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 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.
August 11, 2014 | Kathy Jamieson | Explore these pre-college programs to see if a health profession is right for you.
August 11, 2014 | Jodi Schulz | Decisions - they are made every day! Part 4 in this series explores a variety of decision-making styles.
August 11, 2014 | Thomas Long | 4-H programming can offer youth an edge in preparing for college or the workforce.
August 9, 2014 | Ann Arnold | Children who are active outdoors are more immune to colds and the flu, along with have an increased health, social and motor skills.
August 8, 2014 | Jodi Schulz | Decisions- they are made every day! Part 3 in this series explores the positive relationship youth have with adults and how adults can best support youth through the decision-making process.
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Date: Aug 26, 2014
Location: 2934 Russell Street, Detroit, MI 48207
Date: Aug 26, 2014
Date: Sep 12, 2014
Location: West Shore Educational Service District, 2130 U.S. 10, Ludington, MI 49431
- 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