Events

This 2 day camp will provide basic forestry concepts with hands on field practice to help youth appreciate key elements of forestry and how to manage it.

Set up experiments to study the animals that live at the sanctuary. Each day will be different - amphibians, reptiles, insects and more.

Learn more about forestry at the 4-H Forestry Fun Day Camp for ages 11-15 at the Ogemaw County Fairgrounds.

This 2 day camp will provide basic forestry concepts with hands on field practice to help youth appreciate key elements of forestry and how to manage it.

Learn more about forestry at the 4-H Forestry Fun Day Camp for ages 11-15 at 2461 McDougal Rd. Glennie, MI 48737.

Join the Upper Peninsula this year at Camp Molinare for an unforgettable camp experience. The camps help youth explore their hobbies, talents, and provide a camp experience.

Youth in 7 - 8 grade will explore science, team building and practice leadership skills.

Adventure begins at 4-H Summer Camp.

Water is an important resource for people and animals. Each day youth will learn about the animals that live in aquatic environments.

Join 4-H for a fun family day at the garden!

Environmental & Outdoor Education

Aquatic ExplorationLove spending time outdoors?

Journey 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.

Contact

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
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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