Stormont 4-H Association

A dedicated group of volunteers working cooperatively to deliver a multitude of projects/clubs for a wide variety of youth in Stormont County and also to friends of Stormont County.

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President:  Neil Robinson    neilrobinson742@gmail.com       (613) 537-5254

Webmaster (4-H Ontario – Stormont) – Barbara Ann Glaude        BAGlaude.Stormont4H@gmail.com

Webmaster – Social (Facebook) – Kalya Manley    Kayla.krystine@gmail.com

Secretary – Molly McDonald stormont4hsecretary@gmail.com

Treasurer – Kristina Stewart stormont4htreasurer@gmail.com

Pizza Project

Are you interested in baking the greatest food to eat anywhere at anytime, then the PIZZA CLUB is for you! - Club is limited to 10 members. (ages: 9-21 as of January 1, 2023) - Meeting Dates & Time: January 28, 2023: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (in-person) February 6, 2023: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (in-person) February 15, 2023: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (in-person) February 21, 2023: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (in-person) February 25, 2023: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (in-person) February 28, 2023: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (virtual) March 2, 2023: evening (Club Achievement at the Crysler Farm Show) - Planning to visit local businesses! Sign-up date: Monday, January 16/23 Sign-up deadline: Monday, January 23/23 We'd like for the members to register by sending an e-mail to: fhbretzler@xplornet.ca

Jan 28 - Mar 02

Maple Syrup: General

The maple syrup club will introduce you to the basics of maple syrup productions from tree identification, tapping, evaporating, cooking with syrup and tasting! Meetings will be a mixture of indoors and outdoors at sugar bush locations so place according to the weather. Your leaders will be Neil Robinson and Kris Stewart. Meetings will be held in-person in Finch, Avonmore & area on the following dates: February 27 - 7:00 to 9:00 pm March 4 - 1:00 to 3:00 pm March 11 - 1:00 to 4:00 pm March 18 - 1:00 to 3:00 pm April 1 - 1:00 to 4:00 pm Achievement Day will be held on April 8 from 8:30 to 11:00 am (Times to be confirmed). Members will have a booth at the Easter breakfast with the Avonmore Fair/Avonmore Rec Association to talk about what they learned with those attending the breakfast. Club limit of 20 members, ages 9 to 21 years. Registration will start on February 15 and closes on February 20, please email kris@thestewartclan.ca to register.

Feb 27 - Apr 08

Cloverbud Program

Cloverbuds is for children aged 6-9 who wokd like to get a feel of what 4-H is about by touching on brief meetings ranging in topics. Leaders: Susanna Bretzler, Molly McDonald, Alyssa Waldroff, Aimee Norman, Neil Robinson Meetings: Friday, March 17 6-7:30pm Saturday, April 1 10-11:30am Saturday, April 29 10-11:30am Friday, June 9 6-7pm Friday, July 7 6-7:30pm Saturday, July 29 10-11:30am Friday, August 11 6-7:30pm Friday, September 8 6-7:30pm, followed by food with family members Meeting- In-Person Club Limit - 20 Sign-up - Sign up or for more info ask Susanna jsbretzler@gmail.com

Mar 17 - Sep 08

Batter Up Project

The Batter Up club will be running in Stormont County this year, starting on March 28, 2022 in Newington. The club will be led by Denise Beaudette-Manley, Yvonne Seeley, and Jennifer Marion. The meetings will be Tuesday evenings from 6-8pm. Achievement Night will be a Mother’s Day Potluck. Space is limited to 12 members, aged 9 years to 21 years. If you wish to join or want more information please email Denise Beaudette-Manley at denisemanley68@gmail.com. Registration opens Friday, February 3, at 5pm and closes February 18. We love baking for lots of reasons. It's part science, part creativity and all delicious. It's also perfect for sharing your creations with friends and family. In the Batter Up project, you'll learn how to make a variety of baked goods using healthy alternatives to classic ingredients. It's the best of both worlds! In this project, you'll learn: - the basic principles of baking; like kneading, rising and temperature control - how to substitute ingredients for healthier versions - how to bake various treats, like muffins, cookies, cakes, pies and bread - tips on decorating and storing your baked goods

Mar 28 - May 14

Beef Project

Stormont Beef Producers With a strong focus on fun and interactive learning, we are going to offer members the opportunity to acquire hands-on knowledge of beef cattle production and management. Members will not only have the opportunity to learn everything from halter breaking, feeding, fitting, judging, showing and sportsmanship, but also what happens outside of show season on the beef farm. We will discuss topics from all aspects of beef production such as breeding, genetics, general and emergency health care, cow/calf operations, meat production, processing and packing. Topics will be adjusted on an age/experience basis to ensure adequate learning options for all individual levels. Project animals available on a first come, first serve basis where needed. Leaders - Donna MacDonald and Travis Taillon Meeting Dates, to be held in person (and may be subject to change) - Saturday April 22 (9:00 am to 12:00 pm), May 6 (9:00 to 11:00 am), June 3 (9:00 to 11:00 am), July 15 (6:00 to 8:00 pm), July 29 (9:00 to 11:00 am), August 12 (9:00 to 11:00 am) and September 2 (6:00 to 8:00 pm), Achievement Day is September 3 @ Stormont County Fair Registration starts April 9th, email donnaleemac30@gmail.com and travis_taillon@hotmail.com

