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  • 4-H Environmental & Outdoor Education

    Michigan 4-H environmental and outdoor education teaches youth about science and ecology, interrelationships and impacts, health, and positive outdoor experiences. As a result, youth learn to appreciate and respect the connection between people and nature.


  • Aug 4

    Nature Therapy SPIN club

    August 4, 2021 – August 13, 2021 In person event August 4 @10 AM, Zoom meetings August 6,11,13 @12 PM 1066 Bogue Street East Lansing, MI 48824

    This new SPIN club will explore the impacts of nature on mental health.

  • Aug 3

    Bug Lunch 4-H SPIN club

    August 3, 2021 – August 24, 2021 Tuesdays August 3-24 @ 12PM EST Online via Zoom

    Come to Bug Lunch to learn more about the wonderful world of insects!

  • Oct 24

    Shooting Sports Trainer Certification Workshop

    October 24, 2021 – October 29, 2021

    Become a Trainer for the Michigan 4-H Shooting Sports program! Trainers facilitate certification workshops for teen & adult volunteers in the 4-H shooting sports project area.

  • Sep 18

    Saginaw Bay 4-H Fish Camp - Arenac County

    September 18, 2021 9:00AM – 3:00PM

    Arenac County 4-H, Michigan Sea Grant, and Project FISH and local partners will be hosting a one-day Fish Camp. Participants will learn about knot tying, tackle crafting, casting, aquatic ecology, angler ethics and more!

  • Sep 15

    Shooting Sports 4-H Archery

    September 15, 2021 – October 20, 2021 4-H Property, 1397 W Burdickville Road, Maple City, MI 49664 (Leelanau County, across from Myles Kimmerly Park)

    Youth ages 8 years old and up can learn archery from the NW Michigan 4-H Shooting Sports Club. All skill levels welcome! Sessions are on Wednesdays 9/15-10/21/21. The cost is $20, which includes a club t-shirt and equipment fees.

  • Aug 12

    Shooting Sports Mail-In Tournament

    August 12, 2021 – September 26, 2021

    New tournament type open to participants statewide, features local shooting, virtual upload of scores, and free registration. Great learning opportunity for new club leaders and members.

  • Oct 10

    Shooting Sports Rifle Instructor Certification (One-day hybrid Workshop)

    October 10, 2021 8:00AM – 5:00PM Barry County Conservation Club, 1180 Cook Rd, Hastings, MI 49058

    Interested in leading shooting sports with a 4-H rifle, bb, or air gun club? Become a Certified Instructor at this one-day hybrid workshop!

  • Oct 13

    Fall Into Fun 4-H SPIN Club

    October 13, 2021 – November 24, 2021 The first week's game prompts will be released at this date and time. Online

    Fall into Fun with Michigan 4-H this Autumn! Using the GooseChase App, Michigan youth and families are invited to join in gameplay while learning about our environment.

  • Oct 22

    Michigan Beekeepers' Association & MSU Extension Fall Conference

    October 22, 2021 – October 23, 2021 Online

    Beekeepers and people interested in learning more about beekeeping, honey bees, and hive products are welcome to attend.

  • Sep 25

    4-H Introduction to Archery

    September 25, 2021 10:00AM – 12:00PM

    The 4-H Archery Introduction event will give youth an opportunity to learn basic archery safety and techniques from a 4-H certified archery instructor.

  • Oct 1

    Project F.I.S.H Fishing Instructor Workshop

    October 1, 2021 – October 2, 2021 Saginaw Valley Research and Extension Center, 3775 S. Reese Road, Frankenmuth, MI 48734

    Participants will gain confidence with basic fishing skills, practice techniques and be given the tools and resources to begin a successful fishing program/club with children in 4-H Clubs, the classroom or in an after-school setting.

  • Wild Spartans: Raptor Conservation with Libby Mojica

    Published on January 12, 2021

    In this 4-H Wild Spartans episode, we take to the skies to talk to an ornithologist about the raptors that inspire us! Learn about researching, protecting, and conserving raptors that soar our skies. Meet EDM wildlife biologist, Libby Mojica, learn about her field work, and the education and career path she followed to get there as she discusses “Raptor Conservation and Management: Working with Birds of Prey in Cities and Wildlands.”

  • Starting a Leaf Collection

    Start a leaf collection! Join Michigan State University Extension 4-H  Program Coordinator Seth Martin to learn how to select and preserve leaves to start a leaf collection. 

  • 4-H Ocean Explorers: Seahorses - Spiny Superdads

    Published on July 2, 2020

    Join as we learn about seahorses! A 4-H volunteer who works as a marine science educator at a major U.S. aquarium will teach us all about seahorses in this engaging lesson, including where they live, what they eat, why they're superdads, and whether they are a fish, a horse, or something else entirely!

  • Wild Spartans: Protecting Michigan's Bats with John DePue

    Published on October 26, 2020

    In this 4-H Wild Spartans episode, meet Michigan DNR biologist, John DePue, learn about his field work, and his education and career path as he shares his work "Protecting Michigan's Bats."

  • Wild Spartans: Science in Zookeeping & Conservation with Caitlin Mack

    Published on November 10, 2020

    In this 4-H Wild Spartans episode, we head to the sub-Sahara to learn about African painted (wild) dogs. Meet MSU graduate researcher, Caitlin Mack, learn about her work on the social behavior and conservation of these rare carnivores, and the education and career path she followed as she discusses “Science in Zookeeping and Conservation.”

  • 4-H Ocean Explorers: Life Cycle of a Sea Turtle

    Published on April 30, 2020

    Discover more about sea turtles, their life cycles, habitat and needs. Presenter is a 4-H volunteer who works at a major US aquarium as a marine science educator.

  • Wild Spartans: Invasive Species with Taylor Haas

    Published on December 8, 2020

    In this 4-H Wild Spartans episode, we go upstream to learn about sea lamprey, an oceanic species invading the Great Lakes. Meet MSU graduate researcher, Taylor Haas, learn about his field work, and the education and career path he followed to get there in his presentation, “Invasive Species and I: A Scientist’s Tale of Working with Wildlife from Elsewhere”.

  • Ready, Aim... Targeting Life Skills Through 4-H Shooting Sports

    Published on November 5, 2020

    4-H Shooting Sports is one of the largest project areas in Michigan and nationwide. Learn how program priorities provide for a safe and meaningful member experience. This 2-minute video provides an overview of the shooting sports project area, helpful as a starting point for volunteers, staff, and stakeholders new to this 4-H project area.

  • 4-H Ocean Explorers: Orcas - Pandas of the Sea

    Published on July 2, 2020

    Join us as we learn about orcas! In this engaging presentation, a 4-H volunteer who works as a marine science educator at a major U.S. aquarium will teach us about orca habitats, food, families and communities!