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.
August 27, 2014 | Melissa Elischer | This series of articles will introduce animal judging – what it is, the life skills it helps youth to develop, where it can take youth and why everyone should try it!
August 27, 2014 | Barbara Duvall | College is already expensive enough. Manage your spending and avoid trouble by preparing a realistic budget before leaving home.
August 26, 2014 | Barbara Duvall | Improve the likelihood of becoming successful by following three simple tips.
August 26, 2014 | John Traugott | To achieve goals, write them down, make a plan and solicit support from a friend.
August 25, 2014 | Roxanne Turner | 4-H programs encourage youth to fill out record books on their project animals especially during fair time. Throughout the years many people have questioned why these are so important.
August 21, 2014 | Frank Cox | Prepare for your future job by becoming a 4-H ambassador in your county.
August 21, 2014 | Judy Ratkos | 4-H Exploration Days brought hundreds of youth to MSU in June for a pre-college program focused on science education, personal development and fun.
August 15, 2014 | Thomas Long | 4-H programming can offer youth an edge in preparing for college or the workforce.
August 14, 2014 | Debra Barrett | New 4-H project is successful at teaching young people about entrepreneurship.
August 12, 2014 | Michelle Neff | Explore why chocolate milk can be a great way to refuel after a good workout or practice.
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Date: Sep 12, 2014
Location: West Shore Educational Service District, 2130 U.S. 10, Ludington, MI 49431
Date: Sep 13, 2014 - Sep 27, 2014
Location: Montmorency Co. 4-H Fair green clinic building, 13110 M-33 N., Atlanta, MI 49709
Date: Sep 29, 2014
- 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 Financial Education & Entrepreneurship Resources
- 4-H Food, Health & Well-Being
- 4-H Global & Cultural programs
- 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