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Continuing with a 4-H project virtually can be a challenge. As adult volunteers, teen and junior leaders, and 4-H Members, this is another opportunity to learn by doing.

Connecting and providing a sense of belonging to 4-H members is a priority. Please explore the resources below and consider what accommodations may be possible to continue the engagement, inclusion and continued progress of our 4-H members.

  • 4-H volunteers can still support youth in their project work even when it can't be done in person. Read this article from MSU Extension for some suggestions of how to do this.
  • Meetings may be held virtually, learn how to set up a free Zoom account
  • The Virtual Meeting Guidance for 4-H Adult Volunteers has been posted on the Virtual 4-H Technology Tools and Tips page of the state 4-H website. 
  • Use Google Hangouts for meetings
  • Create a Quizlet for reviewing knowledge of subject matter
  • 4-H Club leaders are provided a link for recurring Zoom meetings that may be used for project and club meetings in your individual club. Visit this link to guidelines for zoom groups, you may like to share this with your group. And, here's also a   to post.
  • Many 4-H resources are hosted online. Visit the Volunteer Development website, sign-up for your account and you will have access to resources.
  • Leadership Principles for managing in the time of Coronavirus.
  • We can’t wait to see how you inspire your kids to do, so don’t forget to share photos and videos on social media using #InspireKidstoDo.


  • View the California 4-H web page for Project Sheets.
  • Consider utilizing You Tube videos to teach a concept. (Ceramics)
  • Consider using You Tube videos created by 4-H members (Dog)
  • Better yet, have project teen leader or junior leader create a demonstration video or Powerpoint to share with the project via Zoom
  • Print information and activities and mail or email to the project members (example)