Michigan 4-H Dairy Conference

Date: March 17, 2017 - March 19, 2017
Location: Kettunen Center, 14901 4-H Drive, Tustin, MI 49688
Contact: Melissa Elischer, 517-432-4306, elischer@anr.msu.edu

Registration:             Friday, March 17, 2017, 4 - 6 p.m.
Workshop Ends:       Sunday, March 19, 2017, after lunch

$95.00 -  4-H members, Adults that have completed the Volunteer Selection Process and MSU Extension staff with 4-H responsibilities who bring a volunteer leader or member

$191.00- MSU Extension staff who attend without a volunteer or members, Adults that have not completed the Volunteer Selection Process and personnel from other agencies

Persons canceling without a replacement after March 3, 2017, will be charged a $29.50 cancellation fee. Persons who do not show up at the workshop, do not have a replacement, or do not cancel to events@anr.msu.edu within 48 hours prior to the start of workshop will be billed the full registration fee.

Who Should Attend?
The Michigan 4-H Dairy Conference is designed for 13 to 19 year old youth (by Jan. 1, 2017) enrolled in the 4-H Dairy Program. Counties must send one adult chaperone for every five youth delegates of the same gender attending the conference. Adult chaperones need to have completed the volunteer selection process in their county. We are asking that each county group have one adult identified as the head chaperone for the weekend. 4-H’ers who attended last year can attend again, but we encourage you to give priority to first time participants.

Conference Objective:
The purpose of our program is to provide 4-H’ers with the opportunity to learn about Michigan agriculture, to increase their knowledge of the dairy industry in Michigan, to develop their self esteem, self awareness, and leadership skills, and to help them become more knowledgeable about the many issues affecting agriculture now and in the future. The weekend will include many hands-on activities led by MSU Extension staff and MSU faculty and students.


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