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4-H Club Chartering Process   arrow

How to start a 4-H Club. The process can be tricky but the Denver 4-H Youth Development Agents are here to help! Check out our resources below and contact us if you have any questions.

Establishing a new 4-H club requires the following:

  • Recommended membership of at least five (5) youth from at least two (2) different families.
  • A minimum of two (2) adult volunteers who have completed their application process, background check, and orientation.
  • Youth officers, a constitution, and bylaws.
  • A written plan of activities.
  • Holding regular meetings.
  • Charter documents and applications.

Creating a 4-H Club Videos from Arapahoe County:

Starting a New 4-H Club Video Playlist

Chartering Documents Packet

Chartering Documents Packet includes the following:

  • Club & Group Chartering Instructions
  • Chartering Club worksheet
  • 4-H Club Constitutions and Bylaws
  • Colorado 4-H Organization Financial Report
  • Bank Statement
  • No Bank Account Exempt Letter
  • Annual Review of Club or Group Funds
  • Club/Group Assets
  • 4-H Club or Group Budget
  • 4-H Club Annual Plan
  • Organized 4-H Club or Group Annual Affirmative Action Report
  • End of Year Report

Colorado 4-H Code of Conduct

USDA Charter Application

Colorado 4-H Youth Development Policies


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