4-H Alberta Program Catalogue

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4-H ALBERTA Program Catalogue 2022-2023
2022-2023 Provincial
October 1, 2022 - September 30, 2023
4-H Programs

Content

ATB Financial Confidence Workshops 10

4-H Alberta Hall of Fame Ceremony 10

4-H Alberta Uncover the Leader 11

4-H Alberta Steer Carcass Competition 12

Trailblazers In Partnership With Hesje CPA Knowledge Centre - Virtual 12 Sheep Learning Sessions 13

4-H Alberta Archery Mail Match Competition 13

4-H Canada Citizenship Congress Trip 2023 14

Project in a Weekend 14

4-H Alberta Multi Species Judging Learning Sessions 15

4-H Alberta Judging Competition 15

Trailblazers In Partnership With Hesje CPA Knowledge Centre - In-Person 16

Ultimate Bull Fighting Experience 16

4-H Alberta Communication Competition 17

4-H Alberta Discover Science Day 17

Pheasant Project Learning Sessions 18

4-H Alberta Spring Senior Symposium & Trip Selection 18

4-H BC Agri Career Quest 19

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2022-2023 4-H Programs at a Glance 5 2022-2023 Provincial 4-H Programs 10

Youth Leadership Experience And Development (YLEAD) 19

4-H Alberta Beef Heifer Show 20

4-H Alberta Sheep Show 20

AFSC’s AG Next Gen Trip 21

4-H Alberta Steer Carcass Competition Wrap Up 21

Peace Region Combined Camp 22

BC Camping Trip 22

Northwest Territories Trip 23

4-H Alberta Archery Camp 23

Northeast Region Junior Summer Camp 24

Northeast Region Intermediate Summer Camp 24

South Region Junior Summer Camp 25

South Region Intermediate Summer Camp 25

4-H Alberta 5-Day Junior Summer Camp 26

4-H Alberta 4-Day Junior Summer Camp 26

4-H Alberta Intermediate Summer Camp 27

4-H Alberta Aspiring Intermediate Members (AIM) Summer Camp 27

4-H Alberta Combined Summer Camp 28

4-H Alberta Trek Camp 28

4-H Alberta Family Camp 29

4-H Alberta Club Week 29

Youth Leader Exchange 30

4-H Alberta Ambassador Selection 30

4-H Alberta Premier’s Award Selection 31

4-H Alberta Fall Senior Symposium 31

4-H Canada Members Forum 2023 32

4-H Alberta Ambassador Training 32

4-H Canada Citizenship Congress 2024 33

4-H Canada Leadership Summit 33

Trip Award - Agribition - 4-H Judging Competition 34

Trip Award - Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture 34

4-H Alberta Program

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Positive Youth Development Formula 35 Leadership Development Pillars 36 Sponsors 37

2022-2023

4-H Programs at a Glance

Program Audience Month/Dates Location Registration Opens Registration Closes Cost

Opportunities for Youth

ATB Financial Confidence Workshops

4-H Alberta

Steer Carcass Competition

Trailblazers in partnership with the Hesje CPA Knowledge Centre - Virtual

Sheep Learning Sessions

4-H Alberta Archery Mail Match Competition

All Members

January 18 & February 1, 2023 Virtual December 15, 2022 January 16 & January 30, 2023 Free

All Members NovemberMay At Home October 1, 2022 December 1, 2022 $75

All Members

January 24, 31, February 7, 14, 28, and March 7, 2023 Virtual November 2022 TBA TBA

All Members JanuaryFebruary 2023 Virtual November 2022 TBA Free

All Members JanuaryMarch, 2023 Virtual December 1, 2022 January 10, 2023 $10

4-H Canada Citizenship Congress Trip Senior Members February 16-20, 2023 Ottawa, ON

Included with 2022 Spring Senior Symposium registration $400

Project in a Weekend All Members February, 2023 Alberta 4-H Centre January 10, 2023 TBA TBA

4-H Alberta Multi Species Judging Learning Sessions

4-H Alberta Judging Competition

Trailblazers in partnership with the Hesje CPA Knowledge Cen tre - In-Person

Ultimate Bull Fighting Experience

All Members TBA

Virtual - in conjunction with Lakeland Col lege Judging Team

All Members March 10, 2023 Lakeland College, Vermillion, AB

January 10, 2023 February 15, 2023 Free

January 10, 2023 March 1, 2023 TBA

All Members March 17-19, 2023 Alberta 4-H Centre November 2022 TBA TBA

All Members March, 2023 Rimbey Agrium Centre January 10, 2023 February 15, 2023 TBA

4-H Alberta Communication Competition Senior Members Apr 15, 2023 TBA April 15, 2023 TBA Free

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Program Audience Month/Dates Location Registration Opens Registration Closes Cost

4-H Alberta Discover Science Day Intermediate Members Member

Pheasant Project Learning Sessions

4-H Alberta Spring Senior Symposium & Trip Selection

Space Science CentreEdmonton February 1, 2023 April 5, 202 $40

All Members April, 2023 Virtual March 1, 2023 TBA Free

Senior Mem bers May 4-7, 2023 Olds College, Olds, AB March 1, 2023

4-H BC Agri Career Quest Senior Mem bers May, 2023

Youth Leadership Experience And Development (YLEAD)

Members who will be 15 on or before July 2, 2023

Drop-off & Pickup in Abbots ford, BC Tour covers vari ous locations throughout BC.

