Aug. 2-4, 2017
Michigan State University
The Michigan 4-H Health and Food Science Camp is a three-day program held at Michigan State University (MSU) for youth ages 13 - 19 (as of Jan. 1). Youth will explore fields relating to health as well as participate in numerous hands-on learning activities. Participants will gain knowledge about nutrition, physical fitness and personal safety while having the opportunity to visit and explore MSU. During the camp, youth will work in teams to develop a plan to address health issues in their community.
This is a fun and interactive camp that will allow youth to examine situations, ask questions and problem-solve. Additionally, this camp will help youth explore various health-related career fields while also reflecting on their experiences and communities.
How do I register?
Rgister online by June 1 with a $50 deposit.
What is the cost?
The total cost to attend this three-day camp is just $165. The price includes all meals, lodging, t-shirt and resources. Scholarships may be available for 4-H members from your local county 4-H office.
Flyer and Event Rules
August 17, 2017 | Michelle Neff | Eating is something we do many times every day and uses all five of our senses. Let’s explore the sense of sight and how that relates to eating habits.
August 10, 2017 | Michelle Neff | Exploring the different programs related to food science was a goal of the 4-H Health and Food Science Camp. Let’s explore what the youth learned regarding food sensory science at MSU.
May 12, 2017 | Michelle Neff | The 4-H Health and Food Science Camp let’s youth experience some of the unique heath and food science aspects of Michigan State University.
February 13, 2017 | Michelle Neff | Interested in getting youth involved in healthy activities that build skills in the healthy living area? Check out the Challenge U 4-H Fun Fest March 11-12, 2017.
July 22, 2016 | Jamie Wilson | Visit the 40-foot multimedia demonstration kitchen on wheels to learn how to prevent foodborne illnesses with fun, hands-on activities!
June 20, 2016 | Alan Jaros | A parent’s guide to getting the most out of your child’s summer camp experience.
May 23, 2016 | Jamie Wilson | A new Michigan 4-H summer camp will provide youth 13 to 19 years-old with an exciting opportunity to learn about nutrition, physical fitness and personal safety firsthand.
April 28, 2016 | Michelle Neff | Michigan 4-H offers summer camp experiences that allow youth to explore the area of healthy living.
April 6, 2016 | Abbey Miller | The Michigan 4-H Foundation has announced grant and award opportunities of up to $1,000 to support local 4-H clubs and county programs. 4-H volunteer leaders, members and staff members may apply for these funds.