Leadership & Citizenship
You’ve heard the expression “think globally, act locally.” Michigan 4-H couldn’t agree more. Discover the many ways to get involved in your community and act locally through our educational activities, fun conferences and events that help develop leadership and citizenship skills. Young people (5 to 19 years old) are invited to join 4-H and gain the knowledge, skills and practical application needed to be participatory members of our democracy, learn job skills and have fun. Programs and 4-H clubs are done through a cadre of trained volunteers and staff who work with young people on dynamic and meaningful educational programs.
Go the the 4-H leadership & citizenship page to learn more.
March 26, 2015 | Melissa Elischer | The Great Lakes Regional Dairy Conference Planning Committee hosts a professional development for youth to build communication and agricultural advocacy skills.
March 25, 2015 | Jodi Schulz | Are you a superhero? Probably not, but what makes a hero so super? Confidence! Learn about superhero power poses and how you can gain confidence in just two minutes!
March 19, 2015 | Makena Schultz | Science fairs are an example of taking a school activity and turning it into an after-school project that will promote learning across skill sets at the same time.
March 18, 2015 | Connie Lange | Designing fundraisers creatively can provide many opportunities for youth to develop life skills and bring together the community.
March 18, 2015 | Kendra Moyses | April is Month of the Military Child, a time to recognize the sacrifices made by military families and their children. On April 15, join the Michigan 4-H Military Partnerships team in wearing purple to show your support for our military families.
March 11, 2015 | Jan Brinn | Michigan 4-H is celebrating the 15th year anniversary of the 4-H Japanese Kado Labo Party as one of the partnering organizations of States’ 4-H International Exchange Programs.
March 4, 2015 | Gary Williams | Register for the outdoor education program to explore Michigan’s natural resources and State Parks.
February 26, 2015 | Jackelyn Martin | Conflict is unavoidable in life, but skills can be developed in youth to help them manage conflict in more productive ways.
February 25, 2015 | Beverly Przystas | The fourth Showing Character core value to be shared among livestock projects is respect. Not only is respect in showing animals important, but also when showing with other youth. Learn some respectful tips when showing livestock projects.
February 25, 2015 | Dixie Sandborn | April 22, 2015, marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, a day to promote awareness about air and water pollution in your community.
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Date: Apr 8, 2015
Location: Bay County Building, 515 Center Avenue Suite G-102, Bay City, MI 48708
Date: Apr 15, 2015 - Apr 22, 2015
Location: Oakland County Executive Office Building Conference Center, 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Bldg. 41 West Waterford, MI 48328
Date: Apr 18, 2015
Location: Genesee County Michigan State University Extension 605 N. Saginaw, Suite 1-A Flint, MI 48502
- 4-H Advisory Group Support
- 4-H Capitol Experience
- 4-H Citizenship & Service
- 4-H Citizenship and Tribal Citizenship Academies
- 4-H Cloverbuds (Ages 5-8)
- 4-H Communications
- 4-H Exploration Days
- 4-H Leadership Education
- 4-H Teen Leadership & Community Change Conference
- 4-H Youth-Adult Partnerships
- Character Education
- Michigan 4-H Youth Conservation Council
- National 4-H Congress
- Revolution of Responsibility