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University of California
Napa County UCCE

Napa County 4-H Youth Development Program


 ...engage youth in reaching their fullest potential...

Whether youth participate in clubs, after school programs, day camps, or in other program settings, the 4-H Youth Development Program's mission and goals remain the same.

Join a 4-H Club

4-H clover




Want to join a 4-H club in Napa County?
Contact Jim O'Neill at (707) 253-4221 or

Some Club level projects include: 
Arts & Crafts

Countywide projects include:
Raising animals such as rabbits, goats, horses, & poultry
Teen Leadership
4-H Summer Camp

Who are we?

The 4-H Youth Development Program is a nonformal educational youth program, conducted by the University of California Cooperative Extension.

The purpose of 4-H Youth Development is to help diverse young people discover and develop their potential and grow into competent, contributing, and caring citizens. Learn by doing activities, youth-adult partnerships, and research-based educational programs help young people enhance their leadership abilities and develop a wide range of other life skills.

WHY?  leadership/citizenship development; life skills education; strengthening youth-families-communities; advancing the field of youth development

HOW? experiential education ("learn by doing"); bridging research and practice; building partnerships for programming and funding; cross-age learning and teaching; youth-adult partnerships

WHERE?   school enrichment programs; community clubs; special interest projects and programs; school-aged child care; camp experiences; independent study; distance learning


The 4-H Pledge
I pledge.... 
My Head to clearer thinking,
My Heart to greater loyalty,
My Hands to larger service,
and my Health to better living,
For my club, my community,
my country, and my world

Photo of Jim O'Neill Jim O'Neill
Title: 4-H YDP Representative
UC Cooperative Extension
1710 Soscol Avenue
Suite 4
Napa, CA 94559-1315
Phone: (707) 253-4146


Photo of Dr Steven M. Worker Dr Steven M. Worker
Title: 4-H Youth Development Advisor
1682 Novato Boulevard, Suite 150B
Novato, CA 94947-7021
Phone: (415) 473-4207

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