Fourth-grade students are introduced to the unique features of the Great Lakes through a combination of classroom learning and hands-on experience. As a result, students understand their role in protecting vital freshwater resources.
State Youth Leadership Council members serve as representatives of the Michigan 4-H program, promoting 4-H through state and local activities, and can provide youth voice and perspective on the development of 4-H programs and curricula.
The three-day Facilitative Leadership workshop helps build the capacity of groups or organizations to use the collective talents of its members to coordinate actions, strengthen relationships, and enable the group to meet its goals.
A user-friendly, practical way for participants to better understand their own personalities and the most important traits. Participants learn skills that allow them to better communicate their thoughts and ideas to clients, friends and family.
Advanced Facilitative Leadership is an experiential workshop focused on deepening and enhancing facilitation skills targeted at those who facilitate groups around “high-heat” issues. Completion of Facilitative Leadership is a pre-requisite for attending.
An intensive, multi-session statewide leadership development program, held biennially. Participants develop their technical and people skills in an atmosphere of openness, trust, friendship and camaraderie.
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.
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.
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.
Discover the many ways to get involved in your community and act locally through activities and events that develop leadership and citizenship skills. Youth gain the knowledge, skills and practical application needed to learn job skills and have fun.
The Michigan 4-H Youth Conservation Council offers leadership and confidence-building, acquisition of important life skills, a chance to explore solutions to environmental issues, and much more! M4HYCC is for children ages 13 to 19.
This five-day conference in Atlanta, Georgia, offers workshops on topics such as diversity, cultural experiences, leadership and team development. 4-H’ers can also apply to be on the leadership and design teams that develop and conduct the event.