Join 4-H

Our enrollment period starts at the beginning of September.  Find out how you can get enrolled so you can participate in this outstanding program!  Click here to check out our brochure for more information and a list of clubs.

 

 

Choose a Club
 You can choose a club based on location, age, or special interest.  To see a list of 4-H clubs in Hamilton County click here. If you are having trouble, please contact the County Youth Coordinator, who will be happy to assist you.  It is important that you make contact with the club leaders, as they will give you specific information about the club such as meeting locations, dates and times, club rules and expectations, and if they are accepting new members.
 

Register
In Hamilton County New 4-H Members are asked to fill out an Enrollment Form and a Medical/Photo Release Form to enroll for the first time.  There is a $30 annual enrollment fee partially sponsored by Hamilton County Extension and there is additional support for some clubs from New Cooperative.  Check with your club leader to determine what, if any, enrollment fee is due.
 
 

Learn about 4-H
Make sure you spend some time familiarizing yourself with the 4-H program.  Look for project areas that interest you by checking in the Pick-Your-Adventure Guide. Invenstigate the 4-H program at  Explore 4-H  You can also check our calendar for more information about events going on in Hamilton County.
 

County 4-H News

August 28, 2014

Two judges training opportunities for new and experienced judges are scheduled for this fall in Central Iowa.  Training will build knowledge and skills judges need to improve the quality of the judging experience for youth, focus on the educate, evaluate, encourage process for 4-H members, include positive youth development and give new judges an opportuinity to practice judging.

August 25, 2014

All students who are in 5th grade of above may take this course.  Training will take place at the Hamilton County Extension office on October 6, 2014.  Presentations by a nurse, police officer, mothers of young children, experienced baby-sitters, and Extension personnel will be included in the training.

August 4, 2014

The results from the 2014 Hamilton County Fair are available right here!

February 11, 2014

Several college 4-H scholarships are available. There are scholarships available for High School Seniors and current college students. Follow this link for more information. Scholarship deadlines vary.

August 29, 2013

Get Acquainted and Belonging Activities are very important for any group as they are forming. It allows them to share things they have in common and to connect with others of similar interests. It also provides opportunities for people to practice social skills which are so imporant in making new friends and learning how to find a place in your group.

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