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.
December 1, 2016 | Partnerships for 4-H shooting sports makes programs sustainable and productive for youth. Learn more ways to foster and develop partnerships for strong youth programming.
November 16, 2016 | Give Thanksgiving an environmental focus by implementing these simple tips that give thanks for our Earth.
November 15, 2016 | Consider making bird feeders with your 4-H club or youth group. It’s a great project for youth that they’ll enjoy all winter, and birds will love it!
September 29, 2016 | Learn how to make sumac tea with youth to enjoy the benefits and delicious flavor.
September 20, 2016 | Are electronics helping us lose our connection to the outdoors?
September 15, 2016 | Find out the newest archery event at the Michigan 4-H State Shoot that helps prepare youth for national competition.
August 18, 2016 | 4-H Great Lakes Camp provides a quality camp experience for youth in leadership and natural resources with support from Michigan Department of Natural Resources.
August 15, 2016 | The 2016 Michigan 4-H Shooting Sports Tournament drew a large number of participants and continues to build on positive youth development for participants.
August 15, 2016 | The Great Lakes Natural Resource Camp is a weeklong experience for youth that allows them to explore the outdoors in way that is fun and life-changing.
July 26, 2016 | Discover the basics of using a compass and how orienteering can be a fun activity for youth to navigate.