Awarded during the Trip Selection component of the Spring Senior Symposium 2022.

Trip Applications: April 11, 2023 Senior Sympo sium: April 12, 2023

TBA

$400

July 2- 6, 2023 Alberta 4-H Centre January 10, 2023 May 29. 2023 TBA

4-H Alberta Beef Heifer Show All Beef proj ect members July 11-15, 2023 Olds Regional Exhibition March 1, 2023 June 1, 2023 TBA

4-H Alberta Sheep Show All Sheep project mem bers July 11-15, 2023 Olds Regional Exhibition March 1, 2023 June 1, 2023 TBA

AFSC’s AG Next Gen Trip Senior Mem bers July 17 - 21, 2023

Alberta 4-H Cen tre to various locations in Alberta. All stops TBA

Awarded during the Trip Selection component of the Spring Senior Symposium 2023.

TBA

4-H Alberta Steer Carcass Competition Wrap Up All Members July 21, 2023 TBA May 15, 2023 July 11, 2023 Free to Participants

Peace Region Combined Camp Junior & Intermediate Members July 24 - 28, 2023

BC Camping Trip Senior Mem bers July 26 - August 1, 2023

Northwest Territories Trip Senior Mem bers August 2 -11, 2023

Camp Artaban, Lac Cardinal (Peace River) January 10, 2023 May 29, 2023 TBA

Alberta 4-H Centre to various locations in BC. All stops TBA

Alberta 4-H Centre to Yellowknife NWT. All stops TBA

Included with 2023 Spring Senior Symposium registration TBA

Awarded during the Trip Selection component of the Spring Senior Symposium 2023.

TBA TBA

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Program Audience Month/Dates Location Registration Opens Registration Closes Cost

4-H Alberta Archery Camp

All Members who have completed at least 1 year of an Archery Project

August 2023 Carbon, AB January 10. 2023 July 15, 2023 TBA

Northeast Region Junior Summer Camp Junior Mem bers Summer, 2023 Moose Lake, AB January 10, 2023 May 15, 2023 TBA Northeast Region Intermediate Summer Camp

South Region

Intermediate Members Summer, 2023 Moose Lake, AB January 10, 2023 May 15, 2023 TBA

Junior Summer Camp Junior Mem bers Summer, 2023 Elkwater, AB January 10, 2023 May 15, 2023 TBA

South Region Intermediate Summer Camp Intermediate Members Summer, 2023 Elkwater, AB January 10, 2023 May 15, 2023 TBA

4-H Alberta 5-Day Junior Summer Camp Junior Mem bers Summer, 2023 Alberta 4-H Centre January 10, 2023 May 15, 2023 TBA

4-H Alberta 4-Day Junior Summer Camp Junior Mem bers Summer, 2023 Alberta 4-H Centre January 10, 2023 May 15, 2023 TBA

4-H Alberta Intermediate Summer Camp Intermediate Members Summer, 2023 Alberta 4-H Centre January 10, 2023 May 15, 2023 TBA

4-H Alberta Aspiring Intermediate Members (AIM) Summer Camp

4-H Alberta Combined Summer Camp

Intermediate Members Summer, 2023 Alberta 4-H Centre January 10, 2023 May 15, 2023 TBA

Members aged 11-13 on January 1st, 2023

4-H Alberta Trek Camp

Members aged 11-13 on January 1st, 2023

Summer, 2023 Alberta 4-H Centre January 10, 2023 May 15, 2023 TBA

Summer, 2023 Alberta 4-H Centre January 10, 2023 May 15, 2023 TBA

4-H Alberta Club Week Senior Mem bers Summer, 2023 TBA January 10, 2023 May 15, 2023 TBA

4-H Alberta Ambassador Selection Senior Mem bers October, 2023 Online Applica tion & Virtual Interview September 1, 2023 October 3, 2023 Free

4-H Alberta Fall Senior Symposium Senior Mem bers October 20 - 22, 2023 TBA September 1, 2023 October 9, 2023 TBA

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Program Audience Month/Dates Location Registration Opens Registration Closes Cost

4-H Canada Members Forum 2023 Senior Mem bers November, 2023 TBA

4-H Canada Citizenship Congress 2024 Senior Mem bers TBA Ottawa, ON

Trip Award - Agribition4-H Judging Competition

Trip AwardCanadian Young Speakers for Agriculture

Senior Mem bers November 2023 Regina, SK

Senior Mem bers November 2023 Toronto, ON

Awarded during the Trip Selection component of the Spring Senior Symposium 2023.

