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4-H online auctions to help charities and food banks

Albertans are invited to support local charities, and uplift 4-H members as they complete their livestock projects in new online ways. From now through June 30, there will be 77 sales where 4-H members will be showcasing and offering steers, lambs, hogs and/or goats for purchase. There are 24 charity projects — 22 steers and two […] Read more

4-H camps registration open

It’s time for 4-H families in Alberta to start planning their summer adventures. There are seven provincial camps and registration is open until May 1. “The camps are topic specific, and most of them are done at our Alberta 4-H Centre,” said Cameron Horner, 4-H communications and marketing specialist with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. “It […] Read more


Ten youth receive $80,000 in scholarships

The 4-H Foundation of Alberta has awarded $80,000 to Alberta rural farm youth who must leave home to pursue a post-secondary education or trade. The awards, the largest monetary scholarships given out by 4-H Alberta come from Elmer and Ona Hansen Memorial Fund Scholarship (which was created by Lillian and Edward Ness in honour of […] Read more

The 4-H Foundation of Alberta has awarded $80,000 in scholarships to 10 Alberta rural farm youth.

Ten 4-H’ers share $80,000 in scholarships

The 4-H Foundation of Alberta has awarded the largest monetary scholarship in 4-H Alberta’s history. Through the 2018 Elmer and Ona Hansen Memorial Fund Scholarship, the foundation has awarded $80,000 in scholarships to 10 Alberta rural farm youth for their studies that began in the fall of 2018. The scholarship was originally established in 2008, […] Read more


4-H Foundation awards largest set of scholarships

The 4-H Foundation of Alberta has awarded the largest monetary scholarship in 4-H Alberta’s history — a total of $80,000 to 10 young rural Albertans. The Elmer and Ona Hansen Memorial Fund Scholarship assists farm youth who must leave home to pursue a post-secondary education or trade. The scholarship was established by Lillian and Edward […] Read more

Still time to join a 4-H club

The 4-H year is underway but registration for 4-H members and clubs will remain open until the end of November. Leaders can register existing clubs and all their members and volunteer leaders online. Those looking to join a club, or who need help registering their club, or who want more information, can call 780-422-4H4H (4444) […] Read more


Last chance for 4-H early birders

Early pricing available until May 15

Registration for 4-H Alberta’s summer programs, camps, and show registrations are now open, with early pricing available until May 15. Early registration offers savings of up to $80. Among the offerings are: Junior Camp: July 8-12 and July 29-Aug. 2 Combined Camp: July 15-19 and Aug. 12-16 Intermediate Camp: July 22-26 AIM Camp: Aug. 5-10 […] Read more

4-H offering $80,000 in scholarships

Application deadline is June 30

The 4-H Foundation of Alberta has announced its biggest-ever set of scholarships, with $80,000 to be awarded to 10 Alberta farm youth. The scholarships are for young people enrolled as a first-year student at an acknowledged post-secondary institution. There will be one $20,000 scholarship, one for $15,000, one for $10,000, and seven $5,000 scholarships. “At […] Read more


Prepare for a successful future with Selections 2016

Send 4-H Diaries and registration submissions by Feb. 15

Attention senior members, registration is open now for Selections 2016! How would you like to partake in a journey of self-discovery? Through small-group discussions, team-building exercises, and large-group presentations, you will investigate your future; how school, career, and personal choices and change can affect your life’s path. Join other 4-H senior members from across Alberta […] Read more

4-H Alberta needs your help for 2017 centennial event

It’s a big celebration and 4-H Alberta is looking for help. The Western Regional Leaders’ Forum will be held in Edmonton on March 16-17, 2017, as part of 4-H Alberta’s centennial celebrations. “While this conference may seem a long ways away, it really isn’t,” said Fadeke Adegbuyi, 4-H communications and marketing assistant with Alberta Agriculture […] Read more