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Post Rock District

Beloit Office
(785) 738-3597

Lincoln Office
(785) 524-4432

Mankato Office
(785) 378-3174

Osborne Office
(785) 346-2521

Smith Center Office
(785) 282-6823

4-H Records and Reporting

Record keeping and reporting are valuable life skills taught to members of the Kansas 4-H program. The purpose and objectives of 4-H records and reports:

  • To learn how to set goals, how to make plans for action, and how to decide how well you did (evaluation).
  • To learn the skills of record keeping and organization to use now and in the future. Examples: finances, taxes, health, immunizations, careers, scheduling, etc.
  • To learn to communicate, prioritize, and summarize your project mastery and experiences.
  • To practice responsibility by completing a task.
  • To evaluate information that will market personal skills through future resumes and application forms.
  • To allow 4-H members to tell how they have grown, what they have learned, where they came up short and to do it within outlined parameters.
  • To provide an opportunity for competition at the County, Regional and State level.

We’re Here to Help!

Post Rock District Staff are happy to help you learn record keeping skills and navigate the project records judging experience in 4-H. Reach out to your local Post Rock District Office, and we’ll be glad to set up an appointment to help you learn and grow!

General Resources

4-H Project: More than a Fair Entry

Kansas 4-H Learning Pathway

Setting 4-H Project Goals

Post Rock District 4-H Project Recognition

Kansas 4-H Project Record Report Forms

Kansas 4-H ZBooks Online Project Record Information

ZBooks Account Log-in

Guide to Kansas 4-H Project Recognition

Post Rock District 4-H Member Achievement

Kansas 4-H Awards & Recognition

Tips for Using PDFs

We Can Help: If you are new to using PDF forms, reach out to our Post Rock District Team! We have team members with a variety of experience using Adobe, and we are happy to assist you with learning to navigate the program through a teaching appointment or by providing access to a computer in one of our offices. Please plan ahead so you don’t miss important deadlines.

Save As: When opening a PDF form (especially a form fillable PDF), you must download or open the form, then "save as" to your desktop before entering information. If you skip this step, you run the risk of losing your work.

Current Version of Adobe Reader DC: Before you begin, please make sure you have a current version of Adobe Reader DC.  If you do not, you may download a free version at https://get.adobe.com/reader/. When you click on that link, the following screen will appear.  "Uncheck" the 3 boxes in the middle column and click on the link circled in green to begin your download.  Follow the prompts to download and install Adobe Acrobat Reader DC.