Are you curious about the challenges of food security? Attend the Michigan 4-H Ag Innovators workshop, featuring the Water Windmill Challenge on Tuesday, June 2.

Overview of a new MSU program that will engage and prepare Michigan teens as leaders addressing the vital issues of global food security.

Join other Michigan teens as they participate at 4-H Animal and Veterinary Science Camp this summer.

Join other Michigan youth to experience college life, learn new ideas, and build skills needed for future success. 200+ action-filled classroom & field trip sessions offered.

The weekend offers activities with a focus on science, outdoor education, healthy living, and meaningful service in order to strengthen the mentoring relationship.

Youth test their abilities to evaluate carcasses and identify meats.

Join other Michigan teens to learn about Michigan’s diverse natural resources, environmental science, the Great Lakes ecosystems and management issues.

Come explore STEM, careers and entrepreneurship with hands-on projects.

Career Preparation

your career ahead

Curious what career is right for you?

Position yourself to get paid! Get the job you want and build your future. Identify skills and learn how to prepare for your career.

Career exploration is the “process in which an individual chooses an educational path or training or a job which fits their interests, skills and abilities.” ( career-exploration.html, retrieved 07-25-12)

Workforce preparation refers to the skill-building and educational programming and training done with individuals to prepare them for work.

You may have heard this statement: “It’s not always the best person who gets the job, but the person best at getting the job.” Many experts agree, so it’s worth investing time to understand everything you can about:


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

Michigan 4-H Youth Development
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Phone: 517-432-7575

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