4-H Camp SignCooperative Extension Southern Area’s 4-H overnight camp is being held at the Nevada State 4-H Camp at beautiful Lake Tahoe from July 23 – 28. Registration is open to campers between the ages of 9-15 until the camp is full. 4-H Membership is required. (Membership is free, please request applications by placing Club: needed on the pre-enrollment form.)

This year’s camp utilizes the 4-H Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (S.T.E.M.) program.  During the six days, campers will participate in activities centering on nature, healthy lifestyles, robotics, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), rocketry, history, dramatic arts, leadership, creative arts, and much more.

Visit the website for all of the details!

Morgan holding her certificate.

A very happy Morgan!

Morgan was the first person in Cooperative Extension’s Infant Toddler CDA/Coaching Program to receive her Child Development Associate (CDA) credential.

“This program has taught me so much, not only to be a great teacher for my children but a better person. Amazing program, take advantage of this opportunity! Loved everyone I worked with in the program,” exclaimed Morgan!

Congrats to Morgan!


Row of colorful spoons

Is your child ready for educational fun in the kitchen this summer?

Cooperative Extension’s nutrition staff is offering free beginners’ cooking classes for kids ages 9-13. Each session is the same~only need to register for one.

The free, 5-day short courses are held from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the Lifelong Learning Center’s Nutrition Lab.

During the session, your child will learn cooking basics such as measuring, cutting, reading recipes, choosing foods, and general kitchen safety.

Space is limited to 12 students for each session.

Parent/guardian is required to sign an assumption of risk form upon arrival to first class.

Class dates and registration information can be found here!