Projects

If you have questions about a project, please contact projects@lomavista4h.com
Check the Calendar for up-to-date project scheduling.

NameLeadersDescriptionAgeOther
ArcheryEric & Becky BriggsLearn history of archery, safety, leadership and how to shoot using a bow.4th grade and upJan.-April, possible $20 fee
BakingValerie Zeko-parents please stayLearn techniques to bake breads and desserts.12 yrs and up. Possible younger2-3 meetings, see calendar
Bead Art (Primary)Christina Hoffer-parents please stayLearn beading techniques to make jewelry and other crafts.Ages 5-8Sunday afternoons. Small material fee.
Bird WatchingPaul Caron-parents please stayLearn to identify a variety of local birds on hiking trails.All ages3-4 meetings, see calendar
CavyChristina Hoffer & Kai MiyashrioLearn care, husbandry, illnesses, first aid for cavies. Practice showmanship for fairs.All agesMonthly meetings on TH.
Dog Care & ObedienceCrystal McLean-parents please stayLearn care and training styles and techniques. Practice obstacle course and play games.All agesWeekend meetings in Spring
DrawingRick & Lora LaneLearn various styles of drawing such as illustrations, cartooning, and realistic sketches. Enter work in fairs.8 yrs and upSundays beginning in Jan.
HikingRick & Lora LaneGo on interesting hikes of 3 miles or less in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. Perform community service.All ages, parents must stay with small children.One weekend a month as weather permits.
Money 101Barry & Tina MorisonLearn fundamentals of household financial management; credit cards, loans, budget and insurance.8th grade and up2-3:30 3rd Sunday monthly
PhotographyRick & Lora LaneLearn about types of cameras, lighting, composition, aperture, shutter speed, and entering photos in competitions10 yrs and up.Need camera. Monthly on Sunday
PoultryJonra cross-parents please stayLearn breed ID, care and feeding, showmanship and poultry science.All agesWeekend meetings. It is not required to own poultry to be in the project.
4-H Presentations (County Project)Melissa Lalum-parents please stayTwo seminars: 1. Explore formal 4H Presentations 2. Refine presentationsAll ages9a - 12p 11/18 and 1/06 Signup Link
RabbitsMelissa Ziegler & Crystal McLeanLearn care, illnesses, first aid, breed ID, showmanship, hopping and genetics.All ages1st. Tuesday monthly 6:30-7:30p
Record Books and Presentation PracticeLora Lane & Crystal McLeanLearn how to keep a 4-H Record Book. Build your book during the monthly meetings. Record Books earn you stars and are valuable for interviews and college applications.All ages6pm Tuesdays before the club meeting in the Poinsettia Cafeteria
Roots & Shoots (currently closed)Melissa Lalum & Julie SalomonsonActivities focus on helping animals, the environment and community. Beach cleanup & volunteer rabbit rescue.8 yrs and upMonthly volunteer events. $5 materials fee
RoboticsEric & Becky BriggsLearn to build, program, and operate robots. In line with robotics team 39254th to 8th gradeMeetings Oct.-Dec.
Textile: Sewing/quiltingRachel McClanahan & Julie SalomonsonLearn basics of sewing, purchasing, appearance and care. Design and assemble using machine and hand methods.8 yrs and upMeetings at Fabric Town
Cake Decorating (currently closed)Rachel McClanahan-parents please stayLearn techniques, types of frosting, enter fairs.8 yrs and upWeekend meetings
Pets Care and ExplorationCrystal McLean & Lora LaneLearn to select a pet and care for it. Cats, birds, reptiles, insects, rats, fish, etc. All agesWeekends Jan.-May
Cooking Technique (currently closed)Jezebel Cabrera-parents please stayLearn cooking technique and nutrition from a professional.All agesWeekend meetings
Leatherworking (currently closed)Alicia Verdades & Hugh Scott SmithLearn the basics of stamping, leather dying and leather lacing.All agesDates TBA
Primary STEMShelly Miyashiro-parents please stayHands-on fun with science, math, engineering & technology.5-8 yrsDates TBA
Volleyball & KickballCrystal McLeanGet together once a month to play a game of volleyball or kickball. Guest host: Buena girls coach will attend 2 volleyball lessons.All ages.Four Thursday evenings in Spring