UCCE Sonoma County
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UCCE Sonoma County

4-H Youth Development

What is 4-H?

The Sonoma County 4-H program helps young people, ages 5-19, reach their fullest potential as competent, confident individuals who contribute to and are connected with their communities.

In 4-H programs, youth serve in leadership roles where they set goals, develop plans, complete projects, and reflect on their experiences.

Using an experiential educational model, 4-H helps youth develop essential skills that they will use throughout their lives, such as identifying and nurturing interests, desiring knowledge, setting goals, self-reflection, adapting to new situations, communicating, and responding to the needs of others.

The 4-H program was established in Sonoma County in 1926! 

I want to know how to join 4-H 

True leaders aren't born; they're grown

Page Last Updated: December 6, 2016

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