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May

27: Branch County 4-H Horse Leaders Come As You Are Fuzzy Show, 10 a.m., no clipping, bathing or show clothes required (but are allowed), Branch County Fairgrounds, Coldwater, MI, 269-251-0022 or gibsonj@branch-isd.org.

June

2-4: Michigan 4-H Companion Animal Camp, Camp Tuhsmeheta, reenville, MI, msue.anr.msu.edu/events/michigan_4_h_companion_animal_camp_1.

3: Iron Belle Trail Challenge, www.michigan.gov.

3: Silver Spurs 4-H Club Annual Open Horse Show, start time 8 a.m., rain or shine, Calhoun County Fairgrounds, back arena, Marshall, MI, 269-986-1250 or beckrida@gmail.com.

4: Camp Lael Open House, 2-4 p.m., get a tour of camp from counselors and camp director, camp staff will answer any questions you may have, Camp Lael, Lapeer, MI, 810-667-0343.

7: Proud Equestrian Program, 6-9 p.m., therapeutic horseback riding program that offers lessons to youth with special needs, Huron Expo Center, fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI, 989-269-9949.

10: HCHPLA 4-H Horse Show, entries at 9 a.m., show at 9 a.m., $4/claass, Huron Community Fairgrounds, Soper Rd., Bad Axe, MI, 989-269-9949.

10: Michigan 4-H Rabbit & Cavy Expo, registration opens at 7:30 a.m., $5/individual and $3/event, for exhibitors ages 9-19 as of Jan. 1, MSU Anthony Hall, 474 S. Shaw Lane, East Lansing, MI, ockertka@anr.msu.edu or 517-463-5270.

12-16: Fulton County 4-H Camp, $160/person no phone-in reservations, must be paid in full by June 6, swimming, fishing, campfire, skits, dancing, canoeing, putt-putt, archery, matt ball, capture the flag, shooting sports, high ropes course, crafts, Wauseon, OH, register at fulton.osu.edu or 419-337-9210 with questions.

13: Huron County 4-H Leaders Association Meeting, MSU Extension office, Bad Axe, MI, www.msue.anr.msu.edu/county/info/huron.

14: Proud Equestrian Program, 6-9 p.m., therapeutic horseback riding program that offers lessons to youth with special needs, Huron Expo Center, fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI, 989-269-9949.

16: Allen County 4-H Mini Workshop, 1-4 p.m., for youth who have completed kindergarten through 2nd grades, don't have to be a 4-H'er to attend, minimum of 10 particpants to hold program, maximum of 30, $5/youth includes a snack and fun activities, Purdue Extension-Allen County office, 4001 Crescent Ave., IPFW Campus, Fort Wayne, IN, 260-481-6826.

17: Young Explorers 4-H Open Horse Show, 9 a.m., rain or shine, concessions available on grounds, Lazy L Equestrian Center, Paw Paw, MI, 269-568-0364.

17: Beekeeping & Pollination Workshop, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., grades 3-12 welcome, $25 annual program fee plus $20 supplies fee due at time of registration, youth will become a 4-H member upon payment, if you're already a 4-H'er you only pay $20 supplies fee, investigate and explore honeybee jobs and biology, beekeeper role and honey, live beehive inspection, how pollination works, prairie tour and planting and much more, minimum of 15 and maximum of 30 paid and registered particpants to hold this workshop, Southwest Conservation Club, 5703 Bluffton Rd., Fort Wayne, IN, 260-481-6826.

18: Michigan 4-H Day at the Tigers, 1 p.m., join MIchigan 4-H as the Detroit Tigers take on the Rays and receive a Tigers/4-H shirt, Comerica Park, Detroit, MI, weissgle@anr.msu.edu, jeremy.hostetter@tigers.com, 734-727-7408 or 313-471-2236.

21: Proud Equestrian Program, 6-9 p.m., therapeutic horseback riding program that offers lessons to youth with special needs, Huron Expo Center, fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI, 989-269-9949.

21-23: Michigan 4-H Exploration Days, MSU, East Lansing, MI, msue.anr.msu.edu.

24: Springport FFA Sheep Showcase, 9-11 a.m. weigh-in, 11 a.m. - educational contest/quiz, 12:30 p.m. - open breeding show, followed by showmanship (ages 18-21, 14-17, 11-13, 7-10, 6 & under), and market lamb classes, MCLA sanctioned show, www.springportffa.com.

24: 2017 Garden Walk, 9 a.m.-3 p .m., hosted by Whitley County Master Gardeners, 7 gardens on the tour, each totally different than the other, northeastern Whitley County-Smith Twp., Churubusco, IN area, 260-244-7615.

24: Michigan State 4-H Goat Show, beginning at 9 a.m., check-in begins at 6 p.m. Friday (June 23) and 7:30 a.m. Saturday, MSU Pavilion south barn, East Lansing, MI, 517-432-5270 or ockertka@anr.msu.edu.

28: Proud Equestrian Program, 6-9 p.m., therapeutic horseback riding program that offers lessons to youth with special needs, Huron Expo Center, fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI, 989-269-9949.

