4-H Enrollment

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4-H Club Directory

Please find this listing of Ionia County 4-H Clubs. When you find a 4-H Club that you would like to join, please contact the listed 4-H Leader directly.  

Member Enrollment Information

4-H enrollment is open on a rolling basis, but all members re-enrolling must do so by Dec. 1 (4-H Online instructions) and all new 4-H members must be enrolled by May (4-H Online instructions) to participate in the Ionia Free Fair.

All enrollments and re-enrollments must be done through 4-H Online with participation fees ($20/member/year) or Participation Fee Scholarship Form.docx dropped off or mailed to the Ionia MSU Extension office in the form of check or cash.

Any youth aged 18, 19 or 20 at the time of a 4-H event who is planning to attend as a participant must fill out the Background Check Form. At least one reference check and a criminal history check will be conducted in accordance with the Michigan 4-H Youth Programs Youth-Adult Housing Policy for 4-H Overnight Events. Click on the link below for the form. If you have any questions, contact Haley McLean at (616) 527-5357.

Youth Background Check Documentation for 18, 19, and 20 year olds.

Volunteer Leader Information

Volunteer Applications Forms are accepted on a rolling basis.

For more information on the Volunteer Selection Process please follow this link. Once the completed forms are sent to our office, we will begin the necessary steps for you to attain your leader status.

All questions regarding the Volunteer Selection Process should be forwarded to Haley McLean, County 4-H Program Coordinator at 616-527-5357.