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More than 140,000 seed packets have been given out through the Proud to Bee a 4-H’er initiative.

Bees benefit from 4-H Canada pollinator program

It’s been another banner year for the the Proud to Bee a 4-H’er initiative. The 2018 edition of the program saw 135 4-H clubs from across the country participating and about 15,000 seed packets distributed. “It is wonderful each year to see the level of excitement and engagement our members have with this initiative,” said […] Read more

Spread the word about 4-H by telling your story

4-H Canada is urging its members and supporters to celebrate the organization’s work by wearing green. It has proclaimed Nov. 1 as ‘Show Your 4-H Colours Day,’ but says the entire month of November “pull out your favourite green clothing and… celebrate one of Canada’s leading positive youth development organizations.” “The best way is to […] Read more

Applications open for $20,000 4-H scholarship

Four categories are available for members to enter

Senior 4-H youth members could earn a $20,000 scholarship from Leadership Excellence Awards of Distinction (L.E.A.D.). The L.E.A.D. awards recognize outstanding 4-H’ers who epitomize 4-H youth empowerment, have gained critical life skills through their 4-H experience, and who have positively impacted their community. There are four categories: community engagement & communications; environment & healthy living; […] Read more

Thirteen Alberta youth win $1,000 scholarships

Thirteen young Albertans are among the 100 4-H youth given a $1,000 scholarship by the Chrysler Foundation. The “100 scholarships for 100 years of 4-H in Canada” means the foundation is giving $100,000 to mark the organization’s centenary. Nearly 200 4-H youth from across Canada applied for the Ram Canada scholarships by submitting 500-word essays […] Read more