Who can attend: Members aged 15 - 20
Dates: Jul 21-26, 2019
Early Bird Registration Deadline:
Early Bird Registration Cost:
Regular Registration Cost
Club Week is a personal development program for 4-H senior members, ages 15 to 20. The overall goal of Club Week is for delegates to learn about themselves and others through small group discussions on topics that are pertinent to their lives.
The majority of the program is undertaken in a small group, led by a volunteer facilitator. In this group they discuss, analyze and make sense of important ideas. The volunteer facilitator provides mentorship and leadership to the group.
Club Week is an enrichment program - it focuses on the delegate being the learner and the teacher. This happens through discussion based learning, mentoring relationships, and hands-on social learning. Club Week is a collaborative environment, with the goal of broadening our 4-H members’ ideas and understanding of the world.
The Club Week program consists of sessions undertaken in a small group. In addition, delegates have the opportunity to plan a portion of the program, they participate in large group activities (open space technology, group challenges, overcoming adversity speaking session), and fun activities (dances, physical and leisure sessions, and free time).
Club Week is about daring to be ourselves; however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.
Typical Day at Club Week
A typical day at Club Week looks like this:
7:00 am Breakfast
8:00 am Morning Reflection and News and Views
8:30 am Fire It Up and Working Group Meeting
9:00 am Morning Small Group Sessions
11:00 am Morning Activity Sessions
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Afternoon Small Group Sessions
3:00 pm Afternoon Activity Sessions
4:00 pm Program-wide speciality event
5:00 pm Dinner
6:00 pm Free Time
6:30 pm Evening Programming/Speakers
8:00 pm Snack
8:30 pm Evening Programming
10:00 pm Debrief and Deep THoughts
10:30 pm Ready for bed
Our program-wide specialty events and evening programming may include small group competitions (past competitions include: paper fashion show, junk machine), a halloween dance, speakers, special banquet dinner and dance, a talent show, a trivia night, personality testing, and open space technology.
Our activity sessions (morning and afternoon) are an hour to unwind and relax and participate in activities that interest you. You will pre-register for your activity sessions and your finalized activity schedule will be available to you at the program registration.
Meals are served buffet-style three times a day, with additional snack times. Our chefs create a variety of tasty but nutritious offerings. We accomodate guests with vegetarian, gluten-free, and lactose free diets.
About the Facility
The Hinton Training Centre, operated by the Government of Alberta, sits on a 14-hectare (35-acre) ridge in the middle of Hinton, a town of about 10,000 in the central Foothill region of Alberta. It includes an academic building, two residences (Mountain View and Valley View) with accomodation for 172, a dining hall, a gymnasium, and a 1.1 kilometre interpretive trail.
The facility provides linen for the duration of your stay, which consists of two sheets, a pillowcase and pillow, and a comforter. Please note - you are not permitted to bring your own linen or bedding due to strict bed bug policies. You will be responsible for bringing your own towels.
If you carpool four delegates or more, you may receive $100 per direction if coming from more than 250km. This is an application process after the program has concluded. Forms may be picked up at sign-out from the program on July 26.
Club Week is open to every senior member in every 4-H club. Senior members may attend this program more than once.
Location: Hinton Training Centre, HINTON AB
Drop off time: Jul 20 between 11:00am-12:00pm
Pick-up time: Jul 29 between 11:00am-12:00pm
WHAT TO BRING
- Closed toe shoes
- Bedding (sleeping bag, comforter, pillow, etc)
- Towels (shower and beach)
- Shampoo, soap, and toiletries
- Sunscreen and bug spray
- Water bottle
- Long pants
- Sweatshirt or jacket
- Socks and underwear
- Banquet clothes (semi-formal)
- Costume (for a costume dance)
- Talent Show (anything you may need for a special talent!)
- Yoga Mat (if you have)
- Hawaiian Luau themed costume
- Rain gear
- 4-H appropriate bathing suit
- Sandals/flip flops
- Any required prescription medications
WHAT NOT TO BRING
- Electronic equipment
- Candy or food
- Expensive clothing or accessories
Click here to access the form for the Club Week Facilitator - deadline May 1