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Wednesday Evening Wharton Center Entertainment

You won’t want to miss the show at the Wharton Center for Performing Arts on the opening evening at 8 p.m. You must be registered for 4-H Exploration Days to attend the show.  Plan now to be there!

The Detroit Circus

Circus performer

Be amazed! Be Amused! The Detroit Circus has dazzling circus style performers specializing in high flying aerial antics on fabric, trapeze and lyra, stilt walking and stilt acrobatics, contortion, juggling, feats of mind-bending strength and acro-balance, as well as a variety of circus sideshow acts, and will keep you on your toes for the whole show!

All entertainers are expected to abide by the Michigan 4-H Entertainment Policy.

Digital Badging

New this year at 4-H Exploration Days will be the opportunity to earn numerous Digital Badges. Badges can be earned for participating in the following activities during your time on campus; attendance and participation attending the dance, participating in meals and dining with others, attending sessions, being recognized at the State 4-H Awards program and enjoying the entertainment at the Wharton Center. Find out more about digital badges at Mozilla’s Open Badges web site. More information will be available in the 2017 activity guide!Digital Badge


MSU Culinary Services offers a wide variety of entrees and side dish choices to choose from at each meal. Most people with special dietary needs can make selections that fit their needs without making any special arrangements.  View sample menu here.


For more information on 4-H Exploration Days, contact:

Laura Potter-Niesen, Educational Programs Events Coordinator
Phone: 517-432-2963
Fax: 517-353-4846
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

4-H Youth Development
Michigan State University Extension
446 W. Circle Dr., Rm. 240
Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture
East Lansing, MI  48824