Awarded during the Trip Selection component of the Spring Senior Symposium 2023.

TBA

TBA

Awarded at 4-H Alberta Judging Competition TBA

Awarded at the Provincial Public Speaking Competition Free

Program Audience Month/Dates Location Registration Opens Registration Closes Cost

Opportunities for Leaders & Volunteers

4-H Alberta Uncover the Leader Leader/Volun teer November 19 & December 3, 2022

Lakeland Col lege, Vermillon & Alberta 4-H Centre September 1, 2022 November 10 & November 23 $30

4-H Alberta Beef Leader Learning Day Leader/Volun teer November 26, 2022 Alberta 4-H Centre September 1, 2022 November 16, 2022 $25

Youth Leader Exchange Youth Lead ers Summer, 2023

Summer Camps accross Canada - exact locations TBA TBA TBA Free

4-H Canada Leadership Summit Leaders April 2024 Ottawa, ON September, 2023 TBA TBA

4-H Alberta Volunteer Opportunities Leaders Various Various Ongoing Ongoing TBA

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Program Audience Month/Dates Location Registration Opens

Opportunity for 4-H Community

Registration Closes Cost

4-H Alberta Hall of Fame Ceremony

4-H Alberta Family Camp

4-H Commu nity

November 19, 2022 Alberta 4-H Centre

4-H Families Summer, 2023 Alberta 4-H Centre

4-H Alberta Premier’s Award Selection

4-H Alberta Ambassador Training

4-H Alberta

Volunteer

Opportunities

4-H Alberta Ambassadors October 18 - 21, 2023

Online Applica tion & In-person interviews. Award an nounced during the Fall Senior Sympo sium banquet.

Tune into the ceremony VIA Zoom. Free

January 10, 2023 May 15, 2023 TBA

September 1, 2023 October 9, 2023 Free

4-H Alberta Ambassadors November, 2023 Alberta 4-H Centre Mandatory meeting for all Ambassadors TBA

Leader Various Various Ongoing Ongoing TBA

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Programs

ATB Financial Confidence Workshops

Community Engagement and Communications

Build your financial confidence with ATB’s virtual workshops. Back by popular demand, ATB will be continuing their vuirtual workshop series in the new year! More details on each workshop coming soon. The content of the workshops is more suited for Senior and Intermediate 4-H Members but all Members are welcome to attend.

All Members

January 18 & February 1, 2023

Virtual Registration opens December 15, 2022

Registration closes January 16 & January 30, 2023

TBA Cost: Free

4-H Alberta Hall of Fame Ceremony

The Alberta 4-H Hall of Fame honours Albertans who have made exceptional contributions to the 4-H program in this province through outstanding leadership and/or have made a significant impact on 4-H youth and/or leaders. To learn more and to nominate someone click here

4-H Community

November 19, 2022

Alberta 4-H Centre

Tune into the ceremony VIA Zoom.

Link will be available on the 4-H Calendar

Cost: Free

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4-H Alberta Uncover the Leader

All Leadership Development Pillars

4-H Alberta Leaders are essential to the 4-H program! To support all of the fantastic volunteer Leaders across the province, 4-H Alberta hosts Leader Learning opportunities each year. Have fun, learn, and connect with other dedicated volunteers while refreshing your excitement for the year ahead!

Leader/Volunteer

November 19 & December 3, 2022

Lakeland College, Vermillon & Alberta 4-H Centre

Registration opens September 1, 2022 Registration closes November 10 & November 23

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: $30

4-H Alberta Beef Leader Learning Day

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security

Join the Beef Advisory Committee for a day filled with information for beef project leaders and volunteers. We will talk about topics related to raising a market steer and some of the exciting programs that 4-H has to offer.

Leader/Volunteer

November 26, 2022

Alberta 4-H Centre

Registration opens September 1, 2022 Registration closes November 16, 2022

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: $25

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4-H Alberta Steer Carcass Competition

The goal of this competition is to find the carcass that provides the highest quality beef for a restaurant. Register for this great competition and learn about what is under the hide.

All Members

November - May At Home

Registration opens October 1, 2022

Registration closes December 1, 2022

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System Cost: $75

Trailblazers In Partnership With Hesje CPA Knowledge Centre - Virtual

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security Community Engagement and Communications

This program will be an opportunity to introduce 4-H Members to what it takes to be an entrepreneur and provide them with the basic knowledge to start off on the right path to build their business, using their 4-H project. The program will provide support to the project for registered members and their leaders through engaging sessions and checkpoints throughout.

