Become a 4-H Member

Want to Join 4-H?  The Linn County 4-H program offers many different clubs and projects to choose from.

Youth in 4-H are placed in divisions based on their grade in school. Youth ages 5-8 may participate in the 4-H Cloverbud program. Cloverbuds are led by trained 4-H volunteers. This non-competitive, group-oriented program allows youth to explore many topics such as natural resources, community, foods, science, art, and many more. Youth ages 9-19 may join 4-H project or community clubs, which are also led by trained volunteer 4-H leaders. Divisions broken down:

  • Ages 5-8         Cloverbuds (must be 5 on September 1st)
  • Ages 9-11       Juniors (must be 9 on September 1st)
  • Ages 12-14     Intermediates (must be 12 on September 1st)
  • Ages 15-19     Seniors (must be 15 on September 1st; can be 19 but must be in high school)

To get started:

The 4-H year runs October 1st to September 30th.  Fill out the Member Interest Form and we will contact you with a club that best meets your interest and location in October.

Visit with adults you come in contact with and see if any of them are interested in becoming a 4-H volunteer leader. We are always looking for new 4-H leaders who are willing to lead or help lead a group of youth. 

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