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How to Join 4-H

We welcome you to join Sandoval County 4-H, a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship and life skills!

The Sandoval County 4-H enrollment period begins October 1st of each year for youth ages 9-19. Children 5-8 years of age are encouraged to enroll in a special introductory program called Cloverbuds.

The following are the specific age requirements per group:

Cloverbud: Ages 5 to 8 years old.

Novice: Ages 9 to 11 or age 8 and in the 3rd grade prior to January 1 of the current 4-H year.

Junior: Ages 12 to 13. A 4-H member must have passed his/her 12th birthday or be 11 years old and in the 6th grade but not have passed his/her 14th birthday prior to January 1 of the current 4-H program year.

Senior: Ages 14 to 19. A 4-H member must have passed his/her 14th birthday or be 13 years old and in the 8th grade but not have passed his/her 19th birthday prior to January 1 of the current 4-H program year.

Enroll Online

  • ZSuite
    Please upload liability form into ZSuite in order to be fully enrolled.

Projects to Enroll In

The next step is selecting your 4-H Projects. Sandoval County requires every new member take the Welcome to New Mexico 4-H project. A wide variety of 4-H projects are of interest and available to youth of all ages. Members are allowed 3 free projects, thereafter $5.00 for each project book.