Sacramento 4-H
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Sacramento 4-H

4-H Youth Development

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

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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