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July 2022

4-H Citizen Science: 4-H Summer Learning Series

July 5 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 3, 2022

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
screenshot of 4-H Citizen Science virtual meeting participants

Open to all youth ages 9 & up Maximum 15 attendees Did you know that YOU are a scientist and can contribute to the science community?!? This virtual 4-H club encourages youth to practice citizen science in their own backyard, with a variety of science opportunities to consider, and report their observations while making connections with fellow citizen scientists in their community and around the state. Youth will need online access and the ability to take and share photos. Registration…

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Leading in a Mindful Way – 4-H Summer Learning Series

July 6 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 20, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on August 3, 2022 at 9:30 am

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free

Open to all Maine youth ages 12 & up Maximum 16 attendees In this mini-series teens ages12-18 are encouraged to join us as we dive deeper into ourselves through conversation, yoga, mindfulness, breathing techniques, and visualizations. We will also learn about how we can become good leaders by exploring concepts related to intentionality, balance, and flexibility in regard to leadership and personal strengths. Registration Deadline: July 1.

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Learn to Love Pollinators – 4-H Summer Learning Series

July 6 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 4, 2022

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

Open to all youth ages 9 & up Maximum 15 attendees Do you like insects? Do you like to explore gardens, meadows, and things that grow? Join this workshop series to learn more about pollinators, and how and why they are important. Each week we will explore something new related to Maine’s pollinators. Activities will include building a pollinating bee, building a nest for native bees, and more. Materials will be provided and mailed to participants. Some gathering of items…

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Intro to Watercolors – 4-H Summer Learning Series

July 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
paints and paintbrush

Open to all Maine youth ages 7 & up Maximum 10 households (siblings can share supplies) In this workshop, learners will learn about watercolor supplies and materials and get started right away with experimenting with their tools. Learners will create a "knowledge page" where they can test out each technique and use it as inspiration as they continue their watercolor journey outside of class. The first steps will include learning to load the brush, control our water, and mixing colors.…

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Fun with Fiber – 4-H Summer Learning Series

July 6 @ 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 21, 2022

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
sheep

Open to all youth ages 5 – 11 Maximum 12 attendees Fun with Fiber is a series of three workshops that will introduce participants to the exciting world of fiber arts! In this workshop series, you will learn about the variety of wool products available, how wool is made into a useable product, and get to make your own yarn and felted products. All materials will be provided so there is no need to worry about purchasing wool or raising…

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Adulting 101

July 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 28, 2022

Online ME United States + Google Map
young teen boy watching a virtual science cafe session

Are you a teen worried about impending adulthood? Do you want to know how to find answers to your questions about money, jobs, and roommates? Consider joining the Adulting 101 SPIN Club! Over the course of six meetings, we will learn some basic adult skills, including how to manage stress, interview for a job, and take advantage of existing resources in your community. Each week will cover a different topic: life/work balance and stress management; saving, spending, and credit; nutrition…

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Teen Virtual Boardgame Club

July 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 29, 2022

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
presenter and students during a 4-H virtual learning segment of barbecue cooking

Open to all youth ages 12 & up Maximum 10 attendees Take a break from your other summer learning activities, and come hang out! This 4-week club will connect you with other youth for good conversation and fun games. We will be connecting on zoom to play online versions of Scattergories, Pictionary, and other favorites! Registration deadline: July 5.

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Nature Journaling – 4-H Summer Learning Series

July 12 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 3, 2022

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
sunset over Big Indian Lake; photo by C.D. Eves-Thomas

Open to all youth ages 9 - 11  Maximum 15 attendees In this workshop series, youth learn they can be a scientist anywhere through sketching and observing the natural world around them. We will spend time drawing and writing our observations about what we notice and what we wonder about things we find in nature. Registration deadline: June 28.

