4-H Youth Development Program
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We are able to continually move our 4-H program forward because of the work of 4-H volunteers. Youth and adult volunteers serve on club, county, Area, and State level committees to plan and organize 4-H events and activities. Advisory Committees help shape 4-H. Youth and adult 4-H volunteers impact 4-H...
Dear 4-H Volunteer, Thank you! Thank you for your dedication, courage and your conviction, for bringing your sense of adventure to share and learn alongside the youth that you mentor. Thank you for your compassion and your awareness, for seeing the need and responding. Thank you for sharing your skills and knowledge...
See how we're growing True Leaders in our Annual Report.
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.
Review the 4-H Strategic Plan for 2018 to 2028
State Field Day
June 1, 2019, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
UC Davis - West Quad
Join 4-H'ers from around the state at State Field Day! 4-H'ers from throughout California come together to compete at the state level for various competitions. This family-friendly event is for all ages to participate. Learn more on our event page.
4-H Horse Classic
State Championship Horse Show and Horse Bowl
June 27-30, 2019
Brookside Equestrian Park, Elk Grove, CA
Register for the 4-H Horse Classic and Horse Bowl by June 10th! See the Horse Classic event page for details and links to register.
State Leadership Conference (SLC)
July 18-21 at UC Davis
e4: The Volunteer Retreat
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100% of your donation to the California 4-H Foundation goes toward strengthening 4-H youth development programs in the local counties.
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