4-H is America's Largest youth development organization - empowering nearly 6 million young people with the skills to lead for a lifetime.
4-H Programming is delivered by Cooperative Extension- a community of more than 100 public universities across the nation that provides experiences where young people learn by doing. For more than 100 years, 4-H has welcomed young people of all beliefs and backgrounds, giving kids voices to express who they are and how they make their lives and communities better.
4-H is open to all youth between the ages of 5 and 18 as of Jan 1st of the current year.
Cloverbuds - 5 to 7 years
Traditional 4-H Members - 8 to 18 years
The 4-H Calendar Year runs from October 1st through September 30th.
Annual Member Enrollment Fee: $20 per Member with a maximum of $40 per family. *
*(Family is defined as two or more Youth, Adults do not count).
Annual 4-H Volunteer Fee: There is $10 enrollment fee per adult volunteer. **
**This helps defray the cost of the mandatory background checks, motor vehicle records and insurance.
Payment should be in check form. Checks Payable: CCE ONEIDA
For Re-enrolling Members and Volunteers Enrollments received after November 1st will be subjected to a Late Fee of a Doubled Enrollment Fee.
If someone is joining 4-H for the first time they may enroll anytime throughout the year for the $20 new member fee! New members intending to show at the County Fair must enroll by May 1st.
The annual fees are used to defray the costs of printing newsletters, mailings related to major events, activities and insurance cost. Youth who are unable to pay the fee will not be prohibited from participating in the 4-H program. Please call the Oneida County 4-H Office at 315-736-3394 to discuss this issue.
For More Information about Enrolling as a Volunteer Check out our Volunteer with 4-H Tab!!
Last updated February 10, 2021