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4-H Members: Must be at least age 8 and in 3rd grade as of Jan. 1st
*Cloverbuds: Must be at least age 5 and in Kindergarten as of Jan. 1st.

Step 1: Find a Club

 

Agrico 4-H Club - Harrison, OH Agrico 4-H green and white banner

Contact: Stephane Tumlin satumlin@fuse.net

Meeting Location:  Harrison Library 10398 New Haven Rd, Harrison, OH 45030 

Established in 1963, Agrico 4-H club is the oldest 4-H club in Hamilton County! We have members from 5-18 that take all sorts of projects, livstock and special interest. Projects our members participate in are market lamb, breeding lamb, swine, poultry, rabbits, and horse.  Special interest projects our members love are cake decorating, yeast breads, graphic design, robotics, kitchen chemistry, and gardening. At club meetings, we enjoy crafts, team building activities, project demonstrations, and snacks! Service projects we enjoy are making fleece blankets for children in foster care. 

 

 

Dreamweavers 4-H Club - Finneytown, OH 

Contact:  Nancy Nally nancynally@gmail.com
Meeting Location: Xenos Christian Fellowship Church 1016 North Bend Road CIncinnati, OH 45224. We typically meet the third Monday of the month.

Our club members enjoy taking a wide variety of projects!  We participate in STEM, cooking, sewing, arts and crafts, dogs, and so much more.  At our meetings, club members enjoy project presentations, robotics experiements, and crafts. Cloverbud (5-7 year old) members complete hands on activities and gain mentorship from our older members.  Dreamweavers 4-H club supports the community by making Christmas cards or singing Christmas carols for local senior citizens. 

 

Free Range 4-H Club - Northern Hamilton County, OHFree Range 4-H Club Fair Booth

 Contact: Lindsay Horlander Lindsay@crunchywellness.com

Meeting Location: Millville, OH. Contact Lindsay Horlander for more information. 

Free Range 4-H club is Hamilton County's Home School club!  We accept members from 5-18 and we love to explore many different projects. Projects our members enjoy are Livestock like alpacas, horse, sheep, goats, poultry, and rabbits, and gerneral projects like cooking, sewing, STEM, and more. At our meetings, we like to play lots of games, make crafts, and build teamwork and leadership skills through collaborative activities. Service projects we have done are park cleanups, collecting gifts for Hope's Closet, and volunteering in the Salvation Army soup kitchen.

 

Gorman Farm 4-H Club - Reading, OH 

Contact: Cindy Capannari gccapi@yahoo.com

Meeting Location: Gorman Heritage Farm 10052 Reading Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45241. We typically meet the fourth Monday of the month at 7pm.

Gorman Farm 4-H Club members have lots of fun together playing games, having guest speakers, doing crafts and sharing snacks at our club meetings. We have Cloverbud, 5-7 year olds, to 18 year old members. We take a lot of different projects including horses, dogs, poultry, rabbits, sewing, leadership, STEM, cooking, and more! 

4-H livestock black and white silhouettes

 

Hamilton County Livestock Club - Cleves, OH 

Contact: Heather Alden heather_alden1978@yahoo.com

Meeting Location: Crosby Community Center 8910 Willey Road, Harrison, OH 45030. We typically meet the fourth Thursday of the month at 7pm.

Hamilton County Livestock club focuses primarily on livestock and horse projects.  Our members raise beef cattle, lambs, goats, swine, rabbits, and poultry, and participate in horse events around the state. We love to take part in community parades and events like the Harvest Home Fair, and do lots of family activities together like bowling. At our meetings, we educate our members through livestock and horse related demonstrations and enjoy playing games and teambuilding activities. Hamilton County Livestock club is very active in the community and regularly gathers items for food and clothing drives and volunteers with Matthew 25 Ministries. 

 

Madeira 4-H Club - Madeira, OH

Madeira 4-H Club booth Contact:  Susan Kotowski and Dean Rettig madeira4hclub@gmail.com

Meeting Location: Madeira Library or McDonald Commons Park. Contact Susan or Dean for more information. 

Madeira 4-H club members take a variety of general projects, like cooking, small engines, STEM, robotics, and small animal projects like chickens, rabbits, goats, and swine. We regularly have guest speakers at our meetings and members love sharing the projects they are working on. Members enjoy arts and crafts and STEM activities at our meetings also.  We support the community by baking dog biscuits with Brewhouse Bakery and planting flowers and picking up trash at local parks. 


 

 

Western Hills 4-H Club - Western Hills, Cincinnati, OH 

Contact: Becky Roell ruga0329@yahoo.com

Meeting Location: Gamble-Nippert YMCA 3159 Montana Avenue CIncinnati, OH 45211. We meet thr fourth Sunday of each month January-June at 4pm. Additional meetings scheduled throughout the year. 

Western Hills 4-H Club (a.k.a The City Slickers) is an eclectic, diverse and engaging group of 4-H families who live on the west side of Cincinnati in and around the Westwood neighborhood. We are a friendly club, and will gladly accept members from all over Hamilton County. Our members take an array of projects ranging from goats to art, specializing in rabbits, poultry, goats, sewing, art, general projects, cooking, and etc. We embrace 4-H's "rural roots" within our urban setting and celebrate our differences. Our club has strong involvement in the community and emphasizes the importance of service to others.  Service projects we enjoy are planting and maintaining the community garden at the Gamble-Nippert YMCA and local area litter cleanups. 
Western Hills 4-H Club logo

Step 2: Register Online

Register using 4-H online. Visit: oh.4honline.com

*Having Trouble Enrolling Online? Contact 4-H Educator Claire Linepensel at linepensel.2@osu.edu.
You may be asked to complete:
4-H Health Form- This form is only used in case a parent is not present if an accident happens.
Cross County Line- This form needs to be compelted and returned with your enrollment paperwork for any youth who lives outside Hamilton County.

Step 3: Pick Your Project

The entire list of Ohio 4-H projects can be found at: http://go.osu.edu/Zpd.

Step 4: Plan Ahead

Consider becoming a member of the:

The Hamilton County Community Fair Association and/or

The Hamilton County Agricultural Society/Hamilton County Fair and/or

Hamilton County Farm Bureau

For help or more information contact: 513-824-3277