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4-H Backyards and Beyond Project

Program Contact: Jenny W. Loyd, 4-H Program Coordinator
(509) 574-1600 •

swingsetThe Backyards & Beyond curriculum is designed to progressively advance the connections youth make to the outdoors.


  • Learn how to start a neighborhood nature club
  • Record sights, sounds, and discoveries in nature
  • Practice protecting and enjoying nature

4-H Backyards and Beyond Curriculum

Available from the Extension office or online at 4-H Backyard and Beyond Curriculum

Backyards & Beyond – Organizational Guide & Toolkit
Backyards & Beyond – Explorers’ Journal
Backyards & Beyond – Leader’s Guide

National 4-H Backyards and Beyond Resources
State 4-H Backyards and Beyond Resources


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