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  • Civic Engagement

  • Communications & Expressive Arts

  • Community/Volunteer Service

  • Leadership & Personal Development

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Civic Engagement


Learn about your rights and responsibilities, the common core values of the American democratic system, and how you can be a leader and make a difference in your community. Focus on personal development, history and cultural, government studies, and current issues.

Domestic Exchanges

4-H members and volunteer leaders establish a two-way exchange with 4-Hers from another state or another county within California. The groups take turns hosting one another on consecutive summers.

Economics & Marketing

An advanced study in any project field. A special study (including tours) of different types of businesses, a roadside stand, or the commodity marketing program.

Global Education

Foster cross-cultural awareness, cooperation and understanding about other countries. Learn to live and work effectively in a global society.

International Exchanges

Expand your cross-cultural skills. 4-H members may participate in exchanges with Canada and U.S. territories and through organized programs led by a state 4-H Youth Development Program.

Service Learning

Learn how to step-up a community service project to a service-learning project and make a greater impact on your community while learning new skills.

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Communications & Expressive Arts

Arts & Crafts

Learn to make creative items or projects. This includes but is not limited to, any of the following: knitting, crocheting, cake decorating, jewelry making, fly tying, macrame, decoupage, stained-glass, making, pottery, ceramics, flower arranging, and hobbies such as coin or stamp collecting.


Learn about the history and art of calligraphy. Project may include pen or quill use.

Ceramics & Clay Arts

Learn how to make items or projects out of clay.


Develop oral and written communication skills Learn about various methods used to communicate including speech and writing. Project may elect to focus on various historical or modern technologies used for communication.

Cultural Arts

Learn about and/or participate in leisure-time activities that enhance the quality of life. These activities include, but are not limited to: dance, drama, music, art, and museum work.


Learn the history and various styles of dance. Leader may wish to specify type of dance that will be taught in the project.

Drama & Theater

Learn about everything involved with theatre! Members work together to develop a performance including music, dance, acting, stage creation, and scripts.

Graphic Arts

Members will learn the art of printmaking and drawing, using either historical or modern techniques.


Hobbies are practiced for interest and enjoyment. Various 4-H hobby projects may focus on art, making, or tinkering.


Learn to design, make, and decorate leather furnishings and wardrobe items.

Music & Instruments

Learn to play various instruments. May include information on writing and reading music.


Learn to use photographic equipment and take and/or develop photographs.

Public Speaking

Members will learn how to properly prepare and give a demonstration or talk. This may include any number of props education in areas such as posters and PowerPoint. May include members participating in events such as Presentation Day.


Learn how to make a scapbook to commemorate events or people using photos, mementos, and basic scrapbooking tools.

Sign Language

Learn about the deaf community and their way of life. Members will also learn basic to advanced sign language.

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Community/Volunteer Service

Community Pride & Community Service

Includes projects such as Community Service, Community Pride, and Heritage and Culture. Generally focus' on assisting a member of the club's community with tasks or financial problems.  Many projects may be designed using all or part of the Community Action Process as a guideline.

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Leadership & Personal Development

All Star Leadership

A project in which a member is either already an All-Star or wishes to become an All-Star. Learn how an All-Star assists their county and members.

Beginning 4-H

A project for new 4-H members which provides the opportuity to "sample" different projects.

Career Exploration

Learn about career opportunities through individual or group study under the direction of a leader.


Any project which a group has determined it wishes to do.

Hi 4-H

A Citizenship and Community Pride project for high school 4-H members.

Leadership Development

learn about leadership for an individual, group, organization. Build your own leadership skills through publick speaking, project management, communication, organization, and negotiation.

Primary Members

For members under the age of nine to participate in; may include basic sampling of other projects.

Record Keeping

Learn about records management and the practice of identifying, classifying, archiving, preserving, and destroying records. Many projects may focus on 4-H record books.


Any project which a member wishes to engage in for which there is not already a project category.

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