California 4-H Youth Development Program
Updated March 10, 2022
Masks and social distancing are no longer required for local indoor and outdoor 4-H activities. Please see our COVID Updates page to view all of the changes to the Basic Safety Standards, effective March 12, 2022.
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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...
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...
Dear 4-H Volunteer,Last year during National Volunteer Month, you were in the beginning of so many unknowns. Who knew that you would continue to be challenged to help youth thrive for another year? You had to continue to think hard about your capacity to deliver 4-H programming virtually, to meet young people where they...
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.
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