Life skills are a basic foundation that prepare youth for success in life. The goal of Michigan 4-H Youth Development is that every youth possess the necessary life skills to be successful and lead a productive life. Through the motto of, learn by doing and the experiential learning model, youth involved in Michigan 4-H programs are gaining life skills through project, experiences and opportunities that 4-H offers.
Visit Michigan 4-H to learn more about programs youth can participate in to gain these life skills.
December 19, 2014 | Kendra Moyses | Use these tips and tricks to help your child learn new things!
December 18, 2014 | Holly Tiret | Understanding younger ones’ first attempts at speech.
December 12, 2014 | Thomas Long | Many teens lack the soft skills needed to succeed in life. MSU Extension and 4-H can help!
December 12, 2014 | Jackelyn Martin | Use these tips to capitalize on learning opportunities the next time you travel with youth.
December 12, 2014 | Jodi Schulz | Smiling is a life skill that can be connected to confidence and success. Learn to speak with confidence by exploring the five Ss successful lawyers master – smiling is one of them!
December 10, 2014 | Janet Olsen | How healthy are the romantic relationships of the teens in your life?
December 9, 2014 | Beverly Prystas | Youth of all ages can benefit from attending day or overnight camps and young people have the opportunity to participate in summer camps in any number of specialties: sports, conservation, livestock and a whole lot more.
December 9, 2014 | Carrie Shrier | A new bill might change the way you install your child’s car seat.
December 9, 2014 | Michelle Neff | Often times parents and older kids may not see eye to eye on budget or holiday present choices. This is a great time to start conversations with your kids and help them to learn important life skills that they will need in the future.
December 9, 2014 | Kathy Jamieson | Incorporate this fun financial education activity into your college campus during Money Smart Week.
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Date: Dec 22, 2014 - Dec 22, 2014
Location: 15100 Hubbard, Livonia, MI 48154
Date: Jan 18, 2015
Location: MSU Campus, Breslin Center: 1 Birch Rd, East Lansing, MI
Date: Jan 26, 2015
Location: Alcona County Library, Harrisville Branch, 312 W. Main St., Harrisville, MI 48740
- 4-H Arts
- 4-H China Project
- 4-H Clothing & Textiles
- 4-H Cloverbuds (Ages 5-8)
- 4-H Communications
- 4-H Companion Animals
- 4-H Dairy Cattle Production & Management
- 4-H Exploration Days
- 4-H Food, Health & Well-Being
- 4-H Goat Production & Management
- 4-H Junior Citizen Planner
- 4-H Leadership Education
- 4-H Proud Equestrians Program
- 4-H Rabbits & Cavies
- 4-H Science Blast in the Class
- Jump Into Foods and Fitness (JIFF)
- Outdoor Adventure Challenge
- Revolution of Responsibility