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California has won the most national Avian Bowl titles of any state

2017 California 4-H Avian Bowl team

Thanks to the guidance and support of committed adult 4-H volunteers, the California 4-H teams have placed first in the National Avian Bowl 19 times, and second 7 times since 1989. See the full list of results. This year, besides California, there were 12 other state teams vying for the title of National Avian Bowl...

Posted on Monday, January 29, 2018 at 9:45 AM
  • Author: Lorin Hofmann-Lurz

Growing the Maker Movement in California 4-H

Fiona (teen leader) flying a drone

  From November 1 to November 5, Nikitha Fernandes, Santiago Piva, Fiona Reyes, and Curtis Ullerich attended the National Youth Maker Summit in Maryland. We attended this conference to reconnect with 4-H'ers who we met at the Computer Science Pathway Training this summer in Utah, and to share our progress with...

Posted on Friday, January 5, 2018 at 5:10 PM
  • Author: Fiona Reyes
  • Author: Santiago Piva
  • Author: Nikitha Fernandes

CA 4-H Horticulture Team Places 1st, 2nd & 3rd in National Competition

Flower arranging workshop. Pictured: Ryan and his brother Nathan

Are you interested in plants? Or perhaps you'd simply like to learn a bit more about horticulture? Then you should consider trying out for the California 4-H Horticulture Team! Every year, there's a horticulture contest at State Field Day at UC Davis. The contest is open to all ages, but if you're 15-18 and you score in...

Posted on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 4:39 PM
  • Author: Ryan Chi

“Citizenship is living in a way that is bigger than just me.”

California 4-H delegation to CWF-PI

Regina O'Brien was one of the delegates representing California 4-H at the 2017 Citizenship Washington Focus-Presidential Inauguration. For the first time, 4-H'ers were invited to attend the presidential inauguration. This was not about politics or supporting specific candidates. Planning for this event started a year in...

Posted on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 3:33 PM
  • Author: Regina O'Brien
  • Editor: Jenna Colburn

Youth Engagement and Youth Voice

2017-18 California 4-H Management Board

The California 4-H Management Board is a youth-adult partnership at the highest level of California 4-H. As with all impactful roles, we face our share of challenges. Two challenges we're digging into right now are: Making participation in the management board more successful for youth Increasing the level of youth...

Posted on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 12:32 PM
  • Author: Curtis Ullerich

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