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

Congratulations to our Youth in Action Winner, Sruthi Sudarsan

4-H'er Sruthi Sudarsan of Alameda County.

Congratulations to our California 4-H Grown Youth in Action winner, Sruthi Sudarsan! Sruthi Sudarsan of Alameda County was named the winner of the 2023 4-H Youth in Action Civic Engagement Pillar Award for her diligent work to provide medical and hygiene supplies and educational services to underprivileged communities...

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...

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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