Interested in Joining 4-H?

Thank you for your interest in Ohio 4-H Youth Development. Please contact your local Ohio State University Extension 4-H Professional in the county in which you reside.  The Extension Professional in the county will be able to suggest a community club and activities that will best meet your child’s needs and interest areas.

Contact your County Extension Office today!


  1. Mark Light Selected the 2017 C.W. Lifer Excellence in 4-H Award

    Feb 8, 2018

    The recipient of the 2017 C.W. Lifer Excellence in 4-H Award is Mark Light, Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Hardin County.  Mark was selected by a review panel of his peers who were past award winners.   The award was presented at this year’s Ohio State University Extension Awards Reception at the Fawcett Conference Center on January 23, 2018.

  2. Molly Hunt, finalist for the National 4-H Healthy Living Youth in Action Award

    Jan 3, 2018

    Congratulations to Darke County 4-H member Molly Hunt, selected as a finalist for the national 4-H Healthy Living Youth in Action Award.  Click here to read more...

  3. #TrueLeaders: 4-H Week

    Oct 2, 2017

    Global Leadership

    Emma Newell has been involved in 4-H on the county and state level for years, but has only recently discovered that she can shine on the national level, too.

    Through some of the national and international programs 4-H offers, Emma had the opportunity to travel around the globe to Washington, D.C., Georgia, Canada and Sweden.