Upcoming Events

January 2023

  • Berrien County MSU Extension Office Closed
    • January 1 -2, 2023
    • Location: Berrien County MSU Extension Office - Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    • Please plan ahead for pick ups or drops off by calling the Berrien County MSU Extension Office at 269-927-5674. 
  • Berrien County 4-H - Returning Member and Volunteer Enrollment Deadline 
    • January 1, 2023
    • Returning Member and Leader Enrollment Deadline. To register go to: https://v2.4honline.com/#/user/sign-in or for paper accommodations request by calling the Berrien County MSU Extension Office at 269-927-5674. 
  • Berrien County 4-H Horse Leaders Meeting  
    • No January Meeting
  • Berrien County 4-H - CWF Application Deposit Deadline
    • January 9, 2023
    • Location: Berrien County MSU Extension Office - Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    • Who: Open to 4-H Youth ages 14 - 19 years as of January 1, 2023.
    • Cost: $200.00 deposit
    • For more information reach out to the Berrien County MSU Extension Office at 269-927-5674. 
  • Berrien County 4-H - Club Bank Statements Deadline 
    • January 13, 2023
    • Location: Berrien County MSU Extension Office - Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    • All Clubs must submit their bank statement. Statements can be mailed to 1737 Hillandale Road, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, dropped off at the afterhours drop mailbox out front or faxed to 269-944-4128. Please note, clubs that already have their statements mailed directly to the Berrien County MSU Extension Office on monthly/bi-monthly basis may disregard.
  • Berrien County 4-H Leaders Council Re-Organizational Meeting   
    • January 23, 2023
    • Time: 7:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Berrien County MSU Extension Office - Benton Harbor, MI 49022
  • MI 4-H State Rabbit and Cavy Show
    • January 28, 2023
    • Location: MSU Pavilion - Michigan State University - East Lansing, MI 
    • Who: Open to 4-H Members ages 5 - 19 years as of January 1, 2023
    • Cost: $4.00 per a rabbit & cavy, $1.00 per an education class
    • For more information and the Show Catalog go to: https://www.canr.msu.edu/events/state-4-h-rabbit-cavy-show-2023

 

February 2023

  • 4-H Tractor Operator Program  
    • February 1, 2023
    • Location: Baroda Township Hall - Baroda, MI 
    • Who: 4-H Tractor Operator Program Participants
  • MI 4-H Horse Judging Workshop and Mini Contest
    • February 3 - 4, 2023
    • Location: Michigan State University - Pavilion 
    • Cost: TBA
    • For more information reach out to the Berrien County MSU Extension Office at 269-927-5674. 
  • Berrien County 4-H Horse Leaders Meeting  
    • February 7, 2023
    • Time: 7:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Berrien County Youth Fair - Youth Memorial Building - Berrien Springs, MI 
  • 4-H Tractor Operator Program  
    • February 8, 2023
    • Location: Baroda Township Hall - Baroda, MI 
    • Who: 4-H Tractor Operator Program Participants
  • 4-H Day at the Breslin 
    • February 12, 2023
    • Time: Gates open at 1:30 p.m., Game time will be 3:00 p.m. 
    • Location: Michigan State University - Breslin Center
    • Who: The Michigan 4-H Community including MSU Extension and 4-H Youth, Volunteers, Partners, Stakeholders, Alumni, Staff, and their Families! 
    • Cost: Free for guests listed above. 
    • For more information and to register go to: https://www.canr.msu.edu/events/4-h-day-at-the-breslin 
  • 4-H Tractor Operator Program  
    • February 15, 2023
    • Location: Baroda Township Hall - Baroda, MI 
    • Who: 4-H Tractor Operator Program Participants
  • 4-H Animal Science Career Quest
    • February 18 - 19, 2023
    • Location: Michigan State University - Anthony Hall and South Campus Farms 
    • Who: Open to youth ages 12 - 19 years as of January 1, 2023 and 4-H Volunteers
    • Cost: $30.00 for one day or $50.00 for two days per an individual.
    • For more information and to register go to: https://www.canr.msu.edu/events/animal-science-career-quest 
  • Berrien County 4-H Leaders Council Meeting   
    • February 27, 2023
    • Time: 7:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Berrien County MSU Extension Office - Benton Harbor, MI 49022
  • 4-H Tractor Operator Program  
    • February 29, 2023
    • Location: Baroda Township Hall - Baroda, MI 
    • Who: 4-H Tractor Operator Program Participants

 

