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.
July 18, 2014 | Karen Pace | Policy makers, educators, families and communities must focus on wellness in addition to illness in order to help young people thrive.
July 16, 2014 | Kendra Moyses | Life skills help youth navigate life successfully. Learning how to set goals and work to achieve them is one of the skills that youth need to learn.
July 16, 2014 | Kathy Jamieson | Learn how to budget, invest and save by using Financial Champions, a National 4-H Curriculum.
July 16, 2014 | Roxanne Turner | There are many different facilitation tools that are commonly used to help groups make a decision. This article will explore how to use the “sticky wall.”
July 16, 2014 | John Traugott | CAR statements can help you confidently navigate behavioral interview questions!
July 14, 2014 | Thomas Long | Community service: Youth gain leadership skills from government experience.
July 14, 2014 | John Traugott | A tool to professionally discuss the skills and experience you have gained through 4-H or other extracurricular and work activities.
July 8, 2014 | Michelle Neff | In our fast-pace world, it can be hard to slow down and think about the needs of others. However, it is important as community members and parents that we take time to teach our youth the importance of giving.
July 7, 2014 | Kathy Jamieson | Before summer turns into fall, get a head start on the college application process with these helpful tips.
June 24, 2014 | Michelle Neff | Hot summer days are upon us and it is important to remember the best way to hydrate and stay cool this summer: water!
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Date: Jul 25, 2014
Location: Michigan State University, Anthony Hall Meats Lab, 474 S. Shaw Lane, East Lansing MI 48824
Date: Jul 27, 2014 - Aug 2, 2014
Location: Camp Chickagami, 6952 Kauffman Blvd., Presque Isle, MI 49777
Date: Aug 5, 2014
Location: Wayne County Fairgrounds, 10871 Quirk Rd, Belleville, MI 48111
- 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