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27-28: 4-H Veterinary Science Teen & Adult Leaders Workshop, learn about new ideas & activities to the 4-H Veterinary Science Program, practice skills in vet medicine, explore new ideas in-depth and gain hands-on experience, network with current vet students at MSU and professional veterinarians, $61.25 for 4-H members, $105 for non-members, includes meals, lodging and resource fees, please register by Feb. 18, Kettunen Center, Tustin, MI, thelenju@msu.edu, 517-432-1626 or 4h.msue.msu.edu/events.

28: Scrapbooking Fundraiser, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., sponsored by Huron County 4-H Horse & Pony Leaders Association, mid-morning snacks, lunch and dinner provided $25/person, limited to 30 people, please RSVP by Feb. 9, vendors, door prizes, refreshments, Huron Expo Center, Bad Axe, MI.

28-March 1: 4-H Beef, Sheep & Swine Teen & Adult Leaders Workshop, for youth and adults age 13 & up, learn about livestock production, management, evalutation, successes and more, $61.25 for 4-H members, $105 for non-members or volunteers, includes meals, lodging and resource fee, Kettunen Center, Tustin, MI, thelenju@msu.edu, 517-432-1626 or 4h.msue.msu.edu/events.

March

7: Tack Swap Meet, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., fundraiser for the Allen County 4-H Horse & Pony Clubs, free admission, $10 table rental for vendors, new & used show clothes & tack, crafts, toys, home decor, silent auction, in the event of a winter storm watch/warning, this show will be cancelled, Home & Family Arts Building, Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Rd., Fort Wayne, IN, for updates visit www.allenco4hhorsenpony.com.

7: Spring Galaxy Meeting - 4-H Horse Program Committee, Anthony Hall, MSU, East Lansing, MI, tenlenta@msu.edu or 4h.msue.msu.edu/events.

9: Environmental & Outdoor Education 4-H Workshop, Grand Traverse County Civic Center, Traverse City, MI, baumga75@anr.msu.edu.

10: Environmental & Outdoor Education 4-H Workshop, Kellogg Bird Sanctuary, Augusta, MI, baumga75@anr.msu.edu.

11: Environmental & Outdoor Education 4-H Workshop, Tollgate Education Conference Center, Novi, MI, baumga75@anr.msu.edu.

12: Environmental & Outdoor Education 4-H Workshop, Saginaw County MSU Extension office, Saginaw, MI, baumga75@anr.msu.edu.

13: Environmental & Outdoor Education 4-H Workshop, Industrial Arts Institute, Onaway, MI, baumga75@anr.msu.edu.

13-15: Michigan 4-H Dairy Conference, Kettunen Center, Tustin, MI, elischer@msu.edu or 4h.msue.msu.edu/events.

16: Environmental & Outdoor Education 4-H Workshop, Luce County MSU Extension office, Newberry, MI, baumga75@anr.msu.edu.

21: Horse & Pony Tack Sale, 6 p.m., fundraiser for the Allen County 4-H Horse & Pony Clubs, free admission, used tack and trailer consignments welcome and will be sold at the end of the sale, in the event of a winter storm watch/warning, this show will be cancelled, Home & Family Arts Building, Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Rd., Fort Wayne, IN, for updates visit www.allenco4hhorsenpony.com.

22-25: 4-H Capitol Experience, applications due by Feb. 2, $310/4-H members, $320/non-members, includes all meals, lodging and conference materials, 4h.msue.msu.edu/events/4h_capitol_experience.

23: Environmental & Outdoor Education 4-H Workshop, Moosewood Nature Center, Marquette, MI, baumga75@anr.msu.edu.

30: Environmental & Outdoor Education 4-H Workshop, Lindquist Center, Gogebic Community College, Ironwood, MI, baumga75@anr.msu.edu.

29: 4-H Hairy Horse Benefit Show, MSU Pavilion, East Lansing, MI, kwaite@msu.edu.

Now thru March 31: Taking Orders for Allen County 4-H Plant Sale Fundraiser, 4" potted geranium (red, salmon, white, pink, fuchsia) - $1, hanging baskets (Boston fern, purple wave petunia, pink wave petunia, geranium baskets in red or salmon, New Guinea impatiens in red or white - $13 for a 10" basket, 5" potted Gerbera daisies in assorted bright colors - $5, 4" potted sweet green bell pepper or Big Boy tomato plants - $1, orders must be placed and payment received by March 31 or while supplies last, pickup will be Thursday, May 7 from 5-8 p.m. and Friday, May 8 from 9 a.m.-noon, no refunds for orders not picked up, orders not picked up are eligible for resale, Allen County Fairgrounds, Lions Club Building, 2726 Carroll Rd., Fort Wayne, IN, 260-481-6826 or www.extension.purdue.edu/allen.

April

10: Celebrity Autographed Items Auction, 22nd year the Lapeer County 4-H Youth Program has benefited from this fundraiser, now seeking donations from the public of items autographed by famous people, Lapeer, MI, 810-667-0341.

