Who can join?
Youth, age 5 and in kindergarten through age 18 as of January 1st of the current year, may join.
Where do I sign up?
Join a club in your county, near your home or school. Experience 4-H with a friend, invite them to join with you. Call the Huron County Extension Office at (419) 668-8219 to find a club near you.
When should I sign up?
Join anytime, but you must be registered with a club in Huron County by May 1st to be able to exhibit at the Huron County Fair in August.
What is there to do?
Members, age 8 and in the 3rd grade or 9 and in any grade level to age 18 as of January 1st of the current year, select 4-H project(s) to explore through club and county activities. Choose from more than 200 projects in the 2024 4-H Family Guide.
Use the 2024 4-H Family Guide to learn about each and every one.
Cloverbud members, age 5 and in Kindergarten until age 8 and in 3rd grade participate in non-competetive activities exploring a variety of fun, hands on interest areas.
Does it cost anything?
Your out of pocket costs for participating in 4-H will include one or more of the following types of expenses:
* Project book/Resources - Most project books cost $8.00. Some projects require a one-time purchase of a Resource Handbook
* Project Items - Supplies, materials, equipment, animals, facilities and other resources needed to complete the 4-H project learning.
* Club Dues/ Fees - Per member fee charged by some clubs used at the clubs discretion. Please ask individual club advisors about their 4-H club fee structure.
* 4-H Events & Opportunities - Fees charged for participation in events and opportunities such as camp, workshops, conferences, trips, etc.
What are the benefits?
Members learn life skills, make new friends, enhance self-esteem, achieve personal goals, develop positive relationships with peers and volunteers, and have fun learning and sharing as a family and a club.