To arm youth with information about healthy lifestyles and prepare them to make healthy lifestyle choices, MSU Extension offers a variety of resources and tools about nutrition, fitness and health in young people.
Health involves the physical, social, intellectual, mental and environmental well-being of young people. Michigan 4-H Youth Development supports and empowers individuals, families and volunteers to help young people make proactive decisions about healthy lifestyles. 4-H links decision-making skill building to current health issues such as tobacco use prevention, distracted driving, seatbelt safety, stress management, nutrition and fitness to teach youth:
Through 4-H health programs, young people develop:
For more information on how to get involved as a youth or volunteer, contact your county MSU Extension office or:
Michelle Neff, Extension Educator