Deadline to Apply for National 4-H Conference and Congress has been Extended to May 22, 2020!

National 4-H Trips are excellent opportunities to meet 4-H members from across the nation. Participants learn about many career options, and learn through educational workshops at National 4-H Congress, or become a part of a team making recommendations to the National 4-H Council at Conference. Learn more about these trips.

Any Maine 4-H Youth, ages 14 to 18, is eligible to apply. Applicants must be current Maine 4-H members both at the time of application and the time of the actual trip.  This year based on the ongoing Covid 19 crisis and the shelter-in-home orders, we are extending the application deadline. (Thank you to all those who have already sent in applications, we have them on file.)  Application packets must be sent to: State 4-H Office 491 College Avenue, Orono ME 04473 or emailed to by: May 22, 2020. They must be emailed by the end of the day, or postmarked by May 22, 2020.  You will be called or emailed directly for a convenient interview date and time.  Interviews most likely will be held via “Zoom” technology or something similar.  This schedule applies to applicants who have already sent in their applications.

If you have any questions, please contact Heidi Palmer at 207-310-4235 (cell) or  2020 National 4-H Congress is still scheduled to take place on November 27-December 1, 2020 in Atlanta GA.  (The Congress trip orientation is scheduled for October  24, 2020) and 2021 National 4-H Conference is scheduled in Washington, D.C., April 10-15, 2021. (The 2021 Conference orientation will be Feb 13, 2021).