Programs

  • 4-H Advisory Group Support

    Training and technical assistance for community and county 4-H advisory groups to help them provide high-quality and effective youth development programming consistent with Michigan 4-H policies and practices.

  • 4-H Capitol Experience

    4-H Capitol Experience is an annual four-day conference that helps prepare youth for active citizenship by focusing on civic engagement and public policy.

  • 4-H Citizenship & Tribal Citizenship Academies

    High school-aged youth take a hands-on approach to learning about democracy at the local level by seeing firsthand how local, county and tribal governments work.

  • 4-H Cloverbuds (Ages 5-7)

    Youth ages 5-7 aren’t quite ready to participate in many of the 4-H project areas and activities that older children can, but there’s still plenty for them to do in 4-H, starting with fun!

  • 4-H Communications

    Having great communications skills can make a big difference in life and work. In 4-H activities, you will have the opportunity to gain skills and confidence in areas such as public speaking, writing, visual communication, video and media.

  • 4-H Exploration Days

    This MSU precollege program welcomes youth ages 12-19 to explore their future, try new things and experience college life! During this three-day event, youth will gain confidence and independence through hands-on learning and make friends for a lifetime.

  • 4-H Junior Citizen Planner

    Youth learn about making effective land-use decisions in their communities while addressing important subjects such as social studies, civics, geography, environmental science, land-use planning and land-use technology.

  • 4-H Youth-Adult Partnerships

    Incorporate young people into governance and decision-making processes with resources that help build and sustain youth-adult partnerships - a great way to couple youth enthusiasm and fresh perspectives with adult wisdom and experience.

  • Character Education

    Character education is the process of learning common attitudes, beliefs and behaviors that are important for people to have as responsible citizens. Parents, teachers, 4-H volunteers and families can help youth positively develop character.

  • Citizenship Washington Focus

    Citizenship Washington Focus is an opportunity for 4-H youth (age 14-19) to spend an entire week in Washington, D.C., including a stop in Gettysburg.