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Waterloo 4-H Association

We are a proud group of volunteers dedicated to providing the 4-H program to youth in Waterloo.

Register for 2022
Waterloo Sheep Club
1st meeting – June 1, 7:30 – 9:00
1446 Berletts Road , Wellesley
Leaders: Susan Martin & Sharon Grose
Meetings are geared to teach youth about the sheep industry in a fun and informative way. We’ll tour a milking sheep farm, watch working sheep dogs in action, and learn about heritage sheep breeds. The club will have a opportunity to learn about the fibre side of sheep farming as well. Lots to enjoy!
Tentative dates: June 1, June 7, June 16, July 12, July 27, Aug.3, Aug.6 Achievement Day Sheep Show.
Register and pay at Waterloo4-h.ca 
Enroll in the club at 4happ.ca/clubs
For further information, contact Susan Martin, florahills2416@gmail.com or Sharon Grose at sharon@huskyfarm.ca
 
Waterloo Rabbit Hop Club
1st meeting: June 8

Join us to learn about rabbit care, health, breeds, nutrition, and how to show. We are planning one tour and one guest speaker. Members need their own rabbit, or access to one to participate. Achievement day is at New Hamburg Fall Fair on Sat. Sept. 17. Meetings will be held at Winterose Farms.
Tentative dates: June 8/22, July 6, tour 18 or 19 🤞🏼, Aug 3/24 and Achievement Sept 17. Start time 7pm.
Sign up at www.4Happ.ca/clubs
Leaders: Michaella Snyder michaellasnyder@gmail.com
Robbyn Sorli robbyn.sorli@gmail.com
Waterloo South 4-H Sheep Club
Next meeting: May 26
Learn more about the selection, care, feeding, and training of a ewe lamb. Members will learn to show a sheep with guidance from industry professionals. Meetings will be live, and available virtually as well. All are welcome, please register on line.
Meeting dates: Apr. 28, May 26, June 16, July 14/28 (location TBA), Aug. 25 at 7pm
Achievement Day: New Hamburg Fall Fair, Sept 17
Location; Snyder Heritage Farms, 1213 Maple Bend Rd, Bloomingdale.
Club Leaders; Michaella Snyder, Addison Snyder, Anne Snyder, Robbyn Sorli
Junior Leader; Bronwyn Snyder
Contact; michaellasnyder@gmail.com
robbyn.sorli@gmail.com
Waterloo Garden Club (In Person Club)
1st meeting: May 16
Learn more about seed selection and planting, vermicomposting, perennial plants , saving your seed and tour a market garden greenhouse.
First meeting is May 16 7-9pm
Location; Snyder Heritage Farms, 1213 Maple Bend Rd, Bloomingdale.
Meeting dates: June 6/20, July 25, August 8 and Sept 12 at 7pm
Achievement Day: New Hamburg Fall Fair, Sept 17, 2022
Club Leaders: Anne Snyder, Sonya Sommerville, Shari VanVugt, Cathy Nederend and Amanda Hunter
If you haven’t paid membership in 2022, please register at 4-H Ontario , https://4-hontario.ca/youth/become-a-member/
Enroll in the club on the 4-H App, https://www.4happ.ca/
selecting Waterloo.
Cloverbuds is coming and we want you to join us!
Any kids ages 6-8 as of Jan 1st 2022 are welcome to join us for Cloverbuds! Each meeting will take a look into a different 4-H project so there will be lots of variety and a great preview to 4-H.
Please contact Stephanie, stephanie.szusz@gmail.com

 

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For more information, please contact:

Cathy Nederend, Waterloo4-h@hotmail.com

Waterloo 4-H is an organization of leaders building leaders. There are 4-H clubs in every county of Ontario and in every 4-H community, there are a variety of events beyond the club level in which members and/or volunteers can become involved.

4-H Ontario’s “Learn To Do By Doing” approach has provided 4-H youth with a place they can be involved, accepted, valued and heard while developing valuable leadership and life skills.

Check back for more information soon.


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