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

State Leadership Conference

2018 SLC logo-Building Bridges, Making Connections
July 26 - 29, 2018
University of California, Davis
Davis, California

The annual California 4-H State Leadership Conference brings together youth from across California for leadership training, networking, and a memorable learning experience.

  • Advanced leadership training

  • Network and share ideas with other 4-H members from across the state.

  • Experiential education on leadership development, civic engagement, college admissions and other 4-H project areas.

  • Experience a slice of college life: live in the residence halls, eat in the dining commons, and participate in educational sessions, many of which are taught by University of California faculty and staff.

WHO CAN ATTEND: Youth ages 13-19. If you are not currently enrolled in 4-H, please contact Jenna Colburn at jcolburn@ucanr.edu.

QUESTIONS: Contact the conference coordinator 4hslc@ucanr.edu or  530-750-1336

Information for Attendees

Thursday, July 26

Thursday arrival begins with a brief orientation and time to get to know your Program Assistant and break up into PA groups, followed by dinner and a fun recreational activity.

Friday, July 27

Friday is tour day! You should have signed up for one or more State Leadership Conference Tours when you registered.

The rest of the SLC schedule begins Friday late afternoon and continues through Sunday.

Information for Families

See the Family Information Sheet for drop-off and pick up locations and instructions, FAQs and contact people.

Meet your Program Assistant (PA)

Participants will be split up into PA Groups. PAs will send their groups an email to introduce themselves and share their contact information. See who all of our PAs are on our Meet the PAs page.

SLC Events

Keynote: Paul Wesselmann, the Ripples Guy

Paul delivers authentic and interactive keynote addresses that help individuals and teams unleash their potential by transforming ripples of possibility into waves of opportunity. Learn more about Paul at http://theripplesguy.com/


Saturday Workshops

See our list of Saturday workshops (PDF) for all conference attendees to choose from.

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