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

4-H Alumni lead UC ANR

The 4-H program and Cooperative Extension in all states are supported through the state's land grant university. The University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) supports us here in California. We are unique in having two 4-H Alumni leaders

They share their 4-H stories and the influence it has had on their lives.

Latest posts on the California 4-H Grown blog

4-H Member to 4-H Alumna to 4-H Intern

Eve with Hornet Cup and 1st Place awards

Editor's Note: At this time of year, Senior 4-H'ers are graduating out of high school and into their next step in life. As parents, we celebrate our children's accomplishments and are proud to share them widely! As our 4-H'ers graduate to their next adventure, we want to acknowledge all the parents, family members, and...

California 4-H Horse Classic Team Excels at National Western Roundup

2024 National Horse Classic - team photo L-R: L-R: Erica Pettey (CA State 4-H Office), Hippology Coach - Rosella Arnold, Meredith, Pyper, Maya, and Skyler (Hippology Team); Lillie and Sarah (Team Demonstration); Catherine (Individual Demonstration); Presentation Coach - Lynn Warren

The California 4-H Horse Classic Team traveled to Denver, CO in January to represent California 4-H at the National Western Roundup. The Horse Classic team included Pyper, Skyler, and Maya from Marin County 4-H, Merideth from San Diego County 4-H, and Lillie, Sarah, and Catherine from Riverside County 4-H. This talented...

Mission Possible: 2024 Camping Conference

2024 California 4-H Camp Conference

Your mission, if you so choose to accept it, is Anything is Possible! Do you want to take your camp experience to the next level? Are you a camp staff, leader, or director looking to refresh your camp program? The 2024 California Camping Conference offers the latest and greatest insight into the ideal camping experience!...

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 June 7, 2023

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

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