All Members

January 24, 31, February 7, 14, 28, and March 7, 2023

Virtual

Registration opens November 2022

Registration closes TBA

TBA Cost: TBA

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Sheep Learning Sessions

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security

Join other 4-H Members interested in sheep projects for engaging webinars on topics such as selecting your market lamb and lambing in January. More details to come.

All Members

February 1st, 2023

Virtual Registration opens February 1, 2023

TBA Cost: Free

4-H Alberta Archery Mail Match Competition

The Mail Match provides direct competition opportunities without having to travel further than your local club! Each month, an archer can submit one score and the highest of the four scores achieved throughout the designated time, will be used to determine the competitor’s final placing.

Science and Technology

All Members

January - March, 2023

Virtual Registration opens December 1, 2022 Registration closes January 10, 2023

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: $10

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4-H Canada Citizenship Congress Trip 2023

Citizenship Congress creates multiple opportunities for delegates to network and learn from experts on governance and civic engagement while fostering their research skills, public speaking skills and expanding their knowledge on the parliamentary procedures as they prepare for the annual Citizenship Congress debate. Spots to attend the congress are awarded during the trip selection proccess at the Spring Senior Symposium.

All Leadership Development Pillars

Senior Members

February 16-20, 2023

Ottawa, ON Included with 2022 Spring Senior Symposium registration

Registration through 4-H Canada. Fee billed to 4-H Alberta

Cost: $400

Project in a Weekend

Discover 4-H Projects, Exciting and very busy hands on weekend. Members will have a chance to discover and try out different projects that may not be offered in their club or to have a chance to enhance their own project learning and spend time completing their own project under the guidance of specialized resource persons. This program will evolve into providing an opportunity for members who are challenged to complete their project due to other commitments to be able to complete in a weekend.

All Leadership Development Pillars

All Members

February, 2023

Alberta 4-H Centre

Registration opens January 10, 2023 Registration closes TBA

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: TBA

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4-H Alberta Multi Species Judging Learning Sessions

Community Engagement and Communications

Join other 4-H Members and the Lakeland College Judging Team for these engaging virtual sessions all about Multi Species Judging. Whether you are brand new to judging or want to hone your judging skills, there will be a session for everyone!

All Members TBA

Virtual - in conjunction with Lakeland College Judging Team

Registration opens January 10, 2023

Registration closes February 15, 2023

TBA Cost: Free

4-H Alberta Judging Competition

Science and Technology

Open to all skill levels, the 4-H Alberta Provincial Judging Competition is an opportunity for 4-H members to judge a wide range of livestock and products for the opportunity to win prizes and judging trips. Never attended a judging event before? No worries! You can Learn To Do By Doing at this opportunity and have a lot of fun along the way. The Provincial Judging Competition is held in conjunction with Lakeland College’s Little Royal and the Western Canadian Judging Finals. If you are interested in a judging trip, you will need to attend this competition to qualify.

All Members

March 10, 2023

Lakeland College, Vermillion, AB

Registration opens January 10, 2023

Registration closes March 1, 2023

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: TBA

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Trailblazers In Partnership With Hesje CPA Knowledge CentreIn-Person

Community Engagement and Communications

This program will be an opportunity to introduce 4-H Members to what it takes to be an entrepreneur and provide them with the basic knowledge to start off on the right path to build a business. The program will wrap up with an exciting weekend at the Alberta 4-H Centre with sessions on becoming the best entrepreneur you can be!

All Members

March 17-19, 2023

Alberta 4-H Centre

Registration opens November 2022 Registration closes TBA TBA Cost: TBA

Ultimate Bull Fighting Experience

All Leadership Development Pillars

Learn with professional bullfighters to navigate aggressive cattle and strategy to become a champion in everything you do. Sessions cover mental health, mental preparedness and learning about your special assets.

All Members March, 2023

Rimbey Agrium Centre

Registration opens January 10, 2023 Registration closes February 15, 2023

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: TBA

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4-H Alberta Communication Competition

Community Engagement and Communications

The 4-H Alberta Communications Competition engages the top 4-H communicators who have successfully completed three previous levels of competition. Two Senior Members from each of Alberta’s seven Regions are eligible to compete in the Public Speaking competition, while two teams (consisting of one to three members) from each of the seven Regions participate in Presentations.

Senior Members

Apr 15, 2023

TBA

Registration opens April 15, 2023

Registration closes TBA

TBA. Spot awarded for success in regional competitions.

