4-H Ontario


When joining your first club of the year, please remember to bring a completed 2018 Participant Agreement Form and your registration fee of $95.00 to the first meeting. Payment may be made in cash or by cheque payable to "Peel 4-H Association".  All Members must bring a completed 2018 4-H Ontario participant agreement to each meeting one.  

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Rabbit Club

Hop into the 4-H Rabbit Club 

Meeting # 1 -Wednesday March 28th at 7pm
Albion & Bolton Community Centre Meeting Room D
Please bring a rabbit / bunny joke to our first meeting

Meeting # 2-  March 31  Road trip to the Canadian Pet Expo to see Bunny Hopping and more

Tentative Schedule * subject to change

Meeting # 3-  Visit the Vet & Vitamins

Meeting # 4- Feed and Nutrition at the Feed Mill

Meeting # 5 – Visit a Bunny Farm

Meeting #6-  Bunny Basics, Boards & Facts

Achievement:  TBD 

Club Leader Information 
1. Lindsay Bebbington
2. Heather French
3. Tom French
4. Danette Woodworth 

If you are interested in jumping into this hopping good club, please email Heather French  hfrench00@hotmail.com

If this is your first club for the 2018 Peel 4-H year, then you should come to the first meeting prepared to pay your 2018 membership fee of $95.00.   Payment can be made by cash or cheque.  Cheques must be made payable to "Peel 4-H Association".  Members must also bring a completed 4-H Ontario participant agreement.  

Peel Beef Club

We are bringing back the beef club to Peel!  
There will be a  brief meeting on Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 at Skyview lanes, 3 Industrial Road,  Bolton.

Meeting will commence at 12:30 p.m. and members will then join with the Bolton Dairy Club members at 1:00 p.m. for bowling. 

If you have any questions, regarding the Peel Beef Club, please contact Claire Johnston - Peel Beef Club leader atclaire_johnston@hotmail.com.

If this is your first club for 2018, members should come to the first meeting prepared to pay their 2018 membership fee of $95.00.   Payment can be made by cash or cheque.   Cheques must be made payable to "Peel 4-H Association".  

Meeting Dates, Times and Locations

Sunday, April 22, 2018-12:30 pm to 3 pm

Club Leader Information
1. Clare Johnston

Seed Mosaics

An introduction to Ontario's field crops with an artistic component.  
Members in this club will explore to the use of seeds and grains to
create a seed mosaic. 

Club Leader Information:

1.Lindsay Bebbington
2.Brenda Bebbington
3. Darlene Downey 

Meeting Dates, Times and Locations

Location - Cheltenham United Church, 14309 Creditview Road, Caledon, ON

  • Meeting 1 - Monday, May 29th , 2017  7-9 pm 
  • Meeting 2 -  June 12 th  7-9 pm 
  • Meeting 3 -  July 10 th  7-9 pm 
  • Meeting 4 -   July 17 th   7-9 pm 
  • Meeting 5 -  July 31 st   7-9 pm 
  • Meeting 6 -  August 14 th  7-9 pm 
    Achievement: Brampton Fall Fair  

Please contact Darlene to ensure that we have enough supplies for all members at the first meeting. 
Darlene Downey, 905 460 7165 / dardowney@hotmail.com                                                                                                                                                                         < Return to Top >

Bird Watching 

Sunday, April 29, 2018       8:00 am to 9:30 am       a guided hike by a bird enthusiast
Sunday, May 6, 2018          8:00 am to 9:30 am       a guided hike by a bird enthusiast
Two further hikes and one evening meeting will be scheduled by group.

To join, please e-mail dardowney@hotmail.com 
and for directions to first meeting.
All Members must bring a completed 2018 4-H Ontario participant agreement to meeting one.

Club Leader Information

1. Darlene Downey
2. Dan Kolb
3. Barb Patten
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      Grow your own Giant Vegetable

Grow Your Own Bigger than Life Vegetables.  Try your hand at growing Giant Corn, Enormous Cabbage, Huge Tomatoes, Tallest Sunflower & Humongous Pumpkins. In addition to growing Giant Vegetables in the soil, try out an urban gardening technique - Straw Bale Gardening.  Guest Speakers and Road Trips include: Beekeeper, Greenhouse, Homes of 2 GVGO (Giant Vegetable Growers of Ontario) Members.

Meeting Dates, Times and Locations

First Meeting: Wednesday May 3rd @ Downey's Farm, 13682 Heart Lake Road, from 7pm-9pm

Meeting 2: May 31 at Stephanie's Greenhouse 13694 Chinguacousy Road Cheltenham

Meeting 3: June 13 at Downey's Farm,13682 Heart Lake Road

Meeting 4: July 26 John Nienenhoff

Meeting 5: August 23 Brian Cleave

Club Leader Information

1.Brian Cleave
2. Darlene Downey
3. Greg Downey

Fee: $5 [to cover the cost of seeds, soil, etc)
As we need to know number of plants, please email Darlene at dardowney@hotmail.com to sign up by April 21st.




