Haldimand 4-H Association

Welcome to 4-H in Haldimand County! We are volunteers dedicated to helping our youth 'Learn To Do By Doing' through the 4-H program. 

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4-H is an organization of leaders building leaders ~ together, we Learn To Do By Doing.

Haldimand 4-H Offers

~New Friends

~New Experiences


~Leadership Training

~Judging Skills

~Scholarships for Post Secondary School

~Handling Livestock without living on a Farm

Learn about an available project near you

Step 1: to sign up for a particular club, please email
Katherine Hedley, Membership Coordinator katherinehedley68@gmail.com to confirm which clubs you would like to join.
Please include the member’s first and last name in the subject line of the email.

Step 2: After confirming club participation,
register as a member and pay with 4-hontario.ca

For more information, contact:
Katherine Hedley 905-971-1075

Haldimand 4-H is Registered Charity #83518 7691 RR0001

Haldimand 4-H Calendar

Haldimand 4-H Association Contact Information

President  Eugene Tjepkema eugenetjepkema@gmail.com

Vice President  Sheila Phibbs sphibbs@rogers.com

Secretary  Andrea Iacurti awhyte@yahoo.com

Treasurer  Marie Peart treasurerhaldimand4H@gmail.com

4-H Ontario Rep  Isabel Miller

Membership Coordinator  Katherine Hedley katherinehedley68@gmail.com

Webmaster  James McMillan webmaster@haldimand4-h.org

Cloverbud Program

For ages 6, 7, & 8 as of Jan. 1st. We will meet 9 times over the course of the year. Some meetings will be at Canfield Hall on a Wednesday, but we are planning some field trips as well. Topics will include animals, crafts, cooking, having fun and making new friends.

May 03 - Oct 16

Beef Project

Members will learn to train and care for a beef calf. (Members are responsible for arranging for a project calf.) Meetings held from April to September at various locations in Haldimand.

Apr 02 - Sep 29

Dairy Project

Members will be focusing on proper training, fitting and filling your calf for the show. Scheduled meetings will be held at local dairy farms.

Mar 01 - Sep 29

Locally Submitted Projects  

Miniature Horse Club
Focus on horse care, training, grooming and halter & performance showing. Members are required to have access to and the use of a registered miniature horse.

Apr 06 - Aug 18

Rabbit Project

We will meet 7 times over the course of the year. Topics will include rabbit care, showing rabbits and rabbit hopping/agility training. Club achievement will be completed at the Caledonia Fair.

Mar 01 - Sep 29

Locally Submitted Projects  

Artistic Display
Members will learn how to create an Artistic Display picture using coloured grains and seeds. Meetings will take place at the Canfield Hall. *Please note that there will be extra costs for supplies

May 06

Locally Submitted Projects  

Barn Quilts
Members will learn how to create a painted barn quilt. Meetings will take place at the Canfield Hall. *Please note that there will be extra costs for supplies which will be determined at a later date.

Jun 10


Careers in Agriculture
We will be exploring some of the many diverse and exciting career opportunities that exist within the local Agricultural community through a series of guest speakers and site tours. There will be opportunities to ask lots of questions and explore individual interests. All ages are welcomed but this club will be geared specifically towards youth 13 and over.

Mar 16

Locally Submitted Projects  

Cut Flowers
Members will plant, grow, cut, arrange and dry flowers, learn about different types of flowers, the importance of soil health, how to care for flowers in the garden, and more! Meetings will involve garden planning, flower types, flower farm tour, planting at leader’s house and at your own home, arranging bouquets, entering in the Caledonia fair, fall cleanup and drying flowers.

Mar 01

Locally Submitted Projects  

Field Crops
Members will learn about the various aspects of soil and crops grown in the area. Members will learn how to prepare crop samples to exhibit at shows. Club achievement will include exhibiting 5 crop samples at the Caledonia and Royal Winter Fairs. Club meetings March to August.

Mar 06

On Your Own Project

This club is for senior members preparing for life beyond high school in college, university and the workplace; financial fitness, career prep, everyday things (cooking, shopping, household management), self-care and mental health, volunteering and more. Special guests will share their experiences and perspectives to show members what life can be like “On Your Own”. Must be 15 as of January 1.

May 01

Our Heritage Project

Learn about what it was like to live in Haldimand County over one hundred years ago by visiting local museums or heritage events, and participating in hands-on activities. Meetings will begin on Monday February 19th, when we will attend Selkirk Heritage Day. Subsequent meetings will be held bimonthly. Additional Fee $10.

Feb 19

Pizza Project

Meetings late March, April, May. Six two hour meetings where members will learn the art of making a variety of pizzas for everyone to enjoy.

Mar 27 - May 15

Locally Submitted Projects  


Mar 09 - May 25

Locally Submitted Projects  

Members will learn how to build a sheaf. Achievement will include exhibiting your sheaf at the Caledonia and Royal Winter Fairs. Organizational meeting in March. Meetings to cut grain and build sheaves in July and August.

Mar 01


Eugene Tjepkema


Sheila Phibbs



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