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4-H Clubs

4-H clubs are groups of youth and adults who meet on a regular basis, chartered by the county Extension office. Leadership is jointly provided by youth and adults where there is a planned educational program, and the club meets at least 6 hours in any given year and plans to continue meeting from one year to the next.

What are the expectations of 4-H club members?

In general, all 4-H club members are expected to meet the following standards each year:

  • Attend at least 70 percent of regular club meetings.
  • Complete a 4-H project, doing one’s own work with minimal assistance from parents or others.
  • Give a club, community, or county 4-H presentation.
  • Complete a 4-H project record book.

All club rules and policies should be contained in its club constitution and attached to the annually charted application.


Who leads a 4-H Club?

Each club is lead by a 4-H Volunteer Leader(s).  4-H has a responsibility to provide a safe and healthy environment for youth. Therefore, all 4-H volunteers complete a screening and orientation process before being appointed. To register to be a 4-H volunteer, complete a SC 4-H Volunteer Registration Form and the Extension Volunteer Status Form (authorizing background and references check).

4-H clubs are groups of youth and adults who meet on a regular basis, chartered by the county Extension office. Leadership is jointly provided by youth and adults where there is a planned educational program, and the club meets at least 6 hours in any given year and plans to continue meeting from one year to the next.