July 11th - 14th 2017

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Community Engagement Plays an Important Role in the Development of 4-H Youth

4-H Member Spotlight: Logan Emiry

In the summer of 2016, 10 Canadian 4-H members travelled to Ghana as part of 4-H Canada’s Going Global Service Learning Program. The pilot program in Ghana goes a step beyond local community engagement and created a platform for 4-H youth to make meaningful contributions to a community development project in an international context. 4-H Ontario member Logan Emiry was one of these 10 members and recalls the experiences he had helping to better the 4-... READ MORE

4-H Bridges Political Differences and Empowers British Columbia Youth

4-H Member Spotlight: Sara Kate Smith

Canadian 4-H members take part in a variety of opportunities in their home provinces, across the country, and around the world! This week, we’re shining the 4-H spotlight on British Columbia 4-H member Sara Kate Smith, who has taken in many of these incredible experiences. Sara Kate is currently a student, 4-H B.C. Ambassador, and a member of the Yellowhead 4-H Club. Through 4-H, Sara Kate has enjoyed travelling to new places, making new fri... READ MORE

Northern Manitoba Volunteer Creates Meaningful Opportunities for Youth

4-H Volunteer Spotlight: Cheryl Antonio

Volunteers are crucial to the success of 4-H around the world, so this week we’re shining the 4-H spotlight on volunteer Cheryl Antonio. Cheryl is a Truancy Officer, Educational Assistant, DJ, Web Page Designer and leader of The Pas Helping Hands 4-H Club in northern Manitoba, Canada. In Canada, 4-H was founded in Roland, Manitoba in 1913, initially as the Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs. Soon after the success of the program in Manitoba, 4-H spr... READ MORE

Meet our Science and Technology Premier Partner – Bayer

Over the coming months, we will be introducing you to some of our Premier Partners to share in their words why the Global 4-H Network Summit is important. We are grateful to work with partners who support the vision of 4-H globally and thank all our partners for their generous contributions to the Global 4-H Network Summit. For this post, we sat down with Komie Hossini, Communications Business Partner, Crop Science at Bayer Inc. to learn more about who they are and why they are e... READ MORE

4-H Member Spotlight: Liam O’Brien

When Liam O’Brien contacted us to share his 4-H story, there were so many events happening he had trouble picking a week to participate! So is the life of this 4-H member, who at only age 16, is also a volunteer counselor at his 4-H camp. Liam is from Canada’s maritime province of Newfoundland. While small in population, Newfoundland is big on culture. Newfoundlanders are known for their humour and they enjoy a good time. We are looking forward to meeting Liam, and the rest of the Newfoun... READ MORE