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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. 

Download the Placer County 4-H calendar here 2016-2017 4-H Calendar

2016-2017 4-H Calendar

Council Meetings- All meetings begin at 7:00pm





August 24, 2016

Loomis Vet’s Hall


Sept. 28, 2016

Loomis Vet’s Hall


October 26, 2016

Sierra Building GCF


November 16, 2016

Aub. Vet’s Hall


January 25, 2017

Loomis Vet’s Hall


February 22, 2017

Loomis Vet’s Hall


March 22, 2017

Loomis Vet’s Hall


April 26, 2017

Loomis Vet’s Hall


May 24, 2017

Loomis Vet’s Hall

Placer 4-H Blog

  • Wreaths Across America By: Kaylee F.

    Added January 11, 2017
    Placer County 4-H youth lay wreaths for Veterans

    The Wreaths Across America Ceremony was a touching event that took place at the Auburn Cemetery in December. There was a huge turnout of people that came early on a freezing winter weekend to lay wreaths on veterans graves and participate in the ceremony. The weather was cold, but some generous people brought hot chocolate to warm us up. The beginning ceremony had a few speeches and then...

  • Placer County 4-H Horse Achievements

    Added January 10, 2017
    Kate and Alana at CA Classic

    Our Placer County 4-H youth are very talented riders and win a number of division awards and classes in the state competitions each year.  Every year the Placer County 4-H Horse Coordinator Group hosts a Fair Show in May.  In addition to earning show awards, this show allows riders to qualify for the California State Classic and California State Fair. The California State Classic has...

  • Health and Physical Fitness: Yoga for Kids

    Added October 25, 2016
    Y4K graphic 2

    COUNTYWIDE YOGA FOR KIDS Healthy Living Project Mrs. Lara Lopez Yoga for kids is a fun and creative way to engage our 4-H youth in stress free physical activity. This is a non-competitive way to bring movement, poses and deep breathing together, all while recognizing the traditional standards of the 4-H organization. We will work on building our core strength and basic poses during...

  • Warming up America

    Added October 17, 2016
    Three 4-H youth work together to assemble a blanket

    15 to 20 years ago a national fabric store used a promotion they named “Warm Up America”. It challenged the youth to make afghan blankets they would give to those in need of warmth. Jennifer Washman lead this program on a 4-H County level. This service project continued throughout the years with different groups. The women at the Senior Centers knitted and crocheted squares that were...

  • Placer and Nevada 4-H Members Exhibit at Bi-County Fashion Revue

    Added May 16, 2016
    Bi County Fashio Revue 2016

    On April 30th at Magnolia Intermediate School in Grass Valley, 4-H members from Placer and Nevada counties came together to participate in the annual Bi-County 4-H Fashion Revue. Youth had the opportunity to model and present garments that they had sewn or purchased. In conjunction with the judging event, youth members were able to participate in a fashion show to highlight their specific...

  • Placer County 4-H Youth Lead Community Outreach at the Higgins and Cal Fire 2016 Open House

    Added April 27, 2016
    McKenna, Smokey, and Myah

    Auburn, CA – April 23, 2016 – McKenna and Myah, members of Placer County's Ophir 4-H Club, planned and ran a community outreach activity on Saturday at the Higgins Fire District and Cal Fire 2016 Open House. The girls worked together to develop a plan to spread the word about 4-H in Placer and Nevada County.  McKenna and Myah decided to show everyone that 4-H Grows Here by...

Placer County 4-H Council Meeting Minutes & Agendas

Downloads Type Date Added
February 2017 Council Meeting Agenda PDF 2/22/17
January 2017 Council Meeting Agenda PDF 1/25/17
November 2016 Council Meeting Agenda PDF 11/21/16
October 2016 Council Meeting Minutes PDF 11/21/16
October 2016 Council Meeting Agenda PDF 10/27/16
September 2016 Council Meeting Minutes PDF 10/27/16
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