How To Join 4-H
Eligibility for 4-H membership begins when a child is age 5 AND enrolled in kindergarten as of January 1 of the current year (Cloverbuds).
Membership to the 4-H club program begns when a child is at least age 8 AND enrolled in third grade as of January 1 of the current year. Ohio 4-H membership ends December 31st of the year in which an individual attains the age of 19. Membership begins when an eligible individual is enrolled in a club or group that is under the discretion of a trained adult who has completed the OSUE volunteer selection process, and within the scope of Ohio State University Extension.