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June 2021

4-H Hang Out

June 21 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Monday, repeating until July 18, 2021

One event on July 6, 2021 at 4:30 pm

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icon graphic of 4-H Fun

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. It’s been a hard year and we could all use some time to hang out and socialize. This club is all about having fun and meeting new people in a small virtual group setting. Join 4-H Teen Leaders, Maddie and Nathan for an hour each week to get to know other youth participating in the 4-H Summer Learning Series. We will be mailing you materials that connect to a…

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Vibing & Tiding: Science on a Cell Phone

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2021

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Free
Marine science and aquaculture icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Explore the intertidal zone and help with marine science research! In this workshop, we will learn about animals you might find during low tide and use some amazing equipment to take awesome pictures on your phone to identify them. Along the way, we’ll learn about invasive species, climate change, species identification, and how you can participate in research by just taking a picture. Please note that the ability to get…

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MyGarden to MyPlate

June 22 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 14, 2021

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Free

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Learn about making healthy food choices, where your food comes from, and MyPlate while also learning how to grow and cook with your own vegetables. At the beginning of this four-session series, you will receive an assortment of vegetable seeds and a garden journal that we will use along the way to share the progress of your seeds with your peers. Youth must register for this series by June 9…

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Behind the Scenes Magic

June 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Free
icon graphic of 4-H Fun

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Family Entertainer Conrad Cologne is pulling back the curtain on some amazing magic secrets for a few special 4-H’ers. Using some household objects youth will get to explore something new and mysterious. Conrad will teach you the secrets to some amazing magic and later in the week you’ll get to see even more magic during “Celebrate the Magic of 4-H.” Registration deadline:  July 21. Open to all youth ages 5…

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Nutrition Nuggets

June 23 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 15, 2021

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Free

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Join us as we read a food-related book and then create an amazing snack that goes with the story. Chefs ages 5yr – 8yrs will be able to create their snacks with very little adult help. Each week we will explore a different food group combination. Learn to follow a recipe, use kitchen measuring tools, and eat what you make!!!! Youth must register two weeks before the date of the…

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Eat Well, Be Well with Summer Snacks

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 15, 2021

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a parent and young child at a kitchen counter using eggs in a recipe

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Registration deadline: June 15. June 16: Fuel Your Body Using MyPlate Come and find out how certain foods fuel your body. June 23: Choosing Healthy Snacks using the Nutrition label. Learn how to use the nutrition label to choose healthy snacks. June 30: Safety In The Kitchen, Learn the Basics of Knife Safety and Knife Skills. Use your new skills to prepare fun vegetable and fruit critters. July 14: Healthy Summer Treats. Come…

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Vietnamese Spring Rolls

June 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 23, 2021 at 1:00 pm

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Free

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Vietnamese fresh spring rolls are a tasty snack or side dish for a summer meal. Plus, they look great on a plate! Use whatever summer veggies you like to make these rolls, maybe from your own garden. The required ingredients are fairly easy to find. We will also make a yummy dipping sauce to go with them! These rolls are vegan (although you can add a protein to them), gluten-free,…

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Vietnamese Spring Rolls

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on June 23, 2021 at 1:00 pm

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Free

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Vietnamese fresh spring rolls are a tasty snack or side dish for a summer meal. Plus, they look great on a plate! Use whatever summer veggies you like to make these rolls, maybe from your own garden. The required ingredients are fairly easy to find. We will also make a yummy dipping sauce to go with them! These rolls are vegan (although you can add a protein to them), gluten-free,…

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Archaeology: Past, Present, and Future

June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 8, 2021

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Archaeological excavation of Ireland Peat Bog

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. In this series of three workshops, we will learn about how archaeologists study the past and how the objects that we make and use today will be studied by future archaeologists. In the first workshop, we will learn about artifacts, and how what an object is made of can determine how well it will stay preserved in the ground for archaeologists to find. In the second workshop, we will learn…

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4-H Summer Learning Kick-Off: Celebrate the Magic of 4-H

June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Free
Logo for Conrad Cologne, family entertainer

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Join Maine 4-H for a virtual night out. Bring your entire family together to experience a magic show presented by 4-H alumni & professional family entertainer Conrad Cologne. This virtual magic show will keep you on the edge of your seat & every seat is in the front row!. You’ll get to laugh and have fun with your 4-H friends and the magic just doesn’t happen on your screen; it…

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4-H for All: Chicken Edition

June 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on July 11, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on July 25, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on August 8, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on August 22, 2021 at 3:00 pm

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Chickens (Golden Comets)

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. This workshop series will focus on several chicken-related topics and will be taught by several 4-Hers and their parents. There will be a hands-on activity related to chickens, and plenty of opportunities to share, learn, and create friendships with other youth interested in chickens throughout the state. Registration closes one week prior to each session, as Pre-work/materials will be emailed to participants. 6/27 Brooder set up for chicks 7/11…

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4-H Hang Out

June 28 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Monday, repeating until July 18, 2021

