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Lassen County 4-H Program

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The 4-H Youth Development Program is an educational youth program conducted by the University of California Cooperative Extension.  The purpose of 4-H is to help 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 including responsibility, community service, citizenship and critical thinking. 

Darcy Hanson, 4-H Community Education Specialist
Phone: 530-251-8285
dhhanson@ucanr.edu

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"Head-Heart-Hands-Health" represents the four H's in the 4-H clover.  Whether youth participate in animal, cooking, creative arts, leadership or citizenship projects, the 4-H Youth Development Program's mission and goals remain the same...to help youth develop to their full potential!

Join 4-H

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The Lassen County 4-H Youth Development Program offers many fun and educational activities for its members.  When you join a community club, you can make new friends, learn about raising animals, be involved in making a difference in our community, learn public speaking and record-keeping skills, participate in the Lassen County Fair and 4-H camp, create things for everyone to enjoy, and go on exciting trips!

How do you join?  There are eight 4-H clubs in Lassen County.  Pick a 4-H club you would like to join, then contact the club leader, or stop by the 4-H Office at 707 Nevada Street. 

Enrollment time in most clubs is open September 1 through November 15, but enrollment in some clubs may be closed. Any youth between the ages of 5 through 19 are eligible to enroll.  The youth member insurance fee is $75.00, and the adult volunteer leader insurance fee is $28.00.  Enroll ZSuite 

To pay your 4-H Enrollment Fees Online Click here 

or make payment by check to UC Regents and present it to your Community Club Leader or the 4-H County Office.

Choose projects that interest you.  A variety of projects are offered including animal care, arts & crafts, community service and leadership, and much more!  You don't have to live on a ranch or a farm to participate.  Projects offer the opportunity for hands-on learning. Join 4-H Today flyer

Club activities occur after school, in the evenings, and on weekends.  Club meetings are held once a month and project meetings are held once a month or less. The purpose of these meetings is to guide the members in gaining knowledge, attitudes, skills, and habits needed to complete their work successfully.  Project manuals and guides, reports, and record forms are available.

To learn more about the California State 4-H Organization and the National 4-H Organization, go to their websites: University of California 4-H Youth Program and National 4-H Program.