Family Handbook
General Resources
Starting a New 4-H Club
Club Officer Resources
Club Organizational Forms
Applying for an EIN Number
Disbanding a Club

Family Handbook

2019 Family Handbook


  • Introduction to 4-H & Cloverbuds
  • General Rules
  • Still Project Judging Information
  • Livestock Skillathon Information
  • Livestock Requirements, Quality Assurance, Horse Safety & Ethics Program
  • Dog Project Information
  • 4-H Youth Opportunities
  • 4-H Calendar

General Resources

2019 Organizational Club Information


Request for 4-H Membership Across County Lines Form
Winning 4-H Plan Request Form
Ohio 4-H Dog Permission to Participate Form
Permission to Participate in 4-H Horse Activities
Ohio 4-H Participant/Member Health History Form
Waiver and Permission to Transport Child/Charge Form

Starting a New 4-H Club

If you are interested in starting a new 4-H club, please contact the Extension Office for assistance.

Club Officer Resources

Club Officer Handbooks & Training Videos

Club Organizational Forms

Due January 31

Club Participation Form
Ohio 4-H Club Financial Summary Form 

You will need to download the form and save it to your computer. Open the file from the saved location using Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader. Visit the Adobe website to download Adobe Reader for free. Failure to follow this steps may result in an error message when opening the document. 

Year-End Bank Statement (must include December 31 in statement date)

Due March 15

Club Information Sheet
Ohio 4-H Charter Checklist
Ohio 4-H Club Constitution - New Clubs Only
Ohio 4-H Club By-laws Template

Due August 1

Incomplete Member Form
Cloverbud Activities Sheet

Applying for an EIN Number

Step-by-step guide to completing the SS-4 Form for a New EIN

Tax Exempt Group Authorization Form

Disbanding a Club

Club Disbanding Checklist