Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA)

April 23, 2020
6:30 p.m.

Van Buren Conference Center
490 S Paw Paw St.
Lawrence, MI 49064

Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) is a national multi-species quality assurance program for youth ages 8 to 21. The program is designed to provide an estimated 60 minutes of education each year. YQCA is designed as an annual education and certification program focused on food safety, animal well-being and character awareness for youth ages 8 to 21 producing and/or showing pigs, beef cattle, dairy cattle, sheep, goats, market rabbits, and poultry. The program has been designed by extension specialists and national livestock program managers to ensure it is accurate, current and relevant to the needs of the animal industry and shows and is appropriate for youth. This face to face class will only certify youth ages 8-18.

$5 - 4-H members.

Once paid, registration fees for YQCA Training Programs are non-refundable.

Registration for Youth for the Quality Care of Animals is open.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on April 21, 2020.

There are 20 openings available.


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 contact Janice Zerbe at 269-657-8213 or