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 seven clubs, 100 adult volunteers and over 350 youth. All 4-H leaders are volunteers who give their time to provide leadership and training to youth ranging in age from 5 to 18 year old.
"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.
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
The University of California (UC) 4-H Youth Development Program (YDP) engages youth in reaching their fullest potential while advancing the field of youth development.
UC 4-H provides meaningful opportunities for all youth and adults to work together to create sustainable community change.
UC 4-H engages young people in three primary content areas: civic engagement and leadership, healthy living, and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
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.
For more information, please see the California 4-H Strategic Plan 2023-2028 at:
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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