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California 4-H Youth Development Program

Latest posts on the California 4-H Grown blog

Tuolumne County 4-H Ambassador impresses Board of Supervisors

Board Chair, Supervisor Karl Rodefer shaking the hand of Belle, Tuolumne County Ambassador

On Tuesday October 1st, 4-H Member Belle, Tuolumne County 4-H Ambassador, and Rosemary Giannini, 4-H Community Education Specialist, made a presentation to the Tuolumne Board of Supervisors requesting October 5-12 be proclaimed 4-H Week in Tuolumne County.   Rosemary began by citing the research which show 4-H...

Take a time-in at the Mindfulness Retreat

Group yoga on the beach

REPOST - updated 9/23/2019 We asked teens who attended the 2017 Mindfulness Retreat: "What were the highlights of the Mindfulness Retreat for you? What did you learn from the retreat that would be useful for teens?" Jada: The mindfulness retreat was refreshing for me to be able to worry about nothing but the present. I...

Olivenhain Valley 4-H'er awarded the Congressional Award Gold Medal with STEM distinction

Elizabeth Sugarman, Sissy Sugarman, Ray Kerins of Bayer Corporation, and Shawn Sugarman at the Congressional Gold Medal award ceremony

We are having a great time in D.C. celebrating Margaret  “Sissy"Sugarman from Olivenhain Valley 4-H, earning the Congressional Award Gold Medal. Congressman Mike Levin presented her with the Gold Medal in a medal ceremony at the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C.

The Congressional...

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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.

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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

2019 Fall Tractor Supply Paper Clover

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Get resources to connect with eligible youth, plus tips and guidelines to apply on our Awards page. Application deadline is October 22.


e4: The Volunteer Retreat

Registration is open until October 31. Click the logo to go to the event site and learn more about this new conference for volunteers who work with youth.

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Handbook for families in UC 4-H

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