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Name: 4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT/URBAN YOUTH PROGRAMS/ TRADITIONAL AND URBAN YOUTH PROGRAMS
Alternate/Previous Name: 4H Clubs
Mailing Label: Kalamazoo County 4-H Youth Development
ATTN: Michigan State University Extension
Location:
3299 Gull Rd 4th Floor 2nd Wing Room 410
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Mailing Address:
PO Box 42
Nazareth, MI 49074
Phone: 269-383-8830
FAX: 269-384-8035
Email: msue39@anr.msu.edu
Website(s): http://www.4-h.org  http://www.msue.msu.edu/kalamazoo 
Hours: M-F 8:00am - 5:00pm.
Goal: To empower youth to reach their full potential, working and learning in partnership with caring adults via programs that prepare youth to step up to the challenges in their community and the world. Using research-based, experiential programming 4-H youth development focuses on science, citizenship, and healthy living. Locally: 4-H programming supports educational and community outcomes for youth. Globally: 4-H envisions a world in which youth learn how to be catalysts for positive change.
Services: Leadership development and citizenship; life-skills; career exploration; robotics and technology; youth health; environmental science projects; animal science (large and small animals); equestrian activities; county fair participation and much more.
Area Served: Kalamazoo County.
Eligibility: Ages 5-8 and 9-19.
Sources of support: Michigan State University/Children and Youth Institute; Kalamazoo County; United States Department of Agriculture.
Subjects: CHILDREN  LITERACY  YOUTH  YOUTH - SOCIETIES AND CLUBS  4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT  ANIMALS  HORSES  LEADERSHIP 
Nonprofit Status: 501c3 
Source of Info: Email 08/2013 per Veronica Bolhuis.