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4-H Community Club Program

4-H equips kids with essential life skills, confidence, and a deep sense of belonging through epic hands-on learning experiences.

Up Coming events: 

  • 2nd Saturday event 
    • Ag History Project
    • Location: Ag History Project at Santa Cruz Fairgrounds
    • Time: 11 am to 3 pm
    • Event Dates: March 9th
    • Free event with actives - Family fun 
  • March 14th PI Day Baking Contest  
  • March 15th -17th LON (Leadership Over Night) event 
    • registration due by March 5th 
    • register at ucanr.edu/lon24
    • 4-H council will pay registration for all 4-H youth with ACTIVE STATUS in our San Benito 4-H program.
    • Flyer
  • March 16th - County Presentation Day
    • Open to San Benito, Santa Cruz, & Monterey counties
    • Deadline to register, March 8, 2024
    • 4-H Presentation Day Manual
    • Location: 649 San Benito St, Hollister 
    • Event is held upstairs
    • Schedule: 
      Evaluators arriving at 8:15 am
      Presenters checking in starting at 8:45 am
      9:00 am-11:30 am presentations begin
    • Presentation Day registration: https://surveys.ucanr.edu/survey.cfm?surveynumber=42029
    • Volunteer registration: https://surveys.ucanr.edu/survey.cfm?surveynumber=42230
    • If you have any questions, please contact Emily Whiteley at e.whiteley42@gmail.com
  • June 23rd - June 27th - 4-H Summer camp
    • registration due by May 15th 
    • register at ucanr.edu/camp24
    • 4-H council will pay registration for all 4-H youth with ACTIVE STATUS in our San Benito 4-H program.
    • Flyer
  • Late July (TBD) SLC (State Leadership Conference) 
    • More details to come.  

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Join year round!

Come check out the 4-H clubs in our county today. 

Contact the 4-H program office for more information by email: jkatawicz@ucanr.edu or phone 831-205-3180. 

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Santa Cruz County 4-H Program

4-H offers youth limitless opportunity for friendship, growth, fun, and life skills.  By engaging youth and adults in a meaningful partnerships, 4-H helps youth to reach their full potential as competent, confident, leaders of character who contribute and are connected to their communities.  To learn more about what the 4-H program has to offer our youth, check out the 4-H New Family Handbook

Join today and start your 4-H youth and family adventure by registering with a 4-H club of your choose.

Click here for more details

 

4-H office:

Our main office is open on Monday & Thursday 9:30 am to 2:30 pm for assistance. 

Our 4-H staff are working remotely

Please make an appointment with Julie Katawicz if you need assistance at the 4-H office. 

Julie Katawicz - 4-H Program Rep contact: jkatawicz@ucanr.edu phone (831) 205-3180