March 2023

  • 4-H Tractor Operator Program  
    • March 1, 2023
    • Location: Baroda Township Hall - Baroda, MI 
    • Who: 4-H Tractor Operator Program Participants
  • MI 4-H Livestock Workshop
    • March 4, 2023
    • Location: Michigan State University - Anthony Hall and South Campus Farms 
    • Who: TBA
    • Cost: TBA 
    • For more information and to register go to: TBA
  • Berrien County 4-H Horse Leaders Meeting  
    • March 7, 2023
    • Time: 7:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Berrien County Youth Fair - Youth Memorial Building - Berrien Springs, MI 
  • 4-H Tractor Operator Program  
    • March 8, 2023
    • Location: Baroda Township Hall - Baroda, MI 
    • Who: 4-H Tractor Operator Program Participants
  • 4-H Tractor Operator Program  
    • March 15, 2023
    • Location: Baroda Township Hall - Baroda, MI 
    • Who: 4-H Tractor Operator Program Participants
  • MI 4-H Hippology Contest 
    • March 18, 2023
    • Location: Michigan State University - Pavilion 
    • Cost: TBA
    • For more information reach out to the Berrien County MSU Extension Office at 269-927-5674. 
  • 4-H Tractor Operator Program  
    • March 22, 2023
    • Location: Baroda Township Hall - Baroda, MI 
    • Who: 4-H Tractor Operator Program Participants
  • Berrien County 4-H Leaders Council Meeting   
    • March 27, 2023
    • Time: 7:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Berrien County MSU Extension Office - Benton Harbor, MI 49022
  • 4-H Tractor Operator Program  
    • March 29, 2023
    • Location: Baroda Township Hall - Baroda, MI 
    • Who: 4-H Tractor Operator Program Participants

 

April 2023

  • Berrien County 4-H Horse Leaders Meeting  
    • April 4, 2023
    • Time: 7:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Berrien County Youth Fair - Youth Memorial Building - Berrien Springs, MI 
  • 4-H Tractor Operator Program - Written Exam  
    • April 5, 2023
    • Location: Baroda Township Hall - Baroda, MI 
    • Who: 4-H Tractor Operator Program Participants
  • 4-H Tractor Operator Program - Driving Exam   
    • April 7, 2023
    • Location: Snow Garden Farms - Bridgman, MI
    • Who: 4-H Tractor Operator Program Participants
  • We Can Ride 4-H Club - Horse Testing & Shot Clinic 
    • April 15, 2023
    • Time: 9:00 a.m. EST 
    • Location: Buchanan Westerners Riding Center - Buchanan, MI
  • Michigan 4-H/FFA Horse Judging Contest
    • April 16, 2023
    • Location: Michigan State University - Pavilion 
    • Who: Open to members of the Berrien County 4-H Horse Judging Team
    • For more information reach out to the Berrien County MSU Extension Office at 269-927-5674. 
  • We Can Ride 4-H Club - Parent & Rider Orientation   
    • April 19, 2023
    • Time: 6:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Buchanan Westerners Riding Center - Buchanan, MI
  • Berrien County 4-H Leaders Council Meeting   
    • April 24, 2023
    • Time: 7:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Berrien County MSU Extension Office - Benton Harbor, MI 49022
  • We Can Ride 4-H Club - Volunteer Orientation   
    • April 26, 2023
    • Time: 6:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Buchanan Westerners Riding Center - Buchanan, MI

 

May 2023

  • Berrien County 4-H Horse Leaders Meeting  
    • May 2, 2023
    • Time: 7:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Berrien County Youth Fair - Youth Memorial Building - Berrien Springs, MI 
  • We Can Ride 4-H Club - Ride Night  
    • May 3, 2023
    • Time: 6:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Buchanan Westerners Riding Center - Buchanan, MI
  • We Can Ride 4-H Club - Ride Night  
    • May 10, 2023
    • Time: 6:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Buchanan Westerners Riding Center - Buchanan, MI
  • We Can Ride 4-H Club - Ride Night  
    • May 17, 2023
    • Time: 6:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Buchanan Westerners Riding Center - Buchanan, MI
  • 4-H Exploration Days - Berrien Delegation Orientation  
    • May 18, 2023
    • Time: 6:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Virtually via Zoom 
  • Berrien County 4-H Leaders Council Meeting   
    • May 22, 2023
    • Time: 7:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Berrien County MSU Extension Office - Benton Harbor, MI 49022
  • We Can Ride 4-H Club - Ride Night  
    • May 24, 2023
    • Time: 6:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Buchanan Westerners Riding Center - Buchanan, MI
  • We Can Ride 4-H Club - Ride Night  
    • May 31, 2023
    • Time: 6:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Buchanan Westerners Riding Center - Buchanan, MI

