"To Make the Best Better"
Welcome to the Monterey County 4-H Program, we have approximately 800 youth enrolled in local 4-H programs and nearly 300 adult volunteers engaging youth in varied learning experiences. There are fourteen clubs in the county, covering almost all geographic areas. Our mission is to engage youth in reaching their fullest potential while advancing the field of youth development.
The Monterey County 4-H Program and it's members are active remotely during the Coronavirus pandemic. Our Salinas UCCE offices are closed for public safety. However, the staff is working remotely. You can send an email and you will receive a response.
Fantastic Field Day
Baking contest 2021 Baking Contest Flyer final
Community Service Activity Community Service activity flyer
Poster contest poster contest flyer 2020 - final
County Presentation Event Presentation Event flyer 2021
Date choices will be:
Sectional Presentation Event April 12- 24, 2021
State Presentation Event May 15th – May 22.
Color Me Green virtual walk and run March 20th, 2021
In person Meetings/Events/Gatherings as of 12/10/20
Monterey County Health Officer, Dr. Edward Moreno issued a local Order implementing the new State Stay Home Order commencing 10:00 PM Sunday December 13, 2020, and expiring when the county ICU beds have reached above 15% capacity. The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a resolution supporting Dr. Moreno’s order. This means the local 4-H Program will not hold and support any in-person meetings on behalf of the Program. in-person activities or reduce in-person capacity.
- Leaders and event planners should assess meetings, events and gatherings and plan for the possibility that there may be an extension of this directive, requiring additional cancellations.
- UCANR personnel and volunteers need to follow this guidance and cancel or postpone events that meet the above criteria. Communities or venues may have variations and of these limits based on the local situation. Consult the County Public Health for local information.
In addition to guidance and monitoring by the CDC and the CDPH, each County’s Public Health Officer is monitoring this situation and may have additional guidance specific to your community and the local health risks.
The 2019 -2020 4 -H Youth Development Program Annual Report can be viewed here. See how we are growing young leaders across the state:
Monterey County 4-H Program Representative
|Virtual Fantastic Field Day||2/13/2021|
|4-H Leader's Council meeting||2/16/2021|
|4-H Presentation entry deadline||2/19/2021|
|4-H Leader's Council meeting||3/16/2021|
|4-H Color Me Green Virtual Walk and Run||3/20/2021|