UCCE Sonoma County
University of California
UCCE Sonoma County

For Youth

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Thank you for your interest in becoming a 4-H youth member. Youth are eligible to participate in
4-H if they meet the following criteria:

  • Primary Member: Must be 5 years old by December 31. Primary members cannot enroll in large animal projects. Youth enrolling who turn nine on or after January 1st must participate as a Primary Member until the end of the program year.
  • Junior, Intermediate and Senior Members: Must be 9 years old by December 31 of the program year and may continue in the program until December 31st of the calendar year in which they become 19 years of age.

4-H Youth Member Enrollment Process

Step-by-Step Instructions:
Youth Member Enrollment Process 2018-2019
4-H Miembro joven Proceso de inscripción

  1. Find a local 4-H Club at http://cesonoma.ucanr.edu/Youth_Development/. Contact the 4-H Club Leader or visit during a 4-H Club meeting.
  2. Submit 4-H youth member enrollment online at https://ca.4honline.com
    Use these Enrollment Instructions to enroll online at the 4-H Online website.
    1. New Member: Create a family profile, create a new youth enrollment, enter all information, and submit. 4hOnline status will show as pending.
    2. Returning Member: Login to your family profile and click “Enroll for 2017-2018.” Enter all required information and submit. 4hOnline adult status will show as pending. Do not create a new duplicate account!
  3. Submit fee payment of $63.00 to the 4-H Club Leader or the
    Volunteer Enrollment Coordinator.
  4. The application is reviewed by the 4-H Club Leader and the County 4-H Office. When approved, notification of your 4-H youth member enrollment will be sent from 4hOnline.
  5. Start participating in club meetings, projects, and events! 

4-H Projects per club

Still don't know which club to join? Choose based on projects. 

Check out our project sheet. Find your interest and join the club!


Need Help?

Having trouble?

We are here for you!

Contact our administrative coordinator at cesonoma4h@ucanr.edu or Call the Sonoma County 4-H Office at 707-565-2681

University of California Cooperative Extension, Sonoma County
133 Aviation Blvd Suite 109, Santa Rosa, CA 95403  Phone: 707.565.2621  Fax: 707.565.2623
Office Hours:  M-F, 8am-Noon & 1pm-4pm

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