How to Participate

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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!

Cloverbud Program
For kids in grades Kindergarten to 3rd grades. Cloverbuds is designed to allow younger youth to participate in age appropriate, non-competitive experiences through 4-H. To see if your parish offers a 4-H Cloverbud experience contact your 4-H Office.

4-H Club Membership
Groups of of young people who meet monthly to learn about a particular subject, work on a project, perform community service, develop leadership skills and work together. Guided by one or more adult volunteer, a club can have any number of members from a school, a neighborhood, or parish.

Independent 4-H Member
Youth who participate in planned learning outside of a club setting which is self-directed with leadership and support from parents and/or mentors.

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