UCCE 4-H Program of Amador County
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UCCE 4-H Program of Amador County

Community Clubs

Amador County has seven (7) separate 4-H clubs open to new and returning members.  Parents and adults are encouraged to become more involved by volunteering as 4-H leaders.

More information about the 4-H Club Program

For more information contact the 4-H Youth Development Program Coordinator, Vera M. Bullard, vmbullard@ucanr.edu or 209-223-6484. The University of California Cooperative Extension office for Amador County is located at 12200-B Airport Road in Jackson.


Amador County 4-H Clubs:

Blue Ribbon Up-Country 4-H Club

Meets the 2nd Monday of the month at 5:00 p.m. at the Pine Grove Community Center (19386 CA-88, Pine Grove, CA 95665)

2017-2018 Meeting Dates: 11/13/17, 12/11/17, 1/8/18, 2/12/18, 3/12/18, 4/4/18, 5/14/18, 6/11/18, 7/9/18

Community Club Leader:

Ashley Matthews      

Email: matthews_ashley@hotmail.com


Fiddletown 4-H Club

Meets the 1st Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Fiddletown Community Center (14474 Jibboom St, Fiddletown, CA 956290).

2017-2018 Meeting Dates: 9/4/17, 10/2/17, 11/6/17, 12/4/17, 3/5/18, 4/2/18, 5/7/18, 6/4/18, 7/2018-at Fair.

Community Club Leader:

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DeAnna Stiltz         

Ph. 209-781-5273


Gold Nugget 4-H Club

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.at the Plymouth City Hall (9426 Main Street, Plymouth, CA 95669). Does not meet in December or July.

2017-2018 Meeting Dates9/20/17, 10/18/17, 11/15/17, 1/17/18, 2/21/18, 3/21/18, 4/18/18, 5/16/18, 6/20/18, 8/15/18.

Community Club Leader:

Rosemarie Moreno-Moody            

Ph. 209-245-3971


Ione Community 4-H Club 

Meets the 3rd/4th Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. at Ione Elementary (415 South Ione Street, Ione). Does not meet in August.

2017-2018 Meeting Dates:  9/18/17, 10/16/17, 11/20/17, 12/18/17, 1/22/18, 2/26/18, 3/26/18, 4/16/18, 5/21/18, 6/18/18, 7/16/18.

Community Club Leader:

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Ryan Elmore

Ph. 916-753-3457 or bosox228@gmail.com  


Jackson Gold Wheels 4-H Club

Meets the 2nd Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. at the Amador County 4-H Office, (12200-B Airport Road, Jackson, CA 95642).

2017-2018 Meeting Dates: 9/11/17, 10/9/17, 11/13/17, 12/11/17, 1/8/18, 2/12/18, 3/12/18, 4/4/18, 5/14/18, 6/11/18, 7/9/18, 8/9/18 (Pool Party).

Community Club Leader:

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Diane Franklin        

Ph. 209-418-9268 or dizey02@att.net


Shenandoah Valley 4-H Club

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm at the Shenandoah Schoolhouse (, Plymouth, CA 95669). Does not meet in October or August.

2017-2018 Meetings Date: 9/13/17 Tentative, 11/8/17, 12/13/17, 1/10/18, 2/14/18, 3/14/18, 4/11/18, 5/9/18, 6/13/18, Saturday 6/23/18, 7/11/18.

Community Club Leader: 

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Sara Dentone

Email sodentone@gmail.com


Willow Springs 4-H Club 

Meets the 1st Monday of the month at 7:00 pm at the Amador County Fairgrounds, Spur Emporium (18621 Sherwood St., Plymouth, CA). Does not meet in January and August.

2017-2018 Meeting Dates9/4/17, 10/2/17, 11/6/17, 12/4/17, 2/5/18, 3/5/18, 4/2/18, 5/7/18, 6/4/18, 7/2/18.

Community Club Leader:

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Rielle Waters-Santinelli     

Email riellesantinelli@gmail.com



 **Please note that all 4-H clubs do have meeting dates, times and locations that may vary from time to time. You are always encouraged to contact the 4-H Club Leader to verify meeting times and locations.


What is a Community Club?

A Community 4-H club is an organized group of at least five youth from three different families with two 4-H appointed adult volunteers. Members and leaders meet regularly and have a planned program that is carried out through all or most of the year.

The purpose of a 4-H Club is to promote positive youth development through offering educational activities that enable youth to reach their full potential as competent, confident, leaders of character who contribute and are connected to their communities. A 4-H Club is a structured environment that emphasizes the four essential elements include belonging (caring relationships), independence (leadership opportunities), mastery (constructive learning experiences), and generosity (service to communities).

All 4-H clubs must be chartered, which includes having an approved constitution and bylaws. The 4-H charter allows clubs to use the 4-H name and emblem, raise funds in the name of 4-H, and carry out the 4-H educational program. Most 4-H clubs meet monthly from September through August.

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