The Nebraska 4-h Diamond Clover Program encourages 4-H youth to engage in a variety of projects and activities that will enable memebers to acuire the life skills necessary to lead successful lives as competent, careing and comtributing citizens. The program's overall goal is to provide 4-h member a rich and diverse learning experience. This program is designed for all ages of 4-H members. It consists of six levels that require a 4-H member to plan and report a broad range of age - appropriate accomplishmnets. The program is designed to enable every 4-H member willing to exert the effort an opportunity to be recongnized, regardless of how they are involved in 4-H. Member may begin participation at any time of the year.
To begin, a 4-H member must complete the Plan portion of the Plan & Report form. This is saved and attached to the Report portion of the form that is filled out and turned into the local county extension office at the end of the year. Youth will obtain the certificate of achiecement at the end of the 4-H year once they have completed a level. Levels 1-5 are awarded by the local county UNL Extension Office. Level 6 Diamond precipients will be presented a certificate and a diamond clover pin by the Nebraska State 4-H office.