What is 4-H?
Ok, so specifically, the 4 “H”‘s stand for Head, Heart, Hands, and Health, but the 4-H program is much more than that. 4-H is a youth development program for youth ages 5-18. Calhoun County 4-H strives to meet the needs and interests of the youth of our county. If there’s one thing we’ve learned, it’s that if you can dream it, and it’s legal, 4-H can make it happen!
How do I join 4-H?
There are two ways to join 4-H in Calhoun County.
1. Follow each of these links and print and complete the forms and return them to the Calhoun County Extension Office.
2. Follow this link to the Florida 4-H online enrollment system, and follow the steps. Once you’ve completed the forms and your application has been reviewed for completion by the Calhoun County 4-H office, you will recieve an e-mail to notify you of your status.
What is the cost to join 4-H?
Typically there is no cost to join 4-H, however, due to the nature of some 4-H clubs, each club reserves the right to charge annual membership fees to each of its members.
What is a 4-H club?
A 4-H club is a group of five or more youth guided by one or more adult volunteer leaders. No matter the size, a 4-H club usually concentrates on one or more projects such as gardening, woodworking, small animals, food and nutrition, livestock, photography, etc. 4-H club members build leadership by electing officers and conducting their own business meeting; work together on community service activities; meet new friends; and most important, have lots of fun!
How do I become a 4-H Volunteer?
Follow this link and print and complete the forms, then return them to the Calhoun County Extension Office. There is no charge for the mentioned background check.
For more information on the mission and organization of 4-H please visit Florida 4-H at http://florida4h.org/