Alumni

How 4-H Made Me the Person I Am Today

November 9, 2018
4-H has been a huge part of my life since I first joined when I was just nine years old. Older members helped bring me out of my shell and created the extrovert I am today. 4-H has opened more…
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Three Generations of 4-H Leaders

November 8, 2018
Even though we didn’t move to Canada until 1980, the love of 4-H took root quickly. I got my start in the South Simcoe Dairy Club back in 1982 when my Dad gave me my very first calf. I was…
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4-H Alberta Raised

October 3, 2018
My 4-H story is so deeply entwined with who I am as a person today that the idea of separating it out from the overall story makes the rest seem quite insignificant. Through my 10 years as a member of…
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Not Far From the Tree

January 5, 2018
4-H and One Family’s Strong Roots by Kim Daynard 4-H taught me how to make healthy and tasty whole wheat and pumpernickel breads, properly replace a button, sew a pale yellow jersey shirt from a pattern (which instantly became a…
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Going Global: Costa Rica

October 31, 2017
I was awarded a national award this past summer for a 4-H Going Global International Exchange. My country of choice was Costa Rica, because I wanted to learn more about small value-added entrepreneurship in the area. I went there for…
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Going Global in Taiwan

October 30, 2017
Travelling to Taiwan was such an amazing opportunity! It was incredible to experience a new culture especially when it is so different from Canada! In Taiwan I was lucky enough to visit many farms and learn about local agriculture. I…
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Lifetime of Memories & Lessons

October 27, 2017
I’ve joked before, about how I have been involved with 4-H since I was an infant; my mother, a 4-H alumni from Freetown Harmony 4-H Club on PEI, brought me to my first 4-H event (a dairy show and sale)…
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Jennifer Christie’s adventure at Machu Picchu

October 26, 2017
In September I was lucky enough to travel to Peru with a group of friends and visit the historic ancient ruins of Machu Picchu. The weather did not always cooperate but I persevered and made it to the top and…
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Club 1913

October 26, 2017
4-H’s Club 1913 is an online hub for the more than 350,000 4-H alumni across Canada, who were at one time a youth member in Canada’s longest standing rural youth organization and who are looking to get back to their…
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