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4-H Youth Development Program


1/20/2022 COVID-19 Updates: 

All 4-H meetings and actives will be held outside following CDC Covid guidelines with 6 ft distancing.  Mandatory that no indoor 4-H meetings or 4-H actives are held until further notice due to the spike in COVID cases across our state.

4-H Annual Pancake Breakfast has been postponed due to the high cases of COVID.  Our first priory is the safety of the 4-H families and community.  We will reschedule this event at a later date.  The new date to be announced. 

Our physical Office is open in 2022: 

Our new office schedule: 

Monday office is open for drop off and pick of materials and mail. No 4-H staff in the office. 

From: 7:00 am to 3:30 pm


4-H office staff are in the office from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Contact information:  

4-H Program: Julie Katawicz    jkatawicz@ucanr.edu 831-205-3180

Livestock & Natural Resources: Devii Rao     drorao@ucanr.edu or 831-205-3125

Administrative Issues: Jenny Gomer    jkgomer@ucanr.edu or 408-825-4455

COVID-19 Safety Plan updates for 4-H club, members and families: 

“4-H program will be hosting in-person, indoor 4-H club/council/project meetings monthly. 4-H staff, volunteers, and members will attend outreach events and county fairs following all COVID protocols. For indoor 4-H activities, everyone must wear masks, regardless of vaccination status, and should maintain 3 feet distancing. For outdoor 4-H activities, no masks are required, including unvaccinated people. No distancing is required for outdoor 4-H activities.”

For more information refer to the UCANR handout:

Volunteers/leaders review these two websites before resuming in-person activities:

1) http://4h.ucanr.edu/Resources/StaffResources/In-Person_Guidelines/

2) https://ucanr.edu/sites/ca4H/COVID_Update/

  • All volunteers and participants who are working onsite, in the field, or conducting in-person activities been may not engage in in-person UC ANR-sponsored activities if they have symptoms of, have been exposed to, or diagnosed with COVID-19 until symptoms have resolved or negative test results are provided
  • Volunteers who come into the office for extended periods of time must complete a screening survey upon arrival and may not stay in the office without clearance.
  • All materials/announcements for programs, activities, events, etc. must clearly state that UC ANR COVID-19 Safety Standards will be maintained.  This includes notice that that persons should stay home when they have symptoms or have been in close contact to someone who has COVID-19; that UC ANR employees, volunteers and participants who are not vaccinated are required to wear face masks when gathering indoors (see UC ANR Mask Protocol), and cleaning/hygienic practices must be maintained.

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