Indian River County 4-H Club Resources

About 4-H Club Programming 

For more than 100 years, 4-H Clubs have been the primary delivery method of the 4-H program. Caring volunteers, together with University of Florida Faculty, provide opportunities for youth to "learn by doing" in a club setting. In their clubs 4-H members are learning valuable life skills.

Joining a 4-H Club

Most young people join a 4-H club with which they're already familiar. Others join a club based on the types of projects that club offers. 4-H Clubs are open to all youth, ages 5 - 18. Some projects, like large animal projects, are reserved for members 8 years and older. Scroll down to find a listing of current clubs and the projects they support.

If you would like to join a 4-H Club, please contact the club's leader using the e-mails listed below. Or, you may contact the Indian River County Extension office at:

Enrolling in Indian River County 4-H - Starts August 20th, 2018 for 4-H year 2018-19

Once a club is selected the leader will explain details such as where and when the club meets, what is expected of members, and how the projects are completed. Enrollment registration forms will be completed and signed by members and parent/guardian. Also, parents/guardians will go to the Florida Online Enrollment website to register their family members if new to 4-H and update the information if returning. The annual Florida 4-H membership fee is handled through the FL State 4-H office for 4-H'ers ages 8-18. Cloverbuds will continue to pay annual fee of $15 directly to the IRC Extension office via their club leaders. 4-H age is determined by age on September first of the current 4-H year. 

Resource Links:

Indian River 4-H Clubs - 
[Projects supported] and contact e-mails

  • Farmin' Around 4-H Club [Beef Breeding, Citrus, Rabbit, Steer, Swine]
  • IRC Swine Primetime Cattlemen 4-H Club [Beef Breeding, Citrus, Goat, Poultry, Rabbit/Cavy, Steer, Swine] 
  • Rebel Hogz with a Cauz 4-H Club [Beef Breeding, Citrus, Poultry, Rabbit/Cavy, Steer, Swine] 


Darren Cole
4-H Youth Development Agent I

Phone (772) 226-4330 x 2

Fax  (772) 226-1743


Physical Address
1800 27th Street
Building B, 2nd Floor
Vero Beach, Florida 32960

Mailing Address
Indian River County
Agricultural Extension 
4-H Youth Development
1800 27th Street
Vero Beach, Florida 32960-0310

8:30am - 5pm


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