4-H has a variety of opportunities available to both members & leaders. Don’t miss out on these great learning experiences!

Japan York-Benimaru Foundation and 4-H Manitoba Homestay Program

In July 2019, ten 4-H Manitoba members and two chaperones traveled to Japan for two weeks.  This travel opportunity is open only to 4-H families who have hosted a Japanese student through our program.  If you would like a chance to travel in the future, consider hosting a Japanese student during our next summer program (dates to be confirmed). Please contact lmcrae-walker@4h.mb.ca for more information about the program.

Careers on the Grow

Careers on the Grow is a career exploration program where you can explore career paths, apply your skills and gain hands-on work experience. Being part of your 4-H club prepares you for your future career by learning decision-making, communication, and leadership skills – which are in demand in today’s workplace.
Through Careers on the Grow, you can put these skills to work and grow them further through internship placements, networking, mentorship opportunities and career exploration resources.
Learn more at http://4-h-canada.ca/careers-grow.

4-H at Home Outreach Initiatives

The 4-H at Home Outreach Initiatives provide clubs, youth, and families – both within and beyond the     4-H program – opportunities to take part in relevant and engaging activities that focus on experiential learning, leadership and skill-building. Outreach Initiatives are packaged activity kits that include all curriculum and materials members and families at home, as well as clubs and their leaders, need to run hands-on exploration activities related to the topic.

For more information on 4-H at Home and to download resources from past initiatives, visit                            4-h-canada.ca/4-h-at-home.

Club to Club Exchange

Due to Covid-19, Club to Club Exchange has been put on hold.  Please watch for updates as they become available.

This program provides groups of 10 delegates (ages 12-17) and their chaperones an opportunity to learn first-hand about a different part of Canada, while gaining lasting experiences and friendships.  During July and August, groups stay with host families and experience a unique immersion of culture, language and history. Learn more at https://4-h-canada.ca/clubtoclub

The 4-H Canada Science Fair!

What interests you? Is there something you would love to test or invent? Do you have a question you could examine that is related to your passion? Whatever it is – the sky is the limit for your Science Fair project.

Go to 4-H Canada Science Fair to learn more. Registration for the 2023 4-H Canada Science Fair opens Sept. 1, 2022, and closes Jan. 13, 2023 and is open to 4-Hers in grades 7 to 12 or enrolled in CÉGEP.

4-H Events & Travel Chaperones

Being a chaperone for a 4-H event or trip can be a rewarding opportunity and a unique way to learn more about 4-H programming. The 4-H Manitoba Event Committees are often looking to recruit new committee members.

4-H Manitoba currently hosts the following member events:

  • 4-H Manitoba Provincial Communications
  • 4-H Manitoba Agri Career Quest
  • 4-H Manitoba Senior Members’ Event
  • 4-H Manitoba Intermediate Members’ Overnight Camp

To learn more about the upcoming events please visit the Event Information page.

To learn more about 4-H Travel Opportunities please visit the Travel page.

If you are a 4-H leader and you are interested in being on a committee or chaperoning an event please contact the Manitoba 4-H Council Program Coordinator, Linda McRae-Walker, by email                         lmcrae-walker@4h.mb.ca or by phone 204-726-1914.

4-H Calendar

Events in September 2023

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August 27, 2023
August 28, 2023
August 29, 2023
August 30, 2023
August 31, 2023
September 1, 2023
September 2, 2023
September 3, 2023

N/A: Labour Day

September 4, 2023

7:00 pm: Red River Area Council - Club Reorganization Meeting

September 5, 2023

Meeting will be held at Carman Art's Centre.

6:30 pm: Eastman Area Council - Club Reorganization Meeting

September 6, 2023

Meeting will be held at Roadhouse 52 in Steinbach.

6:30 pm: North Parkland Area Council - Club Reorganization Meeting

September 7, 2023

Meeting will be held at Parkland Crossing Multipurpose Room in Dauphin.

September 8, 2023
September 9, 2023
September 10, 2023

6:00 pm: Southwest Area Council - Boissevain Zone Reorg Meeting

September 11, 2023

Meeting will be held at Boissevain town office.

6:30 pm: Southwest Area Council - Brandon Zone Club Reorganization Meeting

September 12, 2023

Meeting will be held at Roseland Hall, with potluck supper starting at 6:30 p.m.

September 13, 2023
September 14, 2023
September 15, 2023
September 16, 2023
September 17, 2023

6:00 pm: South Parkland Area Council - Club Reorganization Meeting

September 18, 2023

Meeting will be held at Boston Pizza in Neepawa.

6:30 pm: Steinbach Sizzlers 4-H Club Information Night

September 18, 2023

Come and learn more about the 4-H program and what it all has to offer youth from ages 9 and up. Meet leaders and ask members about their 4-H experiences as well as projects. Meeting will be held at CE Building, Steinbach United Church. Looking forward to meeting you!

6:00 pm: South Interlake Area Council - Club Reorganization Meeting

September 19, 2023

Meeting will be held at Fryday's in Teulon.

7:00 pm: Southwest Area Council - Virden/Melita Zones Club Reorganization Meeting

September 19, 2023

Meeting will be held at Pipestone Hall in Pipestone.

7:00 pm: Central Plains Area Council - Club Reorganization Meeting

September 20, 2023

Meeting will be held at Heartland Rec Centre in MacGregor.

September 21, 2023
September 22, 2023
September 23, 2023
September 24, 2023
September 25, 2023

7:00 pm: North Interlake Area Council - Club Reorganization Meeting

September 26, 2023

Meeting will be held at Eriksdale School.

September 27, 2023
September 28, 2023
September 29, 2023

N/A: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

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