How To Join 4-H
4-H membership information.
Eligibility for 4-H membership begins when a child is age 5 and is enrolled in kindergarten as of January 1 of the current. These participants are called Cloverbuds. They can participate in all club activities but can not compete in the Junior Fair. They can make entries into the Senior Fair however.
Membership to the 4-H club program begins when a child is at least age 8 and enrolled in 3rd grade as of January 1 of the current year. Ohio 4-H memberhsip ends December 31 of the year in which an individual attains the age of 19.
Membership begins when an eligible individual is enrolled in a club or group that is under the direction of a trained adult and withn the scope of Ohio State University Extension. In Butler County we have over 70 clubs that cover all of the project areas.
The expectations for 4-H membership are a balance among 4-H project work, involvement in the 4-H club, participation in 4-H activities and events, and working towards improving one's personal growth.
For information on finding a club contact our office at 513-887-3722.