4-H Youth Development
4-H enrollment for the 2022-2023 4-H year is now open. Go to ZSuite to enroll. Member fees can be paid by credit or debit card by calling 208-459-6003 or in person with cash, check or credit card at 501 Main Street, Caldwell. Regular member fees $25; Horse member fees $32.
What is 4-H?
4-H is the nation’s largest youth development organization. It reaches more than seven million youth.
4-H helps youth gain knowledge, develop life skills and form attitudes to become productive members of society. Research based programs give youth the hands-on, real world experience they need to be leaders.
Today’s 4-H is for all youth between the ages of eight and 18 years. Kids between ages five and seven can join Cloverbuds, a non-competitive 4-H program.
Enroll through the website ZSuite Contact our office at 208-459-6003 for assistance and to pay the member enrollment fee with a credit or debit card.
Canyon County 4-H members can choose from many projects. Visit the UI Extension 4-H Youth Development projects website to learn about the options.
4-H projects can
- Create more interest in daily tasks
- Strengthen family and community ties
- Develop leadership skills
- Explore future careers
4-H Clover Sparks
4-H Clover Sparks is a positive and educational program for Cloverbuds (children ages 5 to 7 as of Jan. 1 of the current 4-H year). Cloverbuds will learn about their world through hands-on-activities presented in a safe and nurturing environment. Parents are welcome to attend with their youth. Programming is provided at three locations.
- Bowmont Community Life Center (South Nampa)
- Chula Vista Community Center (Wilder)
- UI Research and Extension Center (Caldwell)
To learn more about the Clover Sparks programs dates and meeting times contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Current Events and Activities
University of Idaho Extension in Canyon County invites youth to participate in a series of spring and summer 4-H day camps. Youth do not have to be enrolled in 4-H to participate. Contact Canyon County to be on the interest list to receive information.