Polk County 4-H Clubs


How to Join 4-H: Find a few clubs that suit your interests and schedule, contact a couple 4-H club leaders to arrange a club visit, choose an appropriate 4-H club and project, enroll, and begin your 4-H club experience. Membership and participation policies can be found here.

4-H Club Directory: Click on the above map for a listing of clubs in the area.

4-H Club Projects: A 4-H project is a series of learning experiences within an area of interest. For a list with available curriculum click here. For 4-H project FAQs, click here.

4-H Club Enrollment: 4-H is open to all youth ages 5-18 years as of September 1st of the current year. It has open enrollment throughout the year. However, there are enrollment deadlines to be eligible to participate in certain events as a 4-H member. Youth must be actively participating in a 4-H club and enrolled in the 4honline system and confirmed by the club leader. Note the 4-H eligibility deadlines for the following:                         

  • Florida State Fair: by entry form due date
  • Polk County Youth Fair: by November 1 

4-H Online Enrollment Instructions: Contact your 4-H club   leader prior to enrolling. 4-H club youth members and volunteers must have 4-H club leader confirmation and county approval to be active in the system. Visit https://florida.4honline.com.




Contact Information

UF/IFAS Extension Service
P.O. Box 9005, Drawer HS03
1702 U.S. Hwy 17 S
Bartow, FL 33831





(863) 519-1043
FAX (863) 534-0001

Facebook: Polk County 4-H
Twitter: @Polk4h

Florida 4-H: http://florida4h.org
National 4-H: www.4-h.org