Registration Information

4-H Exploration Days 2024 registration will close on Friday, April 19 at 5:00pm, so be sure to sign up! 


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An updated list of action-packed sessions (including those that are full) can be found here!


$220 Youth Participant Fee – The fee for youth to participate in 4-H Exploration Days covers meals from Wednesday lunch to Friday lunch, two nights of lodging, all event activities and a T-shirt.

$130 Adult Participant Fee- Adults attend as support for this event as instructors and chaperones and will be assigned a variety of volunteer tasks to support the event.  The fee for adults participating in 4-H Exploration Days covers meals, from Wednesday lunch to Friday lunch, two nights of lodging, all event activities and a T-shirt.

$45 Tuesday Early Arrival Fee – This additional fee covers Tuesday lodging and Wednesday breakfast for long distance participants (primarily from Upper Peninsula).

If unable to pay the $50 pre-payment by credit card within the registration system, please reach out to to make arrangements prior to registering.  


4-H Exploration Days Event Handbook

Please review the 4-H Exploration Days Handbook for event rules, policies and procedures that all youth and adults must acknowledge and abide by.

Fee Deadlines, Cancellations & Refunds 

$50 Pre-Payment – due upon registration 

  • Cancellations through May 1, 2024 are fully refundable. (Pre-payment is non-refundable for cancellations after May 1.)
  • Cancellations between May 2 and May 25th, 2024 will receive payment minus the $50 pre-payment. 


All Fees balance due by May 25, 2024 – This is the remaining balance, that includes additional fees or minus any applicable scholarship credits/coupon codes for local scholarships.

  • Anyone not fully paid by May 25th will be canceled.  Anyone who is canceled due to lack of full payment by May 25th is not eligible for a refund.
  • Cancellations by participants after May 25th will lose $120 of their payment(s). Refunds for the amount paid beyond $120 will be processed in July.

Cancellations after June 15th are considered no show and refunds will not be given.

All cancellations for the event must be submitted to When a cancellation request is submitted, you will receive a refund form that will need to be filled out within 3 business days. 


Payment Options:

  • Credit/Debit Card through the registration system.
  • Cash or Check through the MSU Extension county office. 
  • E-check 

Key and Access Card Replacement Fees: 
Room Key- $75.00
Loaner Access/Meal Card- $20.00
Emergency Lock Charge- $185.00


Please direct any questions to