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How to Join

4–H is a voluntary, educational program for youth ages 5-18. Its approach to youth development is through hands-on learning.

The three main program areas are STEM and agriculture, healthy living and civic engagement. The four H’s stand for Head, Heart, Hands, and Health.

Join the Club

To get started, fill out an enrollment form on 4HOnline. Then join a 4-H club, pick a project or sign up for a workshop. You can also stop by N.C. Cooperative Extension, Caldwell County Center and talk with Sarah Moyer, 4-H Youth Development Agent, about your interests!

More information on local clubs.


Enrollment in North Carolina 4-H is FREE! Some clubs may charge a small fee to purchase activity supplies, but often it is $10 or less per year. Similarly, certain countywide programs may charge a small fee.

We never want local fees to be a limiting factor for involvement. Because we are a member agency of United Way, we can support families wanting to join who need assistance. Again, contact Sarah Moyer for details or to receive a fee waiver.

For assistance with 4HOnline, please first reference “Enrolling in 4HOnline.”