Monday, February 8, 2016

Winter Break for Knowledge in Newberry

Please follow the link below for more information and the registration form for this fun day of activity for the whole family!

Luce County's Winter Break for Knowledge

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

U.P. Teen Overnight

Learn new skills, meet new people from all over the U.P. and try new activities- like downhill skiing and gymnastics!  

This program is open to all youth, not just 4-H members! Invite a non-4-H friend!

Information on how to register and what to bring is in the brochure at the link below. 

2016 U.P. Teen Overnight Brochure

Below is a link to the online registration page.

2016 Teen Overnight Online Registration Page

Thursday, January 7, 2016

U.P. State Fair Steer Exhibitor's Information

U.P. State Fair Steer Exhibitors, please click on the links below for needed information regarding showing steers at the U.P. State Fair. 
Please note the DEADLINE of February 16, 2016.

2016 Cover Letter and Rules for Steer Exhibition

2016 Preliminary Entry Form for Steer Exhibition

For more information, please call Lori Branstrom at 906-212-5419  or 906-241-6970

Monday, January 4, 2016

Marquette and Alger 4-H Ski Events

Marquette & Alger County’s 4-H Ski Events!

Friday, January 22, 2016
Friday, February 19, 2016

4:00 pm – 8:30 pm
at Marquette Mountain!

$16 fee includes:
Rental equipment & Lift ticket

Additional family members also pay just $16!

You must print and present this flier with coupon to
Marquette Mountain to receive this special rate!

*This fantastic opportunity is made possible by Marquette Mountain*

Just print the flyers below and present the coupon at the ticket counter. We look forward to seeing you on the slopes!!

January 22, 2016 Ski Event

February 19, 2016 Ski Event

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Archery Instructor Certification Training


 The 4-H Shooting Sports Instructor Workshop provides the necessary skills, resources and background to successfully teach shooting sports and conduct range activities.  This workshop is for adult leaders and teens 16 and older who are active in their shooting sports club or want to become involved.   Participants should express and interest in working with youth and have a willingness to improve their own knowledge and skills in shooting sports.  This workshop is archery specific.  Certification is a requirement to facilitate live fire on a range.  All adult leaders need to be approved by their local MSUE office and have completed the 4-H Volunteer Selection Process.

DATES and Time:
Saturday, January 30, 2016 and Sunday, January 31, 2016, 8:00 am – 5:30 pm both days

Negaunee Rod and Gun Club
355 North Road
Negaunee, MI 49866

$65.00 per person, includes materials, light morning snack, lunch, and afternoon snack both days (Does NOT include lodging)

Registration –   Nikki Kulppi                                  Questions:     Liana Graves
  MSUE Alger County                                         (906) 387-2530 Alger Office
  E9526 Prospect St., Suite 1                               (906) 475-5731 Marquette Office
  Munising, MI 49862                               
  (906) 387-2530

  • Please bring a three ring binder.
  • Checks payable to Alger County 4-H Council- No refunds (unless training is cancelled)
  • Bring samples of your club archery equipment - bow, arrow, arm guards, quivers - ONE each only - Instructors can inspect/advise and recommend how to use/build program around your equipment.  If you do not have equipment Instructors will recommend where, how to obtain.  ALL SHOOTING WILL BE DONE WITH EQUIPMENT PROVIDED.  ABSOLUTELY NO BROADHEADS!
  • Registration deadline is January 20, 2016

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer.  Michigan State University Extension programs and materials are open to all without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or veteran status. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting Liana Graves at (906) 387-2530 or (906) 475-5731 by January 20th to make arrangements. Requests received after this date will be fulfilled when possible. 

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

2016 Marquette County Fair Information

Below you will find a letter from the Fair Board, the Pre-registration Form, and the Livestock Record Books for Marquette County Fair. Best wishes to all exhibitors on a successful year!!

Junior Beef Steer forms are due  BY January 31st 2016 
Lamb, Swine and Goat forms are due BY June 1st 2016
Letter from the Marquette County Fair Board

Livestock Pre-registration Form 2016 

Advanced Livestock Record Book

Intermediate Livestock Record Book

Beginner Livestock Record Book

Congratulations to Linda Talsma, Barb Bahrman, and Heidi Heidtman as they begin their new role on the Fair Board as the Livestock Superintendents! 

Thank you to Emily Bruce for her many years of service!

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

2014-15 Awards Banquet Information

Awards Forms Deadline: November 1st

2014-15 Awards Banquet Invitation
Individual Project Awards Form 
Leadership, Citizenship, and Achievement Awards Form 
Volunteer and Community Awards
Awards Handbook 

U.P. Challenge Seekers Invitation

Please see the flyer below for information about the first meeting of the year for the U.P. Challenge Seekers 4-H Club. They are welcoming anyone who would like to be part of their club to join them at the PEIF on Thursday, October 22nd at 6:00 p.m.
U.P. Challenge Seekers 2015-16 Kickoff Meeting Flyer

Thursday, July 23, 2015

4-H Youth Tent Volunteers Needed August 13-16

Please complete the form below and send to Sarah Conery. Any help you can provide will be greatly appreciated. 
4-H Youth Tent Volunteer Sign-Up Form

Ice Cream Booth Mangers Needed

We are in need of three managers for the ice cream booth at the Marquette County Fair. These managers are needed Thursday, August 13 through Sunday August 16 . We ask that these individuals be at least 20 years old.

Duties include:
1) Attending a managers meeting with Liana a few days prior to the fair for training
2) Orienting youth at the beginning of each shift change so they know what they need to do
3) Overseeing the money drawer and balancing it before a new manager takes over
4) Working with the other managers to develop a schedule that will work for everyone and report it to Liana by Wednesday, August 12
5) Providing information to Liana and Kimberly Pirman​ about ice cream levels and other needs throughout the fair

Each manager will be paid a $100 stipend. Each manager will need to pay their gate fees to get into the fairgrounds for their shifts.
Please call Liana at 906-202-3057 to express interest in this position.