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

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The 4-H Virtual State Leadership Conference Experience

Oliver watching keynote speaker David Dodd

  The 2020 California 4-H State Leadership Conference, also known as SLC, was virtual on Zoom due to the pandemic. Planning had started well before California's Shelter in Place orders went into effect in March. The SLC Planning Committee had to do a major switch to transition the 4-day annual conference to a virtual...

Posted on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 7:30 PM
  • Author: Thacker Everett Popejoy
  • Author: Oliver Bartlett Popejoy

4-H Drive-Thru Sign Up Night

Drive-thru Sign Up Night line of cars

In Fresno County, the Blossom Trail 4-H Club transformed their annual membership "Sign Up Night" into a "Drive-thru Sign Up Night". Normally, their Sign Up Night event includes stations for each project where new and returning members can sign up and ask questions. With the limitations on in-person events because of...

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2020 at 5:49 PM

2020 Virtual Code Camp a Success!

Virtual Code Camp activity - programming robots to play soccer using

The California 4-H Computer Science Pathways team hosted a 5-day virtual code camp, July 27 to 31st. Attendees included 50 youth and 30 volunteers (some from out-of-state and one from Canada!). The camp consisted of multiple computer science topics including: CS First with Scratch, Virtual Robotics, and Python. We focused...

Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 2:11 PM

4-H Youth Take the Lead on Virtual 4-H Club Elections

Virtual election site

In response to current shelter-in-place restrictions, two 4-H members created a virtual voting platform that can be replicated and customized to fit the needs of any interested 4-H club. It consists of: A website platform for the actual election process; An election video to allow club members watch the nominee's...

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Emerald Star 4-H'er from Sonoma County

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Emerald Star 4-H'er from Sonoma County

Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 2:32 PM
  • Author: Mia Wesselkamper
  • Author: Millie Wright

100 Face Masks

Olivia delivering 100 face masks to the Santa Barbara Farm Bureau.

In these times of crisis and need, I know from personal experience that the first thing that I as a 4-H'er want to do is help those around me. I found that making masks was the way to accomplish this. With the help of my mom, I gained a new skill in sewing and put this to use by making masks. These masks were donated to...

Posted on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 3:42 PM
  • Author: Olivia Berman

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