4-H Spring Achievement - Berrien County

Date: May 18, 2018 - May 19, 2018
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Berrien County Youth Fairgrounds - Horticulture & Wonders of Birth Barns - Berrien Springs, MI
Contact: Kelly Stelter, 269-927-5674 ext. 4015, grandtke@anr.msu.edu

Objectives of Spring Achievement: 

  • Bring the HEAD-HEART-HANDS & HEALTH of 4-H to life!
  • Provide opportunity for 4-H members to demonstrate project-learned skills while building their portfolio.
  • Provide 4-H members an opportunity to publicly display their accomplishments. 
  • Provide 4-H members a supportive evaluation for each of their projects. 
  • Provide the community an opportunity to see the quality and quantity of work being done by 4-H’ers. 
  • Provide 4-H members, leaders, and parents an opportunity to meet other 4-H families.

 

Elgibility: 

  1. Must be a active, Berrien County 4-H member.
  2. Project was completed after Seasonal Expo of 2017.
  3. Project was completed with minimal adult assistance.
  4. Project was completed with a 4-H leader; leader doesn’t have to be a project leader of that category, they must be a certified leader through Michigan 4-H. 
  5. All Berrien County 4-H county-wide projects are elgible to be shown as long as they have been created after Seasonal Expo of 2017.

 

Age Requirement: 

Open to 4-H youth ages 5 - 19 years of age. 

Cloverbuds: ages 5 - 8 years              Junior: 9 - 14 years           Senior: 15 - 19 years 

 

Tentative Schedule: 

Thursday, May 17, 2018 

  • 4:00 - 8:00 PM Set Up at the Berrien County Youth Fairgrounds
  • TBD - Early Evaluations 

Friday, May 18, 2018

  • 4:00 - 8:00 PM 4-H Information Booth Open
  • 4:00 - 8:00 PM Project Evaluation Begins
  • 4:00 - 8:00 PM Demonstration Exhibit Set-Up

Saturday, May 19, 2018

  • 10:00 - 6:00 PM Spring Achievement Headquarters Open
  • 10:00 - 6:00 PM Activities and Demonstration Exhibits Open
  • 10:00 - 4:00 PM 4-H Live Animal Exhibits Open
  • Noon - 3:00 PM 4-H Dog Project Evaluation Demo 
  • Noon - 4:00 PM 4-H Service Project. Help us make a difference!
  • Noon - 2 PM Leathercraft Demonstration
  • 3:30 - 5:00 PM 4-H Talent Show
  • 5:00 - 6:00 PM 4-H Style Review 
  • 6:00 PM Projects, Demonstrations, Exhibits Released

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