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4-H Youth Development


4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential by working and learning in partnership with caring adults. As a program of the University of California, 4-H prepares young people to make a positive impact in their communities and their world while advancing the field of youth development. 

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4-H Blog
  • Present…But Not

    Three weeks ago my colleague and I were discussing the successes and challenges with our Teens as Teachers programs. Teen participation in Sacramento 4-H YES and Cooking Academy projects exploded this year as we had 69 high-school youth delivering these...

    By Marianne Bird
    Author - 4-H Youth Development Advisor
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    4-H Diamond Clover Award 2023 Winners!

    Let's give the 2023 California 4-H Diamond Clover awardees a round of virtual applause!  We are so proud of this year's Diamond Clover awardees. They've been developing their 4-H career for years to earn this award. We congratulate them...

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    Let's celebrate our Special Edition Golden Clover Award Winners!

    The 2023 University of California 4-H Golden Clover Awards recognize outstanding achievements of members, volunteers, program staff, and groups within the UC 4-H Youth Development Program. This 4-H year, we offered Special Edition Golden Clover Awards...

  • Devil's Garden
    DG Colt Challenge Update

    I just wanted to give a little update on the 2023 Devil's Garden (DG) Colt Challenge. We had 40 youth in 4-H and FFA enroll in the program from 18 counties all over California. This year, weanlings through two year old wild horses were available to...

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County 4-H Contact Information
Phone: 530-822-7515
    Fax: 530-673-5368
University of California Sutter Yuba Cooperative Extension

142A Garden Highway
Yuba City, CA  95991

County Director: Whitney Brim-DeForest
4-H Community Education Specialist
Rayna Barden
Rayna Barden CES
 4-H Youth Development Advisor 
Matt Rodriguez
Matthew Rodriguez - 4-H Advisor
4-H Secretary 
Rene McCrory