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When joining your first club of the year, please remember to bring a completed 2020 Participant Agreement Form and your registration fee of $100.00 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 2020 4-H Ontario participant agreement to each meeting one.  

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Virtual Peel 4-H Dairy Club 2020

It’s time to start the dairy club and we are going VIRTUAL in 2020 to accommodate these uncertain times. Join us on Tuesday, May 19th at 7:00pm for our first meeting on Zoom. 

This year will be very different than our traditional club, we will be completing club time on zoom with some at home ‘projects’ to complete. The hope is that we may be able to meet in person eventually however we are preparing for the possibility of this club being 100% online in 2020. The exciting part about this is we are able to utilize resources and guest speakers from across the globe that we would not be able to use in a regular year.  

Please note that a calf will NOT be mandatory for 2020 and we do not know if the 2020 club will include any time at a show. However, if you have a goal of attending the Royal in 2020 if it is able to occur you still must register a 4-H project with 4-H Ontario by June 1st. 

If you are interested in joining the Peel 4-H Dairy Club please email Lindsay to be added to the club list and receive the zoom link.   lindsaybebs_16@live.com 

Please note that if this is your first club for the 2020 Peel 4-H year then you will need to pay your 2020 4-H membership fee of $100.00.   Payment can be made by credit card on the 4-H Ontario website or cheque can be made payable to the "Peel 4-H Association" and mailed to Peel 4-H Association, 13597 Heritage Road, Caledon, ON   L7C 3E9.

All members must complete a 2020 4-H Ontario participant agreement and e-mail it to your Club Leader.  

Virtual Social Recreation Club

Are you bored? The social recreation club can help you with that! This virtual club will give you a 
chance to play games and activities with people outside of your house. Learn new games, 
social activity strategies and have lots of fun!

Meetings:
Monday, May 11 @ 7pm
Thursday, May 14 @7pm
Monday, May 18 @7pm
Thursday, May 21 @7pm
Monday, May 25 @7pm
Thursday, May 28 @7pm

Leaders will be Lindsay Bebbington and Jennifer Intranouvo. Meeting will be held on zoom. 

If you are interested in joining or have any questions, please contact Lindsay Bebbington lindsaybebs_16@live.com.

All members must complete a 2020 4-H Ontario participant agreement. If this is your first club for the 2020 Peel 4-H year, then you should be prepared to pay your 2020 membership fee. Memberships can be paid by credit card on the 4-H Ontario web site. If you are unable to pay by credit card please ask your leaders for other options.

Virtual 4-H Club Sewing - Learn to Make your Own PPE

Calling all crafty 4-H folks! We will be starting a virtual club for those
interested in learning to sew PPE to support the lack of supply for our
frontline workers and our community.

You will need:
-a little extra time on your hands
-a positive and helpful attitude
-access to internet (at least for meeting times)
-an old bedsheet
-access to a sewing machine (sergers are cool too)
-a willingness to learn to do by doing (make some mistakes)
-scissors, thread, pins elastic, etc
*Before going out to purchase anything please check with leaders as we
have materials to share and donations.

What you will learn to make:
-surgical cap
-isolation gown
-mask
Meetings: Once a week online
First meeting: Wednesday May 6 @7:30pm
Leaders:
Sue-Anne Vincze  647-229-3338 suzedesigns2008@gmail.com
Carol Williams 905-880-5302 carol.williams2637@gmail.com
Deborah Judge  mrsdeborahjudge@gmail.com

1st Ever 4-H Virtual Club

"Sorry I was Muted! "

All meeting are online and start at 7pm

Tuesday April 21
Thursday April 23
Tuesday April 28
Thursday April 30
Tuesday May 5
Thursday May 7
Achievement TBD

Sporting Chance 2020

Calling everyone that would like to get active, get out of the house and maybe try something new. A new club, Sporting Chance- Something Different, is coming your way!

Members will be learning the basics of curling and more experienced curlers will be developing their game courtesy of some very accomplished coaches. Plans also include tubing and two other sport opportunities that will depend on weather and interest. There will be a cost for this club as rent for the ice time and activity fees need to be paid for. Please let us know if the cost will prohibit you from joining and we will make arrangements for you to participate!

