University of California 4-H Youth Development Program
University of California 4-H Youth Development Program
University of California 4-H Youth Development Program
University of California
University of California 4-H Youth Development Program

California 4-H Youth Development Program

Coronavirus Update on 4-H Activities

Updated 6/30/2021

Limited resumption of 4-H in-person activities

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Latest posts on the California 4-H Grown blog

4-H Camp Memories

Eve attending her first Camping Advisory Committee meeting at the UC ANR Center in Davis, CA

Hello, California 4-H! My name is Eve Dowdell and I am on the State 4-H Camping Advisory Committee. The Camping Committee is responsible for planning and running the State Camping Conference, collecting and analyzing Camp Survey Data from all over the State, and assisting and providing resources for 4-H Camps throughout...

4-H Shooting Sports Moving Forward


This article first appeared in the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Shooting News. Reprinted with permission from John Borba. CMP Supports 4-H Shooting Sports Submitted by John Borba, State Shooting Sports Coordinator. The California 4-H Shooting Sports program in California, like everyone else across the nation,...

In Appreciation of our 4-H Volunteers

We love our 4-H volunteers

Dear 4-H Volunteer, It's been a year, hasn't it? One year ago in April, we were all thinking hard about our capacity to deliver 4-H programming virtually. For some, the ask was too much given the realities of everyone suddenly at home: working, schooling and managing all the things. We see you; we hear you. And we...

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The 4-H Youth Development Program in California is open to young people and adult volunteers from all backgrounds and locations in California. 

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Young people in 4-H are uniquely prepared to step up
to the challenges of a rapidly changing world.

Through hands-on learning and positive youth-adult partnerships, youth acquire knowledge and develop life skills that enable them to find and focus their energy into their passions while also giving back to the community.


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