4-H NL

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Provincial Council
PO Box 50
Calvert, NL
A0A 1N0

Tel: (709) 727-3397              Email: NL4-H@outlook.com
Website: http://4hnl.ca/

Mandate:

To develop 4-H youth as self-reliant, contributing members of society. 4-H is about acquiring knowledge and learning skills. 4-H youth are educated in self-reliance through learning to do by doing. The 4-H goals are: Knowledge, Leadership, Citizenship, and Personal Development.

Target Population:

Rural young people between the ages of 5 and 21 as well as adults who wish to become leaders to provide leadership for these children/youth

Highlights of Programs / Services Offered:

The 4-H program provides many great opportunities to an individual in a small community or large city including:

  • Provincial Competitions: Each year, there are competitions locally, regionally, and provincially for 4-H members to take part in. There are two types of competitions members can take part in:
    • Public Speaking
    • Demonstration
  • Opportunities
    • Conferences & Exchanges: As a 4-H member, there are so many opportunities to get involved and expand your horizons.
    • Grants & Scholarships: 4-H members and clubs are also eligible for a range of awards, grants, and scholarships.
  • Scholarships:
    • CIBC 4-H Post-Secondary Education Scholarship
    • TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarship
  • Additional perks of being a 4-H member include belonging to a local club; making new friends; having fun at regular events with other 4-H members; taking part in club and community activities such as sports, games, picnics, camp-outs, tours, conferences and exchanges; learning how to organize and carry out meetings; taking part in a public speaking program; working on an annual project chosen by the youth themselves; etc.