All 4-H members must enroll annually. An annual enrollment fee for members is required.
All 4-H volunteers must activate their volunteer status annually (no fee for volunteers).
- New members must submit paper forms to the local 4-H office
- Re-enrolling members should enroll on-line - click Re-enrolling Instructionsfor instructions
- Re-enrolling volunteers should re-enroll on-line - click Re-enrolling as a Volunteer through 4honline for instructions
IMPORTANT 4honline will open for re-enrollment in early October. All 2017-2018 members will be notified when the system opens for 2018-2019.
In order to enroll in 4-H the parents of all NEW members must complete the following paper forms and pay the $50 enrollment fee:
- $50 for new members
- $50 for re-enrolling members through November 30
- $100 for re-enrolling members after November 30
New members may pay by check payable to UMass 4-H or by charging the fee at the UMass Extension Bookstore.
The following forms are in Spanish for your convenience:
Before filling out the enrollment forms the prospective member must have permission from the leader to join the group they are listing on the enrollment form. Clubs do have numerical enrollment limits and may be full at any given time. Enrollment forms must be signed by the club leader before they are sent into the 4-H office.
Re-enrolling members should re-enroll online at ma.4honline.com . This process requires that the participation fee be paid by charge card.
Paper forms are required for brand new members. The leader's signature is required on the Member Enrollment Form. Parents must sign the Member Enrollment Form, Health Form, Permission and Liability Form and the Member Code of Conduct. The member’s signature is required on the Code of Conduct. A check for $50 should accompany all new enrollments. Checks are payable to UMass 4-H.
There is a nonrefundable participation fee to join 4-H. The enrollment fee for new members is $50.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: the fee for re-enrolling members is $50 until November 30. After November 30 the re-enrollment fee doubles to $100 and full waivers are no longer accepted from re-enrolling members.
A NEW member is not enrolled until all forms are complete and on file in the local office (office of county membership) along with the participation fee. For those re-enrolling thorugh 4honline the enrollment is not complete until the family receives an email confirming the registration is complete.
Every enrolled 4-H member and volunteer club leader is covered by an accident policy through American Income Life. This policy covers medical expenses due to accidents at 4-H activities (up to $2500). Claim forms are available from your local 4-H Educator.
Any question on 4-H member enrollment should be directed to your local 4-H Educator.