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.

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

November 7, 2014

Forms needed by 4-H Club Officers are available here.

October 1, 2015

The 2016 IFBF Scholarship application is available in a working PDF format to interested students of Iowa Farm Bureau members. 

August 17, 2015

The purpose of 4-H recordkeeping is to teach how to keep records, which is an important life skill. Recordkeeping is an ongoing process that does not end when the 4-H year ends. Youth are encouraged to select from a variety of alternatives to meet their individual recordkeeping needs and learning styles.

January 12, 2015

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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