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Virtual UMaine Webpage

If you’re interested in UMaine – there is a dedicated web page for students to learn more information because Accepted Student Days and Open House Programs have been canceled for the spring.  Check it out!

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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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