Louisiana 4-H provides opportunities for youth from all backgrounds and interest to become a member and learn and grow through hands-one experiences. Any youth from the age of 9 years of age (before January 1st of the current 4-H year) can be a member. Youth can participate as long as they have not passed their 20th birthday on January 1. Because of our diverse age range, 4-H has lots of opportunities and experiences for all ages of youth to participate in.
To join 4-H, contact parish 4-H Office in which you live and/or go to school in.
4-H provides several ways that youth can participate, even your little brother and sister who is younger than 9 years old can participate. Check the various ways of becoming a 4-H member below!
4-H youth development emphasizes three core areas.
Today includes 6 million youth members supported by 500,000 volunteers. It provides participants with an opportunity to develop a strong, positive relationship with adults while engaging in meaningful activities.
Public partnerships that advance the field of youth development and enrich the programs delivered to youth.
Benefits of 4-H
4-H'ers learn and develop skills that are crucial for success in life such as self-confidence, compassion, how to make valuable connections with adults, and skills and opportunities to further their communities.
Youth gain life skills such as:
Click below to find out how to join a 4-H club near you!