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Learn at Home: Educational Resources to Use During School Closures

With novel coronavirus closing schools across Maine for several weeks, the University of Maine Cooperative Extension has assembled this collection of helpful educational resources for parents and caregivers. From science to financial literacy, whether for toddlers or teenagers, we encourage you to take advantage of these activity books, guides, and other resources to help children […]

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“Seclusion Showdown” Online Horse Show

Horse shows may be postponed and cancelled across the country, but don’t let that stop you from competing! Join our sponsor, @SLTcom for their first ever “Seclusion Showdown” Online Horse Show. No entry fees, real judges, exciting prizes! Session #1 March 26th – April 1, 2020.  Find out more!

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All 4-H Club Meetings and Events Canceled Until Further Notice

Given the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation in Maine, UMaine Extension is cancelling all 4-H club meetings and events until further notice (no matter what size group). Coronavirus | Airborne Disease Surveillance Epidemiology Program | MeCDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention–Coronavirus Summary Centers for Disease Control and Prevention–Coronavirus Fact Sheet Centers for Disease Control and […]

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Maine Junior Solar Sprint: Season 26

What’s it about?  Engineering, photovoltaics & collaborative learning.  Working in teams, middle school students design, build and race model vehicles that that run (20 meters) with the sun. Cost?  There’s a free mentor workshop and (thanks to the Maine 4-H Foundation) a $150 materials stipend for mentors.  (There is a cost if you would like an organized qualifying […]

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Maine 4-H Dairy Quizbowl Contest Results

On February 15th the Maine 4-H Dairy Quizbowl contest was held in Augusta, Maine. 4-H members from all corners of Maine came to the state’s capital to test their dairy knowledge. Youth began the contest by taking a written dairy knowledge exam which was followed by a series of questions on the buzzers. Eleven youth competed […]

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What is Aquaculture Science Saturday

Save the date for the first 4-H Science Saturday of 2020!  On April 25, 2020, youth will have a chance to learn about Aquaculture at the Aquaculture Research Center at UMaine in Orono.  This event will run from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, cost is $10.00, and lunch will be provided.  Online registration will be […]

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Maine 4-H Days Planning Committee

July will be here before you know it, and we are looking for a few good volunteers to join the fantastic current Maine 4-H Days Planning Committee.  Joining this committee gives you the chance to help come up with ideas and plans for one of our biggest statewide events!  If you are interested in joining […]

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4-H@UMaine 2020 Teen Leader Team

Teen Leaders support 4-H@UMaine by helping to plan the weekend, creating the event’s theme, supporting younger participants, and helping to create an engaging and welcoming environment for all attendees. All this while building leadership skills and having FUN! NEW! This year the required in-person training will be offered in two locations simultaneously. Teens will be […]

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