Rio Arriba 4-H

As we continue to offer regular operating business hours, we ask you arrange an appointment to visit our offices to be sure we are available to serve you.

For more information between newsletters, check our Facebook page: Rio Arriba 4-H - NMSU

Looking for 4-H project specific resources? We have gathered many items on our 4-H Resource Page
  • 4-H Resource Page
    Recordings of Livestock Project Seminars are now available. In addition to many great opportunities!

Membership Information

Our County Policy includes having all enrollment forms must go through club organizational leaders
This helps 4-H families, Club Leaders, and the Extension Office to all be on the same page.
While enrollment forms are made available with 4-H Club Leaders, some standard forms are available here.
Remember: For your enrollment to be complete, you must submit an enrollment form and an event release form.

*For Information Regarding Your Local 4-H Club:
Please contact the Rio Arriba County Extension Service in Abiquiu at (505) 685-4523 or in Tierra Amarilla at (575) 588-7423.

Chris Clover Welcomes You to 4-H!
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2020-2021 Enrollment Forms

Enrollment is currently closed though we encourage families interested in joining 4-H to visit with our local 4-H club organizational leaders to learn about 4-H opportunities.

  • Adult Volunteer - Working With Minors Training Access Instructions
    All 4-H Volunteers are required to complete the training, 4-H Working With Minors, each year prior to working with youth. Annual training renewal will begin each October 1st when enrollments begin. All 4-H Volunteers must have successfully completed training to be eligible to register for any 4-H event. Use attached instructions to access and complete the online training option.

Scheduled Working With Minor Training Offered through the Rio Arriba Extension Office:
Training's available by request.

Help with 2023 4-H ZSuite Enrollment

  • FAQ - Family & Household
  • FAQ - Volunteer
  • ZSuites Guide
    • This guide was created by the University of Illinois. It is a very clear guide to using 4-H Zsuites, that works for New Mexico State University 4-H as well. I wanted to share this great reference material with you and hope it helps when you are accessing 4-H Zsuites for NMSU-Rio Arriba County 4-H.

Ordering Project Materials

The links below will take you to fillable order forms for project materials. Project description manual link is below also. Projects like livestock, baking, sewing etc require you to be entered in the project in order to enter that project in the fair, so please follow the Rio Arriba County Fair Rule Book for these guidelines at:

Please follow these steps:

  • Enter projects in 4-H Zsuites. Deadline is February 16th, 2024
  • Complete lists of projects are in the links below. Return that list to your Club Leader
  • Club Leaders please get Project Materials List to the Extension office by February 23, 2024
  • ONLINE-ONLY materials will be loaded on jump drives for each family. $3.00 each. More than 15 hard copy projects per family will be $1.00 each.

4-H News Here! - Rio Arriba 4-H Cloverleaf Newsletter

Dates To Remember ...

July 4: Independence Day; Extension Offices Closed
July 11-14: State 4-H Conference
July 11-14: Rio Arriba County Fair Pre-Registration
July 15: Non-perishable Entries Accepted
July 24: Fairground Clean Up
July 25: Spirit Table Setup & HMD Contest
July 27: Perishable Entries Accepted
July 27-31: Rio Arriba County Fair
August 1: State 4-H Photo Contest Deadline
August 1: STEAM Innovator Applications Due
August 1: NM State Fair Livestock Entry Deadline

2023 Northern New Mexico 4-H District Contest Handbook

2023 4-H County Contest Study Materials

4-H Grows Here! - Participation Opportunities!

4-H at Home Virtual Series

We are in the process of developing more 4-H at home activities ... Please check back soon

Tell Us About it Tuesdays! - Activity Series

Tell us About it Tuesday! If you missed participating in the series, its not too late to complete the activities!

Rio Arriba County 4-H Program Forms

Rio Arriba County 4-H Record Book Information

County, District & State 4-H Contest Information

County, District & State 4-H Event Results

Contact the Extension Office for previous year results

Livestock Exhibitor Show Information

Rio Arriba County Fair Information

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