4-H Youth Development
Welcome! Here in Kern County we more than 30 different 4-H Clubs, with almost 1000 youth, and more than 200 adult volunteer leaders! There are clubs spread throughout our county, as well as an active outreach program, so chances are there is a club or program that will be perfect for you.
For more information on projects offered in California 4-H, follow this link to the State 4-H Project Sheets page: Project Sheets
2017 Kern County 4-H Presentation Day
The 4-H Presentation Day will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at General Shafter School, which is located at 1825 Shafter Road, Bakersfield, CA 93313. (This location is handicap accessible.) The event is designed to give 4-H members experience in public speaking skills.
Individuals and teams must pre-register for the event using this online registration page. Information concerning contest categories and scoring can be found in the "4-H Presentation Manual", located at http://cekern.ucanr.edu/files/253647.pdf. Presentation entries are due by March 20, 2017.
Judges are needed for all grades and categories. If you would like to volunteer as a judge, please contact Kimberly Whitaker at 661-863-8902, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The schedule for the Presentation Day is as follows:
9:00 a.m. Judges' Orientation
9:30 a.m. Presentations Begin
1:00 p.m. Awards Assembly
When feasible, all efforts are to be made to encourage and provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities in 4-H Youth Development Program activities. Individuals who need to request an ADA accommodation in order to participate in 4-H sponsored events and activities can complete a 4-H ADA Accommodation Request Form and return to the 4-H YDP staff.
**Any meetings that are located at the UCCE Kern County office are handicap accessible