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  • A life of generous giving

    Published on June 3, 2019
    Doug Lewis is our superhero. He's a volunteer who is making a difference in 4-H, MSU Extension and across the state. His stories, energy and generosity inspire us and we can't wait for you to meet him on this episode of Partnerships and Peninsulas.

  • Growing Leaders Who Grow Solutions

    Published on February 24, 2020
    4-H is known for growing leaders, and Addy Battel and Pearl Daskam are two incredible examples of that. Jeff talks to the teens about how the skills they learned in 4-H led to the creation of a successful nonprofit tackling food insecurity.

  • The World Food Prize Michigan Youth Institute

    Published on May 22, 2018
    The Michigan State University Extension World Food Prize Michigan Youth Institute brings together young people to discuss global food security and access, and explore possible career paths.

  • Operation Military Kids

    Published on July 1, 2019
    Angela Harkins, lead state child and youth coordinator for the Michigan Army National Guard shares about the unique needs of military families and the importance of community and partnerships.

  • Living the 4-H Life with Julie Chapin

    Published on November 5, 2018
    Hear from Julie Chapin about her 4-H life, everything the 4-H clover represents and how you can get involved.

  • Michigan 4-H Embryology Course

    This course is designed for teachers, homeschool groups, community partners, 4-H leaders, and other caring adults to teach youth about the science of hatching eggs and provide resources for your own hatching if desired!

  • 2020 Fall VANTAGE

    Published on November 1, 2020
    The VANTAGE newsletter is published for members of the Michigan 4-H Foundation. The 2020 fall edition of VANTAGE features trustee elections, community support, outstanding alumni, and much more.

  • May 20

    Invasive Alien Invaders

    May 20, 2021 – August 26, 2021 Every other Thursday begining May 20th. Invasive Invasion - Saturday, September 11 at 10:00 Location TBD ZOOM - link shared once registered; Location of September 11th is TBD

    Youth ages 5-19 from Ingham, Eaton, Clinton, & Ionia counties join the forces as we battle against the ecosystem’s invasive alien invaders.

  • Sep 11

    Saginaw Bay 4-H Fish Camp - Bay County

    September 11, 2021 9:00AM – 3:00PM Bay City State Park, 3582 State Park Drive, Bay City, MI 48706

    Bay County 4-H, Michigan Sea Grant, and Project FISH and local partners will be hosting a one-day Fish Camp. Participants will learn about knot tying, tackle crafting, casting, aquatic ecology, angler ethics and more!

  • May 17

    2021 MSU Tollgate Farm Stewards Teen Leadership Program

    May 17, 2021 – August 27, 2021 Online

    The Tollgate Camp Stewards and Stewards-in-Training positions are open to youth ages 13-19 interested in gaining career and college readiness skills mentoring campers in an outdoor farm setting.

  • Mar 23

    STEAM Careers SPIN Club

    March 23, 2021 4:00PM – 5:00PM Zoom

    Youth can explore careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) through discussion with panelists in various professional fields.

  • Sep 11

    MSU Tollgate Farm HomeGrown Gardening Series 2021 - Sept 11

    September 11, 2021 10:00AM – 11:00AM Zoom

    A virtual series designed for families and individuals to explore the joys of home vegetable gardening.

  • Mar 9

    Youth Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) - March 9

    March 9, 2020 7:00PM – 8:30PM Calhoun County Fairgrounds, Maple Grove Church Basement, 720 Fair St., Marshall, MI 49068

    YQCA is an annual education and certification program focused on food safety, animal well-being and character awareness for youth ages 8 to 18.

  • Apr 18

    CANCELED: Ionia County 4-H Bake-Off

    April 18, 2020 12:00PM – 3:00PM Ionia MSU Extension 50 E. Sprague Road Ionia, MI 48846

    A fun opportunity for youth to practice their baking skills and discuss their products with other youth and judges.

  • Dec 14

    Shiawassee 4-H Family Holiday Goosechase

    December 14, 2021 – December 28, 2021 Goosechase

    Quarantine Christmas got you feeling a little blue? Well here’s is a virtual family scavenger hunt and it’s not made for just you.

  • Aug 24

    Summer Money Management SPIN Club

    August 24, 2021 – August 26, 2021 on-line 4H SPIN Club- Zoom link will be sent to you prior to class starting on August 24th

    Learn about the art of saving, investing, budgeting and everything related through lessons, activities and games with the Money Management SPIN Club.

  • Apr 27

    CANCELED: 4-H Children's Gardens Butterfly Day

    April 27, 2020 10:00AM – 12:00PM 1066 Bogue Street, East Lansing, MI 48824

    Come and explore the secret life of butterflies in the indoor 4-H Children's Garden.

  • Sep 8

    Welcome Back MSU 4-H Alumni Reception

    September 8, 2021 5:30PM – 7:00PM

    If you are a current or former 4-H’er attending MSU this fall, stop by outside the Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. for networking and free dinner!

  • Nov 9

    CANCELED-MSU Tollgate Farm Fall Virtual Vet Science Interactive Week-long Series

    November 9, 2020 – November 12, 2020 Online

    Explore veterinary science through interactive sessions as you visit Tollgate Farm virtually to learn about livestock and companion animals through STEM challenges & learning!

  • Aug 19

    Saginaw Bay 4-H Fish Teen Camp Counselor

    August 19, 2021

    Teens apply to serve as a Fish Camp Counselor for the Saginaw Bay 4-H Fishing Camp.