One event on July 6, 2021 at 4:30 pm

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icon graphic of 4-H Fun

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. It’s been a hard year and we could all use some time to hang out and socialize. This club is all about having fun and meeting new people in a small virtual group setting. Join 4-H Teen Leaders, Maddie and Nathan for an hour each week to get to know other youth participating in the 4-H Summer Learning Series. We will be mailing you materials that connect to a…

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Vibing & Tiding: Science on a Cell Phone

June 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2021

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Free
Marine science and aquaculture icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Explore the intertidal zone and help with marine science research! In this workshop, we will learn about animals you might find during low tide and use some amazing equipment to take awesome pictures on your phone to identify them. Along the way, we’ll learn about invasive species, climate change, species identification, and how you can participate in research by just taking a picture. Please note that the ability to get…

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MyGarden to MyPlate

June 29 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 14, 2021

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Free

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Learn about making healthy food choices, where your food comes from, and MyPlate while also learning how to grow and cook with your own vegetables. At the beginning of this four-session series, you will receive an assortment of vegetable seeds and a garden journal that we will use along the way to share the progress of your seeds with your peers. Youth must register for this series by June 9…

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Bee a Scientist

June 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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bee on apple blossom

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Join in the challenge to help Maine scientists know where the bees and wasps of Maine are being seen. This session will launch a summer-long citizen science challenge to observe, collect and contribute data about these insects. Maine 4-H Citizen Science club members will introduce the technology and tools needed to collect this information. State Apiarist, Jennifer Lund, will share about the importance of bees and wasps of Maine, why…

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Nutrition Nuggets

June 30 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 15, 2021

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Free

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Join us as we read a food-related book and then create an amazing snack that goes with the story. Chefs ages 5yr – 8yrs will be able to create their snacks with very little adult help. Each week we will explore a different food group combination. Learn to follow a recipe, use kitchen measuring tools, and eat what you make!!!! Youth must register two weeks before the date of the…

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Eat Well, Be Well with Summer Snacks

June 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 15, 2021

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a parent and young child at a kitchen counter using eggs in a recipe

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Registration deadline: June 15. June 16: Fuel Your Body Using MyPlate Come and find out how certain foods fuel your body. June 23: Choosing Healthy Snacks using the Nutrition label. Learn how to use the nutrition label to choose healthy snacks. June 30: Safety In The Kitchen, Learn the Basics of Knife Safety and Knife Skills. Use your new skills to prepare fun vegetable and fruit critters. July 14: Healthy Summer Treats. Come…

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Archaeology: Past, Present, and Future

June 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 8, 2021

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Archaeological excavation of Ireland Peat Bog

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. In this series of three workshops, we will learn about how archaeologists study the past and how the objects that we make and use today will be studied by future archaeologists. In the first workshop, we will learn about artifacts, and how what an object is made of can determine how well it will stay preserved in the ground for archaeologists to find. In the second workshop, we will learn…

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First Year in the Lab: Starting Out in Science

June 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Free
a close up of a microscope lens

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Katie Stevens, a freshman at UMaine is going to meet with youth to talk about her experience as a first-year college student, and what that has meant for her in terms of working in a lab, and experiencing student life. She’s ready to answer any of your questions about the college experience, and the research she does. Registration deadline:  June 29. Open to all youth ages 12 & up

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July 2021

Virtual Touch Tank

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on July 1, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 27, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on July 27, 2021 at 1:00 pm

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Free
Marine science and aquaculture icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Melissa from the UMaine Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research (CCAR) will introduce participants to some of Maine’s common sea creatures! Youth will visually explore and learn about some of Maine’s sea creatures. Registration closes one day before each session. *This workshop is being offered multiple times, youth should only select one session. Open to Maine youth ages 5-8 Maximum 6 attendees (however siblings can share a single screen)

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Virtual Touch Tank

July 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on July 1, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 27, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on July 27, 2021 at 1:00 pm

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Free
Marine science and aquaculture icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Melissa from the UMaine Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research (CCAR) will introduce participants to some of Maine’s common sea creatures! Youth will visually explore and learn about some of Maine’s sea creatures. Registration closes one day before each session. *This workshop is being offered multiple times, youth should only select one session. Open to Maine youth ages 5-8 Maximum 6 attendees (however siblings can share a single screen)

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Introduction to 4-H Goats

July 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Free
middle school boy walking in a garden with a goat on a leash

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Have you ever thought about owning a 4-H goat? Maybe you’d like goats for pets. Perhaps you’d like to raise them for meat. Perhaps you want to grow your own fiber for knitting or weaving. Or maybe you want dairy goats so you can make cheese. In this workshop, we’ll look at the different types of goats and what they can be used for. We’ll dispel some common misconceptions about…

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4-H Summer Learning Series – Part 2 – Registration Opens for Enrolled Maine 4-Hers

July 2
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4-H Summer Learning Series Graphic - virtual experiential learning for youth ages 5-18; hands-on learning, on and offline workshop; leadership opportunities, make new friends

We've broken the Summer Learning Series in half - and now is the chance for our enrolled Maine 4-H members to sign up for workshops ahead of everyone else!

