5.95 MB) This packaged program has been developed to provide you with tools to teach Cloverbud and Junior 4-H members leadership skills while they learn about agriculture sustainability in a fun learning environment.

4-H P.O.W.E.R. Pack (PDF 2,221 KB) Designed for junior members at club or area events. This package includes six station fact sheets with instructions for presenting each 15 minute station. Activities will require minimal supplies that can be located in local stores or at home. This package also includes the REC Your 4-H Club activity guide and healthy snack ideas.

2021 4-H Leader Resource Guide (PDF 1.91 MB) A listing of 4-H program and project related resources, which can be ordered or borrowed from 4-H Manitoba

Default Constitution for 4-H Clubs (PDF 744 KB)

Code of Conduct - Members (PDF 224 KB)

Code of Conduct - Parents/Guardians (PDF 212 KB)

Code of Conduct - Volunteers (PDF 220 KB)

Club Record (Secretary) Book (PDF 470 KB) explains the Secretary's duties and provides templates for keeping accurate records. A digital version is also available.

Club Treasurer Book (PDF 746 KB) explains the Treasurer's duties and provides templates for keeping accurate records. A digital version is also available.

Club Digital Record Book (PDF 123KB) provides templates for keeping track of meetings.

Electronic Record Keeping Templates (XLS 75.5 KB) provides Excel spreadsheets for financial records.

"REC" your 4-H Club - activities to incorporate recreation into your 4-H meeting or event.  Have fun with teamwork and communication activities while being physically active. (PDF 1574 KB)

Building Block Mania - designed to assist clubs in planning a Building Blocks activity based event, geared for junior 4-H members.  Inlcudes ideas for multiple age activites, supply lists, decoration ideas, sample event budget, certificates, balloons and a leader's guide.

Building Block 2.0 Program - designed for Intermediate 4-H members.  A collection of hands-on science-based building activities,  Members will design and experiment with balloon cars, ziplines, gears, mosaics and much more.

4-H Club Pack (PDF 2,904 KB)

4-H Fun Pack (PDF 1,420 KB)

Discovery Zone Box (PDF 3,731 KB)

4-H Speak Pack - Communicating Effectively...the 4-H Way (PDF 10,028 KB)


4-H Hands-on Science Inquiry Cards
You Crack me Up (PDF 354 KB)

Clover Coptor (PDF 363 KB)

Red Wigglers (PDF 1,638 KB)

Bubbly or Not (PDF 419 KB)

Wind Watts (PDF 1,622 KB)

Tractor Torque (PDF 332 KB)

Tidy up that Oil (PDF 4,378 KB)

Size Situations (PDF 603 KB)

SOS Save our Soil (PDF 480 KB)

Keep your Distance (PDF 1,109 KB)

Worth the Salt (PDF 809 KB)

Mind your Manure (PDF 364 KB)

Sweet Science (PDF 513 KB)

Grow no Grow (PDF 3,699 KB)

Where's the Water (PDF 378 KB)

Rice Rabbits (PDF 798 KB)

UV Beads (PDF 1,581 KB)

Energy Ball (PDF 1158 KB)

Instant Snow (1,382 KB)

Question Matrix (241 KB)


Judging Fact Sheets

Let's Judge  (PDF 1.05 MB)

Judging Beef Cattle  (PDF 4.82 MB)

Judging Dairy Cattle  (PDF .99 MB)

Judging Horses  (PDF 1.56 MB)

Bison (PDF 594KB)  Canine (PDF 361KB)  Donkey (PDF 437KB)  Feline (PDF 447KB)  Foods (PDF 580KB)  Goats (PDF 768KB)  Handicrafts (PDF 333KB)  Hay & Haylage (PDF 333KB)  Home Preserved Food (PDF 394KB)  Honey (PDF 325KB)  Horticulture (PDF 655KB)  Llama (PDF 778KB)  Maple Syrup (PDF 331KB)  Meat Cuts (PDF 311KB)  Photography (PDF 354KB)  Poultry (PDF 1.13 MB)  Quilting (PDF 669KB)  Rabbits (PDF 474KB)  Scrapbooking (PDF 513KB)  Seed Samples (PDF 320KB)  Sewing (PDF 365KB)  Sheep (PDF 3.75 MB)  Silage (PDF 330KB)  Swine (PDF 1.11 MB)


Judging Resources on the Internet (2015) (PDF 264 KB)


For Volunteers and Leaders

4-H Speeches Fact Sheet 2019 (PDF 1 MB) provides provincial 4-H guidelines for preparing, presenting and judging speeches.

4-H Visual Presentations Fact Sheet 2019 (PDF 1.3 MB) provides provincial 4-H guidelines for preparing, presenting and judging visual presentations.

 4-H Leaders Guide - A detailed guide for all 4-H leaders (2019)
Section 1 - 4-H Manitoba (PDF 5.9 MB)

Section 2 - Protecting the 4-H Family (PDF 15.7 MB)

Section 3 - Head Leader - Tips on Running a Successful Club (PDF 6.9 MB)

Section 4 - Project Leaders - Working with 4-H Members (PDF 7.7 MB)

Section 5 - Club Meeting Guide (PDF 7.6 MB)

Section 6 - Planning an Effective Club Program (PDF 7.7 MB)

Section 7- 4-H and Social Media (PDF 7.7 MB)

Section 8 - Chaperone Guidelines (PDF 3.3 MB)

Section 9 - Event Planning Workbook (PDF 3.4 MB)

Visit the Manitoba 4-H Council website for more resources.