 

June 2023

  • Berrien County 4-H Horse Leaders Meeting  
    • June 6, 2023
    • Time: 7:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Berrien County Youth Fair - Youth Memorial Building - Berrien Springs, MI 
  • We Can Ride 4-H Club - Ride Night  
    • June 7, 2023
    • Time: 6:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Buchanan Westerners Riding Center - Buchanan, MI
  • Southwest Michigan 4-H Regional Shooting Sports Tournament
    • June 11, 2023
    • Location: Paw Paw, MI 
    • For more information reach out to the Berrien County MSU Extension Office at 269-927-5674. 
  • We Can Ride 4-H Club - Ride Night  
    • June 14, 2023
    • Time: 6:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Buchanan Westerners Riding Center - Buchanan, MI
  • Michigan 4-H State Goat Show 
    • June 17, 2023
    • Location: Michigan State University - Pavilion
    • For more information reach out to the Berrien County MSU Extension Office at 269-927-5674. 
  • We Can Ride 4-H Club - Ride Night  
    • June 21, 2023
    • Time: 6:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Buchanan Westerners Riding Center - Buchanan, MI
  • Berrien County 4-H - Citizenship Washington Focus - CWF 
    • June 24 - 30, 2023
      • The Michigan 4-H Delegation leaves by bus on Saturday, June 24 with the first stop at the 911 Memorial in PA and then stays Saturday night in Gettysburg. On Sunday, the group will tour the battlegrounds and then travel on to D.C
    • Location: Bethesda, Maryland
    • Who: Open to 4-H Youth ages 14 - 19 years as of January 1, 2023.
    • Cost: The total cost is $2,000.00 (includes transportation, all lodging, conference costs and most meals) plus 7 meals and spending money. Berrien County 4-H offers one scholarship in the amount of $1800.00 to a member attending CWF. 
    • For more information reach out to the Berrien County MSU Extension Office at 269-927-5674. 
  • 4-H Exploration Days
    • June 21 - 23, 2023
    • Location: Michigan State University
    • Who: Open to 4-H Youth ages 12 - 19 years as of January 1, 2023
    • Cost: TBA
    • For more information reach out to the Berrien County MSU Extension Office at 269-927-5674. 
  • Berrien County 4-H Leaders Council Meeting   
    • June 26, 2023
    • Time: 7:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Berrien County MSU Extension Office - Benton Harbor, MI 49022
  • We Can Ride 4-H Club - Ride Night  
    • June 28, 2023
    • Time: 6:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Buchanan Westerners Riding Center - Buchanan, MI

 

July 2023

  • Berrien County 4-H Horse Leaders Meeting  
    • July 4, 2023
    • Time: 7:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Berrien County Youth Fair - Youth Memorial Building - Berrien Springs, MI 
  • We Can Ride 4-H Club - Ride Night  
    • July 5, 2023 
    • Ride Night CANCELLED
  • Benton Harbor Farmers Market - 4-H At the Market  
    • July 12, 2023
    • Time: 10:00 a.m. EST 
    • Location: Benton Harbor Farmers Market - Benton Harbor, MI 
  • We Can Ride 4-H Club - Ride Night  
    • July 12, 2023
    • Time: 6:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Buchanan Westerners Riding Center - Buchanan, MI
  • We Can Ride 4-H Club - Ride Night  
    • July 19, 2023
    • Time: 6:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Buchanan Westerners Riding Center - Buchanan, MI
  • Berrien County 4-H Leaders Council Meeting   
    • July 24, 2023
    • Time: 7:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Berrien County MSU Extension Office - Benton Harbor, MI 49022
  • Benton Harbor Farmers Market - 4-H At the Market  
    • July 26, 2023 
    • Time: 10:00 a.m. EST 
    • Location: Benton Harbor Farmers Market - Benton Harbor, MI 
  • We Can Ride 4-H Club - Ride Night  
    • July 26, 2023
    • Time: 6:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Buchanan Westerners Riding Center - Buchanan, MI

 

