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How To Join

 We are so excited you have decided to join the 4-H Youth Development Program!

Our program year operates from July 1st - June 30th

Upcoming Program Year: 2022-2023


Joining 4-H is easy. Simply follow the 4 step process below!


NEW MEMBERS: For more information about our program and how to sign up, download our SLO County New 4-H Member Guide .  Or, check out the 4-H Online Family Enrollment Guide.

New 4-H Member Youth Enrollment Steps

STEP 1. Find and contact your local club to connect with a Community Club Leader. A great way to pick a club is based on what projects they offer and what area the club holds their monthly meetings. (We are currently updating our list of clubs and projects for the 2022-2023 program year.)

Please visit our current club listing for contact information.  

STEP 2. To enroll for the 2022-2023 program year you will need to create a family profile, and youth profile in 4hOnline 2.0.


STEP 3. Your club will collect your annual program fee(s). If you participate at the county level only, the county staff will collect program fees. 

  • 2022-2023 Program Fee, Youth Member: $75
  • 2022-2023 Program Fee, Adult Volunteer: $28
  • Scholarships are available. Please connect with your club leader for more information. 

STEP 4. Start participating in club meetings, projects, and events! 


If you have any problems or questions during the enrollment process, feel free to contact the 4-H Office at 805.781.5943.