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How to Enroll New Members

New Members

Join 4-H
We welcome youth members from all backgrounds and locations in Madera County to join our programs:

* Community clubs
* 4-H Camps
* Events & conferences 

Madera County 4-H requires that youth MUST be enrolled in the 4-H project they will be exhibiting in summer/fall fairs (Madera Fair) by July 1st of the current 4-H program year, and by February 1st of the current 4-H program year for winter/spring fairs.

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Choose a Club. You may enroll in any club in the Madera County. You will have to choose a minimum of one club when you sign up. 

Contact the club. Contact the Club Leader for the club you are interested in joining to let them know you are signing up. They will be collecting the 4-H program fees and also can give you more information about the club and the types of projects they offer.

Please do not enroll your child until AFTER you have talked to and met with the Club

Choose a Project. Your Club Leader can let you know what projects are open for enrollment. You can choose the projects and activities that sound interesting to you.  

Sign up in 4hOnline.* Create a family profile on 4hOnline. Members are grouped by Family, so you can add all youth family members who want to join 4-H. If you are under 18, please have a parent or guardian enter the information. New Member - How to enroll in 4hOnline 

*For Spanish: The 4hOnline system is only in English. Please fill in the paper enrollment packet in Spanish and turn it in to your club leader or county staff for them to enter it into 4hOnline for you. Please keep a copy of the paper forms for your records. You will also have to check back with your county 4-H Program Representative for your membership status.

Please do not create a new family record if someone in your family is already a 4-H member or has been a 4-H member.

(On the member page, click on My Member List on the upper right side of screen.  In the Family Info box, click on Add a New Member)

Submit program fees. Submit your program fees payment to your Club Leader. They will log in to 4hOnline to confirm when payments are received so your enrollment can be processed. In addition to the State 4-H fees, your county and club may have additional fees, depending on the project(s) you choose.

Get activated. Once your county 4-H office reviews the enrollment, you will receive an email sent to your Family email account to confirm your enrollment status as Active. If you filled a paper enrollment form, you will have to check with your county 4-H Program Representative for your membership status.

Once your membership is active, you can start participating in 4-H events and activities! 

You may access your 4hOnline profile at any time of the year to update your address, health information, etc.  Check with your leader before adding projects.

If you have any questions about enrolling a new youth member, please contact the County 4-H Office at (559) 675-7879  ext. 7202