4-H & FFA Calendar
**TRAVEL/GATHERING RESTRICTIONS DUE TO COVID-19 MAY AFFECT THESE DATES. PLEASE CHECK WITH THE EVENT COORDINATORS BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO ATTEND!**
14-30: Photography Spin Club, online event where participants will learn the basics of photography through activities that encourage creativity, problem-solving, and critical thinking. Join us via zoom for discussions, activities, crafts, and great times with new friends, https://bit.ly/3dqPfll.
16: Adulting 101: Week 2 - Rent, 2-2:20 p.m., online event hosted by Clare County Extension office, Zoom Link: msu.zoom.us/J/257448955, free online training series to help youth be prepared for life and college.
16-20: Global Gateway Experience, open to 4-H members in grades 7-12 to get involved and learn more about global hunger, includes a Global Village where youth will see recreated urban slums, bamboo huts, shanties, refugee camps and more, creates an experience in which nothing - food, shelter, water or cooking fuel - can be taken for granted, participate in a number of exercises and prepare a meal with limited resources while staying in the Global Village, members will stay in the Heifer Hilton for the first and third nights (bunk bed-style housing in a barn with the animals below) and in one of the Global Village houses on the second night, registration is $170 plus the cost of meals on the trip to/from Arkansas, transportation provided by charter bus and sponsored by Indiana 4-H Youth Development, youth must submit an application as space is limited, Allen County can take 4 youth and 1 adult on this trip, apply by Dec. 1 - applications available from the Extension office in Fort Wayne, IN. Global Gateway Experience is held at the Heifer Ranch in Perryville, AR.
17: FFA Ag Skills Contest, MSU Livestock Pavilion, 4301 Farm Lane, East Lansing, MI, 517-432-5566.
23: Adulting 101: Week 3 - Cooking, 2-2:30 p.m., online event hosted by Clare County Extension office, Zoom Link: msu.zoom.us/J/257448955, free online training series to help youth be prepared for life and college.
30: Adulting 101: Week 4 - Household, 2-2:30 p.m., online event hosted by Clare County Extension office, Zoom Link: msu.zoom.us/J/257448955, free online training series to help youth be prepared for life and college.
7: 2020 World Food Prize Michigan Youth Institute, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Zoom web conference, the Michigan Youth Institute is a life-changing experience where students explore solutions to critical global challenges, participate in hands-on activities, and explore exciting ways to make a difference in Michigan and around the world, https://bit.ly/3dqPfll.
13: Swine Workshop, 6 p.m., Allen County Fairgrounds, Fort Wayne, IN, 260-481-6826.
18-June 29: DIY Spa Spin Club (GLADL), hosted by Grand Ledge Area District Library, 131 E. Jefferson St., Grand Ledge, MI 48837, students 9-13 are invited to join us as we learn how to use botanicals to make all-natural skincare products. We will introduce the basics of plant science, stress management, and entrepreneurship through interactive activities. Visit https://bit.ly/3dqPfll.
11: Poultry Workshop & Blood Testing, 9 a.m.-noon, Allen County Fairgrounds, Swine Barn, Fort Wayne, IN, 260-481-6826.