11-12: 4-H Counselor Training & Mandatory CPR Training, Camp Cavell, MI, 989-269-9949 x 604 or verelle7@msu.edu.

May

16: Michigan 4-H Poultry Show, breed judging, showmanship, live bird auction, $3/breed class, $5/showmanship, $5 entry fee, all exhibitors must be aged 9-19 as of 1-1-15, Eaton County Fairgrounds, Charlotte, MI, 517-432-5270.

June

3: Proud Equestrian Program, 6-9 p.m., Huron Community Fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI.

6: Lucky Horseshoe 4-H Warm-up Horse Show, Huron Community Fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI.

6: 4-H Rabbit & Cavy Expo, 8:30 a.m., designed for young people who are interested in live animal evaluation and in testing their knowledge of the rabbit and cavy fancy in a fun and educational manner, includes contests in judging, quiz bowl, skillathon, showmanship and live animal evaluation, Anthony Hall, 474 S. Shaw Lane, East Lansing, MI, ockertka@anr.msu.edu.

7: Boxcarjack 4-H Horse Show, Huron Community Fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI.

10: Proud Equestrian Program Event, 6-9 p.m., Huron Community Fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI.

14: HCHPLA Leaders 4-H Horse Show, Huron Community Fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI.

15-19: MSU 4-H Animal & Veterinary Science Camp, tours of on-campus clinics and labs, Potter Park Zoo, hands-on veterinary activities, tours of campus farms, case study evaluations, for youth ages 13-16, space is limited and campers will be selected on the basis of their applications, apply by April 17, cost to attend is $300 for 4-H'ers, $310 for non-members, includes all meals, transportation to field trips, lodging and materials, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 4h.msue.msu.edu/events/4h_animal_and_veterinary_science or call 517-432-1626 or email thelenju@msu.edu.

17: Proud Equestrian Program Event, 6-9 p.m., Huron Community Fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI.

21-26: "How to be a Pirate" Resident Camp, ages 7-12, ahoy, matey! Pack your eye patch and peg leg and Camp Kidwell Pirates will teach you how to be a first mate, join in the treasure hunt or walk the plank, sing pirate songs and be a part of the famous pirate water war, and enjoy core camp activities, too, $365/person, 4-H Camp Kidwell, Bloomingdale, MI, www.campkidwell.org or 269-521-3559.

21-26: "Rock'n Riders Horses" Resident Camp, ages 7-11, horses galore, gain firsthand experience and knowledge of how to care for, groom, tack and ride horses, spend your week becoming a Horsemaster in the arena and trails of Camp Kidwell, plus other core camp activities, $420/person, 4-H Camp Kidwell, Bloomingdale, MI, www.campkidwell.org or 269-521-3559.

22-26: "Pirate Treasure Hunt" Young Explorers Day Camp, ages 4-7 $255/person, 4-H Camp Kidwell, Bloomingdale, MI, www.campkidwell.org or 269-521-3559.

22-26: "How to be a Pirate" Fun in the Sun Day Camp, ages 7-12, $255/person, 4-H Camp Kidwell, Bloomingdale, MI, www.campkidwell.org or 269-521-3559.

24: Proud Equestrian Program Event, 6-9 p.m., Huron Community Fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI.

27: Riders & Crafters 4-H Horse Show, Huron Community Fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI.

28: Broken Arrow 4-H Horse Show, Huron Community Fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI.

29-July 1: Thumb Area 4-H Camp, for youth ages 9-19 as of 1-1-15, $120/4-H youth or $130/non-4-H youth (ages 9-14), $60/4-H teen or adult (pre-approved) counselors (ages 15-19), pre-registration no later than June 1, offers 4-H'ers to share experiences in camping with activities including Great Lakes ecology, kayaking, tree climbing, mud hiking, swimming, horseback riding, archery, teambuilding, skits, petting zoo, games and woodworking, Camp Cavell, 25 miles north of Port Huron, MI, 3335 Lakeshore Rd., Lexington, MI, www.campcavell.org or 989-269-9949.

July

1: Proud Equestrian Program Event, 6-9 p.m., Huron Community Fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI.

5-10: "Make A Splash" Resident Camp, ages 10-16, jump on the water trampoline, take a kayak ride, have a water balloon fight, try the slip and slide, create a sea critter in crafts and explore the great core camp activities, $365/person, 4-H Camp Kidwell, Bloomingdale, MI, www.campkidwell.org or 269-521-3559.

5-10: "Rock'n Riders Horses" Resident Camp, ages 10-14, horses galore, gain firsthand experience and knowledge of how to care for, groom, tack and ride horses, spend your week becoming a Horsemaster in the arena and trails of Camp Kidwell, plus other core camp activities, $420/person, 4-H Camp Kidwell, Bloomingdale, MI, www.campkidwell.org or 269-521-3559.

6-10: "Splish Splash" Young Explorers Day Camp, ages 4-7 $255/person, 4-H Camp Kidwell, Bloomingdale, MI, www.campkidwell.org or 269-521-3559.

6-10: "Make a Splash" Fun in the Sun Day Camp, ages 10-16, $255/person, 4-H Camp Kidwell, Bloomingdale, MI, www.campkidwell.org or 269-521-3559.

