Kenny Haack-Damon

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Kenny Haack-Damon

4-H Camp Educational Program Coordinator

Education

B.S. Wildlife Management, University of New Hampshire, 2005
M.S. Experiential Education, Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2015

Programs

Building rockets from straws in a great lesson in propulsion.

4-H Youth Development

4-H is a community of young people across America learning leadership, citizenship and life skills.

campers swiming in lake tahoe

4-H Youth Development | Camp Program

Nevada has been involved in 4-H camping since the first 4-H camp took place on the University of Nevada, Reno campus in 1930. For about 79 years in Nevada, 4-H camping has been a proven and effective method of reaching, teaching and involving youth in leadership skills development. Each year, more than 500 youth participate in 4-H camping programs at Lake Tahoe Nevada 4-H Camp. Other 4-H camping programs take place across the state.

News & Journal Articles, Fact Sheets, Reports...

Blog Posts
4-H Basics
Learn about the 4-H emblem, colors, pledge, motto and slogan.
Stark, C. 2019, 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
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
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 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
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
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
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
Forms
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
Informational Publications
Nevada State 4-H Camp, Long-Term Recovery Reopening Policies and Procedures
Nevada State 4-H Camp, Long-Term Recovery ReOpening for outside user groups
Haack-Damon, K 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno