Youth Leadership Experience and Development (YLEAD)

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Step into your leadership role with 4-H Alberta’s YLEAD program and become a fully trained 4-H Alberta Youth Leader! If you’re a Senior Member with a fire for leading and shaping the future of youth, YLEAD is your launchpad. Transform from a participant to a leader, ready to volunteer at summer and winter camps, fun days, and more. This program is packed with essential skills like ensuring youth safety, promoting inclusion, planning killer activities, and mastering leadership. It’s not just a requirement; it’s your ticket to making a real difference as a Youth Leader in 4-H programming. Ready to lead, inspire, and change the game? Dive into YLEAD.

Check the ORS system for the details.


YLead Testimonies and Highlights:

“This was the best week at a camp I have ever had! I feel prepared to lead a youth group, and feel supported and encouraged by my new peers!”

 “I have met so many members from across Alberta I wouldn’t have met, and had so much fun! Best Week Ever”

 “I really enjoyed the different varieties of activities that were available to us, and how much fun I had with my groups. This was a great program and my first time at the 4-H Centre.”


Payment of Program/Event Fees

  • 4-H Alberta requires that complete registrations are processed through the online registration system, by the registration deadline, and payment in full has been received, prior to acceptance.
  • 4-H Alberta is responsible for setting fees for all 4-H Alberta programs/events. Each program/event has its own fee.
    • All requests for late registration (after the Regular Registration Deadline) will be accepted at the sole discretion of the program lead
    • GST is included in all 4-H program registration fees.
  • 4-H Alberta reserves the right to:
    • Cancel programs due to insufficient registrations or circumstances out of our control;
    • Reallocate applicants to other similar programs based on applicants choice;
    • Refund the entire registration fee if a suitable alternate program is unavailable.

Insufficient Program/Event Payment

  • Registration is not considered complete until full payment is received.
  • Any cheque returned by the bank  must be reissued and processed prior to the program/event start date. Failure to do so will cancel the delegate’s program registration.
  • 4-H Alberta staff will contact the individual requesting full payment in a timely manner following the bank notification.

Program/Event Registration Cancellation

  • A percentage of the registration fee will be retained on all cancellations to help recover costs and administration process:
    • $0-$50 = no fee
    • $51 or more = 30%
    • Contact if you are unable to attend due to extenuating circumstances. Physician notes will be requested when applicable.
  • Cancellations received less than 14 days before the program start date will forfeit the entire registration fee unless a delegate replacement is available or extenuating circumstances are at play.

The 4-H Alberta Program/Event Registration Fee Procedure is subject to change at the discretion of the Program Lead.