Sacramento 4-H
Sacramento 4-H
Sacramento 4-H
University of California
Sacramento 4-H

4-H Youth Development

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#GivingTuesday is November 28. The CA 4-H Foundation will match gifts on 11/28, so donate early to double your gift. Please be sure to specify Sacramento 4-H.

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.  
 

4-H Grows

  • Engaged Citizens

    Engaged Citizens

  • Independence

    Independence

  • Character

    Character

  • Teamwork

    Teamwork

  • Fun

    Fun

  • Life Skills

    Life Skills

  • Friendship

    Friendship

  • Friendship

    Friendship

  • Fun

    Fun

  • Happiness

    Happiness

  • Inginuity

    Inginuity

  • Service to Others

    Service to Others

  • Teamwork

    Teamwork

  • Empathy

    Empathy

  • Responsibility

    Responsibility

  • Leadership

    Leadership

  • Self-Reliance

    Self-Reliance

  • Competence

    Competence

  • Healthy Lifestyles

    Healthy Lifestyles

  • Compassion

    Compassion

  • Concern for our World

    Concern for our World

  • Confidence

    Confidence

  • Curriosity

    Curriosity

  • Discovery

    Discovery

  • A Sense of Wonder

    A Sense of Wonder

  • Caring Adults

    Caring Adults

  • Community

    Community

Sacramento 4-H Blog

Thank You for Giving
This week we celebrate Thanksgiving, and I've been reflecting on the word “giving.”  We give to things we care about. Think about where you spend your time and your energy, both limited resources. I suspect most of us dedicate ourselves to family, like our children or spouse (or...

Primary Members and Pillowcase Prizes
Sometimes a lesson really hits home. This happened for me recently at a family camp I direct over the Memorial Day holiday. A group of my childhood camp friends and I have organized the gathering for five years. It began as a place for old camp buddies to gather with each other and their kin,...

Helping Kids Understand Their World
It was dinnertime and Claudia, my colleague and friend, was seated at a table talking with the kids at 4-H On the Wild Side camp.  Sitting next to Claudia, an African American girl in the fifth grade chatted away between bites of spaghetti. “You're from Mexico, aren't you?” the...

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