Community Central Summer of Science

This summer, teen leaders from Lewiston and Portland taught youth across the two cities using the Summer of Science curriculum developed by UMaine Extension and Maine EPSCoR.

sign and experiment set up at Topsham FairThe summer began with youth enjoying time at Bryant Pond 4-H Camp for a two-day training. Time at Bryant Pond included learning the activities, team building exercises with camp staff, and using the resources on the Staff Development Guides page (Click 2 Science website) to review facilitation skills.

Youth across Portland and Lewiston participated in 6 activities weeks of activities that focused on the Engineering Process.

group of children working on a projectgroup of children, outside, working on a projectThis material is based upon the work of 4-H Community Central Maine, a project supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, United States (U.S.) Department of Agriculture, through a cooperative agreement with The University of Maine under award number 2014-41520-22235
General information about the CYFAR grant program can be accessed on the
Children, Youth and Families at Risk (CYFAR) page (USDA website).

For further information about the CYFAR-funded project highlighted in this publication, contact:

CYFAR Project Name: 4-H Community Central Maine
Principal Investigator: Kristy L. Ouellette
Email Address:
Website: 4-H Community Central