Douglas County is the home of the Carson Valley, South Lake Tahoe, Northern Area 4-H Camp, Topaz Lake, Washoe Tribe, Carson River, wetlands and wildlife refuge areas.
4-H programming in Douglas County can cover most any topic that an adult in the community would like to share with youth. Our 4-H staff will help you turn your interest into a 4-H project curriculum that teaches leadership, life skills and citizenship.
We anticipate offering the following 4-H Projects for the 2019- 2020 4-H year:
- Baking beginning (9-10*)
- Baking returning (10+*)
- Cloverbuds (5-8*)
- Community Gardening (9+*)
- Cooking (13+*)
- Crochet (9+*)
- Goats - Market (9+*)
- Horsemanship (9+*)
- Hunting Skills (11+*)
- Knitting (9+*)
- Sewing (9+*)
- Sheep - Breeding & Market (9+*)
- Shooting Sports - .22 Rifle, Air Rifle,.22 Pistol, Air Pistol, Archery, Shotgun, Muzzleloader (9+*)
- Steer/Beef – Breeding & Market (9+*)
- Speaking with Confidence (9+*)
- Swine – Market (9+*)
- Teen Ambassadors (13+ as of September 16, 2019)
* Note: 4-H member's age as of January 1, 2020
- The 4-H year begins October 1 and ends September 30 of each year.
- Projects times and dates vary, beginning and ending at different times during the year.
- Calendars with date/time information is available at Sign Up Night.
- Each project is a considerable time commitment. Please choose only those that you can fully commit to for all times/dates.
- For animal related projects, you must be zoned for, fund, provide and care for your own animal.
- Please do not purchase any animals or supplies prior to attending your first project meeting.
- Parents/guardians generally must be at all 4-H meetings and activities for the entire time.
- There are no sign-up fees due at Sign Up Night. Some Projects have supply fees due at your first meeting.
- 4-H T-shirts/totes are available for purchase at Sign Up Night, check/cash only.