John Borba

4-H Youth Development Advisor
Cooperative Extension Kern County
1031 South Mount Vernon Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93307
(661) 868-6216
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Education

M.S. Human Resources, Chapman University. 1997

Specialty

Youth STEM programming for after-school programs, camping and outdoor education, youth leadership.

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Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Lewis, K. M.; Borba, J.; Hill, R.; Miller, J. C. (2019). Effective Communication of 4-H Program Essentials to 4-H Families.D. Allen. Journal of Extension. 57:3. June. https://www.joe.org/joe/2019june/tt5.php
  • Lewis, K. M.; Ewers, T.; Miller, J. C.; Bird, M.; Borba, J.; Hill, R.; Keywood, J.; Trzesniewksi, K. (2018). Addressing retention in youth programs: A survey for understanding families' experiences. Journal of Extension. 56:3. June. https://joe.org/joe/2018june/tt3.php
  • Borba, J. (2018). California 4-H Project Sheet Series. 4-H Archery Project. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources, California 4-H Youth Development Program. 8599, 3 pp. http://4h.ucanr.edu/files/134435.pdf
  • Borba, J. (2018). California 4-H Project Sheet Series. 4-H Rifle Project. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources, California 4-H Youth Development Program. 8621, 3 pp. http://4h.ucanr.edu/files/134440.pdf
  • Borba, J. (2018). Camp Activities with a Science Twist: Enhancing Your Camp Program with Fun STEM Experiences. Bridge Building.S. Horrillo, M. Bird and S. Worker. Monterey, CA, Healthy Learning. p.159 - 168.
  • Borba, J.; C., Steiner (2018). Camp Activities with a Science Twist: Enhancing Your Camp Program with Fun STEM Experiences. Compass Quest.S. Horrillo, M. Bird and S. Worker. Monterey, CA, Healthy Learning. p. 91-114. ISBN-13: 978-60679-425-8
  • Borba, J. (2018). Camp Activities with a Science Twist: Enhancing Your Camp Program with Fun STEM Experiences. Boat Building.S. Horrillo, M. Bird and S. Worker. Monterey, CA, Healthy Learning. p.149 - 158.
  • Lewis, K. M.; Bird, M.; Wilkins, T.; Borba, J.; Nathaniel, K.; Schoenfelder, E. (2018). Developing a common evaluation tool for camps. Journal of Youth Development. 13:3, 306 - 315. https://jyd.pitt.edu/ojs/jyd/article/view/181301RES05
  • Smith, M; Meehan, C; Borba, J (2014). "Bio-Security Proficiencies Project for Beginning Producers in 4-H." Journal of Extension 52(6)
  • Bird, M; Coutellier, C; Borba, J; Dixon, P; and Horowitz, M (2010). Counselor-in-Training: Encouraging Youth Development Outcomes at Camp. Martinsville, IN, American Camp Association.
  • Carlos, R; Borba, J; Heck, K; Nathaniel, K; and Sousa, C (2009). "Survey explores teen driving behavior in Central Valley, Los Angeles high schools." California Agriculture 63(4): 208 - 214.
  • Borba, J.; Bird, M.; Brosnahan, A.; George, J.; Schmitt-McQuitty, L.; Thomas, J. (2007). Beyond Evaluation: Findings from the California 4-H Camp Evaluation: A Report from the California 4-H Camping Task Force. University of California. 2007.
  • Lauxman, L.; Astroth, K.; Dickson, D.; Lindstrom, J.; Saito, r.; Baker, R.; Webb, L.; Olson, G.; Jacobson, R. (2001). Western 4-H Institute: Preparing the 4-H Professional for Success. 11. 2001.

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