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Learn to Do By Doing

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4-H Steals the Scene in 2019

Become a Member

Being a 4-H member opens up a world of opportunity to learn, gain skills, and be part of the community. 4-H builds confidence and helps youth become strong future leaders!

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Lead by Example

4-H volunteers are the heart of our organization! Share your experience and knowledge with our youth and help build our amazing young future leaders!

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Support Our Youth

We rely on sponsors and donors to support the overall goals of 4-H Nova Scotia. Learn more about how you can get involved with the organization.

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LEARN TO DO BY DOING

We help our youth “Learn To Do By Doing” in a safe, inclusive and fun environment, providing opportunities for leadership and life skills development, while promoting agriculture awareness. 4-H is a nation-wide, family-oriented, community-based, youth organization dedicated to the development of young Canadians, encouraging them to become responsible members of society.

THE 4-H PILLARS

Community Engagement and Communications, Science and Technology, The Environment and Healthy Living, and Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security are the 4-H Pillars. Learn more about each pillar.

Opportunities & Events

Being part of 4-H offers amazing opportunities locally, provincially, and nationally! Take a look at our list of events, conferences, learning opportunities, scholarships, camp, travel and so much more!

Grade 10 Credit

Please see the Grade 10 Credit Project page.

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4-H Weekend

4-H Weekend is a great opportunity for families to socialize and participate in a variety of communication events, as well as woodsmen, and 4-H weekend challenge. The following events take place: Demonstrations Competition Public Speaking Competition Woodsmen Competition 4-H Ambassador Competition Poster Contest Awards Night (Travel Awards) Friends of 4-H…

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Annual General Meeting (AGM)

The following groups will be attending the 4-H Nova Scotia AGM and all have an important role to play in determining the path 4-H Nova Scotia takes over the next year: 4-H Nova Scotia Board of Directors: The Board of Directors of 4-H Nova Scotia is the group of elected…

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Kevin Grant Tour

Kevin Grant began 4-H with the Hardwood Lands 4-H Club in Hants County in 1966. He was a dedicated 4Her, participating in club, county and provincial activities. He made many good friends from across Nova Scotia, and the 4-H program helped him develop skills that would help him later in…

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Award Trips

National Award Trips are a highlight for many 4-H members and leaders, providing an opportunity to create new friendships and learn more about the 4-H program. 4-H Canada National Award Trips (Members) National Award Opportunities National Award Application Form Deadline to apply is November 22, 2019 and submit applications to…

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Camp Rankin

4-H Camp Rankin Camps Camp Rankin week-long camps are a co-ed residential camp for 4-H members, and friends, ages 9 to 15. Broken into five one-week camps (ie. 3 one-week camps ages 9 – 12 and 2 week-long camp ages 13 – 15), the camp week begins on Sunday afternoon…

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STFX & Atlantic Conferences: Leadership Scholarships

4-H Nova Scotia is pleased to partner with Kubota to offer Leadership Development Scholarships 4-H members in each county have an opportunity to win a scholarship to cover registration fees to attend a leadership development conference. Scholarships will be selected as part of 4-H Nova Scotia Award Opportunities but are…

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Provincial Show

Provincial Show is held the last weekend in September/ first weekend in October and is in a different location each year. Top projects from each county compete at the show. Of course, you don’t have to have a project entered to go, there is no cost and it is open…

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Youth Advisory Committee (YAC)

The 4-H Canada Youth Advisory Committee (YAC), is the national youth voice for 4-H Canada. YAC provides leadership opportunities for outstanding young people from across the country who have been involved in 4-H and want to continue to play a role and contribute to the 4-H movement in Canada. A…

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Scholarships

There are several scholarships available through 4-H. Please refer to the documents below for more information.

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First Aid Course

You can book your St. John’s Ambulance First Aid session with 4-H Nova Scotia. Before you do, please review the information document and then complete the form. Both are listed below. Looking for the First Aid project?

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