This form must be completed by any youth requesting 4-H membership in a county other than their primary residence. The policy and procedures are found in 4-H Membership Across County Lines. Permission for 4-H membership across county lines should not be assumed. Responses to requests come from the county of request 30 days after submission. Please follow these steps:

4-H Membership Across County Lines forms are due January 15!

  1. Provide all requested information on this form. Do not leave anything blank.
  2. Take the completed request form to the county OSU Extension office in which 4-H membership is beingsought (the “county of request”). The request must be made 30 days prior to the county of request’s 4-Hmembership enrollment deadline.
  3. The 4-H professionals in the county of request AND in the county of residence will discuss your requestand make a determination. Their decision is final and not subject to appeal. Note: There must be a fully-funded 4-H program in both counties in order for the request to be considered.
  4. The 4-H professional in the county of request will provide written notification to you regarding the jointdecision of the 4-H professionals in both counties.


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