The purpose of 4-H Youth Development is to help diverse young people discover and develop their potential and grow into competent, contributing, and caring citizens. Learn by doing activities, youth-adult partnerships, and research-based educational programs help young people enhance their leadership abilities and develop a wide range of other life skills.
Glenn County 4-H Program
Glenn County maintains a large 4-H program,which includes 10 clubs, 100 adult volunteers and over 500 youth. All 4-H leaders are volunteers who give their time to provide leadership and training to youth ranging in age from 5 to 19. Members showcase their talents at the Glenn County Fair, where sheep, goats, rabbits, beef, swine and avian are shown and sold. Home Economics (ABA) Anything but Animals and crafts are also represented, and 4-H'ers win many ribbons with their projects.
"To Make the Best Better." Its intent is to inspire young people to continue to learn and grow, to make their best efforts through participating in educational experiences. The 4-H motto supports the California 4-H YDP mission of engaging youth in reaching their fullest potential.
A World in which youth and adults learn, grow, and work together as catalysts for positive change.
"The University of California 4-H Youth Development Program engages you in reaching their fullest potential while advancing the field of youth development."
Primary Mission Areas
Our hands-on projects fall under four primary areas. We provide meaningful opportunities for youth and adults to work together to create sustainable community change.
- Civic Engagement
- Healthy Living
- STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
NEW 4-H Healthy Living Activity Guide
Try one or all 30 of these fun, skill-building activities to help your kid live a healthy life.4-H Healthy Living Activity Guide
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The 4-H pledge is commonly said at the beginning of 4-H club meetings, conferences, and events.
As a true 4-H member, I pledge...
My head to clearer thinking,
My heart to greater loyalty,
My hands to larger service,
My health to better living,
for my club, my community, my country and my world.