July 11th - 14th 2017

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Global 4-H Network Summit Fueled by Volunteers

This week we are celebrating National Volunteer Week in Canada. In Canada and around the world, 4-H not only exists but thrives, thanks to dedicated volunteers! Volunteers lead 4-H clubs in their communities. Volunteers chaperone national and international 4-H exchanges. Volunteers fundraise and provide strategic guidance to 4-H organizations. Did you know, the Global 4-H Network Summit is also organized by volunteers? These dedicated individuals have already put in countless hours, working a... READ MORE

Speaker Spotlight on the Environment & Healthy Living

From agriculture sustainability to composting to wildlife protection, 4-H not only teaches youth around the world about the importance of protecting our planet, it also gives them the chance to put their learning into action, helping the environment around them. This is because in many countries, protecting the environment is a key theme of 4-H programming. In Canada, the Environment and Healthy Living Leadership Development Pillar is focused on nurturing environmental stewardship and heal... READ MORE

We’re Looking For Your Talent

We know you're are a talented bunch and we need your help to put together the first, global "4-H Has Talent" Showcase!

On Friday, July 14th, the Global 4-H Network Summit delegates will gather one last time to bid farewell to one another, reflect on the week past and celebrate!   What better way to close off the Global 4-H Network Summit than by showcasing our fantastic talent! So start practicing your dance routine, singing, skit, musical or magic act, comedy or other spec... READ MORE

Meet our Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security Premier Partner – Syngenta

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. READ MORE

Signature Events Will Celebrate Canadian Culture and Global 4-H

As plans are coming together for the global 4-H community’s second gathering, the Global 4-H Network Summit team is excited to announce more details for the Evening Signature Events. Capping off each day of the Summit, these evening events will be an opportunity for Summit delegates, partners and stakeholders to come together and celebrate 4-H while also experiencing Canadian culture at a variety of Ottawa venues. Here’s some more detail on what you can expect. [caption id="attachm... READ MORE