July 11th - 14th 2017


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

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