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4-H Summer Learning Series – Part 2 – Registration Opens for EVERYONE!

July 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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4-H Summer Learning Series Graphic - virtual experiential learning for youth ages 5-18; hands-on learning, on and offline workshop; leadership opportunities, make new friends

We've broken the Summer Learning Series in half - and now is the chance for youth ages 5 - 18 to enroll in sessions for the second half of the summer!

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MyGarden to MyPlate

July 6 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 14, 2021

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Learn about making healthy food choices, where your food comes from, and MyPlate while also learning how to grow and cook with your own vegetables. At the beginning of this four-session series, you will receive an assortment of vegetable seeds and a garden journal that we will use along the way to share the progress of your seeds with your peers. Youth must register for this series by June 9…

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4-H Hang Out

July 6 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Monday, repeating until July 18, 2021

One event on July 6, 2021 at 4:30 pm

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icon graphic of 4-H Fun

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. It’s been a hard year and we could all use some time to hang out and socialize. This club is all about having fun and meeting new people in a small virtual group setting. Join 4-H Teen Leaders, Maddie and Nathan for an hour each week to get to know other youth participating in the 4-H Summer Learning Series. We will be mailing you materials that connect to a…

Find out more »

Nutrition Nuggets

July 7 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 15, 2021

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Join us as we read a food-related book and then create an amazing snack that goes with the story. Chefs ages 5yr – 8yrs will be able to create their snacks with very little adult help. Each week we will explore a different food group combination. Learn to follow a recipe, use kitchen measuring tools, and eat what you make!!!! Youth must register two weeks before the date of the…

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Squid Dissection

July 7 @ 10:00 am
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One event on August 13, 2021 at 11:00 am

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Free
Marine science and aquaculture icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Youth will learn about the anatomy of a squid during this hands-on dissection, led by Melissa from UMaine Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research (CCAR). Your frozen squid will be mailed to your home before the workshop along with some basic dissection tools. We’ll meet on zoom to do the dissection together as a group! Register by June 21st for the July workshop, and by July 26th for the August workshop; presenters need…

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Archaeology: Past, Present, and Future

July 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 8, 2021

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Archaeological excavation of Ireland Peat Bog

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. In this series of three workshops, we will learn about how archaeologists study the past and how the objects that we make and use today will be studied by future archaeologists. In the first workshop, we will learn about artifacts, and how what an object is made of can determine how well it will stay preserved in the ground for archaeologists to find. In the second workshop, we will learn…

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Lakes, Ponds, and All Things Water

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on July 8, 2021 at 3:00 pm

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Free
Big Indian Lake; photo by C.D. Eves-Thomas

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Who doesn’t love water in Maine in the summer? Learn about the water ecosystem of your local lake, pond, or stream! During this session, everyone will create their own ecosystem to explore what happens underneath the water. Participants will be provided with the materials to build their own biome, as well as a book related to Ponds. This workshop is supported by Maine EPSCoR at the University of Maine. Youth…

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The Power of the Wind

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 23, 2021

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Free

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. In this three-part series the participants will be introduced to the design process and along the way provide them a chance to “think like an engineer” The fundamentals of wind power will be introduced and the challenges as well as opportunities of how this source of energy can be part of the long term energy sustainability solution. Participants will be building and designing wind-powered structures at each of these sessions.…

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Lakes, Ponds, and All Things Water

July 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on July 8, 2021 at 3:00 pm

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Free
Big Indian Lake; photo by C.D. Eves-Thomas

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Who doesn’t love water in Maine in the summer? Learn about the water ecosystem of your local lake, pond, or stream! During this session, everyone will create their own ecosystem to explore what happens underneath the water. Participants will be provided with the materials to build their own biome, as well as a book related to Ponds. This workshop is supported by Maine EPSCoR at the University of Maine. Youth…

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4-H for All: Chicken Edition

July 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on July 11, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on July 25, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on August 8, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on August 22, 2021 at 3:00 pm

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Chickens (Golden Comets)

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. This workshop series will focus on several chicken-related topics and will be taught by several 4-Hers and their parents. There will be a hands-on activity related to chickens, and plenty of opportunities to share, learn, and create friendships with other youth interested in chickens throughout the state. Registration closes one week prior to each session, as Pre-work/materials will be emailed to participants. 6/27 Brooder set up for chicks 7/11…

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4-H Hang Out

July 12 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Monday, repeating until July 18, 2021

One event on July 6, 2021 at 4:30 pm

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icon graphic of 4-H Fun

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. It’s been a hard year and we could all use some time to hang out and socialize. This club is all about having fun and meeting new people in a small virtual group setting. Join 4-H Teen Leaders, Maddie and Nathan for an hour each week to get to know other youth participating in the 4-H Summer Learning Series. We will be mailing you materials that connect to a…

Find out more »

MyGarden to MyPlate

July 13 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 14, 2021

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Learn about making healthy food choices, where your food comes from, and MyPlate while also learning how to grow and cook with your own vegetables. At the beginning of this four-session series, you will receive an assortment of vegetable seeds and a garden journal that we will use along the way to share the progress of your seeds with your peers. Youth must register for this series by June 9…

