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  • 4-H Youth Mentoring

    Young people are matched with a trained, caring mentor who provides friendship and support to help them navigate life and make healthy life choices.


  • Rockin' the green movement

    Published on October 13, 2009
    4-H youth in Sanilac County are "rockin' the green movement" through new science, engineering and technology (SET) programming efforts that have been made possible through a 4-H participation fee grant.

  • Select a quality mentoring program for your child

    Published on May 21, 2012
    What should you look for when selecting a mentoring program? Explore suggestions on how to find a safe and high quality program.

  • Navigating burnout in mentoring relationships

    Published on November 8, 2013
    Even the best mentors can feel burnt out at times. What can a mentor do when the relationship becomes stressful or overwhelming?

  • 4-H Volunteer Profile: Doug Craven

    Published on November 19, 2014
    In an effort to highlight the many different volunteer opportunities 4-H has to offer, the 4-H Volunteer Profile series will highlight a few of the many wonderful people who give their time to Michigan 4-H.

  • Grand Traverse youth recycling program is something to "Envi"

    Published on October 13, 2009
    Ellie Perry and Makala Warner, two teens from a 4-H-sponsored group calling themselves Envi, went in front of the Grand Traverse County Resource Recovery Council in May of 2009 to present their mission.

  • Gardening: Weeding, watering and...wikis?

    Published on October 13, 2009
    The Michigan 4-H Children's Garden will soon be offering several wikis for kids to use to report and share their plant-related, science-based activities and discoveries.

  • Youth and emotional eating habits

    Published on September 12, 2012
    Going back to school can be a very exciting, fun, empowering time for youth. But it can also be a time where youth experience anxiety, fear, and restlessness. We know that sometimes emotional variances in youth will lead to changes.

  • Yes I Can 4-H Club members present butterfly garden

    Published on October 13, 2009
    Members of the Yes I Can 4-H Club, key 4-H club leader/teacher Margaret "Peggy" Colrin and other students and staff at the Day School for Deaf touched a crowd of nearly 200 as the youth performed during their school's butterfly garden dedication.

  • Wayne County 4-H Tech Wizards: Mr. Wells, Jimmy, Brandon & Ronell

    Published on June 28, 2016
    Michigan 4-H mentoring programs have a positive impact on the lives of youth and their mentees. Read about one of these Michigan 4-H mentoring programs and one of their matches!

  • The value of a mentoring relationship

    Published on November 1, 2013
    Mentoring is about giving assistance and or advice to others. This article explores why, or why not, mentors should be paid for their services.

  • Washington trip offers practice in leadership

    Published on January 17, 2011
    Citizenship. Leadership. Civic engagement. These are just some of the things Southwest Michigan teens learned during their week full of 'learning by doing' at this year's 4-H Citizenship Washington Focus.

  • 4-H Volunteer Profile: Brooke Lamb

    Published on February 10, 2015
    In an effort to highlight the many different volunteer opportunities 4-H has to offer, the 4-H Volunteer Profile series will highlight a few of the many wonderful people who give their time to Michigan 4-H.

  • 4-H Great Lakes and Natural Resources Camp

    Published on September 26, 2014
    For the 32nd year, this week long camp focused on increasing participants' knowledge and appreciation of the Great Lakes, natural resources and hands-on learning.

  • Mentoring – Part 1: Building a strong mentoring relationship

    Published on November 28, 2012
    Successful mentoring relationships are linked to positive youth outcomes. Explore tips to build a strong relationship.

  • Preparing youth for the future

    Published on May 21, 2014
    Teaching young people to dress for success during the 2014 Edward Lowe Foundation Young Entrepreneurs Day event.

  • Building youth with the 5 C’s: Confidence

    Published on June 10, 2013
    How can adults positively influence youth development? This article explores the second of the 5 C’s of youth development- confidence.

  • Don’t separate the process from the result

    Published on September 19, 2013
    It is pretty safe to assume that just about everyone is operating with good intentions.

  • Becoming a mentor: How to select a mentoring program

    Published on June 22, 2012
    When deciding what mentoring program to volunteer at, consider these tips to find a safe and quality program.

  • Youth spend a significant amount of time with mentors

    Published on December 23, 2013
    Most mentoring programs require matches to spend a lot of time together. This article discusses the average amount of time spent between adult mentors and youth.

  • Tips for planning your next 4-H event

    Published on June 25, 2012
    Consider these tips to make event planning easy as you discover some resources to help keep your event on track.