Effective Friday, August 6, 2021:

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  • Per University of Maine guidelines, face coverings are required indoors for any visitor or employee who is not fully vaccinated — on University or non-University property, in University administered facilities, or non-University administered facilities.
  • UMaine Extension is gradually returning to normal operations. Buildings and offices may have different protocols depending on staffing and, with that, we encourage you to call ahead.

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


UMaine Extension expects to be fully open and returned to normal by the end of August 2021.


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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