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Wexford County 4-H Family Newsletters


4-H Member Forms

  • Kit Programs Scholarship Form: Financial assistance is available to cover the cost of participating in kit programs.
  • Camp/Workshop/Event Scholarship Form: Fees will not be a barrier to participation. Request financial support from the Wexford County 4-H Leader's Council. 
  • Member’s Personal Portfolio: Keep track of activities over your 4-H career! Helpful when preparing resumes, applying for jobs, awards, or post-high school programs. 

Wexford County 4-H Council

Council exists to support the growth of countywide 4-H and youth development opportunities. Members fund raise, provide scholarships, and plan year-round activities to support our 4-H community. Youth, parents, volunteers and community members are welcome to attend. The group meets bi-monthly, on the first Tuesday of the month. Meetings begin at 5:30 pm and are held virtually via Zoom. We hope you'll join us!

Current officers include Tabby Fessler, and Janet Dunlap. 



Club Listing

Want to join a club or looking for more information? Enroll youth at Call the 4-H office for details at 231-779-9480. 


Club Activities Leader Contact

4-H Archery Club!

Coming to Mesick, club leaders are now preparing to bring this exciting shooting sports club to you!

 Keith Soerries

NEW! Horseless Horse 4-H  Club

Horses, Community Service

April Nowland

The Grands 4-H Club

Animal Projects, Rabbits, Cavies, rabbit agility, art, community service

Holly Fessler and Erma Giem

All Kids Cook!

Baking and cooking skills; community service; Manton (formerly known as the Manton Cooking and Baking SPIN Club)

Laura Hartson

4-H Model Railroad Club

Model trains; Building, planning and teamwork

Mike Moss

4-H Sewing Club

Sewing skills

Roxanne Ansorge

Wexford 4-H Whatevers

Animal Projects; swine, poultry, steer, goats; market livestock

Actively seeking club leader!

Wild Ones 4-H Club

Wildlife, ecology, nature, environmental science; field trips; citizen science; community service

Keith Soerries
Laura Quist

Wexford County 4-H Council

Governing board that helps grow 4-H programming in Wexford County; fund raises and provides scholarships for members

Tabby Fessler

Janet Dunlap

Activity/Resource Volunteers

These approved volunteers lend a hand where ever needed. Some help with special events, while others on very specific activities, such as camps like 4-H Exploration Days.

Rod Bellows

Don Cui

Richard Dunlap

Janet Dunlap

Tanya Paez

Jeremy Quist 

Taron Tomaski

Pam Vennema

Volunteer/Club Forms

Commonly used forms are available below. Searching for MSUE 4-H content will reveal many helpful statewide resources.

Volunteer Application Fundraiser Application.pdf Annual Financial Summary Report
 Club Sign-in & Minutes template Fundraiser Report 
(due within 10 business days after fundraiser)
Inventory Record Form


4-H Showmanship Books 

Horse Fitting & Showing Poultry Showmanship Cavy Showmanship
Swine Showmanship Market Goat Showmanship Beef Showmanship
Sheep Showmanship Dairy Goat Showmanship Rabbit Fitting & Showing


2019-2020 Statewide Workshops/Events from Michigan 4-H 


Northern District Fair: Dates, Record Books

Coming soon! Record books are being updated now for the 2020 Northern District Fair. New this year, "official" recordbooks for market livestock judging will only be available at weigh-in. However, you can get practice copies here when they are available. Dates for 2020 NDF: 

  • November 2019 - steer weigh-in
  • March 2, 2020 - turkey order deadline
  • May 2, 2020 for Pigs, goats, lambs
  • August 16-22, 2020 Fair dates

Recordbooks (WORKING COPY ONLY - Official copy obtained on weigh-in day.)

2018 Still Exhibit Silent Auction for Northern District Fair  

The 4-H Still Exhibit Silent Auction is an opportunity for youth that exhibit projects in the still exhibit areas to gain experience in entrepreneurship. The Silent Auction offers all 4-H and FFA members a venue to use the knowledge and skills they have learned in their project area to create and market products to the public. 

Silent Auction Brochure 

Still Exhibit Project Record Book (Ages 9-11)

Still Exhibit Project Record Book (Ages 12-19)  



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