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Spreading the Love of Chickens

There are some Androscoggin-Sagadahoc 4-Hers who want to share a great opportunity to spread the love of chickens.  They participated in the Egg Entrepreneurship project and want to donate some of their extra chickens to other interested 4-H members in Maine. From one of the participants: Because of the Egg Entrepreneurship project we have had the […]

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Coming this fall….the 2021 Virtual Exhibit Hall!!

Start planning now to showcase your 4-H projects in the online exhibit hall in October. There will be a couple of new categories to feature a broader view of your work!  Be on the lookout for more details on the University of Maine Cooperative Extension website and by email.

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4-H Summer Learning Series

After an incredibly successful 4-H Summer Learning Series last year, Maine 4-H will once again offer virtual experiential learning workshops and clubs to youth ages 5-18 throughout June, July, and August 2021. Topics range from engineering, art, science, animals & agriculture, food & nutrition, teen leadership, and more – there is truly something for everyone! […]

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4-H Citizen Science Club

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H will offer a citizen science club for grades 4–8 meeting weekly 3:30–4:30 p.m. from May 5–June 9. This virtual 4-H citizen scientists club encourages youth to practice citizen science in their own backyard, with a variety of citizen science opportunities to consider, and report their observations while making connections […]

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4-H Passport Around the World SPIN Club

Join Maine 4-H and Greenheart Exchange as we travel around the world virtually and meet other teens from across the globe! Meetings will include a brief presentation from a Greenheart Exchange Student, an activity, and Q & A. This SPIN Club is best for ages 12-18 and open to all youth. A minimal supply list will […]

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Update Regarding Maine 4-H Days

The in-person event: Maine 4-H Days has been canceled for 2021.  Information will be shared later in the spring about upcoming 4-H activities for the summer.

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4-H Market Lamb Intent for Fryeburg Fair

Youth planning to participate in the Market Lamb program at Fryeburg Fair need to submit the 2021 Fryeburg Fair Market Lamb Intent form by May 17th.  An online form is available, otherwise youth can print and mail a copy downloaded from the website.

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Maine 4-H Dairy Quizbowl Tryouts

The Maine 4-H dairy quizbowl tryouts will be held virtually on April 24th at 11:00 am. This event will serve as the official tryout for the Maine 4-H Dairy Quizbowl Team. We do not know what the summer and fall look like for events and practice sessions, but those who make the team may have […]

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April 2021 Upcoming Maine 4-H Virtual Teen Science Cafes

Maine 4-H Virtual Teen Science cafes will take place on Tuesdays from 4:00 – 4:45 pm. Pre-registration is required, and registration links are online. April 6 – Let’s Talk About Sharks – join Dr. Scarlett Tudor for a fascinating talk about shark feeding and social behaviors. April 13 – Bogged Down with Dr. Erin McDonald – From wooden […]

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2021 4-H Public Speaking Tournament

The 2021 4-H Public Speaking Tournament will take place virtually over the weekend of April 17 – 18, 2021. If you are interested in participating in the Maine 4-H Public Speaking Program and need assistance in any way, please contact us to discuss your needs. We are committed to making 4-H programs accessible to all […]

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