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  • Outdoor Adventure Challenge

    This program uses the outdoors to lead youth in activities that teach how to plan, organize, and conduct their own activities outdoors. Participants learn canoeing, kayaking, backpacking, hiking, outdoor survival and safety skills and more.

  • Building Strong Adolescents

    Building Strong Adolescents news, programming and other resources from MSU Extension.

  • Put It Up! Food Preservation for Youth

    Put It Up! Food Preservation for Youth news, programming and other resources from MSU Extension.

  • Be SAFE

    Be SAFE news, programming and other resources from MSU Extension.

  • Jump Into Foods & Fitness (JIFF)

    Jump Into Foods and Fitness (JIFF) is a research-based curriculum that features eight “Kangaroo Jumps” or sessions that help kids ages 8 to 11 (grades 3 to 5) learn the importance of nutrition, increased physical activity and food safety.

  • Together We Can

    Together We Can news, programming and other resources from MSU Extension.

  • 4-H Scholarships & Recognition Program

    The 4-H Scholarship and Recognition Program provides both youth participants and 4-H volunteers with recognition and rewards for their work in 4-H.

  • 4-H Military Family Programs

    4-H provides predictable programming, helpful resources and a safe and nurturing environment for military kids who face frequent moves and experience the difficulties surrounding lengthy deployments.

  • 4-H Healthy Youth

    Michigan 4-H Youth Development supports and empowers individuals, families and volunteers to help young people make proactive decisions about healthy lifestyles by offering resources and tools around nutrition, fitness and health in young people.

  • Inclusive 4-H

    Blending different backgrounds together is a unique aspect of Michigan 4-H. Differences including people of diverse backgrounds, heritages, and physical and mental abilities are welcome, and encouraged, to join 4-H as a participant or volunteer.

  • 4-H Healthy U at MSU Camp

    Gain knowledge about nutrition, physical fitness and personal safety while having the opportunity to visit and explore MSU!

  • Michigan 4-H Healthy Living Challenge: 5-2-1-0 For Your Health

    As one of the four main pillars of 4-H, Michigan 4-H encourages youth across the state to join them in focusing on healthy living. Participate in the 5-2-1-0 Challenge to help jumpstart your healthy living!

  • 4-H Exploration Days

    This signature MSU precollege program brings youth ages 11-19 to the campus of Michigan State University to live like a college student for three days and build critical life skills for the transition to college and adulthood.

  • 4-H Plants, Soils & Gardening

    4-H youth explore the broad scope of plant sciences through educational opportunities about crops, vegetables, horticulture and more. Participants learn about topics include weeds, crops, fruits, vegetables, gardening, horticulture, and agronomy.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Color-Changing Milk

    In this activity, you will learn how fats and proteins change after the addition of a second substance. You will also learn about molecules of fat in the milk we drink.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: MyPlate Bracelet

    Published on October 18, 2018
    In this activity, you will create a bracelet as a tangible reminder to help you remember to eat from each of the five food groups, drink water and stay active.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Get Healthy With MyPlate

    Published on October 18, 2018
    In this activity you will learn the importance of having a well-balanced diet that contains an appropriate amount of each food group by exploring the five food groups using MyPlate.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Size Matters

    Published on October 18, 2018
    In this activity, you will learn that you can find serving sizes on Nutrition Facts labels. You will also learn that the serving dish we use often gives a misperception for how much food we should eat.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Paper Plate Balance

    Published on October 18, 2018
    In this activity, you will practice the skill of balance by balancing a paper plate on your head.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Pedometer Challenge

    In this activity, you will see how fast steps can add up on your pedometer, use pedometers to be creative and challenge yourself or each other to get as many steps as possible and see what types of activities you can do to get the most steps.

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