Diamond Clover Award
The California Diamond Clover is the highest achievement for which a 4-H youth member is recognized. All youth members who achieve the requirements are eligible to receive this award. Awardees receive the California Diamond Clover Pin or Necklace Charm, a certificate and a recognition letter from the Associate Director of 4-H Program and Policy.
Diamond Clover Award Application
Applications are accepted year-round. Applications are reviewed by the 4-H Incentives and Recognition Advisory Committee in June and awarded annually.
Awardees must complete at least 13 requirements:
7 mandatory requirements
6 individualized requirements
Complete applications must also include an essay of 300-500 words.
All seven of these requirements must be achieved.
Completed at least 5 years as a California 4-H member with at least 3 as a senior member
Currently enrolled in 4-H as a member or an adult volunteer
Be at least 17 years old and not older than 25 years old on the date of submission
Earned a Gold medal as a senior member at a 4-H Area or State Presentation Day
Served at least one term as a Club Executive Officer (President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Healthy Living Officer)
Attended State Leadership Conference or an Area Conference at least once
Completed at least 100 hours of community service