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4-H Enrollment in Boulder County

Welcome to Boulder County 4-H! Please see directions for member and family enrollment:

Members and families – 4HOnline 2.0 Enrollment tip sheet for families

Returning Volunteers – 4HOnline 2.0 Volunteer Renewal Guide

UPDATE: Volunteer Enrollment Tip Sheet 11-6-20


1) Pick out projects of Interest

Check out the 4-H projects

Details & list links – It may be helpful to figure out which projects the member might do right away. Club choice is often influenced by project choice.

2) Choose a local 4-H Club

Check out the Boulder County Club directory –

Club Directory link – This list contains club leader contact, meeting dates, and which projects each club supports.

Call & visit clubs –

Members and their family may visit clubs until they find the club best fit for them. You do not have to be enrolled to visit clubs.

Confirm your club choice –

Before enrolling online, let the club leader know that you would like to join their club.

3) Enroll or Re-enroll in 4-H

Families/Members:

  • Complete online enrollment (directions for enrollment) – enrollment is through 4-H Online which can be accessed at v2.4HOnline.com, you will be notified by email that your enrollment is “pending”. (Check junk mail for this email) And then…
  • To complete your Boulder County 4-H enrollment: needed forms are below or available from your club leader
  •  > Animal Care and Housing (Required for livestock and horse projects)> Premises ID > Enrollment Scholarship Application Form
  • Return enrollment and pay fee to club leader (NOT to Extension Office)
  • Options to pay fees to your club leader include cash or check, or
  • Using our online option is another acceptable way to pay your enrollment fees for 4-H online. This service to collect your enrollment fees is offered as a convenience for our families. In order for this to work, families will need to forward their receipt to their club leader.

Volunteers:


Enrollment fee schedule:

Fees for participation in 4-H for the 2021-22 year are as follows:

  • 4-H Member Enrollment—$40.00. Late fee for returning members if after last Friday in January – $20.00
  • Cloverbud Enrollment—$40.00
  • Separate charge for manuals. Please consult your Organizational Leader
  • Shooting Sports fee – $20.00 fee payable to your club leaders along with t-shirt size. Please continue to monitor the Shooting Sports program for State issued changes.
  • Second Club enrollmentno additional fee
  • Family maximum payment for enrollment — $ 120.00. Late fee for returning families if after last Friday in January – $180.00
  • Leaders – Current Leaders—no charge; New Leaders — $5.00 for background check
  • Scholarships – There are needs-based enrollment scholarships available upon request. Applications can be found at Boulder4H.org, Enroll in 4-H; or contact the Extension office for details.
  • Members and Leaders will be “active” in 4-H Online once the forms and fees have been turned in by the Club Leader to the Extension Office.

Questions? Contact the Extension Office 4hinfo@bouldercounty.org.


To help you navigate your first year in 4-H:

> 4-H Participation Checklistcoming soon

> Parent Handbookcoming soon

Self Calculating Publication Order Form

ADDITIONAL FORMS you may need depending on your project:

Horse Donation Form

Equine Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement


5 Completion Requirements for Boulder County 4-H Projects

For the complete pdf, click here

Important Dates:

4-H Year runs from October through September

Earlier deadlines for enrollment equals better support for the following reasons:

  • to help leaders plan for the year,
  • for members to complete all requirements, and
  • risk management including for insurance and coverage protection of code of conduct, etc.

The following schedule has been developed:

  • Last Thursday in January (January 26, 2023) – re-enrollment for all returning members. Returning members need to be enrolled in 4HOnline and money received by the organizational leaders and then received by the Extension Office.
  • January 26, 2023 – Last Thursday in April (April 27, 2023) – $20.00 late fee will be applied for returning member re-enrollments
  • Last Thursday in April (April 27, 2023) – Deadline for project add/drop and the final day to enroll in 4-H and be eligible to participate in the 2023 Boulder County Fair.

Last Thursday in April (April 27, 2023) deadline for returning members to re-enroll in order to participate in the 2023 Boulder County Fair.

Enrollment in 4-H remains open all year round with certain Exhibit limitations. Please contact an agent if you have concerns.

Questions? Please call the Extension Office at 303-678-6238, Brenda Kwang, Livestock and Animals agent bkwang@bouldercounty.org, Faith Kroschel, General Projects agent fkroschel@bouldercounty.org.

4-H Enrollment Membership Special Variance Transfer Application

For use in the Front Range counties of: Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder/Broomfield, Douglas, Jefferson, Larimer and Weld