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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

  • Building Engineers today through 4-H!

    Added February 9, 2015
    David Lapham and Andrew Wood on working on an Emerald Star Project of Building Engineers

    Andrew Wood, 4-H member and Auburn resident, shares about David Lapham and his Emerald Star Project of Building Engineers within 4-H. Receiving a gold or platinum star is 4-H's equivalent of the Eagle Scout award. It can take years to accomplish everything it takes for these awards and the boys and girls that come out are truly impressive individuals. However, while there are many different...

  • The Embryology Project By: Lance Winfield

    Added January 30, 2015

    Hi, my name is Lance Winfield, I am 12 years old. I'm in Ophir 4-H and I have been doing embryology for the past 3 years. I love being in this project because I like taking good care of my chickens at my house. The first time I started embryology I was a little nervous about hatching baby chicks. Eventually, I started to enjoy this project because I think that it is an exciting hobby. I hatch...

  • Sheep Field Day was a Success!

    Added January 28, 2015
    Karin Fish going over genetics and artifical insemination

    Placer County 4-H Sheep Coordinator Group held their first Sheep Field Day on January 24th at the Gold Country Fairgrounds. 4-H, FFA, and interested members in the sheep industry were able to come together and learn from highly qualified area speakers about raising sheep and the sheep business. Speakers highlighted topics of genetics and artificial insemination by Karin Fish of Fish Lambs, feed...

Placer County 4-H Council Meeting Minutes & Agendas

Downloads Type Date Added
February 25, 2015 Council Meeting Agenda PDF 2/27/15
January 2015 Council Highlights PDF 2/27/15
January 28, 2015 Council Meeting Minutes PDF 2/27/15
January 28, 2015 Council Meeting Agenda PDF 2/27/15
December 2014 Council Highlights PDF 2/27/15
November 2014 Council Meeting Minutes PDF 2/27/15
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