We are excited to welcome you to 4-H!


Please follow these helpful steps to get enrolled in 4-H.

Step 1  Decide on a club that you want to be a part of > See list here PDF
Step 2 Decide what projects your child wants to do.  There are over 100 projects, Gallatin County has volunteers that lead about 30 projects. >See list here PDF
Step 3

Enrollment takes place online only.  https://4h.zsuite.org/ 

Step 4 Receive an email invoice from the 4-H office in about 1-3 business days. Email comes from gallatin4h@montana.edu
Step 5 Pay invoice via PayPal link, check, cash, or debit at the Extension Office and gather project curriculum books.
Step 6 Read the monthly newsletters for club and project meeting info or contact the leader(s).

New Family Handbook PDF

What is 4-H?
4-H is a non-formal educational, youth development program offered to individuals age 5 to 18.  Youth are involved in hands-on, experiential learning that allows learning by doing.  All 4-H programs focus on active involvement and quality experiences which stimulate lifelong learning of values and skills.


Who can join?
Youth, age 5 through 18 as of October 1, 2020, may join.  Youth that are ages 5-8 are considered Cloverbuds (see below).  Youth that are ages 8 and older are considered Regular Youth Members.  


What can I do in 4-H?
Popular projects include, dogs, cooking, shooting sports, robotics, livestock, and teen leadership are just a few of the many projects offered in 4-H.


When should I sign up?
Join anytime!...But you must be enrolled in our county's 4-H enrollment deadline of May 1st to take advantage of all 4-H opportunities, including participation in the Fair.  Also we do not encourage enrollment from May 1-Sept 30th as not many projects/clubs meet during this time and it is best to wait until Oct 1 of new 4-H year.

How much does 4-H cost?
Yearly Enrollment Fees
Cloverbuds (ages 5-7) $10 $15 effective December 1st
Youth (ages 8+) $20 $25 effective December 1st
3+ Youth in a family $50 $50
Volunteer $10 $10
Youth Project Fees
Project Fee(s) (helps pay for curriculum books) $3 $3
1 Shooting Sports Fee $30 $30
2 Shooting Sports Fees $40  $40
3 Shooting Sports Fees $50 $50 
Family Cap Shooting Sports Fees $100 $100 
Cooking Project Fee @ MSU $25 $25 
Baking Project Fee @ MSU $25 $25 
Cake Decorating Fee * If there is a project leader $25 $25 
Other Fees
4-H Green Record Book Cover $3  $3