4-H Earth Day Fun

A session for youth and adults to explore fun, easy environmental projects.

Classroom in the Woods

Join Michigan Forest Association and MSU faculty to explore how to enrich your classroom with intentional nature lessons and take home knowledge you can use in your classroom.

4-H Exploration Days

This MSU pre-college program gives young people a chance to experience college life, learn new ideas and skills, and meet people from across Michigan.

2014 State 4-H Trail Ride

Join us for a great weekend of camping, with OR without your horse!! We offer lots of activities!

4-H Renewable Energy Camp

This MSU pre-college program gives young people a chance to explore ideas, research and opportunities in the field of energy as it relates to natural resources and agriculture

Environmental & Outdoor Education

Aquatic ExplorationJourney through field, forest, wetlands and urban areas to discover the wonders and mysteries of Michigan’s natural environment. Through 4-H environmental and outdoor education projects you will learn about the interconnection of people and nature. You’ll also develop respect and appreciation for and a sense of stewardship toward our natural resources. Enjoy time outdoors and develop an understanding and appreciation of the environment through three core theme areas:

  • Basic science and ecology
  • Interrelationships and impacts
  • Health, wellness and positive outdoor experiences

The following 4-H EOE project areas incorporate these themes into their learning activities:

Awards, Contests, Grants & Career Preparation Opportunities

Opportunities related to 4-H Environmental and Outdoor Education abound! For more information check 4-H Environmental & Outdoor Education Awards, Contests, Grants & Career Preparation Opportunities listing for 2014.


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

Nick Baumgart, Extension Educator
Environmental & Outdoor Education & Shooting Sports
Michigan State University Extension
527 Stephenson St.
Norway, MI 49870
Phone:  906-774-0363''906-774-0363
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


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