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April is True Leaders in Service Month

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4-H is launching an annual True Leaders in Service initiative in honor of National Volunteer Appreciation Month. True Leaders in Service, a month-long community service activation, officially kicked-off the first day of April, and will culminate with the National 4-H Day of Service on Saturday, April 29. Thousands of...

Posted on Monday, April 3, 2017 at 10:32 PM

Health Grows in 4-H

It was truly a joyful occasion!

4-H'ers throughout California are practicing and supporting healthy lifestyles in their communities. The Sparks Surveys taken by California 4-H youth show that more than 87% of 4-H'ers are learning about nutrition and making healthy choices. They are sharing their knowledge with their communities by organizing health...

Posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 1:51 PM

A true engineer - 4-H'er Amanda Cantwell

Amanda Cantwell at the science fair

Editor's note: Today is "Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day" and we'd like to highlight a 4-H'er who is already an engineer! On February 7, Amanda Cantwell participated in the 2017 Imperial County Science Fair.  Her project, Piano Stairs, won first place in the Electrical and Mechanical Engineering...

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 10:14 AM

Host a Color Me Green 5K Run!

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Over the past few years Color Runs have gained popularity with young people. The original five kilometer run was designed to encourage novice runners to improve their physical activity while also having fun. Colors Runs are inspired by India's Holi Festival, which creates a celebratory environment during the run....

Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 10:53 AM
  • Author: Anne Iaccopucci
  • Photographer: Photos by Sarah Burton

California 4-H Team Goes to Nationals

From left to right: Zachary S, Jesiah N, Tara Schnetz {coach}, Dr. Francine Bradley Ph.D. Extension Poultry Specialist Emerita, Hannah N, and Kyle S

When you hear the term “Avian Bowl,” it may conjure up images of rolling a frozen chicken or turkey down a lane to knock down pins. If you are a 4-H member you probably know what Avian Bowl really means, and it is an admirable and challenging event! The California team was composed of four teens from El...

Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 12:50 PM
  • Author: Tara Schnetz

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