Contact Us

Jodi Baumgartner
Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development
University of Illinois Extension
421 W Pines Rd, Ste 10
Oregon, IL 61061
Phone: 815-732-2191
FAX: 815-732-4007
jbmgrtnr@illinois.edu

Johnna B. Jennings
Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development
University of Illinois Extension
1350 West Prairie Drive
Sycamore, IL 60178-3166
Phone: 815-758-8194
FAX: 815-758-8199
jbjennin@illinois.edu

Ogle County 4-H

Ogle County 4-H

Resources for Leaders

This page contains resources that leaders may download for use with local clubs, members, and volunteers.
  • 4-H Child Protection Course
    This training discusses child abuse awareness, definitions of child abuse and neglect, how to report suspected sexual abuse and various strategies to help reduce volunteers risk of being accused of abuse. It also shares safety issues and expectations of working with 4-H members.

  • 4-H Club Budget Form Word
    4-H Club Budget Worksheet

  • 4-H Club Fundraising Approval Form Word
    Illinois 4-H clubs/groups should receive advance approval from the University of Illinois Extension Unit staff when planning or conducting a fundraiser. This will ensure that the club/group is operating within the policies and guidelines relating to the use of the 4-H name and emblem and fiscal policies of University of Illinois Extension. All money raised using the 4-H name and emblem must be used for 4-H educational programs and activities unless noted in advance that is money is being raised for another organization/agency. Please complete and return this form to the University of Illinois Extension Office to be approved and placed on file at least two weeks before the 4-H fundraising activity is to be promoted and/or held. If you have a separate budget for this fundraising activity, please attach a copy to this form

  • 4-H Leader Orientation
    This site is designed to help new 4-H leaders learn some of the basics of 4-H.

  • Donation Approval Form Word
    Illinois 4-H clubs/groups should receive advance approval from the University of Illinois Extension County Director when planning to make a donation of $100 or more. This will ensure that the club/group is operating within the policies and guidelines relating to the use of the 4-H name and emblem and fiscal policies of University of Illinois Extension. All money raised using the 4-H name and emblem must be used for 4-H educational programs and activities and this prior approval ensures compliance with this policy. Please complete and return this form to the University of Illinois Extension Office to be approved and placed on file at least two weeks before making a donation.

  • Guide For Working With Junior Leaders PDF

  • Illinois 4-H Website

  • Incident/ Accident Investigation Form Word
    In the case of an incident/accident, please complete a file copy and submit a copy to the local Extension office after each incident within 48 hours.

  • Membership Dues Word
    4-H Leaders should use this form to track membership dues by club members and turn into the Office, along with the money.

  • Photo, Video, Audio Release Word
    Please use this Photo, Video, Audio Release for all Non 4-H'ers.

  • Tips For Working With Youth As Partners PDF

  • What Can Junior Leaders Do? PDF