Scheduled meetings:
Sunday February 9, 2020- 1:00 pm-3:00 pm King Curling Club, 25 Dillane Drive Schomberg, Ontario
Sunday March 1 st, 2020- 1:00 pm-3:00 pm   Chinguacousy Park, 9050 Bramalea Rd, Brampton
Sunday March 8th, 2020- 1:00 pm-3:00 pm King Curling Club, Schomberg ON
Sunday March 29th, 2020- 1:00 pm-3:00 pm King Curling Club, Schomberg ON

+ 2 more

Club Leaders:  Brian Emmerton, Mary Matson & Robert Matson

Please let Mary know if you are interested in joining by emailing, memmerton@hotmail.com

If this is the your first club for the 2020 Peel 4-H year, then please come to the first meeting with your 2020 membership fees of $100.00.   Payment can be made by cash or cheque.  Cheques must be made payable to the "Peel 4-H Association".   All members must complete a 2020 4-H Ontario participant agreement. 

Hope to see everyone sweeping soon!

Cloverbud Program 2020

The Cloverbud program is an opportunity for youth ages 6–8  (as of Dec 31st of the previous year) to learn about all facets of 4-H Ontario projects. It is a hands-on, activity-based program that covers a wide variety of topics, including agriculture, food, crafts, lifeskills, environment and science. By participating in the Cloverbud program, participants are able to get a taste for the topics covered in 4-H projects while developing an understanding of 4-H values.
***If your child is 9 years old as of December 31st 2019, then he/she has graduated to the 4-H Program.  Please contact brendabebbington@live.ca to ensure you are receiving news about all the clubs being offered in 2020.  Please also feel free to contact me: dardowney@hotmail.com with any questions as well.
General Overview
One meeting per month.  We will try and stick to the first Thursday of the month and there may be the occasional Saturday dependent on the guest speaker or field trip.  Meeting length 1.5-2 hours.  Below are the list of dates/topics we will be discovering, with the details we have at the moment.  Should the date/time change, advanced notice will be given.

Thursday January 9: Goat Farm
Thursday February 6: Chocolate, Mayfield Church
Saturday February 22: Heatherlea Farm, Butcher shoppe & Beef Farm. 
March Meeting: Maple Syrup
April Meeting: Clydesdale Horses, Glen Williams
May Meeting: Crafting
June Meeting: Butterflies & Bugs
July Meeting: Outdoor Adventure, Peel 4-H Judging Competition
August Meeting: NO MEETING
September Meeting: Thursday September 24th at Composting Farm in Inglewood
October Meeting: Hazelnut Picking
November Meeting: Celebrations around the world,  Peel 4-H Awards Night
December Meeting: TBD

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First Meeting of 2020
Thursday January 9, 2020
6pm - 7:30pm
Jason Lyons' Farm
13173 Mississauga Road
We are visiting a Goat Farm.  As it is milking time during our meeting, we will get the opportunity to watch the milking process.  Please dress warmly and go to [dairy] barn upon arrival (there will be a sign).

WHAT TO BRING to first meeting
Print off and fill out Participant Agreement Form (a new one required yearly):
 https://www.4-hontario.ca/uploads/userfiles/files/2018%20participant%20agreement%20form%20fillable%20form%20final(2).pdf
$100 Membership dues.  Cash or cheque payable to Peel 4-H Association

WHAT ELSE??
Please share this information to anyone interested who has children between 6-8 years prior to December 31st 2019.  We would love for your child to bring a friend to join in the fun.  If you can't make the first meeting but are still interested in participating, please let me know.  Any questions, please contact me via email or call 905 460 7165

Exchange Program 2020

Hello Peel 4-H members 12-17 years old
Have you ever dreamed of travelling across this amazing country we live in?

We have an opportunity to APPLY for up to ten Peel 4-H members to travel to another part of Canada (most likely west) 
Selected members will participate during TWO of the following time periods:
 
Tuesday, June 30 to Thursday, July 9, 2020 
Saturday, July 18 to Monday, July 27, 2020 
Tuesday, August 4 to Thursday, August 13, 2020 

The two time periods will be determined by 4-H Canada with consultation from ourselves and our twin group.
You MUST be available to participate during the entire time periods.

Please note that participants must be 12-17 years old at the time of the program. This is not their 4-H age. In order to participate in this program, youth participants must be: 12 years old BY June 30, 2020, and 18 years old AFTER August 13, 2020.

