Our Cleaver Kids Program is proudly supported by Viterra Inc.
Cleaver Kids is an early introduction to 4-H Alberta through fun, hands on learning that is age appropriate for youth aged 6 to 8 years.
To register with Cleaver Kids for the 2020-2021 club year, the child must be age six as of January 1, 2021 or must not have reached age nine by that time. Those who will turn nine before January 1, 2021 will register as Junior 4-H members.
Cleaver Kids enjoy learning about 4-H by first learning about the basic requirements and then focusing on the four areas of skills development. 4-H Clubs can be creative and design stand-alone activities that foster skills development in a progressive manner. Stand-alone learning activities, that are age appropriate and different than 4-H Members’ project activities, serve to prepare Cleaver Kids to transition into Junior 4-H Members and progress through the 4-H program. Keeping learning fresh at each stage helps to ensure that they remain engaged and interested. Engagement of Cleaver Kids at club level is about FUN, FUN, FUN and the fun requires family involvement.
To aid in providing programs for Cleaver Kids please watch the following webinar:
Summer Programs for Cleaver Kids
Get ready for a summer jam-packed with amazing programming for all ages! There is something coming for everyone and we can’t wait to get started!
When you choose to put 4-H in your summer you can expect programs with health and safety protocols in place. All programs will be at a manageable capacity to ensure distances can be maintained. Note that all programs are open PROVINCE WIDE and will have limited spaces so be sure to register EARLY!
Check out all the upcoming programs both familiar and new that are scheduled for summer 2021 that our Cleaver Kids and their families can participate in:
4-H Alberta is going on tour! This summer there will be single-day programming in new areas across the province. Each program will be unique and will incorporate lots of fun local activities! Day programs are a perfect way to experience a little bit of everything 4-H camps have to offer. Each program will have unique activities for all age groups. Seniors, Intermediates, Juniors, and (for the first time) Cleaver Kids can all count on a great day of 4-H fun!
Come join your fellow 4-H families for three days of exciting camp programming! Enjoy the classic 4-H camp experience as a family all while camping out on-site in your own tent or trailer! The WHOLE family can participate in skill sessions such as canoeing, archery, and low ropes while also engaging in group games, theme challenges, and family competitions! Evenings will be spent playing games, sitting around the campfire, or participating in the talent show. Program registration will include a campsite booking where you and your family can stay while you have fun at camp. There will even be some special opportunities for our fantastic 4-H parents and the choice to have your meals provided for you!
This past year you may have learned more than you cared to know about your computer. Before this new-found knowledge begins to collect dust, join fellow 4-H Members from across Alberta in a week of virtual activities that will offer one-of-a-kind opportunities in short (1-2 hour) sessions. Connect with your friends and participate in fun activities with a live specialist to help you out! Open to all ages, this innovative week will include computer programming activities, baking tutorials, virtual campfires, and more! Make sure you “Zoom” over to our registration system for all the details!
Cleaver Kids Focus On:
- Developing new friendships.
- Developing a sense of belonging to the club and community.
- Developing listening skills and abilities to express themselves.
- Learning to set goals, track progress and celebrate achievements.
More information can be found in the Cleaver Kids Leader Guide. If you would like more information please contact the 4-H Council of Alberta.
Cleaver Kids Resources
Cleaver Kids Leaders:
- Download the Cleaver Kids Leader Guide
- 4-H Alberta Leader Card
- Emailed activities within each area of focus each month
Cleaver Kids will Receive:
- Cleaver Kids card
- Cleaver Kids progress folder
- Cleaver Kids year end pennant or silver seal for returning Cleaver Kids
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