Wellington 4-H is a non-profit positive youth development organization that, as part of 4-H Ontario and the global 4-H movement, has been working to build youth as leaders within our community and assets to the world for over a century. Building on our rural roots, today. Wellington 4-H is open to all youth, of all backgrounds. In 4-H, youth ages 6-21 and screened, engaged volunteer leaders come together to learn about selected topics through fun hands-on activities and mentorship. There are also provincial camps, conferences, competitions and national and international travel opportunities available to further develop skills in leadership, business, self-confidence and more. 4-H provides youth with a place they can be involved, accepted, valued and heard while developing valuable leadership and life skills. Come see what 4-H is all about in Wellington County and join the best kept secret for developing youth and leadership skills!
2021 Eligibility & Fees:
The 4-H program is for youth 9 to 21 years of age (must have turned 9 before Jan 1, 2021).
The Cloverbud program is for children 6 to 8 years of age (must have turned 6 before Jan 1, 2021).
The membership fee in Wellington is $110 ($100 for returning members) for the year. The $110 includes your 4-H Ontario membership ($95) which allows you to join any 4-H club in Ontario this year as well as attend 4-H camps and opportunities. The balance stays in Wellington County to help pay for the manuals, awards and the other events that Wellington County 4-H offers. There is also a $25 border hopper fee for out of County members to join a Wellington club.
This $10 discount for returning members is thanks to the generosity of the Wallenstein Feed Charitable Foundation. This also applies to returning border hoppers.
The Wellington County 4-H annual battery drive is going again this year. Take your old car, tractor, etc batteries to one of the following locations: Shantz Farm Equipment, Alma; Reliable
Motors, Fergus; Connect Equipment, Rockwood; Co-op in Mount Forest and Ed Stewart’s at Erin. Just tell the dealer that you are donating your batteries to Wellington 4-H.
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