Do you have a great idea you’re excited to explore? Turn your idea into a scientific discovery and help the world around you! With the support of 4-H Canada, you can explore any topic of your choice, for your chance to present your project at the 4-H Canada Science Fair in Saskatoon in March 2021. Winners receive the ultimate prize of competing at the Canada-Wide Science Fair in May.
The 4-H Canada Science Fair is open to 4-Hers in grades 7 to 12 or CÉGEP programs. Visit 4-h-canada.ca/sciencefair to register.
The Canadian Centre for Child Protection’s new online safety initiative, which runs until late fall, focuses on parents and caregivers of tweens aged eight to 12 who use live-stream apps, gaming platforms and live chat features. It includes television, print, digital and social media tools, with additional information and resources available at protectkidsonline.ca, a website which provides online safety tips for parents, along with age-appropriate points to talk about with tweens and teens. New online safety lessons aimed at children in grades 3 to 8, which are also available to families for free, can be accessed at protectchildren.ca/order.
Do you know a 4-H Manitoba volunteer who deserves to be honoured for their commitment to the program? Nominations for Canada’s Volunteer Awards, which will be handed out in April 2021, are now being accepted at https://bit.ly/34V7qOc.
The Manitoba Accessibility Awards celebrate leadership and innovation in meeting the needs of the one in four Manitobans affected by disability, and create awareness about the Accessibility for Manitobans Act. For more information, please click here.