Kalamazoo County 4-H

Welcome to the Kalamazoo County 4-H Youth Development Program. Our Kalamazoo County youth are busy each year with projects and community service programs. They prepare and show their projects for the annual county fair as well as displays of horsemanship and showing their livestock.   4-H Logo

Kalamazoo County MSU Extension 4-H staff:

Veronica Bolhuis, 4-H Program Coordinator
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 269-383-8867

Visit the links on this page to view local 4-H events, the meeting calendar, Kalamazoo County 4-H newsletter and links to the State 4-H office for statewide events, project guidelines, as well as various forms for projects and workshops. 

How to join 4-H

Newsletters and Calendars

2015-2016 Calendar (Updated May 16, 2016)

2016 Newsletters

2015 Newsletters

Upcoming Events

4-H Open Horse Show
July 9 - 10, 2016
Registration Form

             Show Bill
             Trail Pattern
             Horsemanship Pattern
             Horsemanship Pattern - Grand Champion
             Showmanship Pattern (classes 5-8)
             Showmanship Sweepstakes & Grand Champion Pattern
             English Equitation Pattern (classes 53-56)
             English Equitation Pattern - Grand Champion            
             Reining Pattern

Kalamazoo County Fair
Aug. 8-13, 2016
Kalamazoo County Expo Center & Fairgrounds 2900 Lake St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

Kalamazoo County 4-H Livestock Auction
Aug. 11, 2016
Small animal sale begins at 9:00 a.m.
Buyer lunch at approximately 12:00 p.m.
Large animal sale will begin at approximately 1:00
Kalamazoo County Expo Center & Fairgrounds

4-H Benefit Scrapbooking Day
Sept. 17, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9929 S. M-43, Delton, MI 49046

4-H Club Pages

Kalamazoo 4-H Councils

Kalamazoo County has four 4-H Councils:

  • The Leaders Council consists of adult and teen representatives of each community club. The council sets county policy and fundraises to support the overall 4-H program.
  • Livestock Superintendents Association (LSA) consists of Superintendents of each market animal species. They are responsible for setting policy concerning market animals and hosts the annual livestock auction at the fair.
  • Horse Council consists of horse leaders who set policy for the horse project. They are responsible for hosting the annual tack sale and open horse show.
  • Dog Council consists of dog leaders who set policy for the dog project.

Please click on the following links for further information on each of the councils.

State 4-H Opportunities        

Other Websites of Interest

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