Berrien County 4-H
4-H Online enrollment process guide
Open Enrollment Deadline (for 2017 - 2018 4-H club year): Re-enrollment deadline in 4-H Online for returning 4-H club members is January 1, 2018. Enrollment deadline of youth new to 4-H will be accepted through June 1, 2018.
Annual Financial Report Forms Deadline: December 1, 2017
Participation Fee Increase (for 2017 - 2018 4-H club year):
As of September 1, 2017, the Michigan 4-H participation fee will be $20 per youth OR $60 per family per year, whichever is lowest. Families with 3 or more children in 4-H will not pay over $60 in annual participation fees.
NEW Centralized Volunteer Selection Process
- All new leaders must go through VSP for approval in 4-H Online
- Letter for potential volunteers
- Volunteer Application Form
Keep up to date on what’s happening in Berrien County 4-H!
Berrien County 4-H Newsletters
Friday, December 1, 2017
Berrien County Youth Fair Memorial Building - Berrien Springs
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Holiday bash flyer
2018 4-H Tractor Operator
Michigan State University Extension offers the Tractor Operator Program (TOP) through the 4-H Youth Development Program. Successful completion of the 4-H TOP provides completion certificates to 13 - 19-year-olds.
Who: Youth 13 - 19 years of age
(currently, youth must be 14 by the day of the driving test to be eligible to receive federal certificate)
Cost: $ 50.00 per person
When: The 9-week course is taught on Thursday evenings, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., January 18 - March 22, 2018 (March 22 is held as a make-up date if needed). Schedule includes educational sessions, some driving practice, final written and driving tests, and graduation program. Study and practice time is also required outside of session time to complete the 24-hours of certification training.
Where: The program will meet at the Old Baroda Township Hall, 9091 First St., Baroda, MI 49101
Farm/Ranch Hazards and Safety Tractor-powered implements
Tractor Component basics Self-propelled agricultural equipment
Pre-operational procedures Basic maintenance and repair
Operational basics ATV/Utility Vehicle Safety
Operating on Public Roadways First aid and emergencies
For other forms, including enrollment forms and volunteer application, visit the 4-H Leader’s Resources page. Contact Berrien County MSU Extension for more information about required forms and deadlines.
- Berrien County Youth Fair
- Michigan State 4-H Youth Development
- National 4-H Council
- Project F.I.S.H.
- Volunteer Center of Southwest Michigan
- National Collegiate 4-H Organization
- We Can Healthy Berrien