Cost: Free

4-H Alberta Discover Science Day

Community Engagement and Communications

This one-day program is for Intermediate Members (ages 12 - 14) who have an interest in science. Taking place at the Telus World of Science in Edmonton, Science Discovery Day will provide a hands-on environment to learn about a variety of different science topics and explore how these topics could potentially become a future 4-H project.

Intermediate Members

April 15, 2023

Space Science CentreEdmonton

Registration opens February 1, 2023

Registration closes April 5, 2023

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: $40

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Pheasant Project Learning Sessions

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security

An interactive session all about the pheasant project and what to do from pheasant checks to release.

All Members

April, 2023 Virtual

Registration opens March 1, 2023

Registration closes TBA TBA Cost: Free

4-H Alberta Spring Senior Symposium & Trip Selection

Community Engagement and Communications

The Senior Symposium is a program designed specifically for 4-H Alberta’s Senior Members to have fun together and connect with professionals and specialists in topics that are relevant to them. The spring Senior Symposium will also host the selection of trips for those who apply!

Senior Members

May 4-7, 2023

Olds College, Olds, AB

Registration opens March 1, 2023

Registration closes Trip Applications: April 11, 2023 Senior Symposium: April 12, 2023

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: TBA

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4-H BC Agri Career Quest

This experience is a six day program for 4-H members to explore careers in the agriculture industry. Most of the program takes place on a charter bus to allow for agriculture tour stops in different regions of BC. Participants will get to see and experience first-hand the diversity of agriculture in BC and the careers available in the industry. There is a career building component where participants learn how to market themselves through resume, interview and networking skills. Spots to attend this trip are awarded during the trip selection proccess at the Spring Senior Symposium.

Senior Members

May, 2023

Drop-off & Pick-up in Abbotsford, BC Tour covers various locations throughout BC.

Awarded during the Trip Selection component of the Spring Senior Symposium 2022. Awarded during the Trip Selection component of the Spring Senior Symposium 2023.

Cost: $400

Youth Leadership Experience And Development (YLEAD)

Community Engagement and Communications

Become a fully trained 4-H Alberta Youth Leader at YLEAD! Youth Leaders (formally camp counsellors) are 4-H Alberta Senior Members with a passion for leadership and youth development. Youth Leaders can volunteer at summer camps, winter camps, fun days, and other 4-H Alberta programs. YLEAD covers a variety of topics including: youth safety, inclusion, activity planning, and leadership.

This program is required to be a Youth Leader at 4-H programming.

Members who will be 15 on or be fore July 2, 2023

July 2- 6, 2023

Alberta 4-H Centre

Registration opens January 10, 2023 Registration closes May 29. 2023

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: TBA

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All Leadership Development Pillars

4-H Alberta Beef Heifer Show

Sharpen your skills in showmanship, judging, grooming, and marketing! Bonus: you will also be able to showcase your prized project animal in a series of conformation classes! Participants will learn from industry experts as they share their knowledge and know-how on the latest trends and topics related to the beef industry.

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security

All Beef project members

July 11-15, 2023

Olds Regional Exhibition

Registration opens March 1, 2023 Registration closes June 1, 2023

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: TBA

4-H Alberta Sheep Show

Community Engagement and Communications

Hone your husbandry, judging, marketing, showmanship, and trimming skills through educational sessions and participating in various competitions. An added bonus is to be at the forefront of the industry. As more producers enter into the Alberta sheep industry, more 4-H Members are entering into the sheep project. The 4-H Alberta Sheep Show is a great stepping stone to be part of an industry that is thriving in Alberta.

All Sheep project members

July 11-15, 2023

Olds Regional Exhibition

Registration opens March 1, 2023 Registration closes June 1, 2023

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: TBA

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AFSC’s AG Next Gen Trip

This is your opportunity to explore the agriculture industry in Alberta! Jump on the bus with your fellow 4-H members and prepare for a whirlwind tour with stops at large scale Alberta agriculture operations and local food producers. Enjoy fantastic meals made from Alberta products, camp overnight in local communities and discover the various opportunities in agriculture with hands-on learning! Spots to attend this trip are awarded during the trip selection proccess at the Spring Senior Symposium.

All Leadership Development Pillars

Senior Members

July 17 - 21, 2023

Alberta 4-H Centre to various lo cations in Alberta. All stops TBA

Awarded during the Trip Selection component of the Spring Senior Symposium 2023. Registration and trip fee payment will be available through the Online Registration System after trips have been awarded. Trip registration fee: TBD

Cost: TBA

4-H Alberta Steer Carcass Competition Wrap Up

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security

This is the Carcass Competition Windup that all competitors are encouraged to attend. They will learn a few things and find out the results of how their carcass project compared to the others.

