Junior leaders (intermediate members): To become a junior leader, youth must be in grades 6-8, or if home-schooled, must be at least 11 and no more than 13 years old as of December 31 of the program year.
Teen leaders (senior members): To become a teen leader, youth must be in the ninth grade or above, or if home-schooled, must be at least 14 years old as of December 31 of the program year.
At the beginning of the year, the 4-H member and the adult leader should meet to discuss the project and define each of their roles. The 4-H member should complete the Junior/Teen Leadership Development Report form at the beginning and at the end of the year with the adult leader.
The Junior and Teen Leader Leadership Report Form is available here.