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4-H Citizen Science: 4-H Summer Learning Series

July 12 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 3, 2022

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
screenshot of 4-H Citizen Science virtual meeting participants

Open to all youth ages 9 & up Maximum 15 attendees Did you know that YOU are a scientist and can contribute to the science community?!? This virtual 4-H club encourages youth to practice citizen science in their own backyard, with a variety of science opportunities to consider, and report their observations while making connections with fellow citizen scientists in their community and around the state. Youth will need online access and the ability to take and share photos. Registration…

Find out more »

Learn to Love Pollinators – 4-H Summer Learning Series

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

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 4, 2022

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

Open to all youth ages 9 & up Maximum 15 attendees Do you like insects? Do you like to explore gardens, meadows, and things that grow? Join this workshop series to learn more about pollinators, and how and why they are important. Each week we will explore something new related to Maine’s pollinators. Activities will include building a pollinating bee, building a nest for native bees, and more. Materials will be provided and mailed to participants. Some gathering of items…

Find out more »

Paint & Ponder: Watercolor Series – 4-H Summer Learning Series

July 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 4, 2022

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

Open to all youth ages 7 & up Maximum 10 households (siblings can share supplies) In this four-week series, learners will use various watercolor techniques to create their own watercolor paintings. Techniques may include wet on dry, wet on wet, a wash, scumbling, lifting, splatter, layering, dry brushing, charging and blending, adding details, and creating blooms. Each week will have a different subject that we will paint together in class. Week 1: Jellyfish & Seaweed Week 2: Trees Week 3:…

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Fun with Fiber – 4-H Summer Learning Series

July 13 @ 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 21, 2022

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
sheep

Open to all youth ages 5 – 11 Maximum 12 attendees Fun with Fiber is a series of three workshops that will introduce participants to the exciting world of fiber arts! In this workshop series, you will learn about the variety of wool products available, how wool is made into a useable product, and get to make your own yarn and felted products. All materials will be provided so there is no need to worry about purchasing wool or raising…

Find out more »

Adulting 101

July 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 28, 2022

Online ME United States + Google Map
young teen boy watching a virtual science cafe session

Are you a teen worried about impending adulthood? Do you want to know how to find answers to your questions about money, jobs, and roommates? Consider joining the Adulting 101 SPIN Club! Over the course of six meetings, we will learn some basic adult skills, including how to manage stress, interview for a job, and take advantage of existing resources in your community. Each week will cover a different topic: life/work balance and stress management; saving, spending, and credit; nutrition…

Find out more »

Teen Virtual Boardgame Club

July 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 29, 2022

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
presenter and students during a 4-H virtual learning segment of barbecue cooking

Open to all youth ages 12 & up Maximum 10 attendees Take a break from your other summer learning activities, and come hang out! This 4-week club will connect you with other youth for good conversation and fun games. We will be connecting on zoom to play online versions of Scattergories, Pictionary, and other favorites! Registration deadline: July 5.

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No-Bake Chocolate Chip Bites – 4-H Summer Learning Series

July 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
4-Hers doing a cooking project.

Open to all Maine youth ages 5 - 8  Maximum 8 attendees Would you like to make a super delicious snack that doesn't need an oven? Join us as we make No-Bake Chocolate Chip Bites. Packed with nut butter protein, and quick oat energy, this will become a favorite super snack! Registration Deadline: July 11. https://extension.umaine.edu/food-health/recipes/no-bake-chocolate-chip-bites/

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Choose Health, Food, Fun, and Fitness

July 19 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 20, 2022 at 10:45 am

One event on July 21, 2022 at 10:45 am

One event on July 26, 2022 at 10:45 am

One event on July 27, 2022 at 10:45 am

One event on July 28, 2022 at 10:45 am

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

Open to all youth ages 9 – 11 Maximum 10 attendees This 6-lesson series includes information about nutrition, exercise, and a hands-on cooking experience. Lessons include: learning how to make healthier choices with your hydration; coloring your plate (eating more vegetables and fruit); read it before you eat it (learning how to understand nutritional labels); make half your grains whole (the benefit of eating whole grains); healthier food - fast (how to eat less unhealthy food); and power up your…

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Nature Journaling – 4-H Summer Learning Series

July 19 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 3, 2022

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
sunset over Big Indian Lake; photo by C.D. Eves-Thomas

Open to all youth ages 9 - 11  Maximum 15 attendees In this workshop series, youth learn they can be a scientist anywhere through sketching and observing the natural world around them. We will spend time drawing and writing our observations about what we notice and what we wonder about things we find in nature. Registration deadline: June 28.