All Members

July 21, 2023

TBA

Registration opens May 15, 2023

Registration closes July 11, 2023

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: Free to Participants

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Peace Region Combined Camp

The 4-H Regional Summer Camping programs bring all the fun of the provincial camps to different camp locations around Alberta! Watch for details and registration opening early 2023.

All Leadership Development Pillars

Junior & Intermediate Members

July 24 - 28, 2023

Camp Artaban, Lac Cardinal (Peace River)

Registration opens January 10, 2023 Registration closes May 29, 2023

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: TBA

BC Camping Trip

Travel on a bus to various locations throughout central BC, meeting with local 4-Hers and participating in fantastic 4-H activities. Spots to attend this trip are awarded during the trip selection proccess at the Spring Senior Symposium.

All Leadership Development Pillars

Senior Members

July 26 - August 1, 2023

Alberta 4-H Centre to various locations in BC. All stops TBA Included with 2023 Spring Senior Symposium registration

Registration and trip fee payment will be available through the Online Registration System after trips have been awarded.

Trip registration fee: TBD

Cost: TBA

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Northwest Territories Trip

This is the ultimate camping trip. Pack up your gear and load on the bus because we’re heading north for an unforgettable adventure. Experience vast swathes of boreal forest and arctic tundra, mighty rivers and majestic lakes. Along the way you’ll tour a variety of farms and agricultural enterprises to expand your knowledge on the diverse and exciting agriculture practices happening in your own backyard. Oh, and don’t forget your bug spray. Spots to attend this trip are awarded during the trip selection proccess at the Spring Senior Symposium.

All Leadership Development Pillars

Senior Members

August 2 -11, 2023

Alberta 4-H Centre to Yellowknife NWT. All stops TBA

Awarded during the Trip Selection component of the Spring Senior Symposium 2023.

Registration and trip fee pay ment will be available through the Online Registration System after trips have been awarded. Trip registration fee: TBD

Cost:

4-H Alberta Archery Camp

Environment and Healthy Living

Junior, Intermediate, and Senior Members who are or have been in a 4-H Archery Project can register to attend Archery Summer Camp! Spend the weekend working on target and 3D archery, learning how to maintain your equipment, doing fun summer camp activities, and winding up the weekend with a fun competition. Watch for details and registration opening spring 2023.

All Members who have completed at least 1 year of an Archery Project August 2023 Carbon, AB

Registration opens January 10. 2023

Registration closes July 15, 2023

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost:

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Northeast Region Junior Summer Camp

All Leadership Development Pillars

The 4-H Regional Summer Camping programs bring all the fun of the provincial camps to different camp locations around Alberta! Watch for details and registration opening early 2023.

Junior Members

Summer, 2023

Moose Lake, AB

Registration opens January 10, 2023 Registration closes May 15, 2023

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: TBA

Northeast Region Intermediate Summer Camp

All Leadership Development Pillars

The 4-H Regional Summer Camping programs bring all the fun of the provincial camps to different camp locations around Alberta! Watch for details and registration opening early 2023.

Intermediate Members

Summer, 2023

Moose Lake, AB

Registration opens January 10, 2023 Registration closes May 15, 2023

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: TBA

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South Region Junior Summer Camp

All Leadership Development Pillars

The 4-H Regional Summer Camping programs bring all the fun of the provincial camps to different camp locations around Alberta! Watch for details and registration opening early 2023.

Junior Members

Summer, 2023

Elkwater, AB

Registration opens January 10, 2023 Registration closes May 15, 2023

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: TBA

South Region Intermediate Summer Camp

The 4-H Regional Summer Camping programs bring all the fun of the provincial camps to different camp locations around Alberta! Watch for details and registration opening early 2023.

All Leadership Development Pillars

Intermediate Members

Summer, 2023

Elkwater, AB

Registration opens January 10, 2023

Registration closes May 15, 2023

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: TBA

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4-H Alberta 5-Day Junior Summer Camp

All Leadership Development Pillars

The 4-H Summer Camping program has a strong emphasis on learning and fun! Participants will learn new skills and try new activities with friends from across Alberta! Prepare to have fun at the night games, campfires, large group games, gaga ball, banquets, and celebratory dances at camp this summer! Watch for details and registration opening early 2023.

Junior Members

Summer, 2023

Alberta 4-H Centre

Registration opens January 10, 2023 Registration closes May 15, 2023

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: TBA

4-H Alberta 4-Day Junior Summer Camp

The 4-H Summer Camping program has a strong emphasis on learning and fun! Participants will learn new skills and try new activities with friends from across Alberta! Prepare to have fun at the night games, campfires, large group games, gaga ball, banquets, and celebratory dances at camp this summer! Watch for details and registration opening early 2023.

