Adult Volunteer
2020 4-H Summer Camp Adult Volunteer Application Packet
This packet includes Adult Volunteer responsibilities, registration form, media release, and understanding of policy form.
Haack-Damon, K. 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Teen Counselor
2020 4-H Summer Camp Teen Counselor Application Packet
This application packet includes a Teen Counselor application, media releasee, medical form, understanding of policy and reference forms.
Haack-Damon, Kenny 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
4-H 4 Nevada Vol 20, Iss 1
Quarterly newsletter covering: members making COVID mask; keeping member engaged; Q&A with past rodeo queen; and volunteer Jerry Holliday is making a difference.
Alfaro, H., Kozsan, T., Wharton, C. 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
4-H Basics
Learn about the 4-H emblem, colors, pledge, motto and slogan.
Stark, C. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
4-H Building Youth for the Future: Career Planning
It's never too early to begin preparing for a career! Get ready, and maybe even use your new skills to snag the perfect summer job.
McGee, S. 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
hands being washed in a sink
4-H Club Guidance for COVID-19 | Phase 2
Youth Program Policies and Guidance for COVID-19 Phase 2 Roadmap to Recovery Plan
Stark, C. 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno Bulletin-2020-01
4-H Policies, Forms & Procedures
Staff and volunteer resources (forms, applications, policies, etc.)
Stark, C., Chvilicek, S., Luna, N., Mitchell, S., Haack-Damon, K. 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
4-H Programs & Projects Overview
Learn about 4-H programs, projects, activities, project guides and manuals, time commitments and rewards.
Stark, C. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
4-H Summer Adventures: Family Camp at Home
The focus of this camp is to Explore Science! Each week, families will receive a kit that includes the supplies and instructions necessary to conduct daily activities at home. Activities will be planned for Monday - Thursday, with Friday being a virtual "Show and Tell" day through Zoom.
McGee, S. 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
children learning about ember awareness
Attend Nevada Field Day to learn about Cooperative Extension and other University programs
Attend Nevada Field Day to learn about Cooperative Extension programs
Fisher, J. 2018, Reno Gazette Journal
Clark County Resources Request Form, 4-H
Form to request 4-H, Clark County resources; complete to request curriculum, to borrow equipment, or existing or new marketing materials.
4-H, Clark County 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Clover Clips 4-H Newsletter, Volume 28, Issue 1
Clover Clips Newsletter, January 2020
Mitchell S. 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, 4-H Newsletter, Volume 28, Issue 1
Clover Clips 4-H Newsletter, Volume 28, Issue 2
Clover Clips 4-H Newsletter for February, 2020. Find out what events are happening in Carson City, Storey County and Washoe County. Calendar of events included.
Mitchell S., Chvilicek S. 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, 4-H Newsletter, Volume 28, Issue 2
Delivering 4-H to an Urban Environment: What do Urban Volunteer Leaders Need to Know?
This fact sheet contains information on things Urban Volunteer leaders need to know in order to deliver 4-H to an urban environment such as delivering programs, structuring of urban 4-H, and programs.
Barker, W. and Killian, E. 2010, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, FS-10-82
Domestic Violence’s Effect on Children
Children don’t have to be victims of domestic violence to suffer from it. Simply witnessing violence (seeing or hearing it) can damage a child’s ability to connect with and trust others, preventing them from building the crucial relationships they need to succeed to their fullest potential.
Baker-Tingey, J., Powell, C., and Powell, P. 2017, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Fact Sheet 17-06
How Can I Help My Child Succeed in School?
This fact sheet contains information on ways for parents to help their children succeed in school. Learn more about what parents can do and ways to work with teachers and schools for their children.
Luna, N. 2009, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, FS-09-21
How to Join 4-H
Learn who can join, where and when to sign up, what there is to do, costs, and benefits.
Stark, C. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Know Nevada Insects Youth Exercise: Sphinx Moths
This publication reviews the life cycle, biology and pest management of some kinds of sphinx moths, including the tomato hornworm, appropriate for youth ages 8-15. It It also has educational activities including a fill-in-the-blank and a maze.
Burls, K., Moffitt, M., and Newton, J. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno FS 19-15
Sphinx Moth
Know Nevada Insects: Sphinx Moth
This publication reviews the biology of caterpillars commonly called hornworms, including the tomato hornworm, Manduca quinquemaculata, which can be a common pest of tomato plants in Nevada. Integrated pest management techniques for controlling caterpillars are also discussed.
