4-H: New to 4-H?

We are excited to welcome you to 4-H!

 

Please follow these helpful steps to get enrolled in 4-H.

Step 1  Decide on a club that you want to be a part of > See list here PDF
Step 2 Decide what projects your child wants to do.  There are over 100 projects, Gallatin County has volunteers that lead about 30 projects. >See list here PDF
Step 3 Create a profile in 4-H > Enrollment takes place on this website: mt.4honline.com
Step 4 Receive an email invoice from the 4-H office. Email comes from gallatin@montana.edu
Step 5 Pay invoice via check, cash, debit at the Extension Office and gather project curriculum books.
Step 6 Watch the monthly newsletters for club and project meeting info or contact the leader(s).

New Family Handbook PDF

What is 4-H?
4-H is a non-formal educational, youth development program offered to individuals age 5 to 18.  Youth are involved in hands-on, experiential learning that allows learning by doing.  All 4-H programs focus on active involvement and quality experiences which stimulate lifelong learning of values and skills.

 

Who can join?
Youth, age 5 through 18 as of October 1, 2016, may join.  Youth that are ages 5-8 are considered Cloverbuds (see below).  Youth that are ages 8 and older are considered Regular Youth Members.  

 

What can I do in 4-H?
Popular projects include, dogs, cooking, shooting sports, robotics, livestock, and teen leadership are just a few of the many projects offered in 4-H.

 

When should I sign up?
Join anytime!...But you must be enrolled in our county's 4-H enrollment deadline of May 1st to take advantage of all 4-H opportunities, including participation in the Fair.           

How much does 4-H cost?
Yearly Enrollment Fees
Cloverbuds (ages 5-7) $10
Youth (ages 8+) $20
3+ Youth $50
Volunteer $10
Youth Project Fees
Per Project Fee $2
Shooting Sports Fee $25
3+ youth Shooting Sports Fee $60
Other Fees
Mailed Newsletter Fee $15
4-H Green Record Book Cover $3