Do you own a lawn tractor and are interested in learning how to TRACTOR PULL?  This club offers a wide variety of activities from field trips, hands on tractor work, to garden tractor pulling.
If you would like to register for this club or have questions regarding the club, please contact Heather French at hfrench00@hotmail.com or 905-880-0369.

Meeting Dates, Times and Locations

  • Meeting 1:  April 29, 2017       1:00 pm      
    OTTPA TECH DAY       Presidents Building- Bolton Fairgrounds     Bring your tractor
  • Meeting 2: May 28, 2017        1:30 pm      
    Schomberg Fair Pull  Schomberg Fairgrounds                                  Bring your tractor
  • Meeting 3: June 11, 2016        2:00 pm      
    Caledon Fair Pull        Caledon Fairgrounds                                        Bring your tractor
  • Meeting 4: June 23, 2017        6:00 pm      
    Bolton Truck & Tractor Pull   Bolton Fairgrounds       Bring your tractor   Fundraising for club
  • Meeting 5: June 27, 2017       *TBA             
    Farm Safety & Judging Green Tractors Nobleton, 6770 King Road W, Nobleton                         
  • Meeting 6:    TBD                       TBD              
    Driving challenges/ obstable courses/ Tire challenges    Location TBD
  • Achievement Day: September 23, 2017   3:00 pm  
    Bolton Fair    Bolton Fairgrounds

Club Leader Information

1. Heather
2. Tom French
3. Tim Boughen

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Bolton 4-H Dairy Club

The Peel 4-H dairy clubs provide the members an opportunity to learn all facets of dairy farming.  Members will work with their project animals and learn general care, judging, and showing.  Achievement program is held at the Bolton Fall Fair.  Each member must have or borrow a project animal to participate in in the dairy club.  Please contact one of the leaders for additional information or any assistance in obtaining a project animal.

Meeting Dates, Times and Locations

  • Meeting 1:   Sunday, April 22nd at 1:00 pm,  Skyview Lanes, 3 Industrial Road, Bolton, ON  
    for a meeting and some bowling. 
  • Meeting 2:  
  • Meeting 3:  
  • Meeting 4:  Thursday, - Peel 4-H Judging Competition at Brampton Fair Grounds
  • Meeting 5:  
  • Meeting 6:  
  • Achievement Day:  Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Bolton Fall Fair

Club Leader Information

  1. Sandra Cation
  2. Claire Johnston-claire_johnston@hotmail.com
  3. James Johnston
  4. Dan Kolb

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Brampton 4-H Dairy Club

Hello Peel 4-Hers!
It is that time of year again, time for the Brampton Dairy club to start!  Your leaders (Lindsay Bebbington, Peter Christie, Brian Cleave, Doug Dixon & Carol Ruta) are excited for the 2017 season to get underway.  We plan to provide members with insight on judging a variety of agriculture products, tips for fitting dairy cattle, an in-depth look at various diseases that can affect dairy cattle, a showmanship clinic and more!  See below for the meeting dates and times - some locations will be determined at the first meeting.    If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact one of the leaders.

Meeting Dates, Times and Locations

  • Meeting 1:  Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 7:15 pm
     at the Christie Farm, 180 Old School Road, Caledon
  • Meeting 2:  Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 7:15 pm
  • Meeting 3:  Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 7:00 pm
  • Meeting 4:  Thursday, July 6, 2017 - Peel 4-H Judging Competition
    at the Brampton Fairgrounds
  • Meeting 5:  Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 7:15 pm-Jamie Laidlaw, 8656 Winston Churchill Boulevard, Norval
  • Meeting 6:  Wednesday, August 29, 2017 - 7:15 pm
  • Achievement Day:  Saturday, September 16, 2017
    at Brampton Fall Fair

Club Leader Information

  1. Lindsay Bebbington
  2. Peter Christie
  3. Brian Cleave
  4. Doug Dixon
  5. Carol Ruta
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Want to join a club, but aren't a 4-H Member or Volunteer?

Join Now!

Become a Member: For only $95.00 from October 31st, 2018 - November 1st, 2019, 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: 

  1. Fill out a Volunteer Application Form at www.4-hontario.ca.
  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. Contact your local Association for this.
  4. Attend a 4-H Ontario New Volunteer Training Session.  Check your Leadership in Action to view 4-H Ontario Volunteer Training Dates.
  5.  Volunteer Candidates who are planning to become a Club Leader are required to attend a 4-H Ontario New Leader Training Session as well.

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Please note that this is a 2017 Peel 4-H club but given the completion date, it will be recognized as the 2018 Peel 4-H Awards Night.