Welcome to the Inyo-Mono 4-H Program!
Our 4-H Program includes about 230 members in 5 local clubs led by 40 volunteers. The county 4-H office is located in the Inyo County Services Building as a program of the Cooperative Extension of the University of California.
How do I join?
Enrollments are open for the 2013-2014 4-H year. Attend a 4-H Sign-Up Fair in your community! In the Bishop Area, September 24, 5pm - 7pm, Home Ec. Building, Tri-County Fairgrounds. In Lone Pine, the Sign-Up Fair will be at the Lo-Inyo Back to School night, Wednesday, September 18 at 5pm and Thursday, September 26 at the Owens Valley Back to School Night at 5:30pm. Or, stop by the 4-H Office at 207 W. South Street to fill out an enrollment form, or call 760-873-7854 for questions. Note: in order to show an animal at the Junior Livestock Show, you must be enrolled in 4-H by December 15 of the program year.
Click here to download and read Lone Pine 4-H Club's list of projects offered for the 2013-2014 year. (LonePine projects 2013-2014)
Click here to download and read Bishop area 4-H Club's list of projects offered for regular members age 9 and up for the 2013-2014 year. (OpenEnrollments_2013-14)
Click here to download and read Bishop area 4-H Club's list of projects offered for mini-members age 5 to 8 for the 2013-2014 year. (Mini-Member projects_2013-14)
Presentation day is scheduled for March 9 at 1:00 P.M. at Home Street Middle School in Bishop. The state manual for 4-H presentations can be found here. All your questions about giving 4-H presentation are probably answered in there.
"What's Judging?" you ask. This is a skill that helps youth make good choices. It is system of placing 4 things in order of best to worst. Here is a really brief slide set on what it's about. Introduction to 4-H Judging (PDF)
4-H Record Book
The 4-H Record Book is now online! Record Book forms are also available in paper form. Pick them up at the 4-H office, or download. Click here for more information.
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New to 4-H?
We welcome all new families and new 4-H members to our program. 4-H can often be confusing your first year. Download and read our 4-H Handbook for members and families, and attend a Welcome to 4-H Workshop in October to help become oriented to the program and have your questions answered.
How many 4-H clovers are in the handbook? Download the pdf, read the handbook, and count them!
Click here to download the 4-H Handbook pdf, for easy viewing online: 4-H Handbook_web
Click here to download the 4-H Handbook to print to paper. Select landscape orientation, and print to both sides, flipping on short side of the paper: 4-H Handbook
4-H Handbook for Mini-members
4-H programming is broken up into various age categories: Primary, Junior, Intermediate, and Senior. 4-H has specific guidelines and policies for primary members, ages 5 - 8, to make their experience a positive and age appropriate experience. Click on the link below to download and read the 4-H Primary Member Handbook!