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The Art of Math: Maine 4-H STEM Toolkit of the Month

Each month we will be highlighting a different 4-H STEM Toolkit available from UMaine Cooperative Extension 4-H Program! The Art of Math activities include sessions on Patterns and the Fibonacci Sequence, Symmetry, Shapes, Geometry, and end with a building challenge! This kit can be used with upper elementary aged youth (4th – 6th or so). […]

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New England 4-H Summer Show Survey

Please share your thoughts on the 4-H Summer Show, whether your group attended or did not attend. We want to hear what you think! Please share this with others who are interested in the Summer 4-H Show and other New England 4-H activities. This survey is one way to get voices heard from Maine that […]

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K-12 Planetarium Field Trips at the Versant Power Astronomy Center

The Versant Power Astronomy Center (formerly Emera Astronomy Center) would like to share the news that they have over 50 different programs that cover not just astronomy and space exploration, but also biology, chemistry, climate science, earth science, engineering, history and more!  We have programs for all age levels which match with the Next Generation […]

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4-H Summer Learning Series – Part II Registration Still Open!

Maine 4-H is offering its hands-on virtual summer learning series through August 20 with over 50 workshops open to all youth ages 5–18. The 4-H Summer Learning Series includes learning tracks in Arts and Crafts, Food and Nutrition, STEM, Marine Science and Aquaculture, Animal Science and Agriculture, Teen Leadership, and more! Offline projects that can be completed […]

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ESE 4-H Beef Scholarship

The 4-H Beef Scholarship has been updated and posted:  https://www.easternstatesexposition.com/p/about/scholarships/ese-beef-scholarship.   The 4-H Beef Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who have participated in the Eastern States Exposition 4-H Beef Program. Scholarships will be awarded after the successful completion of the first semester of a 2 or 4 year program. Awards […]

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Union Fair Horse Clinic

There will be a 4-H Horse Clinic at Union Fair on August 25 at 9:00am. This is a showmanship-focused learning opportunity enabling members to build skills in 4-H showmanship. If time permits, practice in equitation, pattern, and trail will be included. Space in this clinic is limited: a minimum of 5, maximum of 10 participants. The Horse Clinic […]

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National 4-H Congress 2021

Exciting news!  National Congress 2021 will be happening in person in November 2021!   As with other trips, Maine 4-H already has a delegation picked from previous National Interviews. We will be reaching out to that group of youth to see where they are at.  These youth will need to still be age 14-18 and still […]

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Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) 2021

CWF 2020 was canceled due to the pandemic.  Maine 4-H was committed to sending the 2020 delegation in July of 2021.  As we moved forward with the pandemic still around us, last winter the decision was made by National 4-H to hold CWF 2021 virtually.   Taking into consideration many different factors, we have decided not […]

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National Trip Interviews, 2021

In the past, we would have held interviews for National Trips in the early spring. At the time, we had youth that had been chosen but had not been able to participate yet due to the pandemic. It was decided that it was not in our best interest to add more numbers to those delegations […]

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Maine 4-H State Dairy Show

The Maine 4-H State Dairy show will take place on July 24th and 25th at the Skowhegan Fairgrounds. The event will include the state 4-H fitting contest and grilled cheese contest on Saturday followed by the show on Sunday. The event is open to all 4-H youth enrolled in a dairy project ages 9 and […]

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