4-H Today

  • 4-H environmental camp offers science education and fun

    Published on October 13, 2009

    Campers and counselors from 30 Michigan counties had a great time while getting hands-on science and technology experiences at 4-H Great Lakes and Natural Resources Camp August 2 to 8, 2009.

  • Cookies teach campers about energy

    Published on October 13, 2009

    It's nothing new for a 4-H member to learn to bake a cookie, but making cookies without any electrical appliances? Now, that's a new skill!

  • Oakland County gets SET for 2010

    Published on October 13, 2009

    The National 4-H Headquarters has identified three focus areas called mission mandates. They are science, engineering and technology (SET); healthy living; and citizenship. Oakland County 4-H is working hard to make SET a big part of future programming.

  • Slime and gunk and snot, oh my!

    Published on October 13, 2009

    4-H science, engineering and technology (SET) programs were on the hands-on learning menu in northern Michigan this summer, as Crawford County 4-H offered several programs that encouraged young minds and improved science proficiency in the county's youth.

  • Mind design session explores big ideas

    Published on October 13, 2009

    More than 150 4-H youth and adult volunteers from across the state took that question to heart at the second annual Michigan 4-H Business and Entrepreneurship Expo (4-H B&EE).

  • Teen entrepreneurs refine their skills

    Published on October 13, 2009

    "Growing Your Existing Business," an advanced entrepreneurship class for Michigan 4-H teens, was held June 24-26, 2009 during the annual 4-H Exploration Days and offered great resources for teen business owners.

  • From the lake to the pan and everything in between

    Published on October 13, 2009

    "From the Lake to the Pan and Everything in Between" is a three-day course offered each year as part of 4-H Exploration Days, which offers hundreds of youth the chance to participate in a wide variety of outdoor learning opportunities.

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