About our College

A founding college of the University, we have a long tradition of excellence in teaching, research and engagement programs that benefit the health and economic vitality of Nevada. We offer programs in:

  • agriculture, horticulture, rangeland & veterinary sciences
  • biochemistry & molecular biology
  • children, youth & families
  • community & economic development
  • health & nutrition
  • natural resources & environmental science

 

4-H summer camps to keep youth engaged and learning

Extension continues tradition of overnight and day camps

By Claudene Wharton

Extension offers trainings to help address state’s high suicide rates among youth

4-H Program to provide additional trainings in communities

By Hannah Alfaro

Nevadans give feedback on youth education delivery during pandemic

University publishes youth needs assessment results

By Tiffany Kozsan

According to the statewide survey conducted by the University...


thumbs up.

46%
Of survey respondents were satisfied with the school districts’ pandemic response


books

36%
felt the school year was going good or very good

Individuals from rural school districts responded more positively to both questions than those from urban districts

 

Volunteer Kimberly Loghry teaches youth a wide variety of skills

4-H volunteer is leading several programs in White Pine County

By Hannah Alfaro

Congratulations to all of our 4-H graduating seniors

Here is just a small sample and their plans after high school

Chloe Young, Washoe County Chloe has been participating in 4-H for 11 years in horse club. She is planning to attend a college with a great equine science program.
Chloe Young with her horse
Kayden Syme, Elko County Kayden has been participating in 4-H for nine years in rabbits, goats, poultry, shooting sports, and as a county officer. He's attending the University of Nevada, Reno for engineering. 
Kaden Syme in front of a car.
Dalton McNeff, Pershing County  Dalton has been participating in 4-H for eight years in sheep-market and breeding, livestock judging, and camp counseling. He's attending the College of Idaho for marketing and media management.
Dalton McNeff.
Veronica Dederer, Clark County Veronica has been participating in 4-H for 10 years in market lamb. She is attending Northern Arizona University for microbiology.
Veronica Dederer.
 
 

Alfaro, H., Kozsan, T., Wharton, C. 2021, 4-H 4 Nevada Vol 21, Iss 2, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno

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Also of Interest:

 
2022 4-H Health 4 Happiness Summer Camp registration Packet
This packet includes a registration form, media release, assumption of risk, conduct policy, and health and medical form.
Haack-Damon, K. 2022, Extension, University of Nevada, Forms
General Rules and Regulations for Washoe County 4-H Horse Members
General Rules and Regulations for Washoe 4-H Horse Program members. Signatures for acknowledgement required
S. Chvilicek, C. Stark, Horse Leaders' Council 2022, University of Nevada, Reno Extension, 4-H Forms
General Rules and Regulations for Washoe County 4-H Livestock Members
General Rules and Regulations governing Washoe County 4-H Livestock program members. Signatures required.
S. Chvilicek, C. Stark, Washoe County 4-H Livestock Leaders' Council 2022, University of Nevada, Reno Extension, 4-H Forms
General Rules and Regulations for Washoe County 4-H Small Animal Members
Form for acknowledging the Rules and Regulations governing Washoe County 4-H Small Animal projects. Signatures required.
S. Chvilicek, C.Stark, Washoe County 4-H Small Animal Club Leaders' Council 2022, University of Nevada, Reno Extension, 4-H Forms
Home Arts and Sciences Commitment to Excellence
Form attesting to a 4-H member's commitment to excellence for his Home Arts and Science project. Signatures required.
S. Chvilicek, C. Stark, Leaders' Council 2022, University of Nevada, Reno Extension, 4-H Forms
 

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4-H Youth Development

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