Military 4-H Partnerships are supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, 4-H Headquarters; U.S. Army Child, Youth and School Services; U.S. Air Force Child and Youth Programs; U.S. Navy Child and Youth Programs; and Virginia Cooperative Extension 4-H Program (Virginia Tech and Virginia State University) through grant funding at Kansas State University.
Youth membership in 4-H is based on the following age categories:
For each of the above categories youth must turn the entry age during the 4-H year, October 1 through September 30. That is youth who turn 5, 9, 12, and 14, between October 1 and September 30, participate in these respective categories. Eligibility for 4-H membership terminates on December 31 of the year the member has his/her 19th birthday.
4-H provides a wide variety of educational opportunities and experiences. Some clubs specifically focus on the Cloverbuds (youth ages 5-8), some clubs require youth to be at least 9 years old to join, some clubs are just for teens and others are for youth of all ages. Therefore, you should ask about age requirements when you request information.
Locating Off Installation 4-H Military Clubs:
Virginia 4-H Military Clubs
Funded by 4-H Military Partnership Grant
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