Physical Well-Being


Interested in finding ways to be more active?

Michigan 4-H encourages youth to actively engage in at least 60 minutes of physical activity daily.  4-H offers programs and camps for youth to learn about new ways to stay active as well as to encourage physical activity.  While there are opportunities for adults, teen leaders and volunteers to gain valuable experience through hands-on training, Michigan 4-H also encourage youth do develop healthy habits by staying active to build a healthy lifestyle.

Featured Resources

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Heads In, Hearts In: Healthy Living Activities

The Heads In, Hearts In family enrichment program encourages families to use their minds as a tool to expand their knowledge around a variety of topic areas. This packet contains all 15 healthy living activities.

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Healthy Youth Activities for 4-H Leaders and Clubs

March 20, 2017

Health is the fourth "H" in 4-H and an important part of every 4-H members' life!

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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.


For more information on how to get involved as a youth or volunteer, contact your county Michigan State University Extension office or: