4-H Ontario

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Welcome to Peel 4-H Online!

Welcome to the Peel 4-H website. We hope you enjoy your visit and continue to use this website as a means of gathering information on available clubs, upcoming meetings and communications. Please continue to check back regularly for updates.

What is 4-H?

4-H is an organization of leaders building leaders. Over 6000 youth 9-21 years of age, and a grass roots network of 1800 trained, screened volunteers pledge their Head, Heart, Hands and Health as members of community based clubs. With projects encompassing agriculture, food, health and the environment, 4-H Ontario’s “Learn To Do By Doing” clubs, camps and conferences have a successful 96 year history in developing competence, confidence, connection, character and caring within rural and urban youth.

Through 4-H, youth are encouraged to develop self-confidence, a sense of responsibility, as well as learn useful skills in communications, leadership, problem solving and goal setting. These skills are achieved by participating in one or more of the 60 projects offered by the 4-H program with our officially screened leaders.

4-H Pledge

I pledge:
My HEAD to clearer thinking,
My HEART to greater loyalty,
My HANDS to larger service,
My HEALTH to better living,
For my club, My community, And my country.

Become a Member:

For only $80.00 from October 31st, 2015 - November 1st, 2016, you may join as many different
4-H clubs as you wish. Please email Brenda Bebbington or call 905-877-8692 for further information.

Become a Volunteer:

All 4-H Ontario volunteers have completed the 4-H Ontario Volunteer Screening Process. This process is designed to understand your talents and interests while ensuring the safety and integrity of our program.

The Volunteer Screening Process involves the following steps:

  1. Fill out a Volunteer Application Form
  2. Provide a current, original Police Records Check (Vulnerable Sector Search included)
  3. Complete an interview and reference check through your local Volunteer Recruitment and Screening Committee. 
  4. Attend a 4-H Ontario New Volunteer Training Session. Check your Leadership in Action to view 4-H Ontario Volunteer Training Dates.

2016 Peel 4-H Association Board of Directors 

President - Brian Cleave
Past President - Herb Jefferson
Vice President - Claire Johnston
Secretary - Darlene Downey Gorr
Treasurer / Administrator - Brenda Bebbington 905-877-8692
Membership Co-ordinator-Brenda Bebbington
Screening Officer - Joanne Currie
Association Representative - Darlene Downey Gorr
Directors - Joanne Armstrong, Brenda Bebbington, Joanne Currie, Kori deBoer, Darlene Downey Gorr, Brian Cleave, Robyn Innis, Claire Johnston, Deborah Judge, Barb Patten, Carol Ruta, Victoria Wilhelm

2016 Committees

Scholarships & Awards -  Darlene Downey Gorr, Joanne Armstrong
Fundraising -  Barb Patten, Joanne Armstrong, Kori de Boer 
Awards Night - Brenda Bebbington, Joanne Armstrong, Brian Cleave, Deborah Judge
Livestock Contact - Carol Ruta
Judging Competition - Joanne Currie, Joanne Armstrong, Brenda Bebbington, Ashley Hammell, Barb Patten, Carol Ruta
Screening - Joanne Currie, Carol Ruta, Brian Cleave
Fall Fairs (Lifeskills) - Carol Williams, Al Williams, Betty Brander
Peel 4-H Ambassador - Carol Williams, Victoria Wilhelm
Website - Carol Williams, Carol Ruta
Volunteer Recognition - Robyn Innis, Carol Williams

2016 Club Leaders & Volunteers 

Joanne Armstrong,  Brenda Bebbington, Lindsay Bebbington, Tim Boughen,  Betty Brander,  Sandra Cation, Peter Christie, Brian Cleave, Joanne Currie, Doug Dixon, Darlene Downey, Greg Downey, Brian Emmerton, Heather French, Ashley Hammell, Thomas Hautot, Lynn Howard, Robyn Innis, Claire Johnston, James Johnston, Andrea Judge, Deborah Judge, Dan Kolb, Mary Matson, Karen Matson, Debra Mountain, Carol Ruta, Sue-Anne Vincze, Victoria Wilhelm, Al Williams, Carol Williams, Melanie Williams