The University of California 4-H Youth Development Program promotes hands-on, experiential learning for all youth ages 5-19. Youth members and adult volunteers from all backgrounds and locations are welcome.
You'll see our clover everywhere!
4-H is in all counties in California! The official 4-H emblem is a green clover with white H's. The 4-H emblem has a federal mark and federal guidelines on its use.
What the 4-H's stand for
HEAD - Problem solving: ability to sort out complex problems.
HEART - Emotional development: developing good attitudes toward work and learning; developing acceptance and appreciation of other people.
HANDS - Skills development: ability to do, skill in doing and habit of doing.
HEALTH - Physical development: understanding and appreciating a growing and changing body.
4-H Motto: “To Make the Best Better.”
We encourage you to discover your passions, adopt a growth mindset, practice self-reflection and set goals.
Handbook for 4-H Families in California
The “Handbook for Families” was designed to help you better understand the 4-H program. Please take time and review it to support your experience in 4-H.
El "Manual para Familias" fue diseñado para ayudarte a entender mejor el programa 4-H. Por favor revísalo con detenimiento, estamos seguros que apoyará positivamente tu experiencia en 4-H.