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Great Zucchini Challenge

July 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on July 13, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on June 10, 2021 at 4:00 pm

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Free
a child's hands holding a seedling

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. While lots of folks might grow zucchinis in Maine, have you ever grown one that’s square? Have you ever made zucchini bread? It’s a great solution to “What do I do with that 2 ft. long zucchini.” Plus, we’ll be having a contest where we will judge the “Biggest” zucchini, the “Smallest” zucchini, and the “Most Unusual Shaped” zucchini. We’ll have lots of helpful growing tips, tips for dealing with…

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Leadership Series #1: Behind the Curtain

July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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Free
teen leadership icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. The characters in The Wizard of Oz learned to be their authentic selves through their journey and we learned “who” the Wizard really was when the curtain was pulled back. Let’s pull back our own curtains and shine a light on our authentic selves and how we are all wise and powerful wizards! Registration deadline: July 12. Open to all Maine youth ages 12 & up Maximum 30 attendees

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Nutrition Nuggets

July 14 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 15, 2021

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Join us as we read a food-related book and then create an amazing snack that goes with the story. Chefs ages 5yr – 8yrs will be able to create their snacks with very little adult help. Each week we will explore a different food group combination. Learn to follow a recipe, use kitchen measuring tools, and eat what you make!!!! Youth must register two weeks before the date of the…

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Beekeeping Basics

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Free
bee on apple blossom

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. What is all the buzz about bees? If you are interested in learning all about bees, join us for this one-time workshop presented in cooperation with the Kennebec Beekeepers Association. This interactive workshop will teach you about the basics of beekeeping and leave you buzzing with excitement! Registration deadline:  July 13. Open to all youth ages 5-11 Maximum 25 attendees

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Eat Well, Be Well with Summer Snacks

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 15, 2021

Online ME United States + Google Map
a parent and young child at a kitchen counter using eggs in a recipe

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Registration deadline: June 15. June 16: Fuel Your Body Using MyPlate Come and find out how certain foods fuel your body. June 23: Choosing Healthy Snacks using the Nutrition label. Learn how to use the nutrition label to choose healthy snacks. June 30: Safety In The Kitchen, Learn the Basics of Knife Safety and Knife Skills. Use your new skills to prepare fun vegetable and fruit critters. July 14: Healthy Summer Treats. Come…

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Observing Fish Behavior

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Free
Marine science and aquaculture icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. In this workshop, we will explore the exciting and interesting ways that fish behave! Led by Dr. Scarlett Tudor of UMaine’s Aquaculture Research Institute (ARI), youth will learn how to observe fish behavior scientifically and collect observational data by watching a variety of interesting fishes on video. This workshop is designed to build observational skills, data collection skills, and spark an interest in animal behavior and aquaria. Registration deadline: July…

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4-H Passport Around the World

July 15 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until August 13, 2021

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4-H Summer Learning Series: virtual experiential learning for youth ages 5-18

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Join 4-H and Greenheart as we travel around the world virtually and meet other teens from across the globe. Meetings will include a brief presentation from a teen Greenheart Exchange Student about their native country, an activity, and a question and answer period. These meetings are open to youth ages 12 – 18, with a maximum of 50 participants. The countries we will be exploring are Taiwan, North Macedonia, Tunisia,…

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Grow Your Own Microgreens!

July 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 23, 2021

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Free
a child's hands holding a seedling

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Dr. Stephanie Burnett will lead this two-part series on microgreens, focusing on seed production, growth, and sustainability. Participants will take part in the creation of their very own microgreen garden. Participants must register by July 1 so that the materials for their project have time to arrive. Open to all Maine youth of all ages Maximum 30 attendees

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The Power of the Wind

July 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 23, 2021

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. In this three-part series the participants will be introduced to the design process and along the way provide them a chance to “think like an engineer” The fundamentals of wind power will be introduced and the challenges as well as opportunities of how this source of energy can be part of the long term energy sustainability solution. Participants will be building and designing wind-powered structures at each of these sessions.…

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Design a Virtual Adventure

July 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 30, 2021

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Free
STEM icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Learn how to take 3D photos, upload images or videos, and connect them all with easy-to-use software. Create your own “online universe,” and take folks on a virtual field trip, toss them into a digital escape room, immerse them in an interactive story, or show off a family or 4-H project. Check out this example of a virtual adventure in Maine. Participants in this workshop will need access to a smart phone (or tablet) and a computer…

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Exploring the Natural World

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on July 20, 2021 at 3:00 pm

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Free
Child with muddy hands holding a frog; photo by Edwin Remsberg

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Are you fascinated by the world around you? Ever wondered how things in nature come in all shapes and sizes? Discover how you can become a scientist to find patterns and symmetry that are found in nature. Participants will be provided with their own magnifying glasses, paper tile kits, and a picture book to spark ideas and help get us started in exploring the natural world. This workshop is supported…

