All Information provided below can be printed and sent to Washtenaw County 4-H Leaders upon request. Requests can be made to the Washtenaw County MSU Extension Office at 734-997-1678.
New Member Packet
- New Member Guide available at the Extension Office
Virtual Platforms Resources
Resources for use for virtual club meetings.
- Keeping Kids Safe
- Keeping Kids Safe: Preventing Grooming by Child Sexual Predators
- Keeping Kids Safe: How Child Sexual Predators Groom Adults, Families, and Communities
- Keeping Kids Sage: How Child Sexual Predators Groom Children
- Keeping Kids Safe: Ages 12-17
- Keeping Kids Safe: Ages 6-11
- Keeping Kids Safe: Ages 0-5
- Keeping Kids SAFE: The downside to "sharenting" on social media
- Keeping Kids Safe Virtually: Best Practices
Annual Financial Reports
Annual Financial Report Forms are due for Washtenaw County 4-H Clubs no later than November 1 of each year. Annual Financial Reports forms consist of:
Michigan 4-H Financial Management Resources
Resources on information related to 4-H Club Financial Management.
- Sales Tax Exempt Letter
- Financial Guide for 4-H Treasurers (youth guide new 2016)
- Financial Guide for 4-H Volunteers (volunteer guide new 2016)
- Fundraising Forms:
MSU Extension Guidelines for Social Media
Policies and forms related 4-H Clubs having a Social Media account. Social Media is defined as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
- Social Media Guidelines Form
- Form must be submitted to the Washtenaw County MSU Extension Office for approval. Once approved an account can be created. Groups must allow Washtenaw County MSU Extension Staff to have access to all groups regardless if the status is private or public.
Injury and Property damage needs to be reported to the Washtenaw County MSU Extension office as soon as possible for 4-H related events/activities. Report forms need to be filled out in partnership with the local 4-H Program Coordinator.
New 4-H Club Resources
Welcome to Washtenaw County 4-H! We are excited to have your new club join our community. Below are some general club guidelines as well as mandatory forms that must be submitted to Washtenaw County MSU Extension, Attn: 4-H, 705 N. Zeeb Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103.
What Makes a Club?
Clubs have a minimum of one screened volunteer and five youth from two or more families. To become a screened volunteer, adults must complete the Volunteer Selection Process (VSP).
How Do You Enroll in Washtenaw County 4-H?
Once a club is formed, members and volunteers may begin enrolling online at https://www.canr.msu.edu/4h/join_4_h. Check out the 4-H Online Family Guide for instructions to help you through your first time enrolling. Please note: Only adults who have completed VSP should individually enroll themselves under their family profiles.
For the 2020-2021 4-H program year only, the $20 per youth/max. $60 per family Michigan 4-H member participation fee has been waved.
For all Michigan 4-H enrollment resources please go to:
Mandatory Forms to Start a 4-H Club
- Request for Approval to Establish a Michigan 4-H Group
- 4-H Group Tax Exemption Authorization and Request for a Charter
- 4-H Club Constitution
- 4-H Club Information Sheet
- Civil Rights Compliance Statement
- Club Officer Information Sheet
- Bylaws (Use Bylaws Guidelines, Bylaws Worksheet, and/or Bylaws Worksheet for Cloverbud Clubs as guides)