4-H Canada Program Catalogue 2018-2019

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3 Introduction 4 4-H Canada Leadership Development Pillars 4 Community Engagement & Communication 4 Science & Technology 4 The Environment & Healthy Living 4 Sustainable Agriculture & Food Security 5 4-H Canada Positive Youth Development Formula 6 Opportunities for Youth – Apply through your province 6 U.S. National 4-H Members Conference 7 4-H Canada Citizenship Congress 8 4-H Canada Members Forum 9 Opportunities for Youth –Apply through 4-H Canada 9 Going Global Exchanges 10 Careers on the Grow 10 4-H Product Competition 10 CareersontheGrow.ca – Job Board 11 4-H Canada Science Fair 12 Scholarships 13 Hands to Larger Service - Youth Service Leaders 14 Opportunities for Clubs-Apply though 4-H Canada 14 Club Exchanges 14 FCC 4-H Club Fund 15 Opportunities for Clubs – Outreach Initiatives Apply through 4-H Canada 15 Show Your 4-H Colours 15 Find Your 4-H Wings 16 Proud to Bee a 4-H’er 16 Steeped in Soil – SUMMER 2018 17 National 4-H Healthy Living Resource and Training Initiative 17 Science Kits 18 Opportunities for Volunteer Leaders-Apply through your province 18 Leadership Summit 18 Hands-on Science Training 19 Opportunities for Volunteer Leaders-Apply through 4-H Canada 19 4-H LEARNS 19 National Volunteer Leader of the Year Award 19 Webinar Series – COMING FALL 2018 20 Dates, Deadlines and Details Chart

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This Program Catalogue is designed to introduce you to 4-H Canada’s national and international programs and supports available to 4-H members, 4-H clubs, 4-H volunteer leaders, and 4-H provincial associations. Programs are offered throughout the year and specific dates, deadlines and details can be found at the back of this catalogue.

4-H Canada 4-H Canada empowers young Canadians to become skilled, engaged, and responsible leaders who are passionate about making meaningful contributions to the world around them. Established in 1913, 4-H is one of Canada’s longest-running and most respected youth organizations! We are a youthserving organization focused on the goal of helping young Canadians “Learn To Do By Doing” in a safe, inclusive, and fun environment. We believe in nurturing responsible, engaged, and confident leaders who are committed to positively impacting communities across Canada and around the world. 4-H Canada is made up of over 25,000 members and 7,700 volunteers across the country. Our volunteers are actually called leaders—and for good reason. We are an organization built around leadership. By providing 4-H’ers with mentors and role models who lead by example, we give youth the opportunity to enjoy meaningful, positive experiences that build confidence, positive self-identity, self-esteem, and a sense of achievement.

4-H Pledge A pledge is a promise. In 4-H, we commit to our pledge and start every club meeting with it as a reminder of what we hope to achieve within 4-H and beyond!

I PLEDGE My HEAD to clearer thinking, My HEART to greater loyalty, My HANDS to larger service, My HEALTH to better living, For my club, my community, and my country. 3

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4-H Motto Learn To Do By Doing Learning through experience is a key objective of 4-H. At all levels of 4-H, members are encouraged to learn through active participation.

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Leadership Development Pillars 4-H offers a wide range of programs to our members and they are organized within four leadership development pillars:

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Positive youth development (PYD) Positive youth development (PYD) is a globally recognized and research-based approach to youth development that considers young people as assets and partners in the community, and not as problems