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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 Alberta revamps, gets long-term funding

4-H Alberta has struck a deal with the province that will see it receive stable funding for the next decade while revamping its organizational structure. The organization hailed the changes as “a bold new blueprint for the future of the 4-H movement in the province.” “After extensive consultations throughout Alberta, the three partners responsible for […] 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

4-H Alberta registration now open

Registration to remain open until Dec. 1

Registration for the 2019-20 4-H Alberta club year is now open until Dec. 1. Leaders can register existing clubs and all their members and volunteer leaders online at Those looking to join a club, needing help to register their club, or wanting more information can call 780-422-4H4H (4444) to speak with a 4-H specialist. […] Read more

Amanda Hardman.

4-H award winner, ambassadors named

Amanda Hardman, from Stony Plain, is the 2019 4-H Alberta Premier’s Award recipient. The seventeen-year-old has been a member of the Stony Riders 4-H Club for six years, and served as a 4-H Club president and 4-H Canada youth service leader. She also won a bronze medal as a 4-H Canada Fair finalist at the […] Read more

4-H Alberta Leaders’ Conference coming up

Registration closes Dec. 15

There is still time to register clubs for the 4-H Alberta Leaders’ Conference. “We are expecting about 350 clubs, and that will be around 6,000 members and about 2,000 volunteers,” said Cameron Horner, 4-H communications specialist with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. There will be numerous sessions during the 75th edition of the conference on Jan. 25-27. […] 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

About 2,500 young scientists from across Canada compete for a spot at the national science fair.

Alberta 4-H’ers medal at national science fair

A trio of young Albertans were medalists at the recent Canada-Wide Science Fair. About 2,500 students from across the country compete to get into the fair, with just over 400 chosen for the event, which was held in Ottawa this year. Three Albertans won bronze at the intermediate level — Lara and Liesl Stewart along […] 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