San Joaquin County 4-H
University of California
San Joaquin County 4-H

Welcome to 4-H Youth Development

Featured Upcoming Event

Leadership Olympics!

Leadership Olympics Flier

Download and share the above 2017 Leadership Olympics Flyer!

For more information, go to the Leadership Olympics webpage or contact the County 4-H Office.

Our Mission

The University of California 4-H Youth Development Program engages youth in reaching their fullest potential while advancing the field of youth development. 

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Head, Heart, Hands, Health.  Growing Youth who Thrive.

4-H helps young people to reach their full potential as competent, confident, leaders of character who contribute and are connected to their communities.  4-H serves youth throughout California in urban, suburban and rural communities.

In 4-H, youth design and participate in their own programs and activities. This unique learn-by-doing model teaches essential skills that youth will use  throughout their lives, such as identifying sparks, desiring knowledge, setting goals, self-reflection, adapting to new situations, communicating, and responding to the needs of others.

Whether youth are building rockets, raising companion dogs, or planting vegetables, 4-H gives young people the skills they need to thrive and succeed throughout their lives.

Core Values

The University of California 4-H Youth Development Program provides a wide variety of enrichment activities with the ultimate goal of giving youth the skills they need to thrive and succeed throughout their lives. The focus of all 4-H programs is positive youth development through activities in science literacy, healthy living, and citizenship.  All 4-H programs are accessible and open to all youth.  For more information about 4-H Core Values, visit Chapter 1: Mission and Direction in the 4-H Youth Development Program.

Read more about the California 4-H Mission and Direction (2003).

4-H Blog Feed

  • Food Fiesta results & photos

    Added March 14, 2017
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    Congratulations to everyone who participated in Food Fiesta on March 11th!   Junior Division: Project Exhibit: Cookies      Abby Sette (New Jerusalem) – Blue Ribbon   Project Exhibit: Cakes      Ana...

  • Registration for the 2017 Asparagus Recipe Contest is open!

    Added March 1, 2017
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    San Joaquin 4-H will be partnering with the San Joaquin Asparagus Festival again this year to offer the Asparagus Recipe Contest on April 23rd! The contest is open to everyone of all ages, so share this opportunity throughout your community....

  • Raise Your Hand and help California 4-H win $20,000

    Added February 23, 2017
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    *****Originally published in the March 2017 CA 4-H Newsletter*****   The California 4-H Foundation is proud to partner with National 4-H on the "Raise Your Hand" campaign.  4-H is calling on alumni & friends around the world to "raise...

  • County Speech & Presentation Day photos

    Added February 14, 2017
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    Want more pictures from the 2017 Speech & Presentation Day?  Check out the event webpage here, or go to our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/San.Joaquin.County.4H/.  Congrats again to all of our medalists, and we hope to...

  • 2017 Speech & Presentation Day and Interview Contest Results

    Added February 6, 2017
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    2017 Speech and Presentation Day Results Age Divisions: Junior (9-10), Intermediate (11-13), Senior (14-19)   Demonstration: Junior o   Karis Mann (Alpine-Victor) – Gold o   Grace Schneider (Alpine-Victor) –...

4-H Secretary

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Michelle Drummond

E-mail: madrummond@ucanr.edu

Office Phone: (209) 953-6106

Mailing Address: UCCE - San Joaquin County, 4-H YDP, 2101 E. Earhart Ave., Suite #200, Stockton, CA 95206-3949

4-H Program Representative

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 Ariel Clay

E-mail: amclay@ucanr.edu 

Office Phone: (209) 953-6106

Mailing Address: UCCE - San Joaquin County, 4-H YDP, 2101 E. Earhart Ave., Suite #200, Stockton, CA  95206-3949

 

Webmaster Email: madrummond@ucanr.edu