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

The 4-H promise to youth and parents is: fun, friends, voice, choices, great trips, and events, a safe place to learn and try new things, leadership, citizenship, communication skills, service opportunities, adults who care, and hands-on learning experiences. 4-H allows youth to explore whatever interests them, with over 45 project areas ranging from aerospace to woodworking, pets to horses, photography to science and technology. 4-H is for youth of all ages. Clover Kids Clubs are for youth in grades K-3 and 4-H Clubs are for youth in grades 4-12.

Grundy County's enrollment period starts at the beginning of October.  Find out how you can get enrolled so you can participate in this outstanding program!  This page is your first stop on how to join Grundy County 4-H!

Find out more about Iowa 4-H and Iowa 4-H Clover Kids.

 

Steps to Join Our 4-H Family in Grundy County

  • Select a club from our Club Directory.
    • Please contact our office if you need assistance selecting a club.
  • Enroll as a member in 4-H Online.
    • New family? Follow the steps in the Family Enrollment Guide.
    • There is an annual program fee to enroll in 4-H. In Grundy County, this fee is partially funded with our annual 4-H Omelet Breakfast fundraiser. The enrollment fee for 4-H members is $40 for the 2023-2024 year. In October only, Grundy County offers a discount enrollment fee of $15.
  • Learn About 4-H Project Areas.
    • Spend some time familiarizing yourself with the 4-H program. Look for project areas that interest you by checking out the 4-H Project Guide.
  • Join our Facebook Page, Grundy County, IA 4-H
  • Check out more events on our calendar!

Grundy County 4-H Enrollment for the 2023-2024 4-H year will open during National 4-H Week October 1-7, 2023.

For more information contact County Youth Coordinator Andrea at traegera@iastate.edu