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2020 Winter-Spring Projects

Read about youth project enrollment options below. Youth must have paid their Club Registration/Membership Fee in order to be eligible to participate in Projects.
Members may enroll in multiple Projects.

Camping Skills

Ages 5 and up

Adult Leader: Maggie

Dates: TBD

Place: TBD

Project Materials Fee: $5

Leave No Trace principles. Play and games. Natural and human history or the region. Map and compass skills. Setting up a campsite. Cloverbuds Car Camping. Junior + Senior Youth Hike-In Backpacking.

Creative Photography

Ages 10 and up

Youth Leader: Meg

Adult Leader: Marci

Time: 11 AM

Dates: 3rd Saturday per month, beginning January

Place: Various sites in San Gabriel Valley

Project Materials Fee: $20

Journal your experiences in visual form.

Dungeons & Dragons

Ages 11 and up

Youth Leader: Hendrick

Adult Leader: Chris

Time: 1 - 4 PM

Dates: 3rd Sunday per month, January - June

Place: Altadena

Project Materials Fee: $5

A game of fantasy, creativity, role play, character development, strategy, leadership, and fun! Playing 5th Edition. Books provided.

Project Options Continued

What will you want to explore?

Fiber Arts

Ages 5 and up

Youth Leader: Heather

Adult Leader: Alison

Time: 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Dates: 2nd Monday per month

Place: Leader's home, Altadena

Project Materials Fee: $25

Learn the basics of knitting, embroidery, felting, and cross-stitch. Plus, learn how to spin real rabbit hair into thread!


Ages 11 and up

Adult Leader: Marci

Time: 7 PM

Dates: 2nd Tuesday per month

Place: Altadena

Project Materials Fee: $15

Practice leadership skills, learn 4-H basics, coordinate outreach, and serve as club officers.

Rabbits & Cavies

Ages 5 and up

Youth Leader: Heather

Adult Leader: Alison

Time: 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Dates: 2nd Saturday per month

Place: Leader's home, Altadena

Project Materials Fee: $10

Learn to identify breeds of rabbits and cavies (guinea pigs), how to house, handle, and feed them, and how to provide behavioral enrichment. Owning an animal is not required.

Even More Projects to Choose From...

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STEM Adventures

Ages 10 and up
Adult Leader: Laura and guest presenters from Caltech
Time: 3:30 - 5:30 PM
Dates: Sunday: 1/12, 2/2, 3/8, 4/19, 5/17 (updated)
Place: Caltech campus, 414 S Holliston Ave, Pasadena
Project Materials Fee: $30
STEM activities led by Caltech students and staff on the Caltech campus. We will explore the world of engineering, create on 3-D printers, learn about contributions of women in science, experiment with chemistry, and discover cool facts about earthquakes and how to prepare for an earthquake. Youth will learn to appreciate careers in STEM.

Urban Agriculture

Ages 9 and up
Adult Leaders: Amelia and Eve
Time: 10 AM - 12 PM
Dates: 1/12, 2/9, 3/8, 4/19, 5/17
Place: TBD
Project Materials Fee: $5

Urban Livestock, Gardening Farm to Table Cooking, Holiday Pie Making, Jam Making, Nature Journaling. 


How to Enroll in 4-H

Contact the Altadena Foothills 4-H Club Leader before enrolling online. Online enrollment can be tricky, but the Club Leader can assist in guiding you.

Youth Member Registration:
(for NEW or RENEWING members)
Create a profile in 4hOnline, or log in using your account from the previous year.
Enter all required information.
Select County: Los Angeles County
Select Role: Family
When prompted, select Club: Altadena Foothills

The Club Leader will send you an email stating your enrollment request was received.
The 2019/2020 Registration Fee is $60 for youth, $25 for adult members.
NOTE: Payment must be made by check directly to the Club Leader. (Check should be made payable to "Altadena Foothills 4-H Club.") We apologize that online payment is not yet possible.
After youth membership is confirmed by the Club Leader, youth can enroll in Projects. Enrollment in multiple Projects is possible, if session dates and times do not conflict.
Once the Registration Fee is received, you will receive a confirmation email from the Club Leader.

Adult Volunteers:

Altadena Foothills 4-H is always excited to welcome new adult volunteers who are ready to serve as Project Leaders or Resource Leaders who will help inspire our youth members and help our club grow.

The first step is to contact the Club Leader to let them know of your interest in volunteering. The Club Leader will guide you to submit your contact information, online volunteer interest form, and $25 Adult Member Registration Fee to the 4-H County Coordinator. The county 4-H office helps to train and vet volunteers to ensure the safety of all children. All adult volunteers must complete an online orientation and meet with the friendly County Coordinator. A background check is also required.
Additional information about Adult Enrollment is available at  


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