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4-H Volunteers SAVE THE DATES!

January 19 * February 16 * March 16 – 6:30 – 8:30 pm This year’s Cabin Fever Series for 4-H Volunteers is combining efforts with other states in the Northeast region! The following three topics will be featured in virtual workshops this winter: re-engaging and motivating youth designing captivating and fun activities expanding possibilities for youth to […]

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New Impromptu Category at State Public Speaking Tournament

The Maine 4-H Public Speaking Committee is pleased to announce a new category at the State Tournament in April 2022! Impromptu is a fun and exciting category that gives participants the opportunity to practice off-the-cuff presentations. Youth will be given three topics to choose from and then have several minutes to prepare a short presentation for an […]

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All About Maine Trees!

This virtual SPIN club for all youth ages 9-16 will meet on the Mondays of January 24, 31, and February 7, 14, and Tuesday February 22. 4:30 pm.  The program also includes an optional in-person Maple workshop day on Saturday, February 26 in Greenwood.  We will learn about tree ages and characteristics, practice tree identification, […]

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2022 4-H National Trip Interviews

As in the past, we will be holding interviews for National trips in the early spring.  Websites are currently being updated to work towards that same schedule with a date to be announced very soon.  At this time, we will be interviewing for National Congress in 2022 and National Conference in 2023.  National Conference 2022 […]

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Virtual 4-H Dog SPIN Club!

A new, statewide 4-H Dog SPIN (SPecial INterest) Club will be starting on January 22 at 9 am and will continue monthly on Saturdays. This club will meet virtually over zoom and will focus on all things dog. This short-term club is open to anyone (humans) in the state of Maine ages 9-18. A dog […]

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Light Up the Night: 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! Developed by the Boston Museum of Science, Light Up the Night is a hands-on engineering adventure for youth in grades 3-5! In this unit, after experimenting with circuits and sculpting materials, kids will design a light display […]

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Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF)

We have exciting news! We are now planning for an in-person CWF 2022!   Many things are changing within the programming schedule and event place.  As some of you know the National 4-H Center has been sold or is in the process.  Therefore, CWF will no longer be held there but will be held at the […]

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Maine 4-H ESE Beef Intent Forms are Now Available

The 2022 Maine 4-H Beef ESE Intent to participate form is now available online. This is a requirement for all youth intending to participate as members of the 4-H Beef Team at the Eastern States Exposition in September. Please contact Sadee Mehuren at sadee.mehuren@maine.edu or  207.342.5971 with any questions.

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Maine 4-H ESE Dairy Intent Forms are Now Available

The 2022 Maine 4-H Dairy Eastern States intent to participate form is available online. In order to be eligible for participation on the Maine 4-H Dairy Eastern States Team this fall, 4-H members must submit their completed intent form to the Waldo County office before February 1, 2022. Please contact Sadee Mehuren at sadee.mehuren@maine.edu or  207.342.5971 with any […]

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Maine 4-H ESE Goat Intent Forms are Now Available

The 2022 Maine 4-H Goat Eastern States intent to participate form is available online. In order to be eligible for participation on the Maine 4-H Goat Eastern States Team this fall, 4-H members must complete the online intent form or mail a hard copy of the intent form to the Waldo County Cooperative Extension office before February […]

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