Tools and trainings for volunteer managers in youth development programs, youth development staff, and adult and teen volunteers who work with 4-H and other youth development programs.

4-H Capacity Building for Youth Development ProgramsMSU Extension provides a variety of capacity-building tools and services to 4-H and other youth development programs in an effort to prepare Michigan’s children for future educational, career and life success. We provide training (delivered through webinars and face-to-face workshops), curricula and other materials for volunteer managers, youth development staff, and adult and teen volunteers.

For more information please send an e-mail to and a member of the Capacity Building team will follow-up..


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