Events

Join us for the tenth annual celebration of MSU Extension 4-H Youth Development at the Spartan Women’s basketball game.

MEECS new Climate Change unit was developed to bring issues of climate change and Great Lakes sustainability to teachers and students.

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.

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

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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