Learn to Do By Doing

Building Confidence. Having Fun. Learning to Lead.

4-H Leads the Way in 2020

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.

Support our youth »

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 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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Grade 10 Credit

Please see the Grade 10 Credit Project page.

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Annual General Meeting (AGM)

The 4-H Nova Scotia Annual General Meeting was held November 15-16, 2019. Click here for a copy of the 2019 resolutions: AGM Resolutions    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…

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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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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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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. 4-H Weekend is cancelled for 2020   The following events take place: Demonstrations Competition Public Speaking Competition Woodsmen Competition 4-H Ambassador Competition Poster Contest…

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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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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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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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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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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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Atlantic Members Conference

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. This year the conference will take place at the Debert Hospitality Centre, Debert, NS on April 24-26, 2020. This…

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