July

1: 2017 4-H Fundraiser Driving Show, gates open at 7:30 a.m., entry booth opens at 8 a.m., show at 9 a.m., rain or shine, St. Joseph County Grange Fairgrounds, M-86, Centreville, MI, 269-535-1215 or newlandb15@gmail.com.

1: Branch County 4-H Horse Leaders Annual Open Horse Show, 9 a.m., $25 blanket fee - includes halter class, doesn‘t include sweepstakes classes, one horse/rider combination only, allaroundqh125@gmail.com or 517-719-1109.

5: Proud Equestrian Program, 6-9 p.m., therapeutic horseback riding program that offers lessons to youth with special needs, Huron Expo Center, fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI, 989-269-9949.

6-8: Thumb Area 4-H Camp, for youth ages 9-14 as of Jan. 1, 2017, activities including Great Lakes ecology, kayaking, mud hiking, swimming, archery, teambuilding, skits, games and crafts and much more, $135/4-H youth, $145/non-4-H youth, deadline to register is June 1, Camp Cavell, 3335 Lakeshore Rd,. Lexington, MI, www.campcavell.org.

8: Boxcarjack & Riders & Crafters 4-H Horse Show, entries at 9 a.m., show at 9 a.m., $4/claass, Huron Community Fairgrounds, Soper Rd., Bad Axe, MI, 989-269-9949.

9: Broken Arrow 4-H Horse Show, entries at 9 a.m., show at 9 a.m., $4/claass, Huron Community Fairgrounds, Soper Rd., Bad Axe, MI, 989-269-9949.

10-11: Lapeer County 4-H Summer Day Camp, anyone age 13-19 is eligible to become a camp counselor for either our day camp (July 10-11) or overnight camp (July 12-15), teens who enjoy working with kids, love the outdoors and thinking of a career with youth will benefit from this opportunity, the camp counselor role is a volunteer role, but good for community service, job resumes, and leadership opportunities, Camp Lael, Lapeer, MI, 810-667-0343.

12: Proud Equestrian Program, 6-9 p.m., therapeutic horseback riding program that offers lessons to youth with special needs, Huron Expo Center, fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI, 989-269-9949.

12-15: Lapeer County 4-H Summer Overnight Camp, anyone age 13-19 is eligible to become a camp counselor for either our day camp (July 10-11) or overnight camp (July 12-15), teens who enjoy working with kids, love the outdoors and thinking of a career with youth will benefit from this opportunity, the camp counselor role is a volunteer role, but good for community service, job resumes, and leadership opportunities, Camp Lael, Lapeer, MI, 810-667-0343.

15: Rebel Riders 4-H Fun Show, entries at 9 a.m., show at 9 a.m., $4/claass, Huron Community Fairgrounds, Soper Rd., Bad Axe, MI, 989-269-9949.

19: Proud Equestrian Program, 6-9 p.m., therapeutic horseback riding program that offers lessons to youth with special needs, Huron Expo Center, fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI, 989-269-9949.

26: Proud Equestrian Program, 6-9 p.m., therapeutic horseback riding program that offers lessons to youth with special needs, Huron Expo Center, fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI, 989-269-9949.

30: Proud Equestrian Program, 6-9 p.m., therapeutic horseback riding program that offers lessons to youth with special needs, Huron Expo Center, fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI, 989-269-9949.

August

2-4: Michigan 4-H Health & Food Science Camp, for youth ages 1319 as of Jan. 1 and volunteers interested in nutrition, food science, careers, physical fitness, personal safety, sports science, and teamwork, explore careers in the health field, learn what research is taking place around food and tour research facilities at MSU, $165 for 4-H members, $175 for non 4-H members, fee includes meals, lodging and resources, register by June 1, MSU campus, East Lansing, MI, 989-539-7805 or hydemich@msu.edu.

9: Proud Equestrian Program, 6-9 p.m., therapeutic horseback riding program that offers lessons to youth with special needs, Huron Expo Center, fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI, 989-269-9949.

16: Proud Equestrian Program, 6-9 p.m., therapeutic horseback riding program that offers lessons to youth with special needs, Huron Expo Center, fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI, 989-269-9949.

23: Proud Equestrian Program, 6-9 p.m., therapeutic horseback riding program that offers lessons to youth with special needs, Huron Expo Center, fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI, 989-269-9949.

30: Proud Equestrian Program, 6-9 p.m., therapeutic horseback riding program that offers lessons to youth with special needs, Huron Expo Center, fairgrounds, Bad Axe, MI, 989-269-9949.

September

9, 16, 23 & 30: 4-H Tennis Workshop, 9-11 a.m. each day, open to everyone in grades 3-12, $25 annual program fee plus $55 supplies fee due at time of registration, youth will be come a 4-H member upon payment, youth already enrolled in 4-H only pay the $55 supplies fee, learn about fundamentals and sportsmanship of tennis, each participants receives a racket, T-shirt, tennis balls, goody bag, USDA Junior Membership, subscription to Bounce magazine, and more, register by Aug. 25, space is limited, minimum of 10 and maximum of 20 registered participants to hold this workshop, supplies fee is non-refundable, IPFW Tennis Courts, 2101 Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN, 260-481-6826.

12: Huron County 4-H Leaders Association Meeting, MSU Extension office, Bad Axe, MI, www.msue.anr.msu.edu/county/info/huron.

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