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General Info

Welcome to the Kalamazoo County 4-H Youth Development Program. Our Kalamazoo County youth are busy each year with projects and community service programs. They prepare and show their projects for the annual county fair as well as displays of horsemanship and showing their livestock.   4-H Logo

Kalamazoo County MSU Extension 4-H staff:

Veronica Bolhuis, 4-H Program Coordinator
bolhuisv@msu.edu 
269-383-8867

Currently vacant - Urban 4-H Program Coordinator

Visit the links on this page to view local 4-H events, the meeting calendar, Kalamazoo County 4-H newsletter and links to the State 4-H office for statewide events, project guidelines and various forms for projects and workshops. 

Upcoming events:

Educational Resources for School Closures


Credit Craze
April 1, 2020 5pm
April 7, 2020 6pm

Swine Feed Clinic

April 1, 2020 7pm

4-H Show Your Money Smarts Contest
April 1 - 30, must be registered by April 16

Horse Council Tack Sale (updated flyer coming soon)
                 RESCHEDULED (Take 2) - May 18, 2020
                 5 pm - 9 pm

Newsletters and Calendars

2019-2020 Calendar (updated 2/11/2020)

2020 Newsletters

2019 Newsletters

4-H Club Pages

Kalamazoo 4-H Councils

Kalamazoo County has four 4-H Councils:

  • The Leaders Council consists of adult and teen representatives of each community club. The council sets county policy and holds fundraisers to support the overall 4-H program.
  • Livestock Superintendents Association (LSA) consists of superintendents of each market animal species. They are responsible for setting policy concerning market animals and hosts the annual livestock auction at the Kalamazoo County Youth Fair.
  • Horse Council consists of horse leaders who set policy for the horse project. They are responsible for hosting the annual tack sale and open horse show.
  • Dog Council consists of dog leaders who set policy for the dog project.

Please click on the following links for further information on each of the councils.

State 4-H Opportunities        

Other Websites of Interest

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