Wexford County 4-H School Programming
We welcome you to consider scheduling 4-H School Enrichment sessions in your classroom to connect in-school learning with real-world experiences. Programs are designed to enhance classroom subject matter, providing hands-on education, and spark new interests and skills. Below is a program list to select from, with a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM), health and nutrition, life skill development, leadership, and global and social awareness.
To find more information or to register, complete and return the Registration Form. We look forward to working with you and your students. If you have questions or would like to schedule a time to discuss this opportunity, please call 231-779-9480 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact us as early as you can, which will allow us to maximize time availability.
SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, ARTS, & MATHEMATICS
Animal Science Programming
Junior Master Gardener
Science Blast in the Class
Embryology: Life Development through Incubating Chicken Eggs
Junk Drawer Robotics
National Youth Science Day: Game Changers
Pollinator Power and Monarch Magic
Water Quality Monitoring
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT & CULTURAL AWARENESS
Michigan 4-H Children’s China Art Project
Backpack to Adventure: Youth Leaders in a Global World
Building Youth and Our Community
Fill Your Toolbox for Successful Leadership
The Future We Want: Youth Leadership and Global Citizenship Workshop
Generating Ideas and Teen Facilitation
Ice Breakers and Facilitating Meetings
Icebreakers and mixers can create a safe atmosphere among colleagues, friends and any group. They help a group relax, build an environment of trust and safety, and best of all, energize a group. Icebreakers are just one step to creating a positive meeting or activity. The workshop will guide the audience on how to create an effective meeting environment. Join in to discover how to jazz up meetings and gain many new ideas.
Leadership Through Effective Meetings: Advanced Parliamentary Procedures
Officer Roles and Responsibilities
Pack Your Suitcase: Opportunities Beyond the County 4-H Program
Reflection and Failure Resiliency
LIFE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT, HEALTH, & NUTRITION
Babysitting SPIN Club
Budgeting for the 4-H Market Animal Project
Build Your Future Through Portfolios
Careers in the Field of Agriculture
Discover how to turn your ideas and creativity into a business and future career! This training can be customized to include topics such as entrepreneurial traits, turning passions into profits, types of businesses, business ideas, the language of business, competition analysis, customer needs, demographics and service, pricing, marketing, sales, business budgets and business plan development.
Interviews for Success
Mad City Money
Making Career Connections
Money Around The World
Pathways to Success
Pounding the Pavement
This program helps youth take the necessary steps before the job search; helping to reduce time spent looking for work and opening up the potential for more job opportunities. Youth will explore the hidden job market and learn how to network, complete job applications, and write and critique a resume and interview. This activity is part of the National 4-H curriculum Build Your Future: Choices… Connections… Careers, written by MSU Extension staff members, and can be done individually or in combination with other lessons from the curriculum.
Putting the Pieces Together: Goals for the Future
This program helps youth determine their career goals and identify steps they can take now to explore the path that interests them. Youth will create a plan that includes short, intermediate and long-term career goals to help ensure they reach their dreams. This activity is part of the National 4-H curriculum Build Your Future: Choices… Connections… Careers, written by MSU Extension staff members, and can be done individually or in combination with other lessons from the curriculum.
Raising Money Smart Children
This interactive program will demonstrate ways parents and guardians can talk to their children about being financially healthy. Adults and children will engage in activities designed to explore wants versus needs, allowance, spending plans and saving tips. The program is filled with hands-on activities for both children and adults to work together and practice managing their money as a family unit.
Reading Makes Cents
These lessons from the 4-H curriculum, Reading Makes Cents, cover seven different themes: history of money, budgeting, saving, spending, sharing, earning, borrowing and lending. The lessons involve the use of children’s literature to teach concepts about money. The activities appeal to children in grades 3 to 5 but can be adjusted slightly for different age groups.
Show Me Nutrition
Resumes That Rock
Skills… Choices… Careers
Spartan Dollars and Cents
Turn Your Passion into Profits
In this training, youth discover the advantages and disadvantages of becoming an entrepreneur, learn about types of businesses as well as what to include in a business plan. In this simulated business activity, youth also learn to problem solve, make decisions and use their resources wisely. This activity is part of the National 4-H curriculum Build Your Future: Choices… Connections… Careers, written by MSU Extension staff members, and can be done individually or in combination with other lessons from the curriculum.
MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS
Your Thoughts Matter
Stress Less with Mindfulness
RELAX: Alternatives to Anger