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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 Council and Hulbert Scholarship Recipients Announced!

    Added May 26, 2015

    Placer County 4-H offers youth within 4-H the ability to participate in the 4-H Council Scholarship and the Hulbert Scholarship. All youth 14 to 19 years old may apply. The 4-H Council Scholarship, $300 for each selected youth, is provided by funds from the scholarship animal sold every year at the junior livestock auction at either Placer County or Gold Country Fairs. The Hulbert Scholarship,...

  • Animal Youth Fair

    Added May 13, 2015
    Stevie Utterback of Sheridan 4-H Club presenting about the dog project at Animal Youth Fair

    At the Gold Country Fairgrounds on May 9th, 4-H youth, parents, and friends all joined together to learn about various animal projects offered within Placer County 4-H. Demonstrations for animal projects ranging from dog and small animals all the way up to steer and swine were present. Youth were able to move through 12 different stations to learn about showmanship for each 4-H animal project...

  • Bi-County Fashion Revue

    Added May 13, 2015
    Placer and Nevada 4-H youth members in their sewing projects for Bi-County Fashion Revue

    On April 25th at Magnolia Intermediate School in Grass Valley, 4-H members from both Placer and Nevada Counties came together to participate in the annual Bi-County Fashion Revue for Placer and Nevada 4-H programs. Youth had the opportunity to compete with garments that they had sewn or purchased. The judging event is for youth to qualify to move on to State Fashion Revue held at UC Davis on May...

  • Placer County 4-H All Stars Host Record Book Hoedown Training and Dinner/Dance

    Added April 30, 2015
    4-H Youth Enjoying Playing Games At The Dinner and Dance Hoedown

    The All Stars are a group of teens that have earned their gold star in the 4-H program. The process of being able to qualify as an All Star takes youth multiple years to accomplish of service to others, community involvement, public speaking experience, and much more. The All Stars are selected every year, and the All Stars come together to formulate, coordinate, and implement a plan of action....

  • Placer County 4-H: First Swine Field Day Was A Success!

    Added April 30, 2015
    Kristy Vandenhoff Leading The Feeding And Nutrition Station

    On Saturday, May 18th, Placer County 4-H held its first Swine Field Day at the Gold Country Fairgrounds. Kristy Vandenhoff, Placer County 4-H Intern, in conjunction with the Karthauser Family of Miners Ravine 4-H Club gave 4-H youth throughout the foothills practical information delivered through hands-on workshops on selection of market hogs, showmanship, as well as feed and nutrition. 4-H...

Placer County 4-H Council Meeting Minutes & Agendas

Downloads Type Date Added
February 2015 - Council Highlights PDF 3/5/15
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
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