4-H & Youth

(last updated 4/1/21)

4-H & Youth

4-H is a community of young people who are learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. 4-H is about having fun, learning, exploring and discovering. In 4-H, young people make new friends, develop new skills, become leaders and help shape their communities.


Interested in Enrolling in 4-H?

If you are completely new to 4-H, that’s great! We’re excited to have you! Before enrolling, the first step is to find a club you’d like to join. Please visit the Columbia County 4-H Clubs page to learn more about how to choose the right club for you and your family.

All enrollments are completed online through the following link: https://wi.4honline.com

The enrollment deadline for the 2020-2021 4-H year is December 31, 2020. New enrollments will still be happily accepted after the deadline, however, youth will not be eligible to exhibit at the 2021 Columbia County Fair.

While enrolling, please reference the 2020-2021 Columbia County 4-H Project Guide and see https://columbia.extension.wisc.edu/4-h-youth-development/4honline-enrollment-information/ for 4HOnline enrollment instructions and project descriptions.

Additional information can be found at the following links:

2020-2021 Project Literature Request (PDF, 4 pages)

Add or Drop Project Form (PDF, 1 page, 59 KB)

Club Change Form (PDF, 1 page, 58 KB)

(Must be signed by your club leader or club enrollment coordinator.) (Must be signed by old and new club leaders and submitted on or before May 1st.)

Member Enrollment

In order to exhibit at the 2021 Columbia County Fair in the Junior Class as a 4-H Member, a member must enroll online by December 31, 2020.

(We will accept 4-H enrollment forms at any time during the year.  These rules only apply if you want to exhibit at the 2021 Columbia County Fair as a 4-H Member.)




 4-H is Amazing

 4-H News

 4-H Newsletters  Cloverbuds  4-H FormsJoin Today


Radio Promotion Impact of 4-H

 Singing at the Campfire

 4-H Camp

Family Day of Learning

 Columbia County 4-H Clubs
 Calendars  4-H Calendar of Events/Deadlines Tools for Projects  4-H Project Information


 Leader’s Council Columbia County Fair  Fair Information

 Beautiful Walking Path

 4-H Events Trumpet and Banner  4-H Awards

 4-H Make a World of Difference - Volunteers

 4-H Fundraisers
4-H programs building block
4-H Club Officer and Youth Leader Training Resources

Go 4 It - Join the Fun


4-H Online Enrollment Information  Centennial Logo 4-H History, Pledge, Emblems & Symbols

Dancing Clover

Benefits of 4-H Participation
4-H Mall website
Related 4-H Links of Interest
4-H Horses
Columbia County 4-H Horse Project
4-H Dogs
Columbia County 4-H Dog Project
  4-H Cottontails
Columbia County 4-H Cottontails Group
Dress Code
I pledge …
my Head to
clearer thinking,
my Heart to
greater loyalty,
my Hands to larger service,
my Health to better living.
For my Club,
my community,
my country,
and my world.


If you have any questions regarding 4-H in Columbia County, please contact:
Name Title Phone Email
Pat Wagner


Positive Youth Development Educator
(608) 742-9685
Sarah Millard
Administrative Program Assistant
(608) 742-9688
Lori Swanson
Administrative Program Assistant
(608) 742-9687