If our group is selected each member will be required to pay $150 upfront. In return, all travel expenses will be cover by the program. As well members will be expected to help in fundraising efforts to help differ costs of hosting our "twins" (it is customary that each hosting group covers expenses for their visiting "twins") We will try to minimize expenses and all participating families will have input and all stages of planning. However, if our costs are greater than our fundraising efforts all families will be asked to help cover the difference. The good news is we would be given $1500 upon being accepted to the program to start our fundraising efforts!!!! 

If there are more than ten interested members, the selection will be based on but NOT limited to 4-H experience, enthusiasm to participate in the exchange, possible phone interview and discretion of the chaperones.

Much more additional information can be found at https://4-h-canada.ca/clubtoclub this should answer any further questions.

Catering Club 2020

Improve your cooking skills by learning how to cook and serve a variety of meals and snacks to others. 
Participants will have the opportunity to develop skills in garnishing techniques, appetizers, unique
food items, seven course formal dinners, and learning how to cook for large groups.
 
Meetings will be held Friday or Saturdays at Palgrave Kitchen, 34 Pine Street, Palgrave.
 
Tentative Meeting Dates are as follows but subject to change
 
Friday Dec 27th
Friday Jan 3rd
Saturday Feb 22nd,
Friday April 12th
Saturday May 23rd
Saturday May 30th 
 
Club leaders are Mary Matson, Brian Emmerton, and Robert Matson.
 
If you are interested in joining, please email Mary and Brian @ susiewillielily@gmail.com.
 
Please note that if this is your first club for the new year (2020), then you should come to the first meeting prepared to pay your 2020 4-H membership fee of $100.00.  
Payment can be made by cash or cheque.  Cheques must be payable to "Peel 4-H Association".  
All members must also bring a completed 4-H Ontario participant agreement to the first meeting.   
 

SQUARE DANCING CLUB 2020

Are you interested in learning to square dance? What about line dances?
Well we have the club for you!

Meeting Dates:

Wed, December 11, 2019
Wed, January 22, 2020
Wed, January 29, 2020
Wed, February 12, 2020
Wed, February 26, 2020
final meeting - tbd, 2020

Location;
Brampton Fairgrounds - Meeting Rooms #1 and #2
12942 Heart Lake Road
Caledon, ON   L7C 2J3

To register contact Deb Judge at 905-584-1071

 

Peel 4-H Garden Tractor Pulling Club

We have an exciting year planned for our 4-H Garden Tractor Pull club.  There will be lots of hands on learning during our many field trips.  We are still confirming the details for our field trips.  
We will have a day where we can test and tune our tractor and pull as many times as we would like !

 If you are interested in joining our garden tractor pull club, please email
Heather French by March 1st  
hfrench00@hotmail.com

Club Leaders:  Tom & Heather French      Youth Leader:  Nicole French

Meeting #1  March 9th, 2019   Field Trip to Toronto Motorama Custom car and Motorsport Expo @ Toronto International Centre

Meeting #2  April (exact date to be confirmed)   Farm Safety  @Green Tractors Nobleton  

Meeting #3  May 5th   OTTPA Test and Tune Day @ Bolton Fairgrounds

Meeting #4  June 8th   Garden Tractor Pull   @ Caledon Fairgrounds

Meeting #5  June 28th  41st Annual Bolton Truck & Tractor Pull
                                   -Community Service Project Day-Promote 4-H@Bolton Fairgrounds

Meeting #6  July 20th-Bolton Fairgrounds-Tractor Pull against the Stoneboat Pullers. 12:30 pm
Meeting #7  August- (date to be confirmed)  @Ed Stewart’s Farm Equipment field trip

Achievement Day September 21st , 2019  Bolton Fair Garden Tractor Pull  @Bolton Fair 

Rabbit Hopping Club 

Hop into the 4-H Rabbit Club 

Meeting # 1- May 23, 2019  6:30-8:30 pm- Rabbit Farm Visit & Introduction to Rabbit Hopping -
Laurel Spring Farms 14491 Dixie Road, Caledon   *BRING A FRIEND TO 4-H* 
Meeting # 2- May 26, 2019   9:30am- Rabbit/Cavy Show - Schomberg Fair
Meeting # 3-  July 4, 2019  6:30 pm- Judging Competition- Brampton Fairgrounds 
Meeting # 4- July 24-6:30 pm  Rabbit Jumping-Presidents Building- Bolton Fairgrounds
Meeting # 5- August 9- 6:30pm - Midnight Madness- Downtown Bolton Tim Hortons
Meeting #6-August 17- 10:30 am-Bolton Home Hardware
Meeting #7- September 22 –1:30pm -Rabbit Hopping Demonstration-Bolton Fair Grounds 
Achievement:  

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 2019 Peel 4-H year, then you should come to the first meeting prepared to pay your 2019 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!  

