4-H Today

  • Toyota 4-H20 Project educates youth in water quality

    October 13, 2009 | Abbey Miller

    Youth from six Michigan counties are learning water quality education with the Toyota 4-H2O Community Project.

  • Mind design session explores big ideas

    October 13, 2009 | Laura Allen

    More than 150 4-H youth and adult volunteers from across the state took that question to heart at the second annual Michigan 4-H Business and Entrepreneurship Expo (4-H B&EE).

  • Teen entrepreneurs refine their skills

    October 13, 2009 | Erica Tobe

    “Growing Your Existing Business,” an advanced entrepreneurship class for Michigan 4-H teens, was held June 24–26, 2009 during the annual 4-H Exploration Days and offered great resources for teen business owners.

  • Outdoor education program’s success is no “big fish” story

    October 13, 2009 | Mallory Fournier

    Macomb County’s yearly 4-H Take Me Fishing program for youth was a “reel” success in June 2009.

  • From the lake to the pan and everything in between

    October 13, 2009 | John Hesse

    “From the Lake to the Pan and Everything in Between” is a three-day course offered each year as part of 4-H Exploration Days, which offers hundreds of youth from all over Michigan the chance to participate in a wide variety of outdoor learning opportunities.

  • Youth get a taste of dairy at Exploration Days

    October 13, 2009 | Dhanielle Tobias

    The first annual Michigan 4-H Exploration Days session, “Life on the Dairy Farm,” brought together 27 youth, ages 11 to 19, to learn what it is like to own and operate a dairy farm.

  • Grand Equestrian riders honor four-legged friends

    October 13, 2009 | Cheryl Derryberry

    The Livingston County 4-H Grand Equestrian Program, a therapeutic horseback riding program for children with physical and mental disabilities, honored two Standardbred horses this year for their devoted years of hard work.

  • Gardening: Weeding, watering and…wikis?

    October 13, 2009 | Mallory Fournier

    The Michigan 4-H Children’s Garden will soon be offering several wikis for kids to use to report and share their plant-related, science-based activities and discoveries.

  • Dogs really can be man’s best friend

    October 13, 2009 | Mallory Fournier

    Best Friends 4-H Club involves young people ages 6 to 25, who have a variety of disabilities including learning, developmental, hearing, physical and emotional, in utilizing dogs as a teaching aid. By working with companion animals, the members are able to be part of 4-H science, engineering and technology (SET) programming.

  • Teen Explores Career Option Through Volunteering

    September 1, 2006 | Sandra Kao

    Shaniqua Davis is more certain that she’d like to attend college and study to be a neo-natal nurse as the result of serving as a 4-H teen volunteer in the OB/Pediatrics unit at Ingham Regional Medical Center. 

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