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4-H Record Book

Reminder: The state 4-H offices have revised the Record Book manual for both youth and adults. 

Please destroy all record book manual and forms prior to 2021. For more information, visit the California 4-H state website  http://4h.ucanr.edu/Resources/Members/RecordBook/RBResources/ 



MS Word

Adobe PDF

Revised 2022-2023 4-H Record Book Manual     Record Book Manual
Revised 2022-23 Personal Development Report The Word version allows you to complete the form directly into the document and expand the rows as needed.  Personal Development Report 2022-2023

Personal Development Report 2022-2023
Revised 2022-23 Annual Project Report The Word version allows you to complete the form directly into the document and expand the rows as needed.  Annual Project Report 2022-2023 Annual Project Report 2022-2023
 2022-23 Leadership Development Report -  (LDR)
Leadership Development Report 2022-2023 Leadership Development Report 2022-2023
All Forms in Excel    
Market Report Form animal project report form animal project report form
Cloverbud Report form (optional)   Cloverbud 4-H Record book report 2016  
 Summary Of Years form (optional) see  verification link  

Need more help?  See the Record Book samples tab

Record Book "Cheat sheets", Powerpoint presentations and additional forms by club:

Buena Vista Record Book Activity Guide 2020-2021

Carmel Valley Cheat Sheet 2020-2021

Lockwood Cheat Sheet 2020-2021 DRAFT

San Benancio Cheat Sheet 2020-2021

Record book training 2018 Chualar   Can be used for group training.  Can be used in powerpoint

Record Book Club vs County - Chualar   Used as an explanation of the possible differences in club books and county contest.  (Specific to Chualar - not every club)

Record Book Powerpoint training 2022 All Forms  Workshop Powerpoint Slides in PDF

Record Book Powerpoint training  2021 Annual Project Report forms MCRBW - 2021 APR (2)

Record Book PowerPoint  training 2021  Personal Development Report forms  MCRBW - 2021 PDR instructions

Record Book Powerpoint training 2021 My Story MCRBW - 2021 STORY instructions  

Tips and Tricks from Record Book workshop 2021  Record Book Tips and Tricks - 2021

                    County Wide Record Book Contest

 Physical books are due in the 4-H offices on the due date of July 18th, 2023. (no virtual or uploaded options)  See contest page for more.

 Make sure that your club has 1 adult judge for every 1 to 4 books submitted. Judges will receive training and directions for the judging date.

Judges will be contacted and given options once all books have been received. Record Books will not be accepted from clubs not meeting the judging quota.   The club will receive one notice the books have been removed from the contest due to lack of judges provided.  


State Judging