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

4-H Project Sheets

The 4-H project sheets are a guide for 4-H project leaders to develop their projects with meaningful content. 4-H youth and their families may use this list to find projects they might be interested in. For a brief description of each 4-H project, please see the list of California 4-H Projects (PDF).

Types of 4-H projects:

Animal Science

  1. Alpaca & Llama
  2. Animal Husbandry
  3. Bee
  4. Bird
  5. Poultry & Market Poultry
  6. Cats
  7. Beef Cattle
  8. Dairy Cattle
  9. Cavy
  10. Dog
  11. Horse and Pony
  12. Goats
  13. Goats: Dairy
  14. Goats: Meat
  15. Guide Dog and Service Animal
  16. Livestock Judging
  17. Pets and Small Animals
  18. Rabbit
  19. Reptile
  20. Sheep
  21. Swine
  22. Therapeutic Animals
  23. Embryology
  24. Entomology
  25. Marine Biology
  26. Veterinary Science
  27. Veterinary Science: Biosecurity
  28. Zoology

Career and Leadership

  1. Ambassador Leadership
  2. Career Exploration
  3. Consumer Economics (Consumer Education)
  4. Economics and Business
  5. Home & Personal Management
  6. Leadership Development
  7. Record Keeping
  8. Record Keeping: Record Books

Civic Engagement

  1. Citizenship
  2. Environmental Stewardship
  3. Global Education
  4. Service Learning
  5. Community Pride & Community Service
  6. Domestic Exchanges
  7. Healthy Living Advocacy
  8. Hi 4-H

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Expressive Arts and Communication

  1. Arts & Crafts
  2. Arts & Crafts: Beading
  3. Arts & Crafts: Fine Arts
  4. Arts & Crafts: Jewelry Making
  5. Arts & Crafts: Painting
  6. Calligraphy
  7. Cake Decorating
  8. Ceramics & Clay Arts
  9. Clothing and Textiles
  10. Clothing & Textiles: Beginning Sewing
  11. Clothing & Textiles: Quilting
  12. Clothing & Textiles: Sewing
  13. Communications
  14. Cultural Arts
  15. Cultural Arts: Music
  16. Dance
  17. Drama & Theater Arts
  18. Fashion Revue
  19. Fiber Arts
  20. Fiber Arts: Crochet
  21. Fiber Arts: Knitting
  22. Flower Arranging
  23. Graphic Arts
  24. Hobbies
  25. Hobbies: Tabletop Gaming
  26. Home Arts & Furnishings
  27. Leathercraft
  28. Music & Instruments
  29. Photography
  30. Public Speaking
  31. Public Speaking: Presentations
  32. Scrapbooking
  33. Sign Language
  34. Video Production

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Healthy Living

  1. Baking & Breadmaking
  2. First Aid and Safety: CPR & First Aid
  3. Emergency Preparation and Management
  4. Foods
  5. Foods: Advanced Cooking
  6. Foods: Baking
  7. Foods: Beginning
  8. Foods: Beginner Food Preservation
  9. Foods: Candy Making
  10. Foods: Cooking
  11. Foods: Dairy
  12. Foods: International
  13. Foods: Junior Master Food Preserver
  14. Foods: Nutrition
  15. Foods: Outdoor Cooking
  16. Health
  17. Fitness (Physical Fitness)
  18. Mindfulness
  19. Sports and Athletics
  20. Sports: Bowling
  21. Sports: Golf
  22. Yoga
  23. School Wellness
  24. Stress Management

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Outdoor

  1. ATV and Dirt Biking
  2. Bicycling
  3. Fishing and Fly Tying
  4. Junior Master Gardener
  5. Ornamental Horticulture
  6. Outdoor Adventure
  7. Outdoor Adventure: Camping
  8. Outdoor Adventures: Hiking
  9. Shooting Sports: Archery
  10. Shooting Sports: Hunting
  11. Shooting Sports: Muzzle Loading
  12. Shooting Sports: Pistol
  13. Shooting Sports: Rifle
  14. Shooting Sports: Shotgun
  15. Sports: Golf
  16. Vegetable Gardening (and Crops)
  17. Vegetable Gardens & Crops: Gardening

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STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)

  1. Aerospace & Rocketry
  2. Astronomy
  3. Automotive
  4. Climatology and Climate Science
  5. Computer and Internet
  6. Construction & Building
  7. Electricity and Electronics
  8. Energy
  9. Farm Machinery
  10. Field Crops and Management
  11. Field Crops and Management: Sustainable Agriculture
  12. Forestry
  13. Fruits, Nuts and Berries
  14. Engineering
  15. Geology
  16. GIS/GPS
  17. GIS/GPS: Geocaching
  18. GIS/GPS: Geospatial
  19. Indoor and Mini Gardens
  20. Metal Working
  21. Metal Working: Welding
  22. Oceanography
  23. Robotics
  24. Science Literacy: STEM
  25. Science Literacy: Citizen Science
  26. Science Literacy: Making and Tinkering
  27. Science Literacy: Social Science
  28. Small Engines
  29. Water Conservation (Soil & Water Conservation)
  30. Website Design
  31. Wildlife
  32. Woodworking

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Other projects

  1. Beginning 4-H
  2. Child Development
  3. Primary Members (aka Cloverbud)
  4. Self and Group Determined
  5. Table Setting and Etiquette

California 4-H Project Sheets inspired by Iowa State University 4-H Project Hot Sheets.

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