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Do you want more information on what 4-H does?
Watch the video 
below or CLICK HERE to learn more.

Do you want to VOLUNTEER with 4-H? Then CLICK HERE to learn how.

 Enrolling is as easy as 1-2-3


Enrollment is currently open!

1) Pick out projects of Interest

  • Check out the 4-H projects and interest areas – It is helpful to figure out which projects the member might want to participate in right away. Club choice is often influenced by project choice. CLICK HERE for a project list.

2) Choose a local 4-H Club

  • Check out the El Paso County Club Directory
  • Call and visit clubs – Once a Club Directory is emailed to you, members and their family may visit clubs until they find the club best fit for them. You do not have to be enrolled to visit clubs.
  • Confirm your club choice – once your club leader confirms your membership you will enroll in 4HOnline

3) Enroll or Re-enroll in 4-H (Are you a new volunteer? Click here for directions)

  • Complete online enrollment–CLICK HERE for directions-–enrollment is through 4-H Online which can be accessed at, you will be notified by email that your enrollment is “pending”. (Check junk mail for this email) And then…
  • To complete your El Paso County 4-H enrollment: needed forms are below or available from your club leader
  • Return enrollment and pay $40 fee to club leader (NOT to Extension Office).

Have questions? Contact the Extension Office at 719-520-7698.


4-H Year runs from October through September

Earlier deadlines for enrollment equals better support for the following reasons:

  • to help leaders plan for the year,
  • for members to complete all requirements, and
  • risk management including for insurance and coverage protection of code of conduct, etc.

Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.