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Food, Fun, and Reading

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, happening 5 times

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
a parent and young child at a kitchen counter using eggs in a recipe

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Are you Ready for an Adventure? Are you 5 to 8 years old? Do you like to have fun stories read to you? Do you like to eat yummy food? If you answered yes to any of these questions then we think you will love Food Fun and Reading; an exciting program where you will hear fun food-related stories and prepare a quick snack yourself. Don’t delay sign up today!…

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Exploring the Natural World

July 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 20, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
Child with muddy hands holding a frog; photo by Edwin Remsberg

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Are you fascinated by the world around you? Ever wondered how things in nature come in all shapes and sizes? Discover how you can become a scientist to find patterns and symmetry that are found in nature. Participants will be provided with their own magnifying glasses, paper tile kits, and a picture book to spark ideas and help get us started in exploring the natural world. This workshop is supported…

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Leadership Series #2: Don’t Let the Flying Monkeys Get You Down

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
teen leadership icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Winged minions following you and your friends around? Taunting you at every turn? Totally relatable. Sometimes those ‘flying monkeys’ are just us feeling too stressed out! Each participant will receive a bag of building bricks to help us build our yellow brick road and navigate ourselves through our stress on our way to Emerald City! Registration deadline: July 13. Open to all Maine youth ages 12 & up Maximum 12…

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Making Seaweed Lava Lamps

July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
an outstretched hand holding some seaweed to be identified

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Do you know all of the amazing properties of seaweed? In this workshop, you will learn about some of these wonders by harnessing seaweed’s “gelling” abilities to make Seaweed Lava Lamps right at home! Youth must register by July 7 for supplies to be mailed to attendees’ homes. Open to all Maine youth ages 9 & up Maximum 10 attendees

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Abstract Art: Paint Your Feelings

July 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 29, 2021

Online ME United States + Google Map
Arts and Crafts icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. In the movie Inside Out, Riley’s emotions Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust are represented by different colors. In painting, we can use different colors to represent how we feel and what we want to express when we paint. What colors best represent your emotions when you are happy or sad? Can you show how you feel through your painting? In this two-part workshop, we will talk about color theory,…

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Healthy Diet, Healthy Microbes

July 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
a close up of a microscope lens

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. The digestive tracts of humans and animals are filled with microbes – many of them help us digest our food and provide nutrients to keep us healthy. The foods we eat attract different microbes, and a healthy diet can help attract the most helpful microbes. This presentation will teach about the effect of diet on microbes and health, in humans versus cows. The at-home activity will teach some of the…

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4-H Passport Around the World

July 22 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until August 13, 2021

Online ME United States + Google Map
4-H Summer Learning Series: virtual experiential learning for youth ages 5-18

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Join 4-H and Greenheart as we travel around the world virtually and meet other teens from across the globe. Meetings will include a brief presentation from a teen Greenheart Exchange Student about their native country, an activity, and a question and answer period. These meetings are open to youth ages 12 – 18, with a maximum of 50 participants. The countries we will be exploring are Taiwan, North Macedonia, Tunisia,…

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Grow Your Own Microgreens!

July 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 23, 2021

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
a child's hands holding a seedling

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Dr. Stephanie Burnett will lead this two-part series on microgreens, focusing on seed production, growth, and sustainability. Participants will take part in the creation of their very own microgreen garden. Participants must register by July 1 so that the materials for their project have time to arrive. Open to all Maine youth of all ages Maximum 30 attendees

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The Power of the Wind

July 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 23, 2021

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. In this three-part series the participants will be introduced to the design process and along the way provide them a chance to “think like an engineer” The fundamentals of wind power will be introduced and the challenges as well as opportunities of how this source of energy can be part of the long term energy sustainability solution. Participants will be building and designing wind-powered structures at each of these sessions.…

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Design a Virtual Adventure

July 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 30, 2021

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
STEM icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Learn how to take 3D photos, upload images or videos, and connect them all with easy-to-use software. Create your own “online universe,” and take folks on a virtual field trip, toss them into a digital escape room, immerse them in an interactive story, or show off a family or 4-H project. Check out this example of a virtual adventure in Maine. Participants in this workshop will need access to a smart phone (or tablet) and a computer…

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A Healthy Goat is a Happy Goat

July 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
Baby goats in coats

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. In this workshop, we’ll be looking at how to know if your goat is healthy. We’ll learn the normal vital signs of a goat – and how a healthy goat looks. Then we’ll look at ways to maintain health in your animals. We’ll also talk about how to know if your goat is starting to have a problem and, lastly we’ll look at solutions to some of the more common…

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4-H for All: Chicken Edition

July 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 11, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on July 25, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on August 8, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on August 22, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Online ME United States + Google Map
Chickens (Golden Comets)

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. This workshop series will focus on several chicken-related topics and will be taught by several 4-Hers and their parents. There will be a hands-on activity related to chickens, and plenty of opportunities to share, learn, and create friendships with other youth interested in chickens throughout the state. Registration closes one week prior to each session, as Pre-work/materials will be emailed to participants. 6/27 Brooder set up for chicks 7/11…

