Events

Come explore the outdoors with 4-H through this one day event. Sessions include orienteering, shooting sports, shelter building, a nature scavenger hunt, and more!

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

Learn sustainable ways to improve your garden soil using mulches and cover crops. This workshop is intended for home gardeners.

Learn why bees are important, which bees are found in Michigan, how to make your own bee hotel, and what it takes to make your garden bee-friendly.

Join us or a fun weekend of camping, with or without your horse!

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.

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 the Ogemaw County Fairgrounds.

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

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.

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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