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

Journal Articles

Barnett, C., Miller, G.S., Polito, T.A., and Gibson, L. (2009). The influence of an agriculture learning community on the oral and written communication skills and technical content knowledge of upper-level agriculture college students. Journal of Agricultural Education, (50)2, 1-11.

Bird, M. (2005). Effective Youth-Adult Partnerships For Stronger Programs in California Parks and Recreation. Sacramento, CA: California Parks and Recreation Society. 61(1), 36-37.

Bird, M. (2005). Tips For Working With Teens As Partners in California Parks andRecreation. Sacramento, CA: California Parks and Recreation Society. 61(1), 38-39.

Braverman, M.T., Caruso, R.A., George, J.L., Lee, F.H., & Marzolla, A.M.  (2002). Promoting Innovative Youth Development Programs for High–Risk Audiences: The California CFAR Project. 4-H Center for Youth Development Monographs, 4-H Center for Youth Development, UC Davis.

Carlos, R.M., Borba, J.A., Heck, K.E., Nathaniel, K.C., & Sousa, C.M. (2009). Survey explores teen driving behavior in Central Valley, Los Angeles high schools. California Agriculture, 63(4). Retrieved from: http://escholarship.org/uc/item/8hd4d859

Enfield, R. (2008). Social capital and implications for positive youth development. 4-H Center for Youth Development Monographs, 4-H Center for Youth Development, UC Davis.

Forero, L.C., Heck, K.E., Weliver, P., Carlos, R.M., Nguyen, T.A., & Lane, A. (2009). Member record books are useful tools for evaluating 4-H club programs. California Agriculture, 63(4), 215-219.

Go, C. & Murdock, S. (2003). To bully proof or not bully-proof: that is the question.  Journal of Extension, 41 (2) http://www.joe.org/joe/2003april/rb1.php

Goodwin, J., Barnett, C.C., Pike, M., Peutz, J., Lanting, R., & Ward, A. (2005). Idaho 4-H Impact Study. Journal of Extension, 43(4). http://www.joe.org/joe/2005august/a4.php

Hayden-Smith, R. (2007). Soldiers of the Soil: The Work of the United States School Garden Army During World War I, in Applied Environmental Education and Communication, v. 6(1): 19-29, June 2007. Online

Hayden-Smith, R. (2006). Soldiers of the Soil: a historical review of the United States School Garden Army, in the University of California Davis, 4-H Center for Youth Development Monograph Series Online. http://www.cityfarmer.info/2009/11/14/soldiers-of-the-soil-united-states-school-garden-army/

Hazzard, E.L., Heneman, K., Junge, S.K., & Zidenberg-Cherr, S. (2009). An evaluation of the 2nd grade Eating Healthy from Farm to Fork Curriculum. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 41(4), S35-S36.

Heck, K.E, Subramaniam, A., & Carlos, R.M. (2010). The Step-It-Up-2-Thrive Theory of Change. 4-H Center for Youth Development Monographs, 4-H Center for Youth Development, UC Davis.

Heck, K.E., & Subramaniam, A. (2009). Youth Development Frameworks. 4-H Center for Youth Development Monographs, 4-H Center for Youth Development, UC Davis.

Heck, K.E., & Carlos, R.M. (2008). Passenger distractions among adolescent drivers. Journal of Safety Research, 39(4), 437-443.

Heck, K.E., & Carlos, R.M. (2006). Adolescents and driving: Factors influencing behavior. 4-H Center for Youth Development Monographs, 4-H Center for Youth Development, UC Davis.

Heck, K.E., Carlos, R.M., & Subramaniam, A. (2009). Use of the PRKC tool in assessment of staff development needs: Experiences from California. Journal of Extension, 47(3).

Heck, K.E., Sousa, C.M., Hanna, C., & Nathaniel, K. (2008). Unlicensed driving among California high school seniors. Californian Journal of Health Promotion, 6(1), 36-48.