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Build a Boat

July 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
STEM icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Design and construct your own boat out of aluminum foil. Learn about basic engineering principles — see how far your boat can support a load of pennies! You provide your own pennies, 4-H will provide building materials. Registration deadline July 14th for materials to be mailed. For youth ages 5 – 8 Open to Maine youth

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Mandalas with Nature

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on July 27, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
Arts and Crafts icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Do you see art and patterns in the outdoors? Ever wondered how things in nature come in all shapes and sizes? Discover how you can become a scientist AND an artist with pieces of nature. We will create our mandalas during this session. Participants will be provided with most of the materials via mail, as well as a related book with pictures to spark our creativity. Some gathering of items…

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Food, Fun, and Reading

July 27 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, happening 5 times

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
a parent and young child at a kitchen counter using eggs in a recipe

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Are you Ready for an Adventure? Are you 5 to 8 years old? Do you like to have fun stories read to you? Do you like to eat yummy food? If you answered yes to any of these questions then we think you will love Food Fun and Reading; an exciting program where you will hear fun food-related stories and prepare a quick snack yourself. Don’t delay sign up today!…

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Virtual Touch Tank

July 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 1, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 27, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on July 27, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
Marine science and aquaculture icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Melissa from the UMaine Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research (CCAR) will introduce participants to some of Maine’s common sea creatures! Youth will visually explore and learn about some of Maine’s sea creatures. Registration closes one day before each session. *This workshop is being offered multiple times, youth should only select one session. Open to Maine youth ages 5-8 Maximum 6 attendees (however siblings can share a single screen)

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Virtual Touch Tank

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 1, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 27, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on July 27, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
Marine science and aquaculture icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Melissa from the UMaine Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research (CCAR) will introduce participants to some of Maine’s common sea creatures! Youth will visually explore and learn about some of Maine’s sea creatures. Registration closes one day before each session. *This workshop is being offered multiple times, youth should only select one session. Open to Maine youth ages 5-8 Maximum 6 attendees (however siblings can share a single screen)

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Mandalas with Nature

July 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 27, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
Arts and Crafts icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Do you see art and patterns in the outdoors? Ever wondered how things in nature come in all shapes and sizes? Discover how you can become a scientist AND an artist with pieces of nature. We will create our mandalas during this session. Participants will be provided with most of the materials via mail, as well as a related book with pictures to spark our creativity. Some gathering of items…

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Leadership Series #3: The Wicked Witch: Dealing with Conflict

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
teen leadership icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Whether it feels like challenges are coming at you like a swarm of Flying Monkeys, or they’re small everyday things, figuring out how we deal with conflict is key. In this workshop, we look at common types of conflict and work through some activities that build us up when dealing with challenges. Registration deadline: July 26. Open to all Maine youth ages 12 & up Maximum 30 attendees

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Abstract Art: Paint Your Feelings

July 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 29, 2021

Online ME United States + Google Map
Arts and Crafts icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. In the movie Inside Out, Riley’s emotions Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust are represented by different colors. In painting, we can use different colors to represent how we feel and what we want to express when we paint. What colors best represent your emotions when you are happy or sad? Can you show how you feel through your painting? In this two-part workshop, we will talk about color theory,…

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4-H Passport Around the World

July 29 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until August 13, 2021

Online ME United States + Google Map
4-H Summer Learning Series: virtual experiential learning for youth ages 5-18

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Join 4-H and Greenheart as we travel around the world virtually and meet other teens from across the globe. Meetings will include a brief presentation from a teen Greenheart Exchange Student about their native country, an activity, and a question and answer period. These meetings are open to youth ages 12 – 18, with a maximum of 50 participants. The countries we will be exploring are Taiwan, North Macedonia, Tunisia,…

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An Eggcellent Cook-a-long Workshop

July 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
a parent and young child at a kitchen counter using eggs in a recipe

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Chef Rob Dumas and Caitlin Hillery from the University of Maine for an eggcellent cook-a-long. Participants will learn about the science behind the versatile ingredient of eggs and follow along with a cooking demonstration. Registration deadline: July 14, as materials will be sent to your home. Open to all Maine youth of all ages Maximum 15 attendees

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Design a Virtual Adventure

July 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 30, 2021

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
STEM icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Learn how to take 3D photos, upload images or videos, and connect them all with easy-to-use software. Create your own “online universe,” and take folks on a virtual field trip, toss them into a digital escape room, immerse them in an interactive story, or show off a family or 4-H project. Check out this example of a virtual adventure in Maine. Participants in this workshop will need access to a smart phone (or tablet) and a computer…

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August 2021

Food, Fun, and Reading

August 3 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, happening 5 times

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
a parent and young child at a kitchen counter using eggs in a recipe

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Are you Ready for an Adventure? Are you 5 to 8 years old? Do you like to have fun stories read to you? Do you like to eat yummy food? If you answered yes to any of these questions then we think you will love Food Fun and Reading; an exciting program where you will hear fun food-related stories and prepare a quick snack yourself. Don’t delay sign up today!…

