4-H Member’s Resources

This page has information, links, and resources for the members of Ellis County 4-H Clubs. If you are not a member and would like to learn more about 4-H, Click Here!

4-H 4 More

Who wants to win a little more in 4-H? Texas 4-H has created an incentive program to grow each 4-H Club program: 4-H 4 More. The challenge: Invite four friends to join 4-H and win these incentives!

  • 1 new member: 4-H 4 More T-shirt
  • 2 new members: Membership refund
  • 3 new members: Leather portfolio
  • 4 new members: Backpack and state recognition

We believe all youth can find their spark in 4-H, they have to be introduced to it first. Join us in creating a 4-H opportunity for more youth by inviting four more youths into the program!

Our Ellis County 4-H’er’s Get Involved!

One aspect of the 4-H Program is the opportunity 4-H youth have to develop organizational and leadership skills. This is practiced through officer positions within a specific club or county program and ambassador representation in state 4-H programs, such as the Texas 4-H Water, Texas 4-H Shooting Sports or Healthy Texas Youth. Really, the sky’s the limit on what a 4-H’er can do!

Below are listed opportunities to get involved and learn more about a program or a project of interest by applying to become part of an ambassador program. Click on the appropriate links to learn (and grow) more!

2021-2022 Texas 4-H STEM Ambassador | Application deadline has ended.

2024-2025 Ellis County Council Application  |  Application Due: April 26, 2024

The Ellis County 4-H Council is an organization comprised of elected Council officers and club representatives. The organization stresses youth leadership training and development and meets to conduct business, and educational meetings, plan community service projects, and enjoy the company of fellow 4-H’ers. Youth Leadership Council also has a district and state counterpart.

Click Here to access the 2024-2025 Ellis County Council application

Click Here to read about the officer descriptions

Healthy Texas Youth Ambassadors  | Application deadline has ended.

This program is designed for high school age youth who have a passion for health and wellness. Youth will be trained at the local & regional level to become youth
health experts who can motivate others to make changes in their lifestyle and improve overall health. More importantly, ambassadors will assist local county extension agents with program efforts, project activities, and much more!

Texas 4-H Water Ambassadors Program  |  Application deadline has ended.

The Texas 4-H Water Ambassadors Program was formed in 2017 in an effort to educate youth about water resources in Texas. Every spring, up to 30 high school youth are selected to participate in a summer 4-H2O Leadership Academy (tour). Over eight days, students journey more than 2,200 miles and learn how water is collected, conveyed, treated, conserved, and managed to meet the need of our economy and citizenry.

To reinforce knowledge gained during the academy, water ambassadors pass on that information to others as they engage in various education and service activities throughout the year. This program also provides a platform for youth to connect with water industry professionals and educators who represent a wide range of water disciplines.


District 8 4-H Youth Development

Ellis County is part of District 8. Click the link above to learn more about what’s going on across the District.                 

Every school year each youth and adult (volunteer) must enroll in 4-H through the online website (Texas.4HOnline.com). This is the FIRST step in becoming an ACTIVE 4-H member of Ellis County.

Returning/existing families, CLICK HERE for the navigation guide sheet.

Don’t forget the Ellis County 4-H Family Handbook is a great reminder of 4-H clubs expectations, project ideas, calendar of events, and more!

Access the Clover Kids Parents Guide HERE!

quick links …

Quality Counts Online Training

Project Resources

Awards Applications

Scholarship Opportunities

Clover Leaf Newsletter

4HOnline (2.0)

Texas 4-H Clover Guide

Ellis County 4-H Family Handbook

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