Growing in 4-H
What is 4-H?
4-H provides learn-by-doing educational opportunities for youth that will enable them to become the leaders of tomorrow. 4-H is the youth arm of the University of Maryland Extension, a joint venture with U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the Charles County government. 4-H is in every state, D.C. and in military bases around the world.
4-H At A Glance
The 4-H Emblem:
The H on each leaf stands for: Head, Heart, Hands and Health
4-H Colors: Green and White
4-H Slogan: "Learn by Doing"
4-H Moto: "To Make the Best Better"
Members, ages 5-18, participate in fun, hands-on learning activities supported by the latest research of land-grant universities that are focused on three areas: healthy living, citizenship, and science.
Calvary- meets in Waldorf
Country Clovers - meets in La Plata
Creative Critters - meets in Bryans Road
Farmers Fortune - meets in Bel Alton
Gone to the Dogs - meets in Waldorf
Horsemasters - meets in La Plata
Hot Shots - meets in La Plata
Little Rascals - meets in Welcome
Mounted Wanderers - meets in La Plata
Rabbit Club - meets in La Plata
Rebels - meets in Bryantown
St. Peters - meets in Waldorf
Youth on the Move - meets in Waldorf
Who Can Join? Girls and boys ages 8-18, or Clover member ages 5-7. Clovers are non-competitive.
4-H enrollment year is January thru December.
How Do I Join? Send an email to Donna Mohler at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 301-934-5403. For more information, contact your local 4-H Staff:
Amy Lang, email@example.com
Bonnie Boyden, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jeanne Williams, email@example.com
***Our enrollment system is BRAND NEW! Maryland 4-H uses an online member management system called 4-H Online. These guides have been prepared to assist families in creating member profiles and enrolling in 4-H using the 4-H Online system. Contact Donna Mohler, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. A link to access enrollment, and re-enrollment, is available here: 4-H Online 2.0
*A guide for YOUTH MEMBER ENROLLMENT is available.
*A guide for ADULT VOLUNTEER ENROLLMENT is available.