We are excited to welcome you to 4-H!
Please watch this short video to answer many questions that new families typically have.
Please follow these helpful steps to get enrolled in 4-H.
|Step 1||Decide on a club that you want to be a part of > See list here PDF|
|Step 2||Decide what projects your child wants to do. There are over 100 projects, Gallatin County has volunteers that lead about 30 projects. >See list here PDF|
Please come back on Oct 1, 2018 to enroll. Then you can sign up for 4-H.
|Step 4||Receive an email invoice from the 4-H office in about 1-3 business days. Email comes from firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Step 5||Pay invoice via check, cash, debit at the Extension Office and gather project curriculum books.|
|Step 6||Read the monthly newsletters for club and project meeting info or contact the leader(s).|
New Family Handbook PDF
What is 4-H?
4-H is a non-formal educational, youth development program offered to individuals age 5 to 18. Youth are involved in hands-on, experiential learning that allows learning by doing. All 4-H programs focus on active involvement and quality experiences which stimulate lifelong learning of values and skills.
Who can join?
Youth, age 5 through 18 as of October 1, 2018, may join. Youth that are ages 5-8 are considered Cloverbuds (see below). Youth that are ages 8 and older are considered Regular Youth Members.
What can I do in 4-H?
Popular projects include, dogs, cooking, shooting sports, robotics, livestock, and teen leadership are just a few of the many projects offered in 4-H.
When should I sign up?
Join anytime!...But you must be enrolled in our county's 4-H enrollment deadline of May 1st to take advantage of all 4-H opportunities, including participation in the Fair. Also we do not encourage enrollment from May 1-Sept 30th as not many projects/clubs meet during this time and it is best to wait until Oct 1 of new 4-H year.
Yearly Enrollment Fees
|Cloverbuds (ages 5-7)||$10|
|Youth (ages 8+)||$20|
Youth Project Fees
|Per Project Fee||$3.5|
|Shooting Sports Fee||$25|
|3+ youth Shooting Sports Fee||$60|
|Mailed Newsletter Fee||$15|
|4-H Green Record Book Cover||$3|