4-H Ontario

Clubs

CLUBS FOR 2017


 

____Crops___________________________________________________

Crops Club

Meetings, Times and Locations:

  • Meeting 1: May 22, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m.- Borland's 5829 9th Line, Egbert
  • Meeting: July 19, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m. - Nick and Ruth Ploeg 5990 County Road 15, Alliston     
  • Meeting 2: Contact Leader For More Information
Club Leader Information:
  1. Stephanie Kowalski   705-309-3774 s.kowalski.agronomy@gmail.com 
  2. Isaac Borland

 ___Poultry and Rabbit_______________________________________

Poultry and Rabbit Club

The chicken and rabbit club is a great hands on club for all aged members. Members get to learn about proper care and treatment of rabbits and chickens. They will also get to talk with breeders and learn about cavy and poultry showing. Members in this club do not have to have a chicken or rabbit; however members that do may be invited to share their pet at a meeting.

Meeting Dates, Times and Locations

  • Meeting 1: April 19th, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m. - Matt Gingerich's Farm, 17280 Concession 12, King Twp., west of Schomberg
  • Meeting 2:  May 16th, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m. - Matt Gingerich's Farm, 17280 Concession 12, King Twp., west of Schomberg
  • Meeting 3:  May 27th, 2017 @10 a.m. - Schomberg Fair, under the Farm Animal Tent
  • Coaching Night:  June 2, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m. - Coaching Night, Bakerridge Farms, 1638 Cty Rd 27 Schomberg (attendance recommended)
  • Judgeing Competition:  June 16, 2017 @ 6:30 p.m. - Sprucetone Dairy, New Lowell 6022 5th Concession, New Lowell
  • Meeting 5:  July 20, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.- Matt Gingerich's Farm, 17280 Concession 12, King Twp., west of Schomberg
  • Meeting 6:  August 17, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m. - Bray Farm 3358 5th Line, Innisfil Twp. 
  • Achievement Day:  Beeton Fair @ 9:00 a.m.

Club Leader Information

  1. Matt Gingerich 705-818-7243 mgfarms@yahoo.com
  2. Marianne Norton 705-435-4232 reyndale@bell.net

___Sheep____________________________________________________

Beeton/Bradford Sheep Club

The sheep club is a fun hands on learning experience for members to learn more about the sheep industry and how to properly care and prepare a lamb for show day. For this club each member is required to have or borrow a lamb to show at the Beeton Fall Fair in September.

Meeting Dates, Times and Locations

  • Meeting 1: Thursday, April 20, 2017 @ 7:00pm Bakerridge Farms 1638 CTY RD 27 Schomberg
  • Meeting 2: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 @ 7:00pm Bill Guardhouse 4631 2nd Line, Schomberg
  • Coaching Night:  June 2, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m. - Coaching Night, Bakerridge Farms, 1638 Cty Rd 27 Schomberg
  • Judgeing Competition:  June 16, 2017 @ 6:30 p.m. - Sprucetone Dairy, New Lowell 6022 5th Concession, New Lowell
  • Meeting 4: July 10, 2017 @7:00 p.m. - Bakerridge Farms
  • Meeting 5: August 7, 2018 @ 1:00 p.m.- Bakerridge Farms  

Club Leader Information

  1. Karen & Dan Baker 905-939-8223 karenbaker@live.ca

Clearview Sheep Club

Meeting Dates, Times and Locations

  • Meeting 1: Contact Leader for More Information

Club Leader Information

  1. Brian Atkinson 705-424-28797 brian@atkinsoninternational.com
  2. Jordan Bell  705-424-5291 jerb80@hotmail.com

 ___Safety________________________________________________________

 South Simcoe Farm Safety

The Farm Safety club is for boys and girls who are interested in learning more about safety around the farm and work place. There will be a variety of speakers who tell real life stories and also public safety representatives teach members about farm, ATV and fire etc. safety. Along with our speakers members get to see demonstrations of how situations can go wrong and enjoy meeting new members.

Meeting Dates, Times and Locations

  • Meeting 1: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 @ 7:15 O'Hara's Farm 17155 11th Line Schomberg
  • Meeting 2: Saturday, April 1, 2017 @ 9:30am-12:30pm Church's Farm Supply 3560 7th Line Innisfil
  • Meeting 3: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 @7:15pm Meeting at Spring Dale Church for parking  
  • Coaching Night:  June 2, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m. - Coaching Night, Bakerridge Farms, 1638 Cty Rd 27 Schomberg
  • Judgeing Competition:  June 16, 2017 @ 6:30 p.m. - Sprucetone Dairy, New Lowell 6022 5th Concession, New Lowell
  • Meeting 5: August TBD

Club Leader Information

  1. Dan and Karen Baker 905-939-8223 karenbaker@live.ca
  2. Dan O'Hara

__Horses______________________________________________

Schombeg Miniature Horse Club

The miniature horse club is a fun and friendly environment where you can learn everything there is about miniature horses. It's a great program to learn and meet new friends. Our goals are to teach the members "hands on" how to care for the miniature horse, from home to the show ring, driving and health care. Each member must have or borrow a horse for this club.

