• Hillsdale County Horse and Pony Project Book

    Published on August 10, 2023
    Properly kept records will give you a clear picture of what you have done in your horse project work. Download the 2023 project book and keep this record as part of your 4-H project and activities.

  • Crafts Around the World Series Europe: Italian Laurel Wreath Crown

    Published on June 8, 2023
    This activity provides youth the opportunity to lean about cultural activities as well as practice the art of making an Italian Laurel Wreath Crown.

  • Spartan Dollars and Cents: Realistic Budget Simulation

    Published on June 5, 2023
    This hands-on budgeting simulation teaches participants how to prepare a real-world budget.

  • 4-H Exploration Days Handbook

    Published on May 18, 2023
    This document details the Michigan 4-H Code of Conduct as well as all of the policies and procedures for 4-H Exploration Days.

  • 4-H Online SPIN Club Staff Guide updated 5.17.23

    Published on May 18, 2023
    A staff guide to managing SPIN Clubs in4-H Online.

  • Ottawa County 4-H Club Directory

    Published on May 16, 2023
    Thank you for your interest in the Ottawa County Youth Development Program. In the Ottawa County Club Directory, you will find the clubs geographic locations and a listing of the projects that they are most heavily involved in.

  • Ottawa County Fair Poultry Declaration 2023

    Published on May 9, 2023
    Ottawa County Fair Poultry Declaration 2023. Please send an exhibit tag or index card with your name and class information for each class you plan to enter to the coordinator by the Monday before the fair. Indicate which birds may be caged together.

  • Why Do Some Birds Migrate?

    Published on May 4, 2023
    Migration is a pattern of behavior in which animals travel from one habitat to find food, water, shelter, or space.

  • Catch Me If You Can

    Published on May 4, 2023
    A predator is an organism that catches and eats other animals. Prey is the animal the predator feeds upon. Hundreds of different predator-prey relationships occur in nature.

  • What Do You See?

    Published on May 4, 2023
    Learning to observe is an essential skill for fully exploring and experiencing the wonders of our world.