The 4-H year runs from September 1 - August 31. The following membership form and registration fee are required each year. The Medical Examination requested on page 6 is only required for out-of-town or overnight 4-H activities. However, if you have already had a Medical Statement or physical examination for another reason (sports, camps, etc) within the past two years, you may attach it to the registration form.
When did 4-H begin charging dues? September 2011
Do I have to re-enroll every year? Yes
How much is the annual enrollment fee? $10
Does everyone pay? All youth who have a choice to participate pay. Youth who who are required to participate as part of a program such as an in-school club do not pay.
Where does my money go? $5 purchases member t-shirt, $3 goes to the county 4-H program and is used to purchase club insurance and/or other miscellaneous items that clubs may need to begin a new year; $2 goes to South Carolina 4-H to support statewide 4-H events and activities.
If I am a 4-H member in more than one club or more than one county do I have to pay for each club or county? No
What if I move to another county in the middle of the 4-H year? You do not have to pay again during that 4-H year.
Is financial assistance available? Yes. Contact your County Extension office.
Are 4-H membership fees refundable? No