As your child's caregiver, you play the biggest role in their eating behavior.
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.
4-H Teen Pollinator Ambassador Program
Establish a statewide, Nevada 4-H Pollinator Ambassador Program, creating awareness, education, outreach, and peer-to-peer educational opportunities for at least 10 Nevada
youth and adult Extension professionals.
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.
Calming the Waters: Learning to Manage Western Water Conflict
Conflict has surrounded the Truckee, Carson and Walker River Basins for decades. Key issues include historical use on tribal lands, historical and current water rights, threats to water quality, and wildlife habitat protection. This program teaches youth about Nevada’s water issues and helps them develop the skills needed to address future water conflicts.
Career Edge: Teens Taking Charge of Their Future! A Workforce Readiness Program
A workforce readiness program for high school students focused on skill development for workplace and job success. Career Edge provides information and training on interview skills, résumé development, filling out applications, finding job leads and selecting appropriate clothing for the workplace. In addition, many "soft skills" needed in the workplace such as decision-making, teamwork, problem-solving and leadership are integrated throughout the program.
Clark County 4-H Afterschool Program
Extension provides 4-H programming in the afterschool setting. Students learn-by-doing in 4-H Afterschool.
Family Storyteller Literacy Program
National award-winning Family Storyteller is a literacy program aimed at encouraging and training parents to play a vital role in the literacy development of their children. The statewide program creates an opportunity for parents and young children to interact around literacy and language activities.
Healthy Kids - Nutrition Toolbox
This toolbox covers tips to increase children's overall levels of health and gives information pertaining to changing health habits.
Healthy Kids Resource Center
A one-stop shop for evidence-based research, resources, curricula, activities and materials that focus on obesity prevention for teachers and parents of young children. It is designed to educate parents and teachers as well as provide the tools needed to teach young children how to live a healthy lifestyle.
Hope for Family Resilience Program
The Hope for Family Resilience Program set out to support families through education, programs, and resources that provide a foundation for using both the heart and head for building the family on deeper knowledge, trust, reliability, and commitment.
A series of cooking classes where children can learn basic cooking skills, typically provided when school is out during the summer.
Nevada Youth Range Camp Program
Most of Nevada’s youth live in large urban environments, with little exposure to rangelands, forests or agricultural environments, and the products and services rangelands provide. This program teaches students ages 14-18 how to read maps; identify and the importance of rangeland plants; evaluate sagebrush, woodland and stream ecosystems; wildlife habitat; and many other topics related to rangelands.
Next Steps: College Access & Readiness Program
The program's mission is to guide and motivate youth and their families on the path to achieving a post-secondary education.
Positive Connections for Parents & Teenagers
Understanding teenage behavior and increasing parenting knowledge and skills is explored in this 4-week program for parents with adolescents.
Raising Your Relative's Kids: How to Find Help
As part of the family support program Kinship Families, Raising Your Relative's Kids: How to Find Help is a resource guide for kinship caregivers caring for children in out-of-home placement. We offer an informational website using the 100+ page resource guide, which is also available in print and on CD, including a Spanish version.
The Greenhouse Project
The Greenhouse Project serves as a teaching facility for hands on programs at the Carson City High School. Students help to cultivate and distribute vegetables and herbs for culinary classes and community food ban.
Veggies for Kids
Veggies for Kids teaches children about healthy eating habits and improves accessibility to fresh fruits and vegetables.
Youth for the Quality Care of Animals
The curriculum teaches youth to raise quality swine, beef and dairy cattle, sheep, goats, dairy goats, rabbits, and poultry.
Youth Horticulture Education Program
Youth Horticulture Education Program is the premier program of horticulture projects that involve youth, families and educators.