4-H LogoAs the new school year begins, so do a number of 4-H activities and opportunities. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension offers youth ages 5 to 19 throughout Nevada a variety of 4-H youth development clubs and programs to participate in as extracurricular activities.

Extension’s 4-H Program includes both urban and rural clubs spanning many interests, such as rocketry, robotics, shooting sports, cooking, raising and showing animals, and more. Clubs help youth develop skills in communications, leadership, citizenship and healthy living. Many clubs also enhance science, technology, engineering and math abilities.

Find more information or to learn more about local 4-H clubs and programs on the website.

FallGardeningSince gardening is a year-round activity in Las Vegas, Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Program is offering a free evening speaker series, Growing Under the Stars. The monthly speaker and topic will change depending upon the gardening concerns for that month.

In August,  Master Gardener Kristy McCumby-Hyland will guide you through the process of preparing your garden for fall. McCumby-Hyland will discuss what and when to plant for a successful fall garden!

More info available online.