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Physical Health Resources

4-H Canada’s new Healthy Living Initiative provides the tools and resources to its 8,500 volunteer leaders to support the well-being of 23,500 4-H members. Learn more about the Healthy Living Initiative.

About this focus area

Resources in this focus area will allow youth and leaders to achieve a state of well-being where they are able to properly care for their bodies and make choices that improve their overall health.

Tip sheets

Ten tip sheets with important and usable information related to this focus area are available for downloading and printing. Five tip sheets are geared towards volunteer leaders and five are geared towards youth members.

For members

For leaders

Activity guide

The activity guide for this focus area will assist volunteer leaders in using these resources by offering recommendations on how to tie their topics into club meetings and create learning opportunities for members.

Read the activity guide

Resource Book

Access all of the above resources for this focus area as one book for easy use. 

Download the resource book for members

Download the resource book for leaders


4-H Canada will host an online webinar in November 2020 to assist leaders in using the resources and provide an opportunity to ask questions. A PowerPoint presentation and recording from the webinar will be made available on this page after the webinar. 

Resource development

4-H Canada has partnered ParticipACTION to develop these physical health resources. See the list of sources used to build these resources.

As Canada’s premier physical activity brand, ParticipACTION helps Canadians sit less and move more through innovative engagement initiatives and thought leadership. Learn more and access more resources at

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The Healthy Living Initiative is made possible thanks to the generous support of:

Farm Credit Canada

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Corteva AgriscienceUFA

Have a question about the physical health resources and the Healthy Living Initiative? Contact us at