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COVID-19 Update (5/3/2020) - Sacramento County 4-H Program


MARCH 16 - MAY 31*

All in-person programming, including, but not limited to club meetings, project meetings, board meetings, club events and are cancelled. Meetings may be held virtually.

*This date may be extended depending on public health guidelines. 


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UCANR Staff will be working from home during this period, so all UCANR Offices will be closed through May 31.  Please don’t hesitate to reach out to the 4-H staff you usually work with via email.

As you know our offices are in touch with local and state governments, but we’re also under the larger umbrella of University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Following UC-wide protocols, all UC ANR-hosted meetings, events and gatherings of ANY SIZE that are scheduled to take place through May 31, 2020 must be conducted via Zoom, postponed or cancelled.

This includes all in-person programming, meetings and gatherings - whether led by UC ANR employees or volunteers (e.g., 4-H club or project meetings, Master Gardener workshops, Master Food Preserver classes, and Nutrition Education programs, etc.). It also includes program activity being conducted as part of an agreement (MOU) with a partner agency.

Please know with the changing situation, both these dates are subject to be extended.

Additional information regarding 4-H events can be found on the CA 4-H website.  For up to date UCANR information, please visit the UCANR Health & Safety webpage.

Thanks for your understanding and cooperation.

What is 4-H

The purpose of the  4-H Youth Development Program is to help young people discover and develop their potential and grow into competent, contributing, and caring citizens. Learn by doing activities, youth-adult partnerships, and research-based educational programs help young people enhance their leadership abilities and develop a wide range of other life skills.  

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