Michigan 4-H Youth Development is committed to providing children aged 5 to 19 with opportunities through 4-H that will:
- Give them skills they can use for a lifetime.
- Help them learn in ways that are appropriate for their developmental stage.
- Help them learn to make friends and work as a team.
- Allow them to experience the value of diversity.
- Offer an emotionally and physically safe learning environment for their educational development.
- Help them grow as citizens through leadership development and service to their communities.
December 11, 2013 | Jennifer Berkey | Call in the smallest helping hands to help with age appropriate tasks in the kitchen during the busy holiday season.
December 11, 2013 | Ann Arnold | The essential skills children need when entering school and in life.
December 11, 2013 | Shannon Lindquist | What is a globally aware child and why is it important? Learn to bring easy, different cultures into your home, minus the travel.
December 10, 2013 | Michelle Neff | Looking for things to do with your club or children in the winter months? Consider giving back to the community through some fun community service projects.
December 9, 2013 | Kittie Butcher | During such a busy time of year, it is easy to lose sight of one of the things our children treasure the most – time spent with us. Infants and toddlers especially need their time with their families.
December 3, 2013 | Kittie Butcher | Three ways to guide your young child’s behavior without resorting to “drama.”
December 3, 2013 | Janelle Stewart | Examining the benefits to communities when youth voice is utilized.
November 26, 2013 | Roxanne Turner | A strong fair is created by establishing strong partnerships.
November 26, 2013 | Janice Zerbe | The basic information everyone should be aware of when making proper introductions.
Michigan 4-H improves college interest and readiness – Part 3: 4-H alumni attend college at a higher
November 22, 2013 | Judy Ratkos | 4-H alumni attend college at a higher rate than same age peers.
To find an MSU Extension expert who covers your location or to find an expert in your area of interest, please visit the MSU Extension Expert Search. To reach an MSU Extension county office, call toll-free 1-888-678-3464.
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Date: Jan 15, 2014
Location: St. Joseph County MSU Extension Office, 612 E Main St., Centreville, MI 49032
Date: Apr 1, 2014 - Apr 6, 2014
Location: MSU Campus, East Lansing, MI 48824
Date: Jun 18, 2014 - Jun 20, 2014
Location: Michigan State University Campus, East Lansing, MI 48824
- 4-H Arts & Textiles
- 4-H China Project
- 4-H Cloverbuds (Ages 5-8)
- 4-H Communications
- 4-H Companion Animals
- 4-H Dairy Cattle
- 4-H Global & Cultural programs
- 4-H Goats
- 4-H Health & Wellbeing
- 4-H Livestock
- 4-H Rabbits & Cavies
- 4-H Science Blast
- Arts, Textiles, Communications, Food, Clothing
- Junior Citizen Planner
- Revolution of Responsibility