• Exploration Days Session and Free Time Details

    Published on November 3, 2022
    Michigan State University Extension 4-H Exploration Days is a pre-college program for more than 1000 youth (ages 12-19 years old) from across the state of Michigan. This includes the Adult Instructor role description.

  • Michigan 4-H Risk Management Checklist for Winter Activities

    Published on March 30, 2022
    This checklist is intended to support 4-H volunteers when groups are planning to engage in winter activities such as: skiing, snowboarding, tubing, hockey, ice skating, ice fishing, snowshoeing, sledding, winter biking and more.

  • Michigan 4-H Field Trip & Activities Permission Form

    Published on January 1, 2022
    This form is recommended for 4-H volunteers and staff to use when taking youth on field trips.

  • Michigan 4-H Overnight Housing Permission Form

    Published on January 1, 2022
    Before a child goes on any overnight 4-H activity, their parent or guardian must sign the Michigan 4-H Overnight Housing Permission Form. If a parent or guardian does not sign and submit this form, the child will not be able to take part in the activity.

  • Consent to Stay Overnight at a Michigan 4-H Event with Participants and Volunteers Age 18 and Older

    Published on January 1, 2022
    Before a child is permitted to stay overnight at a 4-H activity with a volunteer or youth participant age 18 or older, their parent or guardian must sign this form.

  • Social Media and Texting Expectations for Michigan State University Extension Volunteers

    Published on October 28, 2021
    Social media and texting have created a whole new world for how people communicate. However, it is important to understand the impacts of using social media and texting as a means of communication and to carefully consider how to keep everyone safe.

  • Washtenaw County 4-H October Newsletter

    Published on October 4, 2021
    Washtenaw County 4-H Newsletter for the month of October 2021

  • Virtual Programming Ideas

    Published on September 1, 2021
    There are many ways you can stay virtually connected to 4-H’ers. Check out this list of programs to help you connect and engage in a fun and meaningful way.

  • 4-H Online 2.0 Family Guide

    Published on September 1, 2021
    The first step to becoming a 4-H member, volunteer, or participant is creating a profile in the 4-H Online data management system. Michigan 4-H uses the 4-H Online system to manage 4-H membership, clubs, projects, activities, and communications.

  • Icebreakers

    Published on August 31, 2021
    A good meeting icebreaker can save your meeting from awkward silences at the start, get people talking and help you loosen everyone up before you get to the business.