California 4-H Youth Development Program
California 4-H Youth Development Program
California 4-H Youth Development Program
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California 4-H Youth Development Program

California 4-H Youth Development Program

Latest posts on the California 4-H Grown blog

Early Birds - Register for the Camping Conference!

Have fun while learning at the Camping Conference

  Are you a 4-H camp leader who loves camp? Well, this is the place to be! On April 3-5, 2020 4-H is hosting the California 4-H Camping Conference for camp leaders to expand their knowledge, enhance their leadership skills and dive into ways to improve their camps. The event will take place at Sly...

What does it mean to be a Director on the California 4-H Management Board?

California 4-H State Management Board

4-H is operated as a partnership of staff and volunteers (and many of those volunteers are youth members!). Volunteers are critical to the program and 4-H simply couldn't exist without them. The roles we take on as volunteers can vary widely in scope and in how concrete our objectives are. Evaluating at a presentation...

Turning catastrophe into positive: The San Bruno/SSF 4-H Club awarded a grant of $9,100 from the San Bruno Community Foundation.

Club President Tristan speaking at the San Bruno Community Foundation meeting.

The Community Grants Fund is funded by a portion of the settlement between Pacific Gas & Electric Company and the City of San Bruno following a 2010 gas pipeline explosion that devastated San Bruno's Crestmoor neighborhood. This annual grant fund supports new and existing programs that benefit the San Bruno community....

"Bells of Paradise" for Camp Fire survivors: Healing the community through music

The Peaceful Music Wind Chime Project Team: Opal, Donovan and Skylar


In November 2018, the worst fire in California history, the Camp Fire, devastated the towns of Paradise, Magalia, Pulga, and Concow. Over 13,000 homes were destroyed and 85 people died. From the first day of the tragedy, our...

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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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