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Blog: California 4-H Grown

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!

Color Me Green 5K Run banner

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

4-H Grows in California

UCCE Sonoma 4-H Program Assistant Diego Mariscal: “We are not replacing the afterschool program - we are offering a learning opportunity for interested youth.

Welcome to our new blog! We want to share the stories of our 4-H'ers in California. Hear first-hand from teams that attend national competitions. Find out what different counties are doing. Best of all, get to know the volunteers, staff, alumni and especially youth involved with 4-H in California! For our first story, we...

Posted on Friday, January 27, 2017 at 5:56 PM

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