How to get started in Washington County 4-H

1. Find a club

You can join any 4-H Club in Washington County; see our current club listing here: Washington County 4-H Clubs

2. Enroll in Wisconsin 4-H

4-H members are required to enroll in 4-H through 4-H Online. Enrollment in 4-H Online for the 2023-2024 year begins Tuesday, September 5, 2023. Check out the 4-H Online Tutorial for help, or call our office.

3. Have fun & get involved

Each club provides leadership opportunities for members. As you complete projects in your chosen area you will also learn how to be an effective leader! As a 4-H member you can participate in events that let you showcase what you have learned or created like the Washington County and Wisconsin State Fairs! Also, watch for events and camps offered by Washington County 4-H and statewide opportunities provided by Wisconsin 4-H.

4. Roles & Responsibilities as a 4-H Parent/Guardian

  • Encourage, encourage, encourage!
  • Attend club and project meetings with your youth
  • Consider serving as an Adult Leader, Project Leader, or Committee Helper
  • Support your youth in meeting their responsibilities in their club, projects, and county activities 
  • Encourage your youth to exhibit at County Fair and begin work on their exhibits early
  • Encourage your youth to work on their record book on an on-going basis and submit for award consideration
  • Read the Cloverline Family Newsletter posted monthly by Extension Washington County 4-H Youth Development
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