August 2023

  • Berrien County 4-H Horse Leaders Meeting  
    • August 1, 2023
    • Time: 7:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Berrien County Youth Fair - Youth Memorial Building - Berrien Springs, MI 
  • Benton Harbor Farmers Market - 4-H At the Market  
    • August 2, 2023
    • Time: 10:00 a.m. EST 
    • Location: Benton Harbor Farmers Market - Benton Harbor, MI 
  • We Can Ride 4-H Club - Ride Night  
    • August 2, 2023
    • Time: 6:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Buchanan Westerners Riding Center - Buchanan, MI
  • Berrien County 4-H Horse Leaders - Open Fun Show  
    • August 5, 2023
    • Time: 8:00 a.m. EST 
    • Location: Berrien County Youth Fair - Berrien Springs, MI 
    • Showbill - COMING SOON 
  • We Can Ride 4-H Club - Ride Night  
    • August 9, 2023
    • Time: 6:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Buchanan Westerners Riding Center - Buchanan, MI
  • Benton Harbor Farmers Market - 4-H At the Market  
    • August 9, 2023
    • Time: 10:00 a.m. EST 
    • Location: Benton Harbor Farmers Market - Benton Harbor, MI 
  • Berrien County Youth Fair 
    • August 13 - 19, 2023
    • Location: Berrien County Youth Fairgrounds - Berrien Springs, MI 
    • Events:
      • 4-H Booth Activities at the Ag - Expo Building - August 14, August 15, August 19 from 11:00 - 5:00 p.m.
      • We Can Ride Activities at the Ag - Expo Building - August 14 - 19, 2023 from 11:00 - 8:00 p.m. 
      • Teen/Service 4-H Club - Lemonade Stand - August 14 - 19  
      • 4-H Versatility Scholarship Event - Equine Complex - August 13
      • We Can Ride 4-H Club PEP Practice Night - Equine Complex - August 18 
      • We Can Ride 4-H Club - PEP Show - Equine Complex - August 19 
  • Michigan 4-H State Horse Show
    • August 18 - 20, 2023
    • Location: Michigan State University - Pavilion 
    • Who: Open to 4-H Youth ages 12 - 19 years as of January 1, 2023
    • Cost: TBA
    • For more information reach out to the Berrien County MSU Extension Office at 269-927-5674. 
  • Michigan 4-H Shooting Sports Tournament (aka State Shoot) 
    • August 18 - 20, 2023
    • Location: TBA 
    • Who: TBA
    • Cost: TBA
    • For more information reach out to the Berrien County MSU Extension Office at 269-927-5674. 
  • Berrien County 4-H Leaders Council Meeting   
    • August 28, 2023
    • Time: 7:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Berrien County MSU Extension Office - Benton Harbor, MI 49022

 

September 2023

  • Berrien County 4-H Horse Leaders Meeting  
    • September 5, 2023
    • Time: 7:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Berrien County Youth Fair - Youth Memorial Building - Berrien Springs, MI 
  • Berrien County 4-H Leader Update Training
    • September 18, 2023 
    • Location: Buchanan Westerners Riding Center - Buchanan, MI
    • Who: Berrien County 4-H Leaders and Teen Leaders
    • Register through 4-H Online at: https://v2.4honline.com/#/user/sign-in 
  • Berrien County 4-H Leader Update Training
    • September 20, 2023
    • Location: Berrien County MSU Extension Office - Benton Harbor, MI
    • Who: Berrien County 4-H Leaders and Teen Leaders
    • Register through 4-H Online at: https://v2.4honline.com/#/user/sign-in 
  • Berrien County 4-H Leaders Council Meeting   
    • September 25, 2023
    • Time: 7:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Berrien County MSU Extension Office - Benton Harbor, MI 49022

 

October 2023

  • Berrien County 4-H Horse Leaders Meeting  
    • October 3, 2023
    • Time: 7:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Berrien County Youth Fair - Youth Memorial Building - Berrien Springs, MI 
  • Berrien County 4-H Leaders Council Meeting   
    • October 23, 2023
    • Time: 7:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Berrien County MSU Extension Office - Benton Harbor, MI 49022

 

November 2023

  • Berrien County 4-H Horse Leaders Meeting  
    • November 7, 2023
    • Time: 7:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Berrien County Youth Fair - Youth Memorial Building - Berrien Springs, MI 
  • Berrien County 4-H Leaders Council Meeting   
    • November 27, 2023
    • Time: 7:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: Berrien County MSU Extension Office - Benton Harbor, MI 49022

 

December 2023 

  • Berrien County 4-H Horse Leaders Meeting  
    • December 5, 2023
    • Time: 7:00 p.m. EST 
    • Location: TBA 
  • Berrien County 4-H Leaders Council Meeting   
    • No meeting for the month December 2023.