Interested in Becoming a Member / Enrollment

(last updated 10/16/23)

Interested in Enrolling in 4-H?  

Are you interested in finding out more about Columbia County 4-H?  Click this Link and fill out a form and we’ll send you with more information!  

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 LogIn link:

4-H Online – Family Enrollment Guide

Member Re-Enrollment:
In order to exhibit at the upcoming Columbia County Fair in the Junior Class as a 4-H Member, a member must enroll online by November 30th. We will accept 4-H enrollment forms at any time during the year.  These rules only apply if you want to exhibit at the upcoming Columbia County Fair as a 4-H Member.

New Enrollments: We will accept NEW 4-H enrollments at any time during the year.  However if a youth wishes to exhibit at the upcoming Columbia County Fair as a 4-H Member, new members must enroll by March 1st.

The UW-Madison Extension Columbia County 4-H Youth Development staff can help you find a club, get the information you need, and begin the enrollment process in 4HOnline.  Contact us at 608-742-9680 or see the enrollment information, including the project guide, on this page and at 4-H Project Guide & Enrollment Forms.

Important enrollment dates and deadlines are as follows:

  • SEPTEMBER 1st Enrollment opens on 4HOnline.
  • November 30th:  Deadline for re-enrolling in Columbia County 4-H if you want to exhibit at the upcoming Columbia County Fair in the Junior Class as a 4-H member.
  • MARCH 1st:  Deadline for adding a project to show at the fair for re-enrolling members as long as you were enrolled by November 30th.  Deadline for enrolling and adding a project to show at the fair for NEW members.
To enroll in 4-H, you need a computer, internet access, a valid email address, and a web browser.  You can enroll from a home computer or from a public access computer, such as those available at your local library.  If you need access to the internet, you can use resources available at the following public libraries throughout Columbia County:
  • Cambria – Jane Morgan Memorial Library, 109 W. Edgewater St, Cambria, WI 53923; 920-348-4030.
  • Columbus Public Library, 223 W. James St, Columbus, WI 53925; 920-623-5910.
  • Lodi Women’s Club Library, 130 Lodi St, Lodi, WI 53555; 608-592-4130.
  • Pardeeville – Angie W. Cox Public Library, 119 N. Main St, Pardeeville, WI 53954; 608-429-2354.
  • Portage Public Library, 253 W. Edgewater St, Portage, WI 53901; 608-742-4959.
  • Poynette Public Library, 118 N. Main St, Poynette, WI 53955; 608-635-7577.
  • Randolph – Hutchinson Memorial Library, 228 N. Highway St, Randolph, WI 53956; 920-326-4640.
  • Rio Public Library, 324 W. Lyons St, Rio, WI 53960; 920-992-3206.
  • Wisconsin Dells – Kilbourn Public Library, 620 Elm St, Wisconsin Dells, WI  53965; 608-254-2146.
  • Wyocena Public Library, 165 E. Dodge St, Wyocena, WI 53969; 608-429-4899.

You can also contact the Columbia County Extension office to set up an appointment to use a computer for enrollment or to have Sarah help you register if you are having issues.

Name Title Phone Email
Rebecca Pfile


4-H Youth Development Educator
(608) 742-9685
Sarah Millard
Administrative Assistant
(608) 742-9688