Meeting Dates, Times and Locations

  • Meeting 1: April 12th, 2017 @7:00pm Baker's Shop 1638 CTY RD 27 Schomberg
  • Meeting 2: May 18th, 2017 @ 7:00pm Baker's 1638 CTY RD 27 Schomberg  
  • Coaching Night:  June 2, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m. - Coaching Night, Bakerridge Farms, 1638 Cty Rd 27 Schomberg
  • Judgeing Competition:  June 16, 2017 @ 6:30 p.m. - Sprucetone Dairy, New Lowell 6022 5th Concession, New Lowell
  • Meeting 4: July 27, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.- Peter and Carol Vanderpost, 5403 8th Line Cookstown
  • Meeting 5: August 11, 2017 Arrival 6:00pm Alliston Potato Festival Parade (Members only meeting)

Other events:

  • Beeton 4-H Show September 16th, 2017

Club Leader Information

  1. Karen Baker (905) 939-8223 karenbaker@live.ca
  2. Morgan Baker 905-939-8223 morganbaker@hotmail.ca

Cookstown 4-H Horse and Pony Club

Meeting Dates, Times and Locations 

  • Meeting 1: Contact Leader for More Information

Club Leader Information

  1. Lynne Gilpin 705-424-1728 bl.gilpin@hotmail.com
  2. Elizabeth Gilpin 705-424-1728
  3. Bill Gilpin 705-424-1728
  4. Scott Gilpin 705-424-1728
  5. Pamela Philips 705-734-0338 sasha-mrmonster@hotmail.com

__Dairy_________________________________________________

The dairy clubs in South Simcoe provide opportunities for leadership and youth development, as well as the opportunity for members to grow and expand knowledge of dairy cattle care and farming. This club is full of opportunities such at EastGen Challenge, Model Cow and The Royal Winter Fair. Each member must have or borrow a calf to complete this club. 

Beeton/Bradford Dairy Club

Meeting Dates, Times and Locations

  • Meeting 1: April 11th, 2017 @7:30pm Scott Brethet Earincliffe Farms 4831 6th Line Tottenham
  • Meeting 2: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 @ 7:30pm Doug Livingston Sunny Maple 3569 County Rd 27, Beeton
  • Coaching Night:  June 2, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m. - Coaching Night, Bakerridge Farms, 1638 Cty Rd 27 Schomberg
  • Judgeing Competition:  June 16, 2017 @ 6:30 p.m. - Sprucetone Dairy, New Lowell 6022 5th Concession, New Lowell
  • Meeting 4: August 2, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m.- Dandyland Holsteins The O'Hara Family
  • Meeting 5: August 23, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m.- Barrie Fairgrounds Essa Agriplex

Club Leader Information

  1. Jeff West (905) 729-3301  jwest@altagenetics.com 
  2. Karen Baker (905) 939-8223 karenbaker@live.ca
  3. Morgan Baker (905) 939-8223 morganbaker@hotmail.ca

Cookstown Dairy Club

Meeting Dates, Times and Locations

  • Meeting 1: Please Contact Leader for More Information

Club Leader Information

  1. Charlotte Lange 705-424-6270 charlange76@gmail.com
  2. Dorothy Lange 705-458-4440 langeintexas@yahoo.ca
  3. Emily den Hann 705-435-5454 haanview@zing-net.ca

Clearview Dairy

Meeting Dates, Times and Locations

  • Meeting 1: Contact Leader For More Information

Club Leader Information

  1. Kevin Harvey 705-428-5887 harvdale@sympatico.ca
  2. Colin Walker 705-428-2021 walkhaveren@gmail.com
  3. Katrina Kort 705-428-3312 k.curruthers88@hotmail.com

__Beef____________________________________________________

The beef clubs in South Simcoe provide a great learning opportunity for member interested in the beef industry. Members will learn about proper care and show preparation of beef cattle. Members must have or borrow a beef calf to complete this club.

Clearview Beef Club

Meeting Dates, Times and Locations

  • Meeting 1: Contact Leader For More Information

Club Leader Information

  1. Maureen Miller 705-428-5053 skitmill@gmail.com
  2. Barry Upton 705-435-5352
  3. Sue Giffen 705-739-9464 msgiffen@rogers.com

Cookstown Beef Club

Meeting Dates, Times and Locations 

  • Meeting 1: Contact Leader For More Information

Club Leader Information

  1. Scott Gilpin  705-424-1728
  2. Bill Gilpin 705-424-0940 bl.gilpin@hotmail.com

___Photography____________________________________________________

The Photography Club will have the members taking many photos of  animals, humans, landscapes, flowers , architecture and events. We will have guest speakers teaching them about lighting, camera functions and judging. We will go to different locations and some events as a club for photo opportunities. There will be homework assignments as well. Members will show some of their photos at a local fair as their achievement day. Members will need access to cameras or a device that can take photos. 

