Join 4-H

Embark on an exhilarating journey with 4-H, a global program captivating the hearts of nearly 6 million young people! Youth can experience 4-H through school and community clubs, in-school and after-school programs, and 4-H camps. 4-H programming focuses on the following program project areas: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Communication and the Arts, Healthy Living, Leadership and Civic Engagement, and STEM. 4-H welcomes youth from various backgrounds and passions in grades K-12 - Clover Kids (grades K-3) and 4-H Clubs (grades 4-12).

Enrolling in your county's 4-H program may involve an enrollment fee. Please contact your local County Extension Office to find out more. Financial assistance for individual enrollment fees is available through the Iowa 4-H Foundation.

Ready to start your 4-H adventure? Fill out our interest form below or contact your local County Extension Office to learn more about the endless 4-H opportunities.

Interest Form

4-H Clover

Members can now re-enroll themselves in 4-H. It is called 4-H Online. You can maintain your address, phone number, emails, project listing. You can even opt to have a text message sent to your phone for reminders. Through this process you will electronically sign Code of Ethics & Medical Release Form.

You can also identify all your animals with the exception of market animals. Market Animals will be entered by county staff, however, you will have to go into your 4-H online account and verify the information that has been entered.

There are multiple help sheets available at the Iowa 4-H Website:

Help Sheets for 4-H Online Enrollment Process

Important: Parent and child will need to complete this online enrollment process together as there are places for adult and child electronic signatures.

The Appanoose County Extension Office is open M-F 8:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm for those who need computer/internet access.