How to become involved in 4-H

Getting involved: for Youth

Becoming involved in 4-H is much easier than you may think. These are the basic requirements to be a 4-H member.
Yoth in grades 4-12 can become a 4-H member and youth in grades K-3 can become a Clover Kid member.
Do you want ot learn new things about animals, STEM, sewing, or healthy living? We have that in 4-H! Want to learn more about_______________ (fill in the blank with your interest)? We have that too!
You can learn about anything in 4-H. To get started check out the 4-H project areas (click here). More information about project areas can be explored through the Project Area Hot Sheets (click here).
Activities that you participate in will challenge your skills, and you will learn from other kids and adults that truly care about you and what you learn.
Ready to join? Contact the Winneshiek County Extension Office. 


The 4-H year begins September 1. Winneshiek County members are asked to re-enroll by December 1.Please use to re-enroll. All returning and new members must enroll by May 1 to participate in County and State Wide activities.

Getting Involved: for Adults

4-H offers many opportunities for you to become involved at the level you feel comfortable. Each level of 4-H offers some exciting opportunities for volunteering, from being a local club leader to volunteering at the Iowa State Fair. Read more about them:

If you have a specific interest in being a volunteer please contact the Winneshiek County Extension and Outreach office to get started.

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