All You Need to Know About 4-H

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4H prepares young people to become creative, productive citizen and to step-up to challenges in their community and the world. Positive youth development programs give 4-H youth the hands-on, real world experience they need to become leaders.


The 4-H program provides opportunities for all youth ages 5 to 19 years old to participate in innovate, fun programs where they develop valuable lifelong skills.
4-H recognizes the age of individuals on Jan. 1 of the current year

  • 4-H members: 8 to 19 years old
  • Cloverbuds: 5 to 7 years old


You may join anytime. However, to participate in the Elmore County Fair, you must be enrolled and have your fees paid by March 1st.

Members and volunteers must register through 4-H online. Please view the enrollment instructions for more information.

The Elmore County Fair allows 4-H members to show off their year-long work. It also provides important opportunities for positive youth development.