4-H Youth Development

Welcome to 4-H Youth Development in Nevada

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4-H is a community of young people across America learning leadership, citizenship and life skills.

4-H began a century ago as an educational program for the nation's rural youth. Today, 4-H meets the needs of and engages young people in positive youth development experiences. 4-H is the youth development education program of University of Nevada Cooperative Extension.

4-H is the largest out-of-school youth organization in the United States with over 7 million members. There are over 49,000 young people engaged in 4-H programs across the state of Nevada. The 4-H program promotes life skills development through an expanding number of delivery modes: 4-H community and project clubs, military and 4-H Afterschool programs; special interest groups; school enrichment; camping and more.

4-H participants are all youth, ages 5 to 19, taking part in programs provided as the result of actions planned and initiated by Cooperative Extension personnel in cooperation with volunteers. 4-H is characterized as being community centered, volunteer led, extension staff supervised, research based, home and family oriented, publicly and privately funded and responsive to change. It offers youth opportunities in communications, leadership, career development, citizenship, healthy living, science, technology, engineering and math and more.

The local Cooperative Extension office in your county can help you to find a local club or program that's right for you. It's also easy to start a new club with some of your friends or other interested young people and a few adults who are willing to help. We look forward to working with and serving youth!

Nevada 4-H Friends & Family Day at the Reno Aces!

Join us for an afternoon of great baseball Sunday, July 22 as the Reno Aces take on the Las Vegas 51s!

Tickets are $16 each, which includes a free Reno Aces baseball cap, great seats for baseball and a chance to meet other 4-H'ers (and their friends and family) from across the state. Plus, that day is $1 hot dog, drink and popcorn day.

This is a fundraiser for Nevada 4-H! After we sell 50 tickets, then part of the ticket sales will come back to the state (and the counties who sell tickets will receive a portion of that). How is this going to happen? Here are the details...

4-H Members and Volunteers sell tickets to all of their friends and family. Each person who buys a ticket will receive a voucher to turn in at the 4-H Table in front of the Aces Ticket Window on the day of the game. There, they will receive their game day ticket and hat coupon. 4-H Members and Volunteers who sell tickets must turn in a tracking sheet and money to the State 4-H Office by July 22.

Here is another incentive for 4-H'ers to get out there and sell tickets. The nine 4-H'ers who sell the most tickets will have a chance to be introduced with the Aces players at the start of the game! If we sell at least $1,500 worth of tickets, we will be able to throw out the first pitch of the game. That will go to the 4-H'er who sells the most tickets overall.

Wear your 4-H shirts and come have a great time. We'll see some great baseball (by two Nevada teams) and our 4-H'ers out promoting this wonderful organization! If you have any questions about this event, please contact Frances Brown at the State 4-H Office, 775-784-4779.

Posted by University of Nevada Cooperative Extension on Wednesday, June 6, 2018

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4-H Friends & Family Day | Reno Aces vs. Las Vegas 51s | July 22, 2018

Gates Open 12:05 p.m.

Invite your friends and family as we sit together as a group and receive a special discounted ticket price. A portion of the proceeds benefit 4-H!

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