Thank you for your interest in joining 4-H in Adams County. 

4-H is open to ALL YOUTH, of ALL ABILITIES ages 5 to 18.  Youth can join 4-H at any time of the year.  We strongly recommend youth enroll by April 15th to have the best participation in the Adams County 4-H Program. Some projects require an earlier enrollment, such as shooting sports.

The enrollment process is done online and needs to be done every year for both, Youth and Volunteers.  Please see the links below to help guide your way.  If you have any questions, please call the Adams County Extension Office at 402-461-7209.

Complete the 4-H Youth and/or Volunteer Online Enrollment on 4-H Online Site.  4-H Online 2.0 Link - The enrollment site is now open.

We email families when you can begin enrolling for the 2023-2024 4-H year.

The $5.00 Adams County Youth Enrollment Fee may be paid online (If Adams County is your Enrollment County) during the enrollment process or in person at the Adams County Extension Office.

  • Enroll and pay enrollment fee on or before February 14, 2024 – Possible to receive one free 4-H manual per youth enrolled and the best program experience possible.
  • Enroll and pay enrollment fee on or before April 15, 2024 – Possible to receive a special incentive T-Shirt, a quality program experience with being included in all communication and available for all age appropriate opportunities.
  • Enroll and pay enrollment fee on or before June 15, 2024 – Able to exhibit at the Adams County Fair and the Nebraska State Fair. Please visit with the Adams County Extension Office for all needed documentation depending on enrolled project.

Pick-A-Project, List of Available Project Areas and Contests in Adams County for 2024 4-H Program Year (PDF)

New to 4-H: Step by Step Enrollment Instructions 

Re-Enrollment to 4-H: Step by Step Instructions

Adams County Tips for Enrolling Volunteers in 2024 please read before following the Volunteer instructions.

New Volunteer Enrollment Instructions

Returning Volunteer Enrollment Instructions