Do you want to lead younger members, initiate community service projects, discover your passions, and make life-long friends? From food science to gardening, from building rockets to raising sheep, 4-H as something for you.
4-H welcomes youth members and adult volunteers from all backgrounds and all locations. Members have the opportunity to participate in the 4-H program through after-school programs, community clubs, camps, events, conferences, and military partnership programs.
All 4-H youth (ages 5-19) must enroll annually (September 1 through August 30).
Youth are eligible to participate in 4-H if they meet the following criteria:
Cloverbuds - Must be 5 years old by January 1st of the program year.
Junior - Youth who are between the ages of 9-13 by January 1st of the program year.
Senior - Youth who are between the ages of 14-19 by January 1st of the program year. 4-H Members may continue in the program until the end of the calendar year in which they become 19 years of age.
Cash or check (made out to Clemson University)
General 4-H Membership - $10
*additional club dues may be required*
4-H has lots to do no matter what you're interested in or where you live. Membership in 4-H is offered to all youth, ages 5-19, on an age-appropriate basis, without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital or family status. There are various clubs, workshops, events as well other ways to be involved in 4-H.
If you'd like to join a 4-H club, please call the Greenwood County Extension Office. If a club you would like to participate in does not exist, it only takes a helpful adult to be a 4-H leader and a small group of kids who want to learn and have fun together. To join a 4-H club, you'll need to complete a:
2018-2019 4-H General Club Membership/Enrollment Form (PDF)