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The Elbert County Extension office provides assistance and programs for citizens in five main areas: Agriculture, Horticulture, Family and Consumer Science, Natural Resources and 4-H Youth Programs.

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About 4-H

4-H is a community of youth, ages 5-18, learning leadership, citizenship and life skills!

  • 4-H is the largest out-of school youth development program in the nation.
  • 4-H involves the whole family and spans across generations.
  • 4-H is not just for kids. Adult volunteer 4-H leaders provide guidance, knowledge, experience, and enthusiasm that help 4-H members as well as communities.

In 4-H, you will…

  • Take part in club meetings and activities with friends.
  • Learn to present educational demonstrations.
  • Develop citizenship and leadership skills to take action and make a difference in your community.
  • Master new skills through hands-on project work and record keeping.
  • Have fun at camps, fairs, and contests!

Join Elbert County 4-H

  • CALL ELBERT COUNTY EXTENSION FIRST 303-621-3162
  • Elbert County traditional 4-H membership occurs via internet through 4HOnline.com. Elbert County’s traditional enrollment season runs from mid-October through December 31.
  • Elbert County offers traditional 4-H membership in a Community 4-H Club. Families choose a community 4-H club and attend monthly club meetings where members give demonstrations, plan community service activities, and conduct 4-H business.
  • Cloverbud members, ages 5 to 7 are activity based and participate at meetings and events throughout the year.
  • Traditional 4-H members, ages 8 to 18 select project(s). Each project will have a record book to complete. Projects involving animals or shooting sports have additional requirements.
  • Prior to December 31, the enrollment fee and any 4-H manual fees need to be paid directly to the club you have joined.

4-H Family Guide Book