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Joining Larimer County 4-H

Membership to 4-H is open to any youth who are age 8 – 18 by December 31st (children ages 5 – 7 are encouraged to explore the 4-H Cloverbud program, designed specifically for these ages). Joining 4-H only takes a few steps.

  1. Select a local club you would like to join
  2. Decide what project(s) you would like to work on
  3. Enroll online. There is a $50 enrollment fee (reduced fees are available based on eligibility). For those enrolling in more than eight projects, the enrollment fee is higher.

You may join 4-H at any time, but there are important enrollment dates in order to be eligible to enter the Larimer County Fair:

  • Enrollment for returning members are due by February 1st
  • Enrollment for new members are due by March 15th

How to select a club

Larimer County Club Directory

The first step to joining the 4-H program is selecting a local club. Consider the following when selecting a club to join:

  • What is the location of the club? What time and day of the week does it meet?
  • Does the club have a project leader in the area you are interested?
  • Are you familiar with the club organizational leader and the expectations of the club?

How to select a 4-H project

List of Larimer County 4-H Projects

Look through the many projects Larimer County offers. You may choose one or more projects. Projects are fun to do alone and/or with your friends. Think about:

  • An interest you’d like to explore
  • A hobby you’d like to learn more about
  • A topic of interest shared by you and your family
  • Something that is fun for you

Scholarship and Financial Aid Information

Find information about scholarships and financial aid information available to members here.
Larimer County Financial Aid

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