Apr 22 - Sep 03

Dairy Project

Stormont Dairy Club April 8th @ 9:30 a.m., May13th @ 9:30 a.m., May 27th @ 9:30 a.m., June 12th @ 7:00 p.m., July 14 @ 1:30 p.m., August 8th @ 7:00 p.m. and September 2nd @ 7:00 p.m. and Achievement Day is September 3 @ Stormont County Fair. Registration ends April 7th, please email Bobbi-Jo (knonaudalefarms@xplornet.com) to register for the club.

Apr 08 - Sep 03

Beef Project

Leaders - Brittany Dew, Larry & Rhonda Barkley, Kim Barkley, Leith Symon, David Ennis and Kris Stewart Meeting Dates, to be held in person (and may be subject to change) - May 11 (7:00 pm to 9:00 pm), May 25 (7:00 pm to 9:00 pm), June 8 (7:00 pm to 9:00 pm), June 22 (7:00 pm to 9:00 pm), July 6 (7:00 pm to 9:00 pm), July 16 (7:00 pm to 9:00 pm), July 20 (7:00 pm to 9:00 pm), August 3 (7:00 pm to 9:00 pm), August 17 (7:00 pm to 9:00 pm), August 31 (7:00 pm to 9:00 pm) and Achievement Day is September 3 @ Stormont County Fair Registration is until May 31 by contacting Brittany via email (brittanybarkley@hotmail.com) or cell (613-360-1936)

May 11 - Sep 03

Field Crops: Weeds, Insects & Diseases Project

Stormont 4-H Crop Club Club details: Members will get to learn the cycle from planting the seed to harvesting the crop. With local guest speakers, members will learn about soil testing, tillage, planting, fertilizer and pesticide application; as well as, identification of weeds, insects and diseases. Leaders: Jennifer Waldroff, Jill Robinson and Aimee Norman Meeting Dates & Times: April 11th 7pm- 9pm South Nation Conservation April 25th 7:00 pm Location TBA May 16th 7:00 pm Location TBA June 13th 7:00 pm Location TBA July 18th 7:00 pm Location TBA August 19th 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Location TBA Achievement Day August 31st 7:00-9:00 pm Stormont County Fairgrounds Registration: Email Aimee (aimee_vanloon82@hotmail.com) by April 1 or attend the meeting on April 11 7:00pm. Open to members aged 9 to 21 years old.

Apr 11 - Aug 31

Dairy Project

Goldfield Calf Club Members will learn what to look for when choosing a project animal, care for it, clip it, show prep and how-to-show in confirmation and showmanship. Leaders - Kelsey Smith, Cassidy Smith, Jill Robinson, Aimee Norman and Jakob Vogel Meeting Dates, to be held in person at various locations/farms in Stormont County - April 18th @ 8:00 to 9:00 p.m., May 24th @ 7:30 to 9:00 p.m., June 15th @ 7:30 to 9:00 p.m., July 2nd @ 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., July 25th @ 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., August 15th @ 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. and Achievement Day is Sunday, September 3 @ Stormont County Fair. Open to members aged 9 to 21 years, as of January 1, 2023. Registration is from April 3 to 17, email Kelsey (goldfieldholsteins@gmail.com).

Apr 18 - Sep 03

Beef Project

Heritage Beef Our beef club will be focusing on education with an emphasis on learning through doing and games. Our goal is to build a team atmosphere with the option to show. Meetings will focus on the history of beef breeds, breeding and animal health with a vet tech, calf to table and learning about clipping & fitting. Leaders - Denise Beaudette-Manley, Fred Stewart, Yvonne Seeley and Shayla Fraser Meeting Dates, to be held in person - April 17 (6:30 to 8:30 p.m.), May 15 (6:30 to 8:30 p.m.), June 5 (6:30 to 8:30 p.m.), July 5 (6:30 to 8:30 p.m.), July 10 (6:30 to 8:30 p.m.), August 14 (6:30 to 8:30 p.m.), and Achievement Day is September 3 @ Stormont County Fair, either by participating at the education booth or showing. Registration is until April 16 by contacting Denise via email (denisemanley68@gmail.com)

Apr 17 - Sep 03


President – Neil McIntosh

(613) 537-5254

Webmaster (4-H Ontario – Stormont) – Barbara Ann Glaude


Webmaster - Social (4-H Ontario – Stormont) – Kelsey Smith


Secretary – Molly McDonaldKristina Stewart


Treasurer – Kristine Stewart


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