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
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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

2016-2017 Calendar (Updated March 24, 2017)

2017 Newsletters

2016 Newsletters

Upcoming Events

CPR & First Aid Training - Kalamazoo County Expo Center
        March 25, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
        Registration Required - 383-8830

Exploration Days Orientation - Kalamazoo County Expo Center
        May 31, 2017 6:30 PM

Kalamazoo County 4-H Open Horse Show - Kalamazoo County Expo Center
        July 8 & 9, 2017

4-H Day with the Kalamazoo Growlers
         July 28, 2017
         Game begins at 7:05 PM
         Pre-game activities begin at 5:30 PM

Kalamazoo County Fair
        2900 Lake St., Kalamazoo, MI
        August 7 - 12, 2017


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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