Lyon County 4-H has a variety of programs for youth ages 5 to 19 years of age that allows them to develop, create and engage in fun, age-appropriate learning activities. There is a range of curriculum and delivery methods in the five different communities of the county: Dayton/Mound House, Mason Valley, Fernley, Smith Valley and Silver Springs/Stagecoach.
The Nevada State 4-H Program operates on a fiscal year of Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. For most clubs throughout Lyon County 4-H, enrollment is open year-round. The annual dues are $8, and some clubs may have fees to help cover the cost of supplies, but these expenses are usually minimal and optional.
Throughout the year, opportunities abound for 4-H youth. In the summer months, 4-H Camp is the place to be. In August, it is time for the traditional fair and rodeo. During the winter, the weekends are full of skiing and snowboarding trips and teen retreats. The spring months are busy, with livestock season in full bloom and the annual county junior livestock show in April. All year long the ambassadors are busy.
While all these seasonal events are occurring, other 4-H programs, such as dog clubs, home economic clubs, shooting sports clubs and arts and crafts groups, are also busy with their own activities.
The heart of 4-H youth development is our faithful and trained adult volunteer leaders. If you or your children are looking for an enjoyable and quality youth development experience, contact us:
504 S. Main Street
Yerington, NV 89447-0811