For club leaders, team leaders, or other adults supporting 4-H members with service-learning:

Service-Learning: What Is It?  |  Five Steps  |  Core Elements  |  Teambuilding  |  Action Planning  |  Goal Setting  |  Building Partnerships  |  Local Governing Officials  |  Reflection  |  Evaluation  |  Continuing Support


  • Community service-learning grants
    4-H groups can apply for grants from the Missouri 4-H Foundation to support their community service-learning projects.
  • Youth Summit mini-grants
    Teams of teens/adults attending the Missouri Youth Civic Leaders Summit plan a service project and receive mini-grants to carry it out. 


  • Club service recognition
    Clubs completing the LG760 Youth Service to Communities form receive a certificate for their summary of service activities and percentage of club participation.
  • Census of service-learning
    By the numbers, Missouri 4-Hers make a tremendous difference in their communities each year through service. This report summarizes the impact!
  • Power of YOUth
    National 4-H newsletter featuring how youth and and adults are making a positive impact in their rural communities

Evaluation Tools