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McMahon City Planners

Over the past two months, sixth graders at McMahon Elementary School have been working on designing public parks for the city of Lewiston. Students were able to experience much of the same process that a city planner would need to go through for a park plan to be approved for development. Students began by brainstorming […]

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2019 Maine 4-H Public Speaking Tournament

The 4-H State Public Speaking Tournament will be held Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the University of Maine at Orono. 4-H Youth ages 9 to 18 who have participated in their county 4-H public speaking tournament and received the required score are invited to participate. For youth in counties which do not hold public speaking tournaments, arrangements […]

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Winter Tracking Workshop

Please join us for a Winter Tracking Workshop hosted by Maine Wildlife Habitat Education Program.  February 9, 2019 from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm at Lake St. George Park in Liberty, Maine.  Everyone is welcome to this free event, but pre-registration is required.  More Information

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Come to Orono for the 2019 4H@UMaine May 31 – June 1!

Planning has started and the wheels are in motion thanks to the efforts of a tremendous team! We are always looking for individuals interested in helping with pre-event planning or attending the event itself! Stay tuned for details. For more information about 4-H@UMaine, contact Greg Kranich at gregory.kranich@maine.edu or 207.581.3292.

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Portland High School 4-H Members Volunteer at Ronald McDonald House

Over the past several years, members of the Portland High School and Community Central 4-H clubs have volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House in Portland. Recently, News Center Maine arrived while the teens were preparing a meal for families. A few times each year the teens plan a menu, shop for supplies, and cook a […]

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2019 Engineers’ Week Expo

Every year, near George Washington’s Birthday, engineers across the country celebrate National Engineers Week, as George was a civil engineer who founded our nation. Here in Maine, our custom is to hold a huge “Expo” for all those young engineers (people who explore ingenuity) to visit and get to know us better.  Our next Expo will be in southern […]

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UMaine 4-H Unconference

UMaine 4-H Unconference – not your average volunteer forum! UMaine 4-H Unconference – a volunteer forum led by 4-H volunteers for 4-H volunteers.  UMaine 4-H Unconference will be an organized forum for 4-H volunteers, club leaders, afterschool providers, teachers, parents and teens leaders to gather.  UMaine 4-H Unconference is intentionally designed to have YOU teach […]

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National Trips

National 4-H Trip Applications Are due March 8th, 2019 (Conference and Congress) 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 Congress or become a part of a team making recommendations to National 4-H Council at Conference. To […]

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Citizenship Washington Focus

Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) Start making plans now to visit our Nation’s Capital during the week of June 29 to July 6, 2019. CWF is a leadership program conducted by the National 4-H Council for high school youth ages 14 to 18. Delegations of 4-Hers from across the country spend six days touring the city […]

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Eastern States Exposition Horse Intents

2019 Eastern States Horse tryouts intent to participate is available at: https://extension.umaine.edu/4h/animal-science-resources/horse/. AGE CHANGE for 2019, youth who are aged 13-18 (as of December 31, 2018) are eligible to try out as a rider/driver or teen leader.  Please contact Kristy Ouellette (kristy.ouellette@maine.edu) if you have any questions.  Intent to participate forms must be post marked by 2/1.

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