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!
Kevin Grant began 4-H with the Hardwood Lands 4-H Club in Hants County in 1966. He was a dedicated 4-Her, 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…Read More
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…Read More
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 – closed 4-H Canada Leadership Summit (Leaders) Leader Award Application –…Read More
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…Read More
AGM 2020 – Board of Directors’ Report Due to the nature of the 2020 AGM, the agenda will be significantly reduced. The three resolutions will be referred to the Board for disposition and, in the event the sponsoring counties are not satisfied with the disposition of the Board,…Read More
Considering the uncertainty of COVID-19, this year 4-H Nova Scotia will be welcoming you to our virtual end-of-year celebration in lieu of our Provincial Show. While we can’t provide you with your usual weekend jam packed with competitions and catching up with your 4-H family, we can provide anentertaining event…Read More
The Atlantic Members Conference is organized each year by the Atlantic 4-H Committee with members and leaders attending from Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, New Brunswick and New Brunswick Francophone. 4-H members participate in team building exercises, local tours, healthy living and life skills workshops and other local educational…Read More
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. 4-H Weekend will be coming to you this year from the comfort of your own regions! Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, we have…Read More