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Enroll a 4-H Youth Member

Power of Young People

4-H is the largest youth development program in the nation.

Make new friends. Try something new. Discover new interests. 4-H is a safe place for youth to explore interests and develop new ones.

 

Projects You Can Join

Individual project offerings are different in each club, but all projects fall under four focus areas. Choose the projects most interesting to you!

Animal Science, Computer Science, Robotics, Shooting Sports
Animal Science, Computer Science, Robotics, Shooting Sports

Food & Nutrition, Exercise, Mindfulness
Food & Nutrition, Exercise, Mindfulness

Service Learning, Community Service, Government
Service Learning, Community Service, Government

Teen Leaders, State & County Ambassadors, Public Speaking
Teen Leaders, State & County Ambassadors, Public Speaking

New Members

All 4-H youth members must apply and be accepted annually.

Process to enroll a new 4-H Youth Member

1. Find a club

See our list of clubs to find one near you. Contact the club leader to learn more about youth projects offered in the club. You can also contact Erin Paradis, 4-H Community Educator, at ecparadis@ucanr.edu or (530) 224-4900 for help.

2. Create a family profile in 4-HOnline

Please make sure the family email address is correct and one you check regularly. It will be used for most communications and to confirm your enrollment.

All family members are grouped together under one family profile.

3. Submit program fee

Enrollment fees for 2022-2023 are $72 per youth and $28 per adult. Fees are made payable to the Community Club.

Activation

The county 4-H office verifies and activates 4-H youth member applications after all steps have been completed. An activation confirmation is sent to the family email address.

Once your membership is active, you can begin participating in 4-H projects and activities!

Returning Members

All 4-H youth members must re-apply and be accepted annually.

Process to enroll a returning 4-H Youth Member

1. Update your family profile in 4-HOnline

Enroll for the new year and update member information. Please make sure the family email address is correct and one you check regularly.

2. Submit program fee

Enrollment fees for 2022-2023 are $72 per youth and $28 per adult. Fees are made payable to the Community Club.

Activation

The county 4-H office verifies and activates 4-H youth member applications after all steps have been completed. An activation confirmation is sent to the family email address.

Look forward to another great 4-H year of fun & learning!

Resources for Members

4-HOnline Family Enrollment Guide for both New & Returning Members provides step-by-step guidance on the online enrollment process

Youth Member Resources from the State 4-H Office

Cloverpedia definitions of common 4-H terms