WHO CAN JOIN?
Ohio 4-H membership is based on a child's age and grade as of January 1 of the current project year. Eligiblity for Cloverbud participation begins when a child is enrolled in Kindergarten and is five years old. Eligibilty for participation in 4-H projects and competitive events begins when a child is 8 and in 3rd grade. Any youth age 9 or above is eligible for project membership, regardless of grade level. Membership requires enrollment in an authorized Ohio 4-H club or group under the direction of the OSU Extension professional or an appoved adult volunteer. A youth's 4-H eligibility ends December 31st the year he or she turns 19. Joining Ohio 4-H is a privelage and responsibility for individuals and is subject to the Ohio 4-H Code of Conduct and applicable policies of the Ohio State University.
FIND A 4-H CLUB
You can call the OSU Extension office at 330-424-7291 or 330-870-1165 to speak to one of our staff members to help you locate a 4-H Club near you.
4-H Project Guide
There are 4-H Projects for everyone no matter what your interest. You can check out all of the available projects in our 4-H Project Guide.
4-H WINNING PLAN
Accomidations can be made for youth with disabilities through our Winning 4-H Plan.
To make an accomodation request, complete the Winning 4-H Plan Request form (link below) and send it to our 4-H Educator.
Winning Plan 4-H Plan request Form- two options
Print and Write - print this form, handwrite your responses, then send
PDF Fillable- open this form, type your responses, then print and send