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4-H is an educational program of the University of California Cooperative Extension and made available through a partnership of county, state, and federal governments. The program creates positive opportunities for youth to develop life skills and become engaged in their local communities.  The program combines the efforts of youth, volunteer leaders, and University staff and faculty to create a fun, hands-on learning approach to a non-formal education. 


Placer 4-H Blog

  • 4-H Youth Participate in Placer Grown Farm & Barn Tour at Sinclair Family Farm

    Added October 14, 2014
    Children get to pet and learn about goats at the Farm and Barn Tour

    Sinclair Family Farm hosted a stop on the Placer Grown Farm & Barn Tour on Sunday, October 12th from 1pm to 5pm. At this event, which was open to the public, 4-H members were able to educate the community about the 4-H Program, and in particular small and large animal projects offered in 4-H. Youth were able to build their public speaking and leadership skills by sharing their animals with...

  • Placer County 4-H All Stars Attend State Leadership Conference

    Added September 24, 2014
    All Stars at SLC

    This year, four members of the All Star team (Mia Zimmer, Henia Mackenroth, Amber Miller, and adviser Darlene Miller) represented the Placer County 4-H program at the 2014 SLC, held at U.C. Santa Cruz. SLC, or the 4-H State Leadership Conference, is an event that was created to connect and inspire the various county members in the California 4-H organization. The theme...

  • Gold Country Fair Delivering a Platform for Strong Youth Development

    Added September 8, 2014
    4-H'ers showing lambs at Gold Country Fair

    There has been a long partnership between the fairs of Placer County and the 4-H and FFA programs, and this year was yet another wonderful example. The Gold Country Fair, held September 4th-7th, honored and highlighted youth from both youth development organizations. The journey to Fair under agricultural projects is a long, at times challenging, yet rewarding journey. Youth begin to learn and...

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