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Wreaths Across America By: Kaylee F.

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...

Posted on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 11:39 AM

Placer County 4-H Horse Achievements

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...

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 1:35 PM
Tags: 4-H (2), Hands-On (1), Horse (1), Youth Development Program (1)

Health and Physical Fitness: Yoga for Kids

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...

Posted on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 11:18 AM

Warming up America

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...

Posted on Monday, October 17, 2016 at 12:20 PM

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

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...

Posted on Monday, May 16, 2016 at 12:56 PM

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