Arkansas 4-H Eligibility

Arkansas 4-H Eligibility

Our Arkansas 4-H age is your age "as of January 1 of the current year." Therefore, for 2023, we ask you how old you were on January 1, 2023 and that is your 4-H age throughout the rest of the 2023 program year.

To quickly generate your 4-H age, check your eligibility here or view the tables below.

 

2023 4-H Club Year Age and Eligibility Chart

4-H Eligibility–Cloverbud

Cloverbuds are youth ages 5-8 as of January 1 of the current year. However, you can enroll as a Cloverbud on your 5th birthday, regardless of when it falls during the year. 

Year Born Beginning 4-H Age
2017 January 1, 2023 5
2016 January 1, 2023 6
2015 January 1, 2023 7
2014 January 1, 2023 8

4-H Eligibility–Junior

Juniors are youth ages 9-13 as of January 1 of the current year.

Year Born Beginning 4-H Age
2013 January 1, 2023 9
2012 January 1, 2023 10
2011 January 1, 2023 11
2010 January 1, 2023 12
2009 January 1, 2023 13

4-H Eligibility–Senior

Seniors are youth ages 14-19 as of January 1 of the current year. Senior members may participate in 4-H activities until December 31 of the year they celebrate their 19th birthday.

Year Born Beginning 4-H Age
2008 January 1, 2023 14
2007 January 1, 2023 15
2006 January 1, 2023 16
2005 January 1, 2023 17
2004 January 1, 2023 18
2003 January 1, 2023 19

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