4-H is a non-formal educational youth development program offered to individuals ages 5 - 19. Among the fun things to learn about in 4-H are animals, computers, public speaking, cooking, art, gardening, natural sciences and much more.  You can participate in 4-H in many ways - through clubs, camps, your school, and short term mprograms offered through your county or the state office.

4-H Motto - To Make the Best Better

Eligibility for 4-H memberhsip begins when a child is enrolled in kindergarten and is age 5 as of January 1 of the current year (Cloverbuds). Eligibility for participation in 4-H projects and competitive events begins when a child is age 8 and in third grade.  Any youth age 9 or above is eligible for project membership, regardless of grade level.  Youth eligibility ends December 31 the year he or she turns 19.  Membership begins when an eligible individual is enrolled in a club or group that is under the direction of a trained adult who has completed the Ohio State University Extension volunteer selection process, and that is within the scope of Ohio State University Extension.

Youth ar expected to affiliate with the 4-H program in their county of residence or receive approval for membership outside their county of residence.

4-H Enrollments for the 2021 4-H year are due by April 1, 2021 to the Meigs County Extension Office by club.  You can obtain enrollment forms from your 4-H advisor. 

4H Online 2.0 Family Enrollment Guide



Project books and resource materials are available at the local extension office or you can purchase them online at http://estore.osu-extension.org


Enrollment Forms:     

Ohio 4H Volunteer Form

Ohio 4H Member Form




Cloverbud Information