Tri River Area CSU Extension - To provide information, education and to encourage the application of research-based knowledge to the communities of Delta, Mesa, Montrose, and Ouray Counties.

Delta County 4-H    Mesa County 4-H    Montrose & Ouray County 4-H    STEM/K-12

notice: Due to the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, all IN PERSON 4-H events, workshops, club meetings, etc.. are cancelled until May 15th. This is a State mandate in order to help slow the spread of the virus. We are available to help, however our offices are currently closed (as of 3/23). We are putting together resources to help stay engaged with the 4-H program and communicate and collaborate with eachother. The enrollment deadline for new members is April 30th. If you are a new member and need assistance signing up for 4-H, please reach out to us at: TRAextension@gmail.com

If you need to reach a member of our team, see our contact us page here.

Thank you for your patience!

About Us

4-H Youth Development & Mentoring Programs

4-H Mission

4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential, working and learning in partnership with caring adults.

4-H Vision

A world in which youth and adults learn, grow and work together as catalysts for positive change.

Preparing young people to make a positive impact in their communities and the world.

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The caring support of adult volunteers and mentors inspires young people in 4-H to work collaboratively, take the lead on their own projects and set and achieve goals with confidence. 4-H’ers chart their own course, explore important issues and define their place in the world. 4-H’ers stand up for themselves and their communities.

Who We Are

4-H’ers across the nation are responding to challenges every day in their communities and their world.
    4-H is the nation’s largest youth development organization, empowering six million young people throughout the United States! With 611,800 volunteers, 3,500 professionals, and more than 25 million alumni, the 4-H movement supports young people from elementary school through high school with programs designed to shape future leaders and innovators. Fueled by research-driven programming, 4-H’ers engage in hands-on learning activities in the areas of science, citizenship and healthy living.

Proven Results

4-H’ers are:

  • Four times more likely to make contributions to their communities (Grades 7-12);
  • Two times more likely to be civically active (Grades 8-12);
  • Two times more likely to make healthier choices (Grade 7);
  • Two times more likely to participate in Science, Engineering and Computer Technology programs during out-of-school time (Grades 10 – 12); and
  • 4-H girls are two times  more likely (Grade 10) and nearly three times more likely (Grade 12) to take part in science programs compared to girls in other out-of-school time activities.

Who can join 4-H?

Any youth age 5-18 years old youth. Check out a project you can be involved in!

2019 4-H Project List

Cloverbud Members fee (ages 5-7) is $30.00 Tri River Area 4-H Cloverbud Program
Club Member fee (ages 8-18) is $50.00 for the first two projects and $5.00 for each additional project.
For more information on the Tri River Area 4-H Programs please contact your local 4-H Office.


 The 4-Hs

Head, Heart, Hands, and Health are the four H’s in 4-H, and they are the four values members work on through fun and engaging programs.
Head – Managing, Thinking
Heart – Relating, Caring
Hands – Giving, Working
Health – Being, Living

The 4-H Pledge

I pledge my head to clearer thinking,
My heart to greater loyalty,
My hands to larger service,
and my health to better living,
for my club, my community, my country, and my world.

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**Information provided by: http://www.4-h.org/about/

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COVID-19 Impact

CSU Extension is closely monitoring and following COVID-19 (Coronavirus) guidance as outlined by public health experts. Our office hours and availability vary by location, please see the Contact Us page for up-to-date office hours or to contact an Agent in your area.