Horowitz, M., Shilts, M.K., Lamp, C., & Townsend, M.S. (2008). A Standards Driven Evaluation of Academic Performance: An 8-Step Process for Nutrition Educators, J of Nut Ed Beh, 40:401-403.

Horowitz, M., Shilts, M.K., & Townsend, M. (2005). EatFit: A Goal Oriented Intervention that Challenges Middle School Adolescents to Improve their Eating and Fitness Choices. J Nut Ed Beh, 36:43-44.

Junge, S., Mahacek, R., Schmitt-McQuitty, L., Smith, M., & Worker, S. (2009). 4-H SET trains volunteers to engage youth in science activities. UC Delivers. Davis, CA: University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. [online] http://ucanr.org/delivers/impactview.cfm?impactnum=735

Lee, F., Murdock, S. & Paterson, C. (2002). Teenagers as teachers - twelve essential elements. Davis, CA: University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Lewis, K. M., Horrillo, S. J., Widaman, K., Worker, S. M., & Trzesniewski, K.(2015). National 4-H Common Measures: Initial evaluation from California 4-H. Journal of Extension, 53 (2) http://www.joe.org/joe/2015april/rb3.php/www.joe.org/joe/2015april/rb3.php

Murdock, S. (2004) Increasing staff effectiveness when working with teen volunteers. The Journal of Volunteer Administration, Volume 22, Number 2004, 49-54.

Murdock, S. & Paterson, C. (2002). Youth and adults learning together: setting up for success. Journal of Extension, 40 (3) http://www.joe.org/joe/2002june/iw4.php

Murdock, S., Paterson, C., & Gatmatain, M. (2008). Youth in community decision-making: a study of youth-adult partnerships. Journal of Youth Development. Article #0803FA006.  http://www.nae4ha.org/directory/jyd/current issue.aspx

Ponzio, R., & Marzolla, A., (2002). From Snails Trails to Science Tales: Inventing Scientific Knowledge, Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 7(2), 268-281. http://cjee.lakeheadu.ca/index.php/cjee/article/viewFile/269/156

Russell, S.T., & Heck, K.E. (2008). Middle school drop out? Enrollment trends in the California 4-H Youth Development Program. Applied Developmental Science, 12(1), 1-9.

Shilts, M.K., Horowitz. M., & Townsend, M.S.(2009). Guided goal setting: Effectiveness in a dietary and physical activity intervention with low-income adolescents. International Journal of Adolescent Health and Medicine, 20(1):111-122. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19526701

Shilts, M.K., Horowitz, M., & Townsend, M. (2005). Goal Setting as a Strategy for Dietary and Physical Activity Behavior Change: A Review. Am J Health Promotion, 19:81-93. http://www.csus.edu/indiv/s/shiltsm/pdf/Goal%20setting%20review%20PDF.pdf

Shilts, M.K., Horowitz, M., & Townsend, M. (2005). An Innovative Approach to Goal Setting for Adolescents: Guided Goal Setting. J Nut Ed Beh, 36:155-156.

Shilts, M.K., Lamp, C.L., Horowitz, M., & Townsend, M.S. (2007). Pilot Study: EatFit Impacts Sixth Graders Academic Performance on Achievement of Mathmatics and English Education Standards. J Nut Ed Beh, 41:127-131.

Smith, M. & Worker, S. (2006). Veterinary medicine partners with 4-H youth development. UC Delivers. Davis, CA: University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. [online] http://ucanr.org/delivers/impactview.cfm?impactnum=558

Subramaniam, A. (2002). Garden-based learning in basic education: A historical review. 4-H Center for Youth Development Monographs, 4-H Center for Youth Development, UC Davis.

Whittlesley, L. & Hayden-Smith, R. (2002). The Junior Master Gardener Program. News and Views: The Official Publication of the National Association of 4-H Extension Agents, 55(4).

Page Last Updated: April 27, 2015
State 4-H Office | Sign-Up for Updates
The 4-H name and emblem service marks are protected under 18 U.S.C. 707.
Webmaster Email: ca4h@ucanr.edu