Ohio 4-H Membership – Eligibility for 4-H membership begins when a child is age 5 and is enrolled in kindergarten as of January 1 of the current year (Cloverbuds). Project membership to the 4-H club program begins when a child is at least 8 and enrolled in 3rd grade; or 9 years of age as of January 1 of the current year. Ohio 4-H membership ends December 31 of the year in which an individual attains the age of 19. Membership begins when an eligible individual is enrolled in a club or group that is under the direction of a trained adult who has completed the OSUE volunteer selection process and within the scope of Ohio State University Extension and signs off by deadline.

Ohio 4-H Cloverbuds - – Lawrence County youth ages 5 and in kindergarten until 8 may participate in activity based, non-competive programming. Ohio's 4-H Cloverbud Program is for youth age 5 and in kindergarten until they reach age 8 and in the third grade. The Cloverbud program is developmentally-age appropriate, therefore it is fun and positive, leader-directed, activity-based, noncompetitive, success-oriented, and group-centered. 

Ohio 4-H Volunteers - Being an Ohio 4-H volunteer is a great way to give back; it is also a privilege and responsibility. You can begin the process by reading our volunteer standards of behavior, and completing the application found at Lawrence County 4-H Volunteer Application.