How do I become a member?
Contact Quebec 4-H to find the club most suitable to you.
Who can become a member?
Anyone between the ages of 6 and 25 (as of January 1st of the current club year) can join 4 H. It doesn’t matter where you live, whether on a farm, in the country, in a town or a city.
What are the 4-H age groups?
A 4-H member will be registered in and participate for the entire membership year in one of the following age categories based on their age as of January 1st of the current year:
Pee-Wee: ages 6 to 8
Junior: ages 9 to 12
Intermediate: ages 13 to 15
Senior: ages 16 to 21
Proven: ages 22 – 25
What are the member requirements?
• Show a commitment to participating in club activities
• Complete a project each year
• Participate in their club Achievement Day
• Complete a community service activity
• Participate in a communications activity (i.e. speech, presentation etc.)
How much does it cost to belong to 4 H?
Members pay an annual membership fee to support the ongoing creation of new projects, programming costs, insurance fees and volunteer training. Individual clubs or districts may charge additional fees for programs and events they provide. The annual membership fee payable to Quebec 4-H is $25.00.
Each year, outstanding 4-H members are recognized for their achievements. Every summer, one member is recognized with the Provincial Rally Spirit Award, presented to the person who best exemplifies enthusiasm, leadership and “Learning to do by doing”.
Outstanding 4-H Members
Each year at the Quebec 4-H Annual General Meeting the members in attendance honour two of their peers who have demonstrated excellence. Secret ballots are counted to decide who will be presented with awards that recognize their abilities in leadership and public speaking.
Leadership Challenge Award
Sarah Enright has been a member of a number of Quebec 4-H Clubs over the years, beginning with her home club, Richmond 4-H, and participating with MAC JAC during her attendance at John Abbott College. In the summer of 2014, while she was working in the Valley, Sarah also participated with Huntingdon 4-H, and began a new chapter of her education at Bishops University. Sarah was Quebec 4-H President for the 2013-2014 year, and the 2014-15 year.
Andrea Soesbergen is a member of Huntingdon 4-H. She is starting her second year on 4-H Canada’s Youth Advisory Committee and is on the 2015 Quebec 4-H Board of Directors. She won cookie battle 2015 with a serving of chocolate chip, chewy chocolate and maple cookies. Andrea was one of four Canadians selected to attend the Youth Ag Summit in Australia in 2015.
Best Presentation at Quebec
4-H Annual General Meeting