8: Proud Equestrian Program Event, 6-9 p.m., Huron Community Fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI.

11: Rebel Riders 4-H Fun Show, 6 p.m. start time, Huron Community Fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI.

12-17: "Thrill & Chill Ropes" Resident Camp, ages 10-16, give all the teambuilding and challenge course activities a try, try out ground initiatives, high ropes course and so much more as well as core camp activities, $420/person, 4-H Camp Kidwell, Bloomingdale, MI, www.campkidwell.org or 269-521-3559.

12-17: "Ooey Gooey Science" Resident Camp, ages 8-14, shoot off a water rocket, make your own volcano, go on an archaological dig and have an ooey gooey good time, $365/person, 4-H Camp Kidwell, Bloomingdale, MI, www.campkidwell.org or 269-521-3559.

12-17: "Rock'n Riders Horses" Resident Camp, ages 9-12, horses galore, gain firsthand experience and knowledge of how to care for, groom, tack and ride horses, spend your week becoming a Horsemaster in the arena and trails of Camp Kidwell, plus other core camp activities, $420/person, 4-H Camp Kidwell, Bloomingdale, MI, www.campkidwell.org or 269-521-3559.

13-17: "Superheroes" Young Explorers Day Camp, ages 4-7 $255/person, 4-H Camp Kidwell, Bloomingdale, MI, www.campkidwell.org or 269-521-3559.

13-17: "Ooey Gooey Science" Fun in the Sun Day Camp, ages 8-14, $255/person, 4-H Camp Kidwell, Bloomingdale, MI, www.campkidwell.org or 269-521-3559.

15: Proud Equestrian Program Event, 6-9 p.m., Huron Community Fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI.

22: Proud Equestrian Program Event, 6-9 p.m., Huron Community Fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI.

26-31: "The Great Expedition" Resident Camp, ages 8-14, build campfires, create nature shelters, explore nature trails, identify plants and animals, and enjoy the great outdoors, everyone has a chance to camp on Kidwell Island (weather permitting) plus core camp activities, 4-H Camp Kidwell, Bloomingdale, MI, www.campkidwell.org or 269-521-3559.

26-31: "Rock'n Riders Horses" Resident Camp, ages 7-11, horses galore, gain firsthand experience and knowledge of how to care for, groom, tack and ride horses, spend your week becoming a Horsemaster in the arena and trails of Camp Kidwell, plus other core camp activities, $420/person, 4-H Camp Kidwell, Bloomingdale, MI, www.campkidwell.org or 269-521-3559.

26-Aug. 1: Huron Community Fair Week, Huron Community Fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI.

27: Proud Equestrian Program Event, 6-9 p.m., Huron Community Fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI.

27-31: "Down & Dirty" Young Explorers Day Camp, ages 4-7 $255/person, 4-H Camp Kidwell, Bloomingdale, MI, www.campkidwell.org or 269-521-3559.

27-31: "The Great Expedition" Fun in the Sun Day Camp, ages 8-14, $255/person, 4-H Camp Kidwell, Bloomingdale, MI, www.campkidwell.org or 269-521-3559.

August

2-7: "Surf'n Safari" Resident Camp, ages 7-12, fish, ride on the pontoon, take a canoe ride, jump on the water trampoline, play in the sprinkler or soak your counselor plus other core camp activities, $365/person, 4-H Camp Kidwell, Bloomingdale, MI, www.campkidwell.org or 269-521-3559.

2-7: "Rock'n Riders Horses" Resident Camp, ages 12-16, horses galore, gain firsthand experience and knowledge of how to care for, groom, tack and ride horses, spend your week becoming a Horsemaster in the arena and trails of Camp Kidwell, plus other core camp activities, $420/person, 4-H Camp Kidwell, Bloomingdale, MI, www.campkidwell.org or 269-521-3559.

2-7: "Surf'n Safari" Fun in the Sun Day Camp, ages 7-12, $255/person, 4-H Camp Kidwell, Bloomingdale, MI, www.campkidwell.org or 269-521-3559.

5: Proud Equestrian Program Event, 6-9 p.m., Huron Community Fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI.

3-7: "Under the Sea" Young Explorers Day Camp, ages 4-7 $255/person, 4-H Camp Kidwell, Bloomingdale, MI, www.campkidwell.org or 269-521-3559.

10-14: "Rock'n Riders" Specialty Day Camp, ages 7-14, $255/person, 4-H Camp Kidwell, Bloomingdale, MI, for more information visit www.campkidwell.org or call 269-521-3559.

10-14: "Thrill & Chill Ropes" Specialty Day Camp, ages 10-16, $255/person, 4-H Camp Kidwell, Bloomingdale, MI, www.campkidwell.org or 269-521-3559.

12: Proud Equestrian Program Event, 6-9 p.m., Huron Community Fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI.

19: Proud Equestrian Program Event, 6-9 p.m., Huron Community Fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI.

26: Proud Equestrian Program Event, 6-9 p.m., Huron Community Fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI.

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