In order to participate in a 4-H program, youth must be enrolled in Michigan 4-H. This includes enrolling in 4-H Online and paying the 4-H participation fee.
- Ottawa County 4-H open enrollment is from September 1st to May 1st. New and returning 4-H members must enroll each year during that time frame.
- Youth and adults must be actively enrolled in 4-H Online in order to participate in 4-H events.
- 4-H volunteers collect and submit the 4-H participation fee to the MSU Extension Ottawa County office, utilizing the 4-H Participation Fee Payment Form.