4-H State Leadership Conference 2024

Late July 2024

UC Davis

Tour Offerings

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Senior attendees aged 14-19 only

 

 At the 4-H State Leadership Conference, attendees (aged 14-19) have the opportunity to participate in exciting and educational tours on the UC Davis campus and in the surrounding areas. These tours allow participants to explore various industries and learn about new topics in a fun and engaging way. Whether you're interested in agriculture, technology, or history, there's a tour that's sure to pique your curiosity and leave you with unforgettable memories. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to learn and explore at the 4-H State Leadership Conference!


 

2024 Tour Offerings

 

California State Capitol Tour: Visit California’s seat of government with a tour of the historic State Capitol. Tours includes information on the historic offices, legislative chambers, and artwork in addition to the Capitol’s unique history and architecture. Bus transportation is included. 

California Automobile Museum: Take a ride through automotive history! Explore the 120+ Cars on exhibit spanning nearly 120 years of history! The collection strives to represent the entire history of the automobile from brass era cars all the way to cars packed with the latest in tech.

California State Railroad Museum: Embark on a captivating journey through California's railway history at the California State Railroad Museum. Step into the 19th century and explore a collection of meticulously restored locomotives, vintage railcars, and captivating exhibits. Learn about the remarkable engineering feats that connected communities and shaped the destiny of the state. Marvel at the iconic "Jupiter" and "No. 119" locomotives that met at Promontory Summit. Step aboard opulent passenger cars and immerse yourself in the grandeur of train travel. Discover fascinating artifacts, interactive displays, and hear captivating stories from knowledgeable guides. This tour offers a glimpse into the power and impact of railroading on California's past. Don't miss this unforgettable experience at the heart of the historic Old Sacramento Waterfront

UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology: Welcome to the Bohart Museum of Entomology at UC Davis, where the fascinating world of insects comes alive. Embark on a captivating tour as you explore a remarkable collection of over eight million insect specimens from across the globe. Marvel at the vibrant butterflies, intricate beetles, and industrious bees and ants on display. Engage in hands-on activities, learn about ongoing research projects, and gain a deeper understanding of the crucial roles insects play in our ecosystems. Led by passionate guides, this tour offers a unique opportunity to discover the beauty, diversity, and significance of the insect world. Prepare to be amazed by the incredible adaptations and captivating stories that make insects some of nature's most extraordinary creatures.

UC Davis Botanical Conservatory: The Botanical Conservatory conveys the amazing diversity of plant adaptations via a multisensory hands-on tour through the 3,600 sq. ft. greenhouse. Form and function of plants from the world’s deserts, tropical forests, and carnivorous habitats are emphasized, along with plant interactions with insects and other organisms. This tour is only offered in the morning.

UC Davis Campus: Our friendly student tour guides are ready to introduce you to UC Davis and take you through the central core of the UC Davis campus. Visitors will learn about academic excellence, student services, organizations, clubs, as well as research and internship opportunities at UC Davis. 

UC Davis Large Animal Veterinary Medicine: Welcome to the UC Davis Large Animal Veterinary Medicine Facilities, where groundbreaking research and compassionate care intersect. Join us on a tour that will take you behind the scenes of one of the most renowned veterinary institutions in the world.Throughout the tour, our knowledgeable guides will share stories and insights, shedding light on the remarkable achievements and challenges faced in large animal veterinary medicine. They will answer your questions and provide a unique perspective on the vital role these facilities play in animal welfare, public health, and the advancement of veterinary science.

Underground Tour of Old Sacramento: Come and learn how Sacramento's street and buildings were lifted up out of the floodwaters during the 1860s and 1870s to avoid future floods. This historical tour includes hollow sidewalks, sloped alleyways, and the underground spaces themselves. Bus transportation is included. 


Pathways to Impact: Strengthening Your County Ambassador Experience (County Ambassador Session)

The County Ambassador Experience is specifically designed for County Ambassadors to meet, share ideas and experiences with other County Ambassadors from across the state. You will start your pathway to impact as a County Ambassador by learning the core leadership competencies, building  your skills in facilitation, developing your plan of action, and setting goals. This is only offered in the afternoon.