Junior Members

Summer, 2023

Alberta 4-H Centre

Registration opens January 10, 2023 Registration closes May 15, 2023

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: TBA

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All Leadership Development Pillars

4-H Alberta Intermediate Summer Camp

All Leadership Development Pillars

The 4-H Summer Camping program has a strong emphasis on learning and fun! Participants will learn new skills and try new activities with friends from across Alberta! Prepare to have fun at the night games, campfires, large group games, gaga ball, banquets, and celebratory dances at camp this summer! Watch for details and registration opening early 2023.

Intermediate Members

Summer, 2023

Alberta 4-H Centre

Registration opens January 10, 2023 Registration closes May 15, 2023

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: TBA

4-H Alberta Aspiring Intermediate Members (AIM) Summer Camp

All Leadership Development Pillars

Aspiring Intermediate Members is designed especially for you! Choose your own path to discovery from one of the different interest streams. Get creative, adventurous and in touch with the wellbeing of yourself and others. Watch for details and registration opening early 2023.

Intermediate Members

Summer, 2023

Alberta 4-H Centre

Registration opens January 10, 2023 Registration closes May 15, 2023

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: TBA

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4-H Alberta Combined Summer Camp

All Leadership Development Pillars

The 4-H Summer Camping program has a strong emphasis on learning and fun! Participants will learn new skills and try new activities with friends from across Alberta! Prepare to have fun at the night games, campfires, large group games, gaga ball, banquets, and celebratory dances at camp this summer! Watch for details and registration opening early 2023.

Members aged 11-13 on January 1st, 2023

Summer, 2023

Alberta 4-H Centre

Registration opens January 10, 2023 Registration closes May 15, 2023

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: TBA

4-H Alberta Trek Camp

Trek is back by popular demand ! This program members who love to camp outside and explore nature will enjoy their time at this program! Whether you are a seasoned camper or have never slept in a tent or under the stars, Trek Camp is for you!

Environment and Healthy Living

Members aged 11-13 on January 1st, 2023

Summer, 2023

Alberta 4-H Centre

Registration opens January 10, 2023 Registration closes May 15, 2023

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: TBA

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4-H Alberta Family Camp

Come join your fellow 4-H families at one of 4-H Alberta’s Family Camp programs! The WHOLE family can participate in skill sessions such as canoeing, archery, and low ropes, while also engaging in group games, theme challenges, campfires and family competitions! Watch for details and registration opening early 2023.

4-H Families

Summer, 2023

Alberta 4-H Centre

Registration opens January 10, 2023 Registration closes May 15, 2023

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: TBA

4-H Alberta Club Week

Senior Members, be sure to mark your calendars and book time off to attend 4-H Alberta Club Week this summer 2022! Club Week is ‘THE summer program’ for Senior Members. Engaging group discussions, guest speakers, activities, games and entertainment will ensure you have the time of your life! Watch for registration opening early 2023.

Senior Members

Summer, 2023

TBA

Registration opens January 10, 2023 Registration closes May 15, 2023

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: TBA

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All Leadership Development Pillars All Leadership Development Pillars

Youth Leader Exchange

This exchange is an opportunity for Youth Leaders to use their training and experience supporting summer programs in other provinces. Members must have been a Youth Leader in Alberta and complete an application form to apply.

All Leadership Development Pillars

Youth Leaders

Summer, 2023

Summer Camps accross Canada - exact locations TBA

Registration opens TBA Registration closes TBA

Awarded through application to outstanding Youth Leaders.

Cost: Free

4-H Alberta Ambassador Selection

All Leadership Development Pillars

Through application, Open to any Senior 4-H Member for consideration to be a 4-H Alberta Ambassador to support at their regional level, and at provincial events. They will apply through an online application process and successful candidates will move on to an interview prior to selection. Ambassadors will be announced at the Fall Senior Symposium.

Senior Members

October, 2023

Online Application & Virtual Interview

Registration opens September 1, 2023 Registration closes October 3, 2023

Online Application

Cost: Free

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4-H Alberta Premier’s Award Selection

The Premier’s Award is the highest honour bestowed to a 4-H Alberta member. The Premiers Award recipient is chosen from the team of current 4-H Ambassadors and represents 4-H at a variety of events over the following year. The recipient will also be awarded a spot at the 4-H Canada Citizenship Congress and have the opportunity to meet with Alberta’s Premier and the Minister of Agriculture.

Community Engagement and Communications

4-H Alberta Ambassadors

October 18 - 21, 2023

Online Application & In-person interviews. Award announced during the Fall Senior Symposium banquet.

Registration closes September 1, 2023 Registration closes October 9, 2023

Online Application Cost: Free

4-H Alberta Fall Senior Symposium

Community Engagement and Communications

The Senior Symposium is a program designed specifically for 4-H Alberta’s Senior Members to have fun together and connect with professionals and specialists in topics that are relevant to them. The focus of the Fall Senior Symposium program is on future planning and success. The new Ambassadors and Premier’s Award recipient will be announced at the Fall Symposium banquet.