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Tree Identification & Leaf Pressing

August 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 5, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
Birch trees with yellow leaves

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Have you ever wondered what trees may be in your backyard? At your favorite park? On your drive home? Join Dr. Bill Livingston as he teaches you about the native tree species of Maine. In between workshops, you’ll be tasked with collecting your own leaves to identify, and Dr. Livingston will walk you through the process of leaf pressing to preserve your collection. Registration deadline: August 2. Open to all…

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Leadership Series #4: Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My! Easy Ways to Facilitate Groups

August 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
teen leadership icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. As part of the Leadership Series, participants will learn four (4) key elements that make you a great facilitator. This interactive session will allow youth to explore these concepts while working together to highlight simple ways to be successful. Registration deadline: August 2. Open to all Maine youth ages 12 & up Maximum 30 attendees

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What’s in Your Ecosystem?

August 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 18, 2021 at 9:00 am

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
STEM icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Learn why it’s important to have a variety of life. Get outside and conduct your own biodiversity investigation in your own backyard. Take a small step towards understanding how healthy Maine’s ecosystems are by collecting and analyzing data in your area. You will develop a better understanding of what makes an ecosystem healthy, and food webs by completing these hands-on investigations. Participants will receive a kit by mail to conduct…

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4-H Passport Around the World

August 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until August 13, 2021

Online ME United States + Google Map
4-H Summer Learning Series: virtual experiential learning for youth ages 5-18

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Join 4-H and Greenheart as we travel around the world virtually and meet other teens from across the globe. Meetings will include a brief presentation from a teen Greenheart Exchange Student about their native country, an activity, and a question and answer period. These meetings are open to youth ages 12 – 18, with a maximum of 50 participants. The countries we will be exploring are Taiwan, North Macedonia, Tunisia,…

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Tree Identification & Leaf Pressing

August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 5, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
Birch trees with yellow leaves

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Have you ever wondered what trees may be in your backyard? At your favorite park? On your drive home? Join Dr. Bill Livingston as he teaches you about the native tree species of Maine. In between workshops, you’ll be tasked with collecting your own leaves to identify, and Dr. Livingston will walk you through the process of leaf pressing to preserve your collection. Registration deadline: August 2. Open to all…

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4-H for All: Chicken Edition

August 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 11, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on July 25, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on August 8, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on August 22, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Online ME United States + Google Map
Chickens (Golden Comets)

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. This workshop series will focus on several chicken-related topics and will be taught by several 4-Hers and their parents. There will be a hands-on activity related to chickens, and plenty of opportunities to share, learn, and create friendships with other youth interested in chickens throughout the state. Registration closes one week prior to each session, as Pre-work/materials will be emailed to participants. 6/27 Brooder set up for chicks 7/11…

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Food, Fun, and Reading

August 10 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, happening 5 times

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
a parent and young child at a kitchen counter using eggs in a recipe

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Are you Ready for an Adventure? Are you 5 to 8 years old? Do you like to have fun stories read to you? Do you like to eat yummy food? If you answered yes to any of these questions then we think you will love Food Fun and Reading; an exciting program where you will hear fun food-related stories and prepare a quick snack yourself. Don’t delay sign up today!…

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Bee a Scientist, Part 2

August 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 10, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
bee on apple blossom

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. This is an optional follow-up to the Bee a Scientist challenge. Participants should have joined the June 29th session and be actively contributing to data collection of bees and wasps in Maine. This session will have participants share observations collected and debrief from their fieldwork as a result of the June challenge. Maine State Apiarist will answer questions, give feedback and share how this project might influence the work of…

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Bee a Scientist, Part 2

August 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 10, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
bee on apple blossom

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. This is an optional follow-up to the Bee a Scientist challenge. Participants should have joined the June 29th session and be actively contributing to data collection of bees and wasps in Maine. This session will have participants share observations collected and debrief from their fieldwork as a result of the June challenge. Maine State Apiarist will answer questions, give feedback and share how this project might influence the work of…

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Leadership Series #5: What Type of Leader are You?

August 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
teen leadership icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Some leaders are more like Dorothy, some more like the Wizard. In this interactive workshop, you will determine what kind of leader you are, recognize common leadership roles in a group, and explore how different personality traits affect leadership styles. Registration deadline: July 27. Open to all Maine youth ages 12 & up Maximum 30 attendees

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Gratitude Flags

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
Arts and Crafts icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. The Gratitude Flag Project was created by the artist Susan Bryand in April of 2020 as a way to connect with her students during the pandemic.  The project has since expanded to include hundreds of people from all over the country and has spawned two special editions, one in Downtown Bangor, and another at Husson University.  Now it’s time for The Gratitude Flag Project: 4-H Edition!  Join Susan for a…

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Maine Trees and Me: Getting to Know Them

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 19, 2021

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
Summer trees along a path.

