The Statewide 4-H Director provides visionary leadership to the implementation and evaluation of the University of Nevada, Reno 4-H Youth Development Program and is responsible for creating and implementing strategies and programs to support the growth and development of 4-H, volunteers, and staff. The Director provides leadership and oversight to the 4-H Advisory Committees. The Director develops and coordinates revenue-generating opportunities in support of 4-H, and develops, interprets, and implements University policies related to 4-H. Primary clientele are 4-H staff, county educator, state specialist and 4-H adult volunteers who, in turn, deliver programs to meet the needs of young people and families in the community.
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 Camp Advisory Council
Nevada State 4-H Camp Advisory Council members, agendas, and meeting minutes
4-H Camping and Outdoor Education
The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents and the Nevada 4-H Youth Development Program have AmeriCorps members working to improve academic engagement and social emotional skills in youth in Nevada.
Learn more about joining the Nevada 4-H program
4-H Shooting Sports
The focus of all 4-H programs is the development of youth as individuals and as responsible and productive citizens. The 4-H Shooting Sports Program stands out as an example. Youth learn marksmanship, the safe and responsible use of firearms, the principles of hunting and archery, and much more. The activities of the program and the support of caring adult leaders provide young people with opportunities to develop life skills, self-worth and conservation ethics.
4-H Student Nutrition Advisory Council (SNAC) Club
4-H Afterschool SNACs are student led 4-H clubs that promote leadership skills that focus on healthy living, nutrition, physical activity, cooking, and public speaking.
4-H Youth Development
4-H is a community of young people across America learning leadership, citizenship and life skills.
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.
4-H Youth Development | Camp Rentals (Lake Tahoe)
Lake Tahoe is a unique and magnificent treasure. Our historic 4-H Camp provides opportunities for inspiration, education and relaxation - right on the lakeshore. Reservations can be made on a day or overnight basis year round.