Kevin Burls and Joy Newton 2019, Extension | University of Nevada FS 19-16
Louis S. Test named Outstanding Agriculturist
Universiy of Nevada, Reno's College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources honored Test for agricultural advocacy, leadership and education
Andrews, A. 2019, Nevada Today
Marketing Farmers’ Markets: Ideas for Market Vendors & Managers in Nevada
In 1994, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (USDA-AMS) began tracking the number of farmers’ markets nationwide. At the start there were 1,755 farmers’ markets across the country; in 2008 there were 4,685, an increase of nearly 168 percent (USDA-AMS, 2008).
Cowee, M., Curtis, K., Gatzke, H. 2009, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
National 4-H common measures: Initial evaluation from California 4-H
Evaluation is a key component to learning about the effectiveness of a program. This article provides descriptive statistics of the newly developed National 4-H Common Measures (science, healthy living, citizenship, and youth development) based on data from 721 California 4-H youth.
Lewis, K., Horrillo, S. J., Widaman, K., Worker, S., & Trzesniewski, K. 2015, Journal of Extension [On-line], 53(2) Article 2RIB3.
Nevada 4-H & 4-H Camp History
In the late 1890's and into the early 1900's, 4-H programs began throughout the country in response to young people and their need for a better agricultural education. As one of the first organizations that focused on providing youth with hands-on learning opportunities, 4-H has a rich history of helping young people gain skills that they use throughout their lives. In 4-H, young people have fun, explore, discover and learn. 4-H'ers make new friends, develop life skills, become leaders and change their communities.
Stark, C. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Nevada 4-H Market Swine Carcass Merit Program
This carcass of merit program, utilizing the pork industries grid pricing system, recognizes harvested animals with carcass traits that would have the similar economic value if they were sold on the open market.
Riggs, W. 2004, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
Nevada 4-H Resources
Learn where to purchase official 4-H merchandise, proceeds of which benefit Nevada 4-H. Also explore links to other 4-H site and resources.
Stark, C. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
4-h member making mask
Statewide 4-H Service Project
Help the Nevada 4-H Youth Development program donate 5,000 face masks to communities across the state!
Stark, C 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
The 4-H Advantage – How Nevada 4-H Youth Differ from Those with No 4-H Experience
This fact sheet contains a study on the 4-H experience and the advantages that come with it. This study also gives examples of 4-H youth and 4-H experience to help understand the difference between the two.
Lewis, S. 2008, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, FS-11-69
Understanding and working with youth
Learn about positive youth development, essential elements of 4-H, ages and stages of youth development, experiential learning, vibrant youth groups, youth engagement, approaches to youth engagement, youth service, youth leadership, and youth media/research and evaluation.
Stark, C. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Using a translational process to apply Latino youth development research findings in practice.
Developed an intentional and collaborative translational process for converting evidence-based knowledge from Latino youth development literature into Extension practice.
Moncloa, F., Horrillo, S. J., Diaz-Carrasco, C., Espinoza, D., Hill, R., & Soule, K. 2018, Journal of Extension 56(6) Article 6IAW3.
Welcoming Latino youth to California 4-H! Fabregas Janeiro, M.G., Horrillo, S. 2017, Annual Conference Cambio de Colores Proceedings. Building Bridges, Dialogue, and Opportunities, 15, 61-68.
What is a 4-H Club?
4-H programs actively involve youth in quality experiences that focus on lifelong learning of values and skills. 4-H clubs encourage youth, ages 5 to 19, to learn by doing. There are a variety of 4-H clubs and groups that young people can join.
Stark, C. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
What is Collegiate 4-H?
Collegiate 4-H has existed since 1916. Its major purpose is leadership and service to others. Members come from diverse backgrounds and academic departments.
Stark, C. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
What is the Cloverbud Program?
Youth who are 5 to 8 as of January 1st of the current 4-H Year (Oct 1 to Sept 30) may join the 4-H Cloverbud Program, which has age appropriate activities and allows for creativity and encourages play.
Stark, C. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
What's Up with School?
This fact sheet contains information on why school is important and things that could be done for a brighter future.
Luna, N. and Martinez, M. 2009, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, FS-09-12
Why we need 4-H volunteers
Volunteers offer the nurturing, vision, commitment, skills, creativity, dedication and wisdom that can significantly impact the development of young people.
Stark, C. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno