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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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Maine 4-H Days Planning Committee

July will be here before you know it, and we are looking for a few good volunteers to join the fantastic current Maine 4-H Days Planning Committee.  Joining this committee gives you the chance to help come up with ideas and plans for one of our biggest statewide events!  If you are interested in joining […]

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Save the Date for 2019 Maine 4-H Days

Maine 4-H Days will take place July 19 – 21 at the Windsor Fairgrounds. If you are interested in helping to plan next year’s event, please contact Jessy Brainerd at jessica.brainerd@maine.edu or 207.581.3877.

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STEM Ambassadors: Mentors in disguise

Posted by Amber Kapiloff Daily Bulldog, Franklin County’s First News website December 17, 2018 FARMINGTON – On a Thursday evening grew dark in the late fall, the Farmington Public Library stands warm and inviting to a wide variety of readers, writers, and learners. For the past six weeks, those learners gathered in the back corner […]

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4-H Page Day in Augusta – January 29, 2019

UMaine Day at the Legislature, Tuesday, January 29, is approaching.  It’s a day where Cooperative Extension gets to highlight our awesome programs, and 4-H is one of the best! Since legislators like to see 4-H members from their districts, 4-Hers (age 13 or older) are encouraged to serve as Honorary Pages. The Maine 4-H program has up […]

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2019 Maine State Science Fair

The 2019 Maine State Science Fair will be held Saturday, March 23 at Bowdoin College in Brunswick. Prizes and awards include 12 four-year, full-tuition scholarships to The University of Maine (including admission to the UMaine Honors College), and major scholarships from University of New England, College of the Atlantic, and Husson University. In 2018, MSSF […]

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Please Provide Feedback on Project Records!

Take the survey. You are invited to participate in a statewide research project being conducted by Kristy Ouellette and Jennifer Lobley, Extension Educators at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. 4-H volunteers and staff from all over Maine will participate in this study. Purpose of this research project: We recognize the value of our 4-H […]

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Farm Service Agency Youth Loans

The Farm Service Agency makes loans to youth to establish and operate agricultural income-producing projects in connection with 4-H clubs, FFA, and other agricultural groups. Projects must be planned and operated with the help of the organization advisor, produce sufficient income to repay the loan and provide the youth with practical business and educational experience. […]

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Tanglewood Fall Harvest Festival

The Tanglewood Fall Harvest Festival and the third annual Tanglewood Tracks 3.5-mile trail race will be held at University of Maine 4-H Camp and Learning Center at Tanglewood in Lincolnville on Saturday, October 6. The race starts at 10am, followed by the festival from 11am – 3pm.   Explore the Tanglewood forest, press your own apple cider, and try […]

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