Photography Club

Meeting Dates, Times and Locations 

  • Meeting 1: April 26th @ 7pm Everett Branch Legion 508 6190 County Road 13
  • Meeting 2: May 31,2017 @ 7pm at the Everett Legion 508 6190 County Road 13
  • Coaching Night:  June 2, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m. - Coaching Night, Bakerridge Farms, 1638 Cty Rd 27 Schomberg
  • Judgeing Competition:  June 16, 2017 @ 6:30 p.m. - Sprucetone Dairy, New Lowell 6022 5th Concession, New Lowell
  • Meeting 5: July 26, 2017 - Fishervale Acres
  • Meeting 6: August 16, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.\- 52 Marshall; Crescent Baxter
  • Meeting 7: Achievement Day Barrie Fair 4-H Photography Show

Photography event outings:

Schomberg Fair May 26th to May 29th
Cooktown Wing Ding June 3rd 
Cooktown Georgian Bay Steam Show August 4th to 7th

Club Leader Information

  1. Scott Cullen 705 435 0447  cullenfamily97@gmail.com
  2. Marianne Norton 705-435-4232 reyndale@bell.net

Resource Manager- Allen Rothwell  allen.rothwell@hp.com   t 289-374-5896

Resource Assistant- Donna Hawkins

___Outdoors_____________________________________________________

South Simcoe Hiking Club/Outdoor Club

Do you enjoy outdoors and meeting new people? The hiking club is a great experience and opportunity to get back to nature and meet new people.

Meetings, Times and Locations:

  • Meeting 1: Sunday, May 21, 2017 @ 8:30 am – Alliston Canadian Tire Parking Lot 
  • Meeting 2: TBA
Club Leader Information:
  1. James Borland 705-458-0021 sowboy@zing-net.ca 
  2. David Rose  705-456-3036 david.rose@cibc.com    

___Cooking_____________________________________________________

Cooking Club

Meetings, Times and Locations:

  • Meeting 1: Friday, April 28th, 2017 @7-9pm St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 128 Main Street W, Beeton, L0G 1A0
  • Meeting 2: Friday, May 5th, 2017 @ 7-9pm St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 128 Main Street W, Beeton, L0G 1A0
  • Meeting 3: Friday, May 12th, 2017 @ 7-9pm St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 128 Main Street W, Beeton, L0G 1A0
  • Coaching Night:  June 2, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m. - Coaching Night, Bakerridge Farms, 1638 Cty Rd 27 Schomberg
  • Judgeing Competition:  June 16, 2017 @ 6:30 p.m. - Sprucetone Dairy, New Lowell 6022 5th Concession, New Lowell
  • Meeting 7: August 29, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.–Dingo Farms 3412 Line 8 Bradford
  • Cooking Club Achievement Luncheon: September 30, 2017 @ 9:00 a.m.- Dingo Farms 3412 Line 8 Bradford
Club Leader Information:
  1. Tamara Fisher-Cullen tamara.fisher-cullen@georgiancollege.ca
  2. Denise Harrison    

___Pre 4-H_____________________________________________________

Clover Buds Club

This club is for pre 4-H aged members under the age of 9. This club has a maximum number of participants.

Meetings, Times and Locations:

  • Meeting 1: Playing with Clay and Introductory Meeting, Saturday, April 29 @ 10:30 – 12:00pm Jenny Taylor and family 7099 Concession 2 Tosorontio
  • Meeting 2: Alternative Livestock, Thursday, May 4 @ 6:45 – 8:00pm G n’ R Alpaca Farm 8561 Main Street Lisle, Ontario, L0M 1M0
  • Meeting 3: Introduction to Bees, Thursday May 25 @ 6:30 – 8:00pm Dickey Bee Honey Inc.  4031 3rd Line, Cookstown, Ontario, L0L 1L0
  • Meeting 4: Coaching Night – Introduction to Judging Skills, Friday, June 2 @ 7:00 pm Bakerridge Farms, 1638 Cty Rd 27 Schomberg
  • Meeting 5: Judging Competition, Friday, June 16 @ 6:30 pm Sprucetone Dairy, 6022 5th Concession, New Lowell
  • Meeting 6: July 19, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m. Nick and Ruth Ploeg 5990 County Road 15, Alliston     

THIS CLUB IS FULL FOR 2017

Club Leader Information:
  1. Tamara Fisher-Cullen & Scott Cullen  tamara.fisher-cullen@georgiancollege.ca

___Plowing_____________________________________________________

Cookstown Plowing Club

Meetings, Times and Locations:

  • Meeting 1: Contact Leader For More Information
Club Leader Information:
  1. Scott Gilpin 705-424-1728
  2. Liz Gilpin