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How to Join as a Member

If you are interested in joining the 4-H program as a member, please contact your regional NSDA office. There may be an existing club in your community or perhaps a new club could be started. In any case, the regional Agriculture Leadership Coordinator will be able to advise you.

Benefits of Membership

There are many benefits of joining a 4-H program: self-confidence, leadership skills, life skills, interview and public speaking skills, and more. Members can also apply for scholarships, national 4-H awards and travel opportunities, as well as jobs. Click on the links below for more information and applications.


The following forms can be found in the General Leader's Kit.

  • TD Scholarship
  • Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture Scholarship
  • Nova Scotia 4-H Council Scholarship
  • Camp Rankin Scholarship

National Awards

Job Opportunities

Summer workers, assistants and camp staff are hired each year by the Department of Agriculture to work alongside government staff to implement the 4-H programs over the summer. Positions at Camp Rankin include: camp councelors, camp directors and cooks. These positions are advertised on Career Beacon during the winter months.

Apply for a 4-H Summer Assistant Job

Start date is April of the current year.

If you are a university student, a former 4-H member and like working with people apply for a summer job as a 4-H Summer Assistant and or a county summer worker. In January, check for Summer Assistant jobs advertised on Career Beacon.

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