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

Latest posts on the California 4-H Grown blog

4-H Diamond Clover Award 2023 Winners!


Let's give the 2023 California 4-H Diamond Clover awardees a round of virtual applause!  We are so proud of this year's Diamond Clover awardees. They've been developing their 4-H career for years to earn this award. We congratulate them for their commitment to and passion for the 4-H program. Each of the...

Let's celebrate our Special Edition Golden Clover Award Winners!

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The 2023 University of California 4-H Golden Clover Awards recognize outstanding achievements of members, volunteers, program staff, and groups within the UC 4-H Youth Development Program. This 4-H year, we offered Special Edition Golden Clover Awards in two categories, Robert Brownlee Science and Jack and Robert...

DG Colt Challenge Update

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I just wanted to give a little update on the 2023 Devil's Garden (DG) Colt Challenge. We had 40 youth in 4-H and FFA enroll in the program from 18 counties all over California. This year, weanlings through two year old wild horses were available to participants from the 2022 Devil's Garden Wild Horse gather. Youth...

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. 


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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