Senior Members

October 20 - 22, 2023

TBA

Registration opens September 1, 2023 Registration closes October 9, 2023

Registration will be available through the Online Registration System

Cost: TBA

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4-H Canada Members Forum 2023

Through experiential learning, workshops, and interactive activities, delegates will develop a deeper awareness, knowledge, and understanding of what it means to positively impact the environment and lead healthy lives. 4-H’ers will leave feeling energized and equipped to apply new knowledge and skills to club projects in their home communities, and even discover new career paths to explore or pursue. Spots to attend this trip are awarded during the trip selection proccess at the Spring Senior Symposium.

Senior Members

November, 2023 TBA

Awarded during the Trip Selection component of the Spring Senior Symposium 2023.

Registration and trip fee payment will be available through the Online Registration System after trips have been awarded. Trip registration fee: TBD

Cost: TBA

4-H Alberta Ambassador Training

All of the new and returning 4-H Alberta Ambassadors will come together to receive training and brainstorm for the upcoming year.

4-H Alberta Ambassadors

November, 2023 Alberta 4-H Centre

Mandatory meeting for all Ambassadors

No Registration Cost: TBA

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All Leadership Development Pillars

4-H Canada Citizenship Congress 2024

All Leadership Development Pillars

Citizenship Congress creates multiple opportunities for delegates to network and learn from experts on governance and civic engagement while fostering their research skills, public speaking skills and expanding their knowledge on the parliamentary procedures as they prepare for the annual Citizenship Congress debate. Spots to attend the congress are awarded during the trip selection proccess at the Spring Senior Symposium.

Senior Members

TBA

Ottawa, ON

Awarded during the Trip Selection component of the Spring Senior Symposium 2023.

Awarded during the Trip Selection component of the Spring Senior Symposium 2023.

Cost: TBA

4-H Canada Leadership Summit

All Leadership Development Pillars

Leadership Summit is an exciting opportunity for 4-H volunteer leaders and professionals to showcase the communities they are building, share innovative program ideas, and hear from experts on emerging topics. It includes a mix of workshops, an expert keynote, knowledge sharing, networking, and fun!

Leaders

April 2024

Ottawa, ON

Registration opens September, 2023

Registration closes TBA

Registration through 4-H Canada (facilitated by 4-H AB Staff)

Cost: TBA

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Trip Award - Agribition4-H Judging Competition

4-H members are awarded this trip from the Multi Species Judging Competition. The top individuals and team have the opportunity to attend.

All Leadership Development Pillars

Senior Members

November 2023

Regina, SK

Awarded at 4-H Alberta Judging Competition

Awarded at Multi Species judging Cost: TBA

Trip Award - Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture

All Leadership Development Pillars

A 4-H member is awarded this opportunity to travel to the Canadian Young Speaker Competition in Toronto during the Royal Winter Fair in November.

Senior Members

November 2023

Toronto, ON Awarded at the Provincial Public Speaking Competition

Awarded at the Provincial Public Speaking Competition

Cost: TBA

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4-H IN CANADA

Positive Youth Development Formula

The 4-H Canada Positive Youth Development Formula, is our recipe for building responsible, caring, and contributing young people who are empowered to be successful through our supportive 4-H structures. On the outside of the formula are the six key assets that we believe 4-H cultivates and fosters in 4-H members. These are the outcomes we hope to achieve in any 4-H activity.

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Leadership Development Pillars

4-H programs are organized under four Leadership Development Pillars and represent the areas of learning that are at the heart of the 4-H program.

Community Engagement & Communications

Programs in this pillar are designed to encourage youth to seek out ways to lend a hand, take action, and make a positive

difference in the world around them

Science & Technology

Through this pillar’s programs, youth can dive into hands-on, inquiry-based projects and activities that spark their curiosity

Environment & Healthy Living

youth to discover how to be stewards of the environment, and to explore positive ways to stay healthy and active.

Sustainable Agriculture & Food Security

This pillar builds on 4-H’s deep roots in rural that help youth appreciate and learn about the food we eat and grow

Programs in this pillar offer opportunities fo r agricultural communities, offering programs

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Sponsors

We would like to express our sincerest appreciation to our partners and supporters for their continued investment and support. Without them, these programs would not be possible.

Emerald Clover Sponsors

Gold Clover Sponsors

Silver Clover Sponsors

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Bronze Clover Sponsors

Green Clover Sponsors

White Clover Sponsors

Alberta Lamb Producers Federated Co-operative Limited Livestock Identification Services

4-H Alberta Friend

Canadian Sheep Breeders Association Second Chance Livestock

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