4-H Today

  • Kettunen Center is "Green Lodging Michigan" certified

    Published on October 13, 2009

    Since Kettunen Center opened its doors in 1961, it has always had a strong connection with the environment. Recently, the center received recognition for its efforts from the Michigan Department of Energy, Labor and Economic Growth (DELEG).

  • 4-H club takes root

    Published on October 13, 2009

    Their garden, part of Sault Sainte Marie's community garden system, quickly outgrew its space. They are grateful to the Sault Gardening Club for the generous donation of two garden plots for the 4-H club to use this growing season.

  • Camp Neyati: Serving youth for 70 years

    Published on October 13, 2009

    Thousands of young people, adult volunteers and professional leaders have enjoyed Camp Neyati each summer since 1938. In 2009, two-hundred-sixty-five young people, ages 8 to 14, enjoyed a week at camp.

  • Grand Traverse 4-H clubs make a difference in community

    Published on October 13, 2009

    4-H is about more than just taking an animal to the fair. Many 4-H clubs incorporate community service into their activities, and some outstanding 4-H clubs of Grand Traverse County are making a difference doing just that.

  • Good kids doing good things

    Published on October 13, 2009

    Our 4-H youth are some of the best of the best. It really provides hope for the future. Someday these good kids doing good things will grow into good neighbors and good community leaders.

  • Youth leaders inspire furry philanthropy

    Published on October 13, 2009

    Members of the Oakland County 4-H Youth Leadership Institute sorted, counted and bagged 1,309 cuddly creatures that were donated to comfort kids experiencing medical emergencies.

  • Capitol Experience leads 4-H'er to internship

    Published on October 13, 2009

    A Clare County 4-H member got a glimpse of how Michigan's legislative process works during the four-day 4-H Capitol Experience conference in Lansing in March of 2009.

  • 4-H Mentoring Weekend strengthens relationships

    Published on October 13, 2009

    On July 17, 2009, the second annual 4-H Mentoring Weekend brought mentoring matches from around the state to Kettunen Center to enjoy a retreat-style conference to strengthen mentoring relationships.

  • Everyone benefits from award-winning mentoring programs

    Published on October 13, 2009

    Macomb County 4-H Youth Development, in partnership with the Michigan Community Service Commission and Learn and Serve America, has participated in the Michigan 4-H Learn and Serve Teen Mentors program since 2006.

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