How to Join 4-H -
Merced County 4-H Youth Development Program offers a wide variety of opportunities in non-formal learning settings. These include clubs, camps, special interest, and enrichment programs. - Due to current budget constraints the focus delivery methods are in Clubs and Camps. If you have questions on other methods please contact he staff at the UCCE/4-H office
|4-H Clubs are community based and volunteer run. All 4-H clubs in Merced County offer many project topics from traditional animals to rocketry and arts and crafts. Youth ages 9-19 are eligible to participate in club programs, with some clubs offering activities for mini-members ages 5 and 8.
|CAMPS allow members to enjoy and learn about outdoor living. Five-day sessions of 4-H Adventure Camp are held each year in the nearby mountains. Youth campers are in 4th-8th grades. The camp is run by a staff of high school students, with adult volunteers to guide them.
|Special Interest Groups programs target short-term interests.|
|4-H Enrichment Programs work in collaboration with other agencies and schools. This could also include afterschool programs.|
To find out more information, or how to contact a local club, call the Merced County Cooperative Extension office at (209)385-7418.
Print a Brochure about Merced County 4-H: http://merced4h.ucdavis.edu/files/81181.pdf