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4-H Information.Joining


How to Visit and Join a Talbot County 4-H Club                         

In Talbot County, youth participate in 4-H through community clubs and project clubs led by volunteers, in-school and after school programs, and community activities such as the county fair and public speaking contests.

Members choose from a wide range of projects including public speaking, leadership, community service, career education, visual arts, food and nutrition, clothing and textiles, photography, animal and plant sciences, and science/technology.

Click the link below to open a flyer of Talbot 4-H clubs with contact information for each club's volunteer leaders.

Talbot 4-H Club Flyer

Feel free to contact our volunteer club leaders and arrange to visit their monthly club meetings. Continue visiting club meetings until you find a club that meets your family's interests. Then the leaders and the 4-H staff can help you enroll your child if you have trouble with the online system.

4-H Online Enrollment Website:

  • Member Enrollment - Go to and create a family profile. Then individually add the youth in your family as members. Click the link below for detailed directions.

          How to Enroll Members Online

  • Volunteer Enrollment - Adults who want to enroll as 4-H volunteers must apply and go through an orientation with the 4-H educator prior to becoming volunteers. After orientation, go to and create a family profile. Then add yourself as an adult volunteer. Click the link below for detailed directions.

          How to Enroll Volunteers Online


Member Resources

Maryland 4-H Family Guide - an overview of the 4-H mission, clubs, projects, and opportunities


Project List and Project Requirements 

Project Resources List - A list of recommended project books and resources

Public Speaking Guide

4-H Program Areas 

Order 4-H Project Books and Supplies

National 4-H Website

Maryland 4-H Website

         Animal Resources and Quality Assurance Training

         Awards and Recognition - This page contains the following information:

    • Out-of-State Trips
    • Senior Portfolios (Resumes and Essays)
    • Diamond Clover Program (Levels 1 through 6)

         State Council  (Leadership Opportunity for Teens)

Maryland 4-H Foundation

Talbot Agriculture and Education Center

Talbot County Fair

Online County Fair Exhibit Registration:

Step-by-Step Online Exhibit Registration Instructions

Maryland State Fair


Volunteer Resources

Equal Opportunity Statement for Flyers, Press Releases, etc.

Club Meeting Planner

Club Meeting Report Form

State Website Volunteer Resources and Links - This page contains the following resources:

 Miscellaneous Lesson Plans and Activities


Environmental Concern         

St. Mark's Church         

Kenneth Brown Landscaping   

Giant Food                              

Bayside Quilters of the Eastern Shore   

Trappe Volunteer Fire Company

The Waterfowl Festival

Olive Garden

Easton Lions Club

Talbot Coaunty Farm Bureau

Easton Ruritan

Eastern Shore Higher Education Center



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