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4-H Youth Development Program

Up coming 4-H events: 

Fund-raising Breakfast – Whitley County Ag Museum4-H Annual Pancake Breakfast

March 12, 2023          

 Veteran's Hall from 7 am to noon

Dine In or Take Out  

$10 per ticket

All the profits benefit the San Benito 4-H youth program

Purchase your tickets in advances:

  1. from a local 4-Her 
  2.  Thursdays only from our 4-H office
    1. 3228 Southside Rd, Hollister
    2. from 8:30 am to 11 am then 1:30 pm to 5 pm.

Tickets available at the door. 


Public Speaking - University of California 4-H Youth Development Program

4-H Presentation Day

March 25, 2023 from 8:00 am to Noon

Register by March 10th

See registration for more details. 


San Benito County 4-H Program

4-H offers youth limitless opportunity for friendship, growth, fun, and life skills.  By engaging youth and adults in a meaningful partnerships, 4-H helps youth to reach their full potential as competent, confident, leaders of character who contribute and are connected to their communities.  To learn more about what the 4-H program has to offer our youth, check out the 4-H New Family Handbook

Join today and start your 4-H youth and family adventure by registering with a 4-H club of your choose.

Click here for more details

San Benito 4-H Youth Program

4-H Club information 

Join today!

4-H Council Meeting, January 23, 2023 
up stair at Vet's Building
7pm council meeting
2022 4-H Senior Awards:
$38,250 in Scholarships
Sponsored by San Benito 4-H Council & Scholarship Donors
Special thank you to our presenters: 
William (Bill) Ricotti
Scholarship Donor
Dara Tobias
Bolado Park Fair Manager
4-H High School Senior Scholarship Awards: 
2022 SB Scholarship winners
Georgia Wapple Frazier Scholarship Awarded to:
4-year scholarship ($1000/year – $4000 total)
Samantha Slykas        Sunnyslope 4-H 
Meaghan Ricker          Sunnyslope 4-H 
$1000 Awarded to: 
Melynda Butler                    Union 4-H 
Mikayla Wenzlik                Sunnyslope 4-H 
$1000 Awarded to: 
Elizabeth Nino                         Cienega 4-H     
Seth Nino                               Cienega 4-H
Bank On Us -4-H Scholarships 
$300 to $5000 Awarded to:
Alyana Correa                      Ausaymas 4-H
Elizabeth Kadluboski               Fairview 4-H 
Elizabeth Nino                         Cienega 4-H
Emily Carvalho                        Union 4-H 
Ibrahim Peters                         Union 4-H
Meaghan Ricker                 Sunnyslope 4-H 
Mejka McMullan                  Santa Ana 4-H 
Melynda Butler                        Union 4-H
Mikayla Wenzlik                 Sunnyslope 4-H
Samantha Slykas               Sunnyslope 4-H
Seth Nino                                Cienega 4-H 
We are honored to award the 4-H scholarships to our graduating high school senior 4-H members with 4-H scholarships.  We Thank you for the many years of dedication, hard work and community service in our 4-H program and community.  We wish you the best in your future.

Our physical Office is open: 

Thursday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Closed for meeting and lunch from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm 

3228 Southside Rd, Hollister, CA 95023


Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday.

Contact 4-H Program: 

Julie Katawicz   jkatawicz@ucanr.edu 

mobile: 831-205-3180

Additional staff Contact information:  

Livestock & Natural Resources: 

Devii Rao  drorao@ucanr.edu 

mobile: 831-205-3125

Administrative Issues: 

Jenny Gomer  jkgomer@ucanr.edu 

mobile: 408-825-4455

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