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4-H Program

 "To Make the Best Better"

Welcome to the Monterey County 4-H Program, we have approximately 400 youth enrolled in local 4-H programs and nearly 200 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.

Current Events

4-H Fantastic Field Day is Saturday,  February 4th at the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds.

The Monterey County Fantastic Field Day is a county-wide annual event open to all 4-H members, including educational activities, contests, entertainment, and food.  Each contest will be based on age categories and will vary from People’s Choice, Ribbons, seals, and gold medals.

Check out the flyer with the details and the lunch order form  Fantastic Field Day 2023 Flyer - final

FFD 4-H Poster Contest Judging Flyer -Draft check out how a member can make an educational poster to enter!

Baking contest flyer 2023   the baking contest returns with new categories to enter!

FANTASTIC FIELD DAY 2023 the annual Livestock Judging contest will help members' to build on their skills.

2023 FFD comunity service flyer   Try the Community service activities 

Vegetable Indentifcation flyer 2023 flyer final   Interested in learning about  vegetables, insects and weeds? try this  activity!

Please-register for this event to ensure there are enough supplies for everyone:  https://surveys.ucanr.edu/survey.cfm?surveynumber=39685 






Monterey County 4-H Program Representative

Lorin Hofmann-Lurz
Title: 4-H Youth Development Program Representative II
Phone: 831-759-7386
Email: lhofmannlurz@ucanr.edu
4-H Calendar
Event Name Date
4-H Fantastic Field day 2/4/2023