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4-H Summer Camp Scholarships

The Maine 4-H Foundation is sponsoring summer camp scholarships for 4-H members at any one of the three UMaine 4-H Camp and Learning Centers at Blueberry Cove, Bryant Pond or Tanglewood. To apply for a scholarship please send an email to mallory.martin@maine.edu with your name, contact information, the camp you would like to attend, dates […]

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Explore the Outdoors at UMaine Extension 4-H vacation camps

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H Camps and Learning Centers will host April vacation day camps in Lincolnville and Tenants Harbor from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19 through Friday, April 22. Campers at Tanglewood in Lincolnville, which is open to youth ages four-twelve, take part in ecology-themed outdoor activities in the forest. […]

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Livestock 101 Field Day April 2

Basic practices appropriate for small-scale livestock producers and 4-H project leaders will be the focus of a Livestock 101 Field Day from 11:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Saturday, April 2, at the University of Maine J. Franklin Witter Teaching & Research Center, 160 University Farm Road, Old Town. The free public program will demonstrate hands-on […]

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Community Central, Lewiston: New Faces and Places

Welcome, Maisy! Maisy Cyr, 4-H Community Education Assistant, has joined the Community Central team and will be working with Laura at multiple locations across Lewiston. In other big news, Community Central staff is excited to be working with McMahon Elementary again! This past summer, Laura visited the rising 3rd-grade classrooms during summer school. Beginning in late March/early […]

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4-H Community Central in Boston

Over February break, the Maine 4-H Community Central Teen Leaders hopped the train to Boston to visit the Science Museum and Boston University! After an early morning departure, Community Central teen leaders, staff, and volunteers explored parts of Boston University and then went to the Boston Science Museum. As part of their ongoing workshop series, the teen leaders […]

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Opportunities at Tanglewood 4-H Camp and Learning Center

Homeschool Mondays Two Sessions: March Session: March 7, 14, 21, 28 Spring Session:  April 25, May 2, 9, 23 Location: Tanglewood 4H Camp and Learning Center, 1 Tanglewood Rd., Lincolnville, Maine These ecologically focused days will be centered around outdoor exploration and awareness, STEM activities based on teamwork and cooperation and fun-filled games and art. Come […]

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Changes for ESE Horse Tryouts

In an effort to promote a healthy, educational competitive environment at ESE tryout outs, the Horse Animal Science Committee has initiated changes that affect every one trying out. After careful consideration and approval, the Horse committee has implemented a minimum point value.  The 2016 ESE Horse team will be riders and drivers who have successfully scored […]

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4-H@UMaine: Connecting Kids to Campus

Youth ages 12 to 18 (4-H age) can join the fun of becoming familiar with campus and what it has to offer: stay in dorm rooms overnight, eat at the dining halls, and attend workshops presented by UMaine professors to get a real feel of what college can offer. 4-H@UMaine takes place on the University of […]

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February Break STEAM

4-H youth in Lewiston got an up-close look at how science and art interconnect – through sewing! As part of the partnership between Lewiston Housing Authority (LHA) and Community Central, members of the LHA’s Aspirations Program and Community Central educators worked over February break to find out a little bit about the science behind different parts […]

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4-H Youth Serve as Honorary Pages

Last week, the Maine Legislature hosted the University of Maine Cooperative Extension at the Hall of Flags. During this time, 4-H youth from across Maine served with the Honorary Page Program at the Statehouse. These youth, including Community Central Teen Leaders, worked under the supervision of the Senate and House Sergeant-At-Arms and Chamber Staff to participate […]

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