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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
  • Eve with Hornet Cup and 1st Place awards
    4-H Member to 4-H Alumna to 4-H Intern

    Editor's Note: At this time of year, Senior 4-H'ers are graduating out of high school and into their next step in life. As parents, we celebrate our children's accomplishments and are proud to share them widely! As our 4-H'ers graduate to their next...

    By Toni Dowdell
    By Suzanne Morikawa
    Editor - YFC Marketing and Communications Specialist
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    Cultivating Growth

                My favorite part of our Sacramento 4-H volunteer orientation comes when we introduce the 4-H Thriving Model (Arnold, 2018). “Think back to when you were a child or a...

    By Marianne Bird
    Author - 4-H Youth Development Advisor
  • 2024 National Horse Classic - team photo L-R: L-R: Erica Pettey (CA State 4-H Office), Hippology Coach - Rosella Arnold, Meredith, Pyper, Maya, and Skyler (Hippology Team); Lillie and Sarah (Team Demonstration); Catherine (Individual Demonstration); Presentation Coach - Lynn Warren
    California 4-H Horse Classic Team Excels at National Western Roundup

    The California 4-H Horse Classic Team traveled to Denver, CO in January to represent California 4-H at the National Western Roundup. The Horse Classic team included Pyper, Skyler, and Maya from Marin County 4-H, Merideth from San Diego County 4-H, and...

    By Erica Pettey
    Author - Statewide 4-H Animal and Equine Science CES III
  • 2024 California 4-H Camp Conference
    Mission Possible: 2024 Camping Conference

    Your mission, if you so choose to accept it, is Anything is Possible! Do you want to take your camp experience to the next level? Are you a camp staff, leader, or director looking to refresh your camp program? The 2024 California Camping Conference...

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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