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

Evan Granito, 4-H Urban Program Coordinator
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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 & workshops. 

How to JOIN 4-H!

Newsletters & Calendars

2015 Newsletters

2014 Newsletters

Upcoming Events

Pork Quality Assurrance (PQA) training
K-zoo County Youth Participation Expiration Dates
May 26 - Kalamazoo Fairgrounds, (2900 Lake St.,Kalamazoo) RSVP by May 19
6 p.m.

Michigan 4-H Ag Innovators- Water Windmill Challenge
Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds - Room B
June 29th, 9 a.m. - Noon

Kalamazoo County Open Horse Show
July 11 & 12, 2015
Open Show Registration Form

Kalamazoo County Fair
August 10 - 15, 2015
Kalamazoo County Expo Center & Fairgrounds
2900 Lake St.
Kalamazoo County Fairbook

4-H Scrapbooking Day
September 26, 2015
9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Scrapaloo, Delton, MI

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.

  • Horse Council By-Laws
  • Kalamazoo County Horse Project Sponsorship Form (coming soon)
  • Leaders Council (coming soon)
  • Livestock Superintendents Association (coming soon)
  • Dog Council (coming soon)

State 4-H Opportunities        

Other Websites of Interest

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