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. In this program, you will learn basics about why trees are important to us, how to identify trees, and some really fun facts about trees that maybe you didn’t know about! There will be some hands-on learning in the class and you will also get a copy of Forest Trees of Maine. And there will be plenty of time for your questions! Youth must register two weeks before the date…

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4-H Passport Around the World

August 12 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until August 13, 2021

Online ME United States + Google Map
4-H Summer Learning Series: virtual experiential learning for youth ages 5-18

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Join 4-H and Greenheart as we travel around the world virtually and meet other teens from across the globe. Meetings will include a brief presentation from a teen Greenheart Exchange Student about their native country, an activity, and a question and answer period. These meetings are open to youth ages 12 – 18, with a maximum of 50 participants. The countries we will be exploring are Taiwan, North Macedonia, Tunisia,…

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Gratitude Flags

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
Arts and Crafts icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. The Gratitude Flag Project was created by the artist Susan Bryand in April of 2020 as a way to connect with her students during the pandemic.  The project has since expanded to include hundreds of people from all over the country and has spawned two special editions, one in Downtown Bangor, and another at Husson University.  Now it’s time for The Gratitude Flag Project: 4-H Edition!  Join Susan for a…

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Wildlife Surveying with Artificial Intelligence

August 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 20, 2021

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
icon graphic for 4-H at UMaine workshop button link

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Have you ever wondered how researchers are able to observe and survey wildlife around the globe? Artificial intelligence is the answer! Dr. Tom Rounsville will be leading a two-part series on how he uses artificial intelligence in his wildlife research. Registration deadline: August 11. Open to all youth ages 12 & up Maximum 15 attendees

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Squid Dissection

August 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 13, 2021 at 11:00 am

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
Marine science and aquaculture icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Youth will learn about the anatomy of a squid during this hands-on dissection, led by Melissa from UMaine Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research (CCAR). Your frozen squid will be mailed to your home before the workshop along with some basic dissection tools. We’ll meet on zoom to do the dissection together as a group! Register by June 21st for the July workshop, and by July 26th for the August workshop; presenters need…

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The BBQ Cycle

August 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online ME United States + Google Map
icon graphic for Animal Science and Agriculture

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Join us for this exciting workshop that is all about Barbeque. Dr. Colt Knight, University of Maine Cooperative Extension State Livestock Specialist will show everyone where barbeque comes from and how it is prepared. Participants will receive a care package with aprons, cookbooks, stickers, spices, and instructions on how to create your own mouth-watering baby back ribs! During the webinar Dr. Knight will highlight different types of barbeque, then we…

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Food, Fun, and Reading

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, happening 5 times

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
a parent and young child at a kitchen counter using eggs in a recipe

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Are you Ready for an Adventure? Are you 5 to 8 years old? Do you like to have fun stories read to you? Do you like to eat yummy food? If you answered yes to any of these questions then we think you will love Food Fun and Reading; an exciting program where you will hear fun food-related stories and prepare a quick snack yourself. Don’t delay sign up today!…

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Leadership Series #6: Following Your Yellow Brick Road

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
teen leadership icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. We are all on a Yellow Brick Road to achieving our goals. Join us on a journey to visualize how our Ruby Slippers, Scarecrow, Tin Man, and Cowardly Lion can all help us reach the Emerald City.  Registration deadline: August 3. Open to all Maine youth ages 12 & up Maximum 30 attendees

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What’s in Your Ecosystem?

August 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 18, 2021 at 9:00 am

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
STEM icon

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Learn why it’s important to have a variety of life. Get outside and conduct your own biodiversity investigation in your own backyard. Take a small step towards understanding how healthy Maine’s ecosystems are by collecting and analyzing data in your area. You will develop a better understanding of what makes an ecosystem healthy, and food webs by completing these hands-on investigations. Participants will receive a kit by mail to conduct…

Find out more »

Maine Trees and Me: Getting to Know Them

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 19, 2021

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
Summer trees along a path.

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. In this program, you will learn basics about why trees are important to us, how to identify trees, and some really fun facts about trees that maybe you didn’t know about! There will be some hands-on learning in the class and you will also get a copy of Forest Trees of Maine. And there will be plenty of time for your questions! Youth must register two weeks before the date…

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Wildlife Surveying with Artificial Intelligence

August 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 20, 2021

Online ME United States + Google Map
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This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. Have you ever wondered how researchers are able to observe and survey wildlife around the globe? Artificial intelligence is the answer! Dr. Tom Rounsville will be leading a two-part series on how he uses artificial intelligence in his wildlife research. Registration deadline: August 11. Open to all youth ages 12 & up Maximum 15 attendees

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4-H for All: Chicken Edition

August 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Chickens (Golden Comets)

This is a part of the 2021 4-H Summer Learning Series. This workshop series will focus on several chicken-related topics and will be taught by several 4-Hers and their parents. There will be a hands-on activity related to chickens, and plenty of opportunities to share, learn, and create friendships with other youth interested in chickens throughout the state. Registration closes one week prior to each session, as Pre-work/materials will be emailed to participants. 6/27 Brooder set up for chicks 7/11…

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