College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources
Sarah Chvilicek works with UNCE faculty and staff to plan, implement and evaluate community based 4-H Youth Development Programs by recruiting, screening and training volunteers to deliver researched based curricula/projects to area youth.
4-H Afterschool Program
The 4-H Afterschool Club teaches children basic life skills including math, reading, science, positive communication, goal setting, self-responsibility, decision-making and good nutrition. Youth who have these life skills are less likely to participate in risky behaviors.
Nevada State 4-H Ambassadors are 4-H youth from around the state who are committed in providing leadership for all 4-H members.
4-H Youth Development
4-H is a community of young people across America learning leadership, citizenship and life skills.
Capacity Building for Healthy Communities
Capacity building strengthens an organization’s ability to fulfill its mission to have a positive impact on communities. Strategic thinking, visioning, action planning and board development are capacity building activities.
Grow Yourself Healthy
Grow Yourself Healthy works with students at Libby Booth Elementary School and Mariposa Academy in Washoe County to increase their willingness to taste new fruits and vegetables, overall consumption of vegetables, and physical activity. The program also aims to decrease their screen time and consumption of sugary drinks.
Nevada Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education
Improve the nutritional well-being of people who receive SNAP benefits and other Nevadans with a low income through community based education, programs and needs assessments.
Team Nutrition “Smart Choices”
This program strives to address the public health issue of childhood obesity through building basic skills related to food selection and promoting an increased variety of nutritious foods consumed especially vegetables and fruits.
Washoe County 4-H Youth Development
4-H strengthens and promotes healthy youth development to give young people the capacity to act as responsible citizens and agents of community change.