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Learn More About 4-H & Choose a Club
Before joining 4-H you may be wondering..."what is 4-H exactly?"  The "What is 4-H?" page on the Iowa 4-H website can answer that question!  The next step is deciding which Hamilton County 4-H club you would like to join.  You can choose a club based on location, age, or special interest.  To see a list of 4-H clubs in Hamilton County see our club map below or contact our 4-H 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/times, and club rules.

 

Register
In Hamilton County, 4-H members are required to enroll on 4-H Online.  If you need help, there are help sheets and you can always contact our office! Thanks to the generous support of the Hamilton County Extension Council, NEW Coop Foundation and the Hamilton County 4-H Foundation, the $35 enrollment fee is completely sponsored.  That means there is no cost to enroll!  Check with your club leader to determine what, if any, club fees are due.
 
 

Explore 4-H in Hamilton County
Make sure you spend some time familiarizing yourself with the 4-H program.  Learn more about 4-H by checking out our complete New Member Guide. Our Project Helpers will help you get started in a project that you are passionate about.  You can also check our monthly newsletter and online calendar for more information about events going on in Hamilton County.

County 4-H News

January 15, 2019

Registration is now open for upcoming youth programs!  There are many day camps for all ages, register today! 

January 10, 2019

4-Her's in 7th and 8th grade are invited to travel down to Des Moines to meet with State Legislators, tour the Capital and go to the Hall of Pride on March 19th.  If you are interested, register today!

December 20, 2018

Several college 4-H scholarships are available for high school seniors and current college students.  Scholarship deadlines vary, check each one for more details.

September 28, 2018

Membership on the Hamilton County 4-H Council is open to 4-H’ers who are enrolled in grades 7-12 and have met the necessary points for membership. Points are earned by attending meetings, volunteering, taking on local and county leadership roles, becoming involved in county and state 4-H activities. 

August 6, 2018

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.

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