527 Stephenson St.
Norway, Michigan 49870
Children and Youth Institute
Nick has a Bachelors degree in Physical Education and a Masters degree in Environmental Education. He taught in Wisconsin schools for 20 years. With MSU Extension Nick provides statewide leadership to 4-H programs in environmental & outdoor education and shooting sports. This includes coordinating Great Lakes Natural Resource Camp, Outdoor Adventure Challenge program, 4-H Forestry Fun Camp, shooting sports certification workshops and the 4-H State Shooting Sports Tournament.
July 26, 2016 | Discover the basics of using a compass and how orienteering can be a fun activity for youth to navigate.
July 25, 2016 | Ten youth represented Michigan at the 2016 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships. Learn more about this exciting event and how to get involved.
June 20, 2016 | A unique watershed education program involving Iron Mountain students helped them develop a great appreciation, knowledge and stewardship for water resources.
June 3, 2016 | Play this quick and easy game to illustrate the connections between all living and non-living components of the environment.
May 17, 2016 | All living things need water to live. Read about ways to help youth appreciate water and not take it for granted.
May 17, 2016 | Avoid boredom and routine while travelling by taking time to be aware of your surroundings. Use these ideas to make your daily travel more environmentally fun.
March 24, 2016 | Looking for another eco-game for youth? Try the camouflage game for an active, fun activity that teaches adaptations.
March 22, 2016 | Maple syrup season is upon us. Find out more about this tasty topic and ways to engage youth in the process from tapping to eating.
February 16, 2016 | Try snowshoeing for a fun activity for youth to explore winter where others don’t usually go.
February 15, 2016 | Looking for a great winter outdoor activity? Try cross country skiing for exercise, excitement and fun!