The first meeting of the Peel 4-H Beef Club will be held
 If you have any questions, regarding the Peel Beef Club, please contact
Claire Johnston -  claire_johnston@hotmail.com.


If this is your first club for 2019, members should come to the first meeting prepared to pay their 2019 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 2019 4-H Ontario participant agreement.  

Meeting Dates, Times and Locations
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Club Leader Information
1. Clare Johnston
2.  Roy Westlake
 

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
4. Betty Brander 

Meeting Dates, Times and Locations

Location - Cheltenham United Church, 14309 Creditview Road, Caledon, ON
except on June 13th and that meeting will take place at
*Downey's Farm Market, 13682 Heart Lake Road, Caledon

Time: 7pm -9 pm

  • Meeting 1 - May 7
  • Meeting 2 - May 30
  • Meeting 3 - June 13*  
  • Meeting 4 - July 11
  • Meeting 5 - July 25
  • Meeting 6 - August 15 
    Achievement:  

If you wish to join this club or any have any questions regarding
the club content, please contact Darlene Downey at 
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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:   Monday, April 29th, 2019 at 7:00 pm,  Quality Holsteins. (8400 Huntington Road), Woodbridge, ON   
  • Meeting 2:  
  • Meeting 3:  
  • Meeting 4:  Thursday July 4, - Peel 4-H Judging Competition at Brampton Fair Grounds
  • Meeting 5:   
  • Meeting 6:  
  • Achievement Day:  Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Bolton Fall Fair

Club Leader Information

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

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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, Geoff Carberry, Peter Christie, Brian Cleave, Doug Dixon & Carol Ruta) are excited for the 2019 season to get underway. 
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:  Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 7:00 pm  at the Christie Farm, 180 Old School Road, Caledon
  • Meeting 2:   - 7:00-9:00 pm-  May 28th @ Jamie Laidlaw’s
    Meeting 3:   - 7:00-9:00 pm-   June 24th @ Mellow’s – Clipping - joint meeting with Bolton Club
  • Meeting 4:  July 4   4-H Judging Competition at the Brampton Fairgrounds
  • Meeting 5:   7:00-9:00 pm- August 7th @ Carberry’s – Showmanship – take your calf
    Meeting 6:   7:00-9:00 pm- 
  • Achievement Day:  Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Brampton Fall Fair  
    Bolton Fair – September 21st

     

Club Leader Information

1. Lindsay Bebbington
2. Geoff Carberry
3. Peter Christie
4. Brian Cleave
5. Doug Dixon
6. Carol Ruta   

As a reminder you must attend a minimum of 4/6 meetings to complete your club. You also must attend a Judging Competition - if you attend a Judging Competition in another 4-H Association you must let me know so that I can get the scores. Lastly, if you want to be eligible to make the Royal Team you must also Show at Bolton Fall Fair on September 21
 

Please remember that you must register your 4-H Project in AssistExpo by . https://www.assistexpo.ca/4-hontario 

 

If you are aged 14 - 21 you also have the opportunity to attend the EastGen Challenge with your fellow Peel 4-Hers. Registration closes on June 1st. If you have any questions please let me know (we will also talk about this at our next meeting). You can register at this link, we are the East Challenge in Markham on  http://www.eastgen.ca/i?lang=en&page=youthprograms 

 

If you have not already paid your 2019 Peel 4-H Membership Fee and handed in your forms you MUST bring them to the next meeting on May 29th or you will not be eligible for shows beyond our local achievement day. 
EastGen
www.eastgen.ca
EastGen is dedicated to the future of our dairy industry. EastGen has unparalleled commitment to youth programs like 4-H, Dairy Edge, Dairy $ense, EastGen Challenges, Eastgen Showcases, local shows and the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
AssistExpo - 4-H Ontario
www.assistexpo.ca
Welcome to AssistExpo for your online entries. The AssistExpo software is used by agricultural shows to manage their entries. Use this site to make your entries; it's simple, secure and quick to complete.                                                                                                                                                                                                                             < Return to Top >


Want to join a club, but aren't a 4-H Member or Volunteer?

Join Now!

Become a Member: For only $100.00 from October 31st, 2019 - November 1st, 2020, 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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