The Canadian 4-H Council (also known as 4-H Canada) was created in 1933 to oversee the 4-H movement in Canada. 4-H Canada is a not-for-profit, non-governmental agency governed by a Board of Directors.
So, what does 4-H Canada do on a national level? For starters, we oversee the 4-H Canada license, standards of practice, and branding. We also administer national programs, handle risk management, produce national resources, and much more.
4-H Canada also has a strong provincial network that facilitates collaboration and teamwork across all facets of 4-H in Canada. Here are some of the resources we have developed to support this goal:
4-H Advantage – our national magazine
4-H Mall – an online store featuring 4-H Canada supplies and promotional items
E-Learning – a collection of training and continuing education resources
“I credit 4-H for introducing me to a variety of valuable skills that I have taken with me my entire life. As a kid growing up in the country, I didn’t have immediate access to many of the things that urban life might have given me. It was the 4-H leaders and the 4-H programs that exposed me to many fabulous opportunities.”
Rob Black, Past President, Canadian 4-H Council Board of Directors