We are excited to welcome you to Gallatin County 4-H!

Enrollment for the 2023-2024 4-H Year will open on October 1st!

*2023-2024 Club & Project selection guides are now published below!


Please follow these helpful steps to get enrolled in 4-H.

Step 1  Decide on a club that you want to be a part of  > See list here 2023-2024 Gallatin 4-H Club List
Step 2 Decide what projects your child wants to do. There are over 200 Montana 4-H Projects to choose from, Gallatin County 4-H has volunteers that lead about 40 projects > See list here 2023-2024 Gallatin 4-H Project List
Step 3

Enrollment opens on October 1st each year. Enrollment takes place online only at: https://4h.zsuite.org/ 

**Please do not try to create an account before October 1st, the system is not currently accepting enrollments.

For how to enroll for the first time, follow our New Family Enrollment Help Guide

Step 4 Pay Enrollment Fees via Zsuite Stripe, or check, cash, debit at the Extension Office. Come into the Extension Office to pick up project curriculum books. *Please note: we do not mail you the curriculum books.
Step 5 Read the monthly 4-H Newsletter for program updates/information, club and project meeting info and leader contacts. 

Step 6


Subscribe to our Gallatin County 4-H BAND App group to receive information and updates all in one place on your smart phone! Join BAND

New Family Handbook Coming Soon!

What is 4-H?
4-H is a non-formal educational, youth development program offered to individuals age 5 to 18.  Youth are involved in hands-on, experiential learning that allows learning by doing.  All 4-H programs focus on active involvement and quality experiences which stimulate lifelong learning of values and skills.

Who can join?
Youth, age 5 -18 as of October 1, 2023, may join.  Youth that are ages 5-7 are considered Cloverbuds. Youth that are ages 8 and older are considered regular Youth Members.  

What can I do in 4-H?
Popular projects include, dogs, cooking, shooting sports, leathercraft, livestock, and teen leadership are just a few of the many projects offered in 4-H. Check out the project list linked above to view the complete list for the current year.

When should I sign up?
Join anytime...But you must be enrolled by our county's 4-H enrollment deadline of March 1st to take advantage of all 4-H opportunities, including participation in the Fair.  We do not encourage enrolling between March 1-Sept 30 as not many projects/clubs meet during this time and it is best to wait until Oct 1 of new 4-H year.

How much does 4-H cost?
Yearly Enrollment Fees

Youth (ages 5-18)

$20  -  (a per month late fee of $5 will be tacked on each month Nov. - March)

Volunteer $10
Youth Project Fees

Project Fee(s) 

(helps pay for curriculum books)


Shooting Sports Project Fee

(per discipline) 

Cooking Project Fee @ MSU $25
Baking Project Fee @ MSU $25
Robotics Project Fee $25
Other Fees
4-H Green Record Book Cover (optional) $3


For More Information Contact: 

Gallatin County MSU Extension | 903 North Black Ave | Bozeman, MT 59715
(406) 582-3280 | [email protected]