Feb. 22-23, 2014
Kettunen Center
14901 4-H Dr.
Tustin, MI 49688

Start Time:    Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, 4 to 6 p.m.
Adjourn:    Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 3 p.m.

$56.75 -  4-H members, 4-H volunteers and MSU Extension staff with 4-H responsibilities who bring a 4-H leader or member

$99.00 - MSU Extension without 4-H responsibilities

Persons canceling without a replacement, after Feb. 12, will be charged the $20.00 resource fee.  Anyone (including resource people and staff) who do not cancel in writing to ellerg@msu.edu 48 hours, Feb. 20, before the workshop will be billed a $56.75 “no-show” fee.

Who Should Attend?
Older youth (13 years by January 1, 2014), teen leaders and adult leaders interested in furthering the success of local and county livestock programs and all Extension staff. This workshop is designed to benefit persons already experienced in the program, as well as, those who contemplate establishing programs. Participants are expected to attend sessions, encouraged to ask questions, and to share the information with others in their home county. In addition, participants are expected to take the information that they have gained at this workshop and share it with others in their local county and club programs.

Conference Objectives:
•    Teach skills in areas of practical livestock production and management.
•    Develop communication skills and leadership techniques for participants in order to more effectively re-teach skills in the county.
•    Offer an opportunity to share with others, programs that have been successful in other counties.
•    Develop methods to encourage youth and their families to participate in 4-H clubs and other Extension activities.

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Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For information contat Julie Thelen by email at thelenju@msu.edu or by phone at 517-432-1626.