Join 4-H

4-H Youth Development empowers children (1-3) and youth (4-12) to reach their full potential by working and learning in partnership with caring adults.  4-H positive youth development programming provides opportunities for young people to become competent, caring, contributing, confident and connected citizens with character.  Youth camps, trips and scholarships are also available.
Our typical enrollment period is from September 1 through May 1.  Look below to find out how you can get enrolled so you may fully participate!
4-H is a program offered for youth in the 4th through the 12th grades.  There is a separate Clover Kids program for children in 1st through 3rd grades. 

1.  Pick A Club

There are 13 4-H clubs in Boone county.  You may choose a club based on location, age or special interest.  If club leader information is not available from the club map, please contact the County Youth Coordinator.  We are happy to assist you in contacting a club leader.  It is important that you make contact with the club leaders, as they can give you specific information about the club such as, meeting times and special club rules.

2.  Enrollment

4-H enrollment is online.  Instructions to enroll.  There is also an annual program fee of $40 to enroll in 4-H. This fee helps to support the county & state 4-H program. If you feel that this fee would constitute an undue financial burden, financial assistance is available by filling out the Financial Assistance Form. All forms need to be turned into the Boone County ISU Extension Office located at 1327 SE Marshall Street in Boone.

3.  Learn About 4-H

You should spend some time familiarizing yourself with the 4-H program.  Look for a project in your interest areas by checking out the 4-H Projects Website.   Check out our 4-H Member Guide to discover more about the Boone County 4-H Program.
Volunteer opportunities are available for adults too.  We have many different roles with various time commitments, we are sure to have one that will match up with your interest and availability.
If you have any questions about the Boone County 4-H Program or 4-H in general, please contact:

County 4-H News

June 19, 2020

More information coming soon!   Online Market Livestock Auction will go live at Noon on Wednesday, July 15th and close at 1:00 pm on Monday, July 20th.  

Silver 4-H rocket with red and yellow flames.
March 31, 2020

4th-12th graders interested in building a rocket are invited to register for Aerospace Interest Group.

March 27, 2020

The time to begin tagging and identifying hogs is upon us. This year, the process will be slightly different due to the current COVID-19 situation

March 27, 2020

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, all 2020 Fair Weigh-Ins have been canceled. This will include the cancellation of Boone County's Sheep and Goat Weigh-In. With this in mind, procedures have changed for 2020. 

Hand drawn picture of campers standing on the world.
January 16, 2020

This camp has been CANCELLED.

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