Who Can Join?
Any youth ages 8 to 18 years are eligible to participate in all programs offered by 4-H, including competitive activities/events. 4-H age is the age of the individual on January 1 of the current 4-H year (which runs from October to September 30). Individuals older than 18 years of age who have special needs are eligible to participate in 4-H, provided they are still enrolled in high school.
Cloverbuds is a non-competitive educational program for youth ages 5 to 7 years designed to introduce youth children to 4-H in a fun, non-competitive way.
When Can You Join?
You can enroll in 4-H at any time throughout the year, although some projects may have enrollment deadlines to show them in the county fair.
How Much Does 4-H Cost?
To join a club, the enrollment dues cover two project books, insurance coverage, and a state participation fee of $5. Enrollment dues need to be turned in to your 4-H leader or the Extension Office in Valley County.
Valley County 4-H Enrollment Fees
- Regular members – $15
- Cloverbud – $10
- Horse member, first year – $20
- Horse member, returning – $15
Where Do You Find 4-H?
4-H programs can be found in every Idaho county. Youths from cities, suburbs, towns, and rural settings participate.
How Do I Join 4-H In Valley County?
Please contact our county extension office. Ask to speak with Alysson Statz about joining 4-H.