Effective Monday, May 18, 2020:

University of Maine Cooperative Extension buildings are CLOSED until June 30, 2020 in an effort to ensure the health and safety of the community, and to help stem the spread of the coronavirus.

However, please note that UMaine Extension is operating and staff are working remotely from their offices.

To contact the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Lafayette and Rawcliffe 4-H Science and Engineering Learning Center Office:

University of Maine Cooperative Extension conducts the state’s most successful out-of-school youth educational program through 4-H.

For more than a century, 4-H has been a leader in positive youth development. 4-H provides hands-on educational and leadership programs for nearly 30,000 youth in Maine. 4-H emphasizes the importance of building the life skills needed to be successful adults.

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