4-H Youth Development Program
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Young people in 4-H are uniquely prepared to step up
to the challenges of a rapidly changing world.
Through hands-on learning and positive youth-adult partnerships, youth acquire knowledge and develop life skills that enable them to find and focus their energy into their passions while also giving back to the community.
The 4-H Youth Development Program in California is open to young people and adult volunteers from all backgrounds and locations in California.
|The 4-H Youth Development Program, which throughout its 100 years of existence has helped children and adolescents acquire the skills needed to succeed in life, is implementing a series of changes that will help serve new generations of Californians, says Lupita Fabregas, Deputy Director of Diversity and Expansion Program 4-H Division Agriculture and Natural Resources UC.||El Programa de Desarrollo Juvenil 4-H, que a lo largo de sus más de 100 años de existencia, ha ayudado a niños y adolescentes a adquirir las destrezas necesarias para tener éxito en la vida, está implementando una serie de cambios que ayudarán a servir mejor a las nuevas generaciones de californianos, según explica Lupita Fabregas, directora adjunta de Diversidad y Expansión del Programa 4-H de la División de Agricultura y Recursos Naturales de la UC.|
Don't miss a deadline!
Registration for all 4-H Youth Summits
Date: January 2, 2019
Registration for the 4-H Youth Summits: by January 2, 2019
The California 4-H Management Board is proud to host the California 4-H Youth Summits. Youth summits are three-day weekend leadership conferences hosted in four locations around the state. Youth can attend any of the 4 summits, not just the one hosted in their Area. Learn more and get updates on the 4-H Youth Summits event page.
Northern: content is designed for ages 11-13; 11-16 year olds are welcome to register as participants
Central: 11-14 year olds can register as participants
Bay/Coast: 11-13 year olds can register as participants; 14-19 year olds can register as facilitators: facilitators are older youth who attend the full Summit alongside younger participants and have a hands-on leadership role there. The facilitator role is similar to being staff or a cabin head.
Southern: content is designed for ages 11-13; 11-19 year olds are welcome to register as participants
Theme: Bee the Change
The planning team of youth and adults are putting together educational content in the area of social awareness, with the theme "Bee the Change!" Youth will have their choice of multiple workshops to attend within this educational theme.
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