4-H connects young people and adults to communities. You can make a positive impact with 4-H no matter what stage of life you are in.

Join a Club         

Go To Camp         

Participate at School

4-H believes young people learn best by doing. With guidance from a mentor, youth can explore their sparks in life and create their 4-H journey. No matter your budget, schedule, or passion, there is a 4-H program for you!

Ready to learn more about 4-H clubs and programs in your area? Want to begin your journey as a 4-H member?

All youth ages 5 to 19 are welcome to join and learn with 4-H.

Please contact your local 4-H county program to discover the innovative 4-H programs happening near you and learn how to get involved.

4-H Cloverbuds

The 4-H Cloverbud program is designed specifically to help young people ages 5 to 9 grow and thrive. The primary focus are activities that encourage exploration and cooperative learning.

In order to encourage personal development, safety, and participation, there are a few differences between the 4-H Cloverbud program and 4-H club project program.

4-H Cloverbuds do not participate in competitive events and are not allowed to have direct project based activities with large animals. 4-H Cloverbud clubs do not elect officers. 4-H Cloverbuds are allowed to showcase their skills in displays and events that award participation efforts.

Grow with 4-H

You Make the Best Better!

Become a 4-H Volunteer

A caring and supportive relationship with an adult is a critical component of the 4-H youth development program. 4-H youth thrive because of you!

Do you have a passion and willingness to share it? Do you enjoy cooking? Sewing? Working with pets or livestock? What about robotics? Please contact your local 4-H county program to discover the innovative 4-H programs happening near you and learn how to get involved.

 

Collegiate 4-H

Did you know that 4-H fun and learning does not stop when you graduate high school? You can continue to give back to your community, further develop your leadership skills, and stay involved in the 4-H program as an undergraduate in college!

Oregon State Collegiate 4-H is a community service and leadership based club open to all OSU undergraduates. The OSU Collegiate 4-H Chapter began in 1929 and has a long and proud history here at Oregon State University. 

Alumni

Were you involved in 4-H when you were growing up? Please join the growing and thriving 4-H Alumni community! Stay connected to National and Oregon 4-H programs by raising your hand!

4-H Youth and Volunteer Enrollment Forms

2018 4-H Year

The 2018 4-H Year runs October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018.

Before using this forms to begin your 4-H journey, please contact your local 4-H county program first.

Youth Enrollment Packet

4-H Youth Development Program Resource

This packet includes 4-H member enrollment form, youth code of conduct, acknowledgement of risk and waiver of liability, and health form.

Member Enrollment Packet in Spanish

4-H Youth Development Program Resource

4-H Member Enrollment Packet in Spanish

Adult Volunteer Enrollment Packet

4-H Youth Development Program Resource

4-H Adult Volunteer Enrollment Packet

Adult Volunteer Enrollment Packet in Spanish

4-H Youth Development Program Resource

4-H Adult Volunteer Enrollment Packet in Spanish

Oregon 4-H Volunteer Application

4-H Youth Development Program Resource

This resource contains the important steps on how to become a volunteer and 4-H volunteer expectations. Please fill out this form, including three non-family member personal references, if you are interested in starting your journey as a 4-H volunteer.

4-H Enrollment and Event Resources

Youth Code of Conduct

4-H Youth Development Program Resource

The well-being of everyone involved in 4-H program is important. Please read and sign to agree to the Code of Conduct.

4-H Health Form

4-H Youth Development Program Resource

Please fill out this form if you are enrolling or attending a 4-H event.

Acknowledgement of Risk and Waiver of Liability

4-H Youth Development Program Resource

Please read and sign this form if you are enrolling in 4-H or participating in a 4-H activity.

Criminal History Check Release Form

4-H Youth Development Program Resource

Please fill out this form if you are an enrolling or renewing 4-H volunteer.

Oregon 4-H Animal Science Exhibitor Agreement

4-H Youth Development Program Resource

All 4-H members participating in an animal science project or events with their animals must read and sign this form.

Volunteer Training Resources

Volunteer e-Learning Courses

4-H Youth Development Program Resource

These 4-H Volunteer e-Learning Courses will help new or current volunteers learn more about 4-H with interactive on-line courses.

Volunteer e-Learning Courses Instructions

4-H Youth Development Program Resource

Please read this resource for instructions on how to access the 4-H Volunteer e-Learning modules. Modules are interactive and take about 15 to 20 minutes to complete.

The Safety and Well-being of Youth

4-H Youth Development Program Resource

The Oregon State University Extension 4-H Youth Development Program is dedicated to the safety and well-being of all participants. This resource provides guidelines of best practices for guiding and mentoring 4-H youth.

USDA 4-H Volunteer Resources

4-H Youth Development Program Resource

The 4-H Youth Development Program is the youth program from the land grant universities' cooperative extension services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This resource contains great continuing education resources for 4-H volunteers.

4-H Club Leader Resources

4-H Club or Committee Resources

4-H Club or Committee Fundraising Worksheet

4-H Youth Development Program Resource

Please use this worksheet if your 4-H club or committee is planning a fundraising event.

4-H Annual Financial Statement

4-H Youth Development Program Resource

If you are a 4-H club leader, please fill out this form every year to report your 4-H club finances. Work together with your local 4-H Extension office for accurate Annual Financial form deadlines and submissions.

4-H Club Materials and Equipment Inventory

4-H Youth Development Program Resource

Please use this form to keep track of the materials, equipment and other assets your 4-H club or committee acquires.

Banking and Financial Agreement

4-H Youth Development Program Resource

Please read over and sign this document in order to comply with non-profit, charitable corporation rules when opening and maintaining a bank account for your 4-H club or committee.

Financial Gift or Donation Guidelines

4-H Youth Development Program Resource

This resource details out best practices guidelines when your 4-H club or committee receives a financial gift or donation.

Financial Gift or Donation

4-H Youth Development Program Resource

Oregon 4-H clubs and Associations are recognized as not-for-profit organizations. Please use this form if your 4-H club or committee receives a financial gift or donation.

Request to Conduct 4-H Fundraiser

4-H Youth Development Program Resource

Please use this form to submit a request if you are planning a fundraiser for your 4-H club or committee. Your request must be approved prior to advertising, promoting, or holding the event.

Military Connected Youth Resources

4-H Military Partnerships

4-H Youth Development Program Resource

4-H is partnering with U.S. Military branches Child and Youth programs to support 4-H clubs and programs for military connected youth.

Oregon Military Family

4-H Youth Development Program Resource

This website is a great resource for families with a service member.