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

California 4-H Youth Development Program

COVID-19 update

Updated September 2, 2022

4-H activities can resume in-person, following Basic Safety Standards. Please see our COVID Updates page to view the Basic Safety Standards, effective September 2, 2022. Get information about the COVID-19 vaccine at

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Congratulations to our 2022 Golden Clover Award Winners

4-H Golden Clover Awards

The Golden Clover Awards recognize outstanding achievements of members, volunteers, program staff, and groups within the University of California 4-H Youth Development Program. The 2022 Member of Excellence Golden Clover Award The Member of Excellence Award recognizes a 4-H member for personal achievement and...

Play a role in improving our 4-H program

The Campiong Advisory Committee plans the Camping Conference

The State 4-H Advisory Committees play an important role in improving the programs, processes, and opportunities in the University of California 4-H Youth Development Program. Applications for State Advisory Committees are open now until May 31, 2022. Youth are especially encouraged to join and share the youth perspective...

4-H helped me realize I could do anything!

In 2019 I won first place in showmanship, a feat I never believed would happen!

Editor Note: The following essay was submitted by Joseph Rowlands for a 4-H scholarship from the Napa County 4-H Council. ********************************************* 4-H has had a drastic impact on my life. Having been born with cerebral palsy meant that I required many therapies on a weekly basis. I always needed...

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. 

See how we're growing True Leaders in our 2019-2020 Annual Report.


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