The purpose of 4-H is to foster skill development in young people. Youth are given opportunities to select from a variety of programs and projects. Individuality is valued and each person is encouraged to discover his or her own skills, talents, and interests. 4-H helps young people learn to make decisions, think critically, build relationships, practice leadership, and develop a concern for their community and their world.
Medina County reaches out to over 1,000 youth and adult volunteers annually through our 4-H program.
To find a 4-H club in your area please contact the Medina County Extension Office at 330-725-4911.
4-H Membership in Clubs
Cloverbuds - Child must be 5 years old and enrolled in Kindergarten as of January 1 of the current year.
Members - Child must be at least 8 years old and enrolled in 3rd grade as of January 1 of the current year. Ohio 4-H membership ends December 31st of the year in which a youth attains the age of 19.
4-H Adult Volunteer Information and Application
4-H Adult Volunteer Application (Complete steps 1-3).
1. Complete a New Volunteer Application
3. Interview with a Medina County Extension 4-H professional
"To Make The Best Better"
"Learn By Doing"
I pledge: My Head to Clearer Thinking,
My Heart to Greater Loyalty,
My Hands to Larger Service,
My Health to Better Living,
For My Club, My Community, My Country, and My World.
I believe in 4-H Club work for the opportunity it will give me to become a useful citizen.
I believe in the training of my HEAD for the power it will give me to think, plan and to reason.
I believe in the training of my HEART for the nobleness it will give me to become kind, sympathetic, and true.
I believe in the training of my HANDS for the ability it will give me to be helpful, useful, and skillful.
I believe in the training of my HEALTH for the strength it will give me to enjoy life, to resist disease and to work efficiently.
I believe in my country, my state and my community and in my responsibility for their development.
In all these things I believe, and am willing to dedicate my efforts to their fulfillment.