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.
January 23, 2015 | Jackelyn Martin | National 4-H Congress builds confidence, communication and life skills.
January 16, 2015 | Thomas Long | Social entrepreneurship has become a youthful movement. Learn how you can gain similar skills through Michigan State University Extension.
January 16, 2015 | Kathy Jamieson | Career exploration and workforce preparation curriculum helps youth build important skills, learn how and where to improve your knowledge and skills with this training.
January 13, 2015 | Tracie Abram | What qualities are needed for a team to be successful? Learn the 17 characteristics that can make you a team player.
January 9, 2015 | Thomas Long | Spending habits putting stress on you? Learn how to relieve your financial stress.
January 9, 2015 | Sara Keinath | After the holidays is a great time to practice gratitude and communication skills through thank-you writing.
December 31, 2014 | Judy Ratkos | Ensure success for your child’s first time at summer camp in a few easy steps.
December 30, 2014 | Judy Ratkos | Make youth summer plans early – MSU pre-college programs like 4-H Exploration Days provides education, personal development and fun for ages 11 and up.
December 23, 2014 | Connie Lange | Learn an interactive way to share basic parliamentary procedure with youth and adults.
December 22, 2014 | Roxanne Turner | Voting in your 4-H club is an effective, educational way to make to decisions. As a result, youth will learn at an early age how much of an impact voting can have.
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Date: Jan 26, 2015
Location: Alcona County Library, Harrisville Branch, 312 W. Main St., Harrisville, MI 48740
Date: Jan 27, 2015 - Mar 24, 2015
Location: Old Baroda Township Hall, 9081 First Street, Baroda, MI, 49101.
Date: Jan 31, 2015 - Feb 1, 2015
Location: Kettunen Center, 14901 4-H Drive, Tustin, MI, 49688
- 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