NAE4-HA is a globally recognized, culturally diverse network for 4-H youth development professionals. Membership is open to local, regional, state or national Cooperative Extension staff who works with 4-H youth programs. Affiliate membership is available to other youth development professionals, former NAE4-HA members, and supporters.

  • Opportunities for professional recognition and awards at state, regional and national level
  • Travel and educational scholarships and grants
  • Annual NAE4-HA conference, featuring professional improvement seminars, poster sessions, research papers and exhibits
  • Leadership development opportunities through association leadership positions and leadership development conferences

New Member Profile Form     Membership Renewal/Update Form



There are five categories to membership with NAE4-HA: Active, Life, Student, Affiliate and Partner.

The Membership Year is January 1 - December 31. Dues are not pro-rated. 

Once NAE4-HA has processed your or your state's payment, we will activate your membership profile.

National Membership Fees

  • Active/Affiliate Dues: $80 plus any state dues, if applicable. 
  • Student Dues: $40 plus any state dues, if applicable.
  • New Life Member Dues: a onetime fee of $240 plus any state dues, if applicable.

To determine the amount of your state dues, contact your state staff.

New to NAE4-HA

First, create a New Member Profile Form. This will create a NAE4-HA profile for you so that we can add you to the membership database once we receive your dues. Second, submit your state (if applicable) and national dues to your state association. Your state association will then issue a check to NAE4-HA for your dues. Once NAE4-HA has processed your state's payment, we will activate your membership profile and e-mail you a welcome letter.

Renewing Your Membership

If you are a returning member, please log in and complete the Membership Renewal/Update Form. You will not pay your dues online. You should let your state membership chair know that you have updated your profile online, and submit your dues to your state association. Once NAE4-HA has processed your state's payment, we will update your membership expiration date and e-mail you a renewal letter.

How can I find out about membership benefits

We have created a wonderful outline of the many benefits you receive as a member of NAE4-HA. 



I'm the State Membership Chair, how do I renew and add new members?


Contact your state staff, call the NAE4-HA, (919) 232-0112 or email to learn more about how you can get involved in NAE4-HA today.