Find out more »

4-H Citizen Science: 4-H Summer Learning Series

July 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 3, 2022

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
screenshot of 4-H Citizen Science virtual meeting participants

Open to all youth ages 9 & up Maximum 15 attendees Did you know that YOU are a scientist and can contribute to the science community?!? This virtual 4-H club encourages youth to practice citizen science in their own backyard, with a variety of science opportunities to consider, and report their observations while making connections with fellow citizen scientists in their community and around the state. Youth will need online access and the ability to take and share photos. Registration…

Find out more »

Leading in a Mindful Way – 4-H Summer Learning Series

July 20 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 20, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on August 3, 2022 at 9:30 am

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free

Open to all Maine youth ages 12 & up Maximum 16 attendees In this mini-series teens ages12-18 are encouraged to join us as we dive deeper into ourselves through conversation, yoga, mindfulness, breathing techniques, and visualizations. We will also learn about how we can become good leaders by exploring concepts related to intentionality, balance, and flexibility in regard to leadership and personal strengths. Registration Deadline: July 1.

Find out more »

Destination Moon Virtual Mission – 4-H Summer Learning Series

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 20, 2022 at 3:00 pm

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
STEM icon

This workshop is being offered twice: 10:00 – 11:00 am OR 3:00 – 4:00 pm Open to all Maine youth ages 12 & up   Maximum 30 attendees Open to incoming grades 7-12! Students connect virtually with a Challenger Staff Member to run this mission in real-time. All that is needed is a laptop/desktop/iPad and an internet connection! A team of researchers is ready to return to the Moon to explore its surface and establish a second habitat for astronauts to…

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Choose Health, Food, Fun, and Fitness

July 20 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 20, 2022 at 10:45 am

One event on July 21, 2022 at 10:45 am

One event on July 26, 2022 at 10:45 am

One event on July 27, 2022 at 10:45 am

One event on July 28, 2022 at 10:45 am

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

Open to all youth ages 9 – 11 Maximum 10 attendees This 6-lesson series includes information about nutrition, exercise, and a hands-on cooking experience. Lessons include: learning how to make healthier choices with your hydration; coloring your plate (eating more vegetables and fruit); read it before you eat it (learning how to understand nutritional labels); make half your grains whole (the benefit of eating whole grains); healthier food - fast (how to eat less unhealthy food); and power up your…

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Learn to Love Pollinators – 4-H Summer Learning Series

July 20 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 4, 2022

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

Open to all youth ages 9 & up Maximum 15 attendees Do you like insects? Do you like to explore gardens, meadows, and things that grow? Join this workshop series to learn more about pollinators, and how and why they are important. Each week we will explore something new related to Maine’s pollinators. Activities will include building a pollinating bee, building a nest for native bees, and more. Materials will be provided and mailed to participants. Some gathering of items…

Find out more »

4-H Fly Tying 101 – 4-H Summer Learning Series

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 22, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
Camper holding a fishing rod and fish

Open to all youth ages 12 & up Maximum 8 attendees Come learn how to trick some fish! We'll dig into the basics of fly-tying including insect mimicry, fishing environments, fly-tying materials and equipment, and fly-tying itself! Join this two-session workshop on zoom to tie your own fly! Materials will be mailed to participants ahead of time. Registration Deadline: June 22.

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Paint & Ponder: Watercolor Series – 4-H Summer Learning Series

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 4, 2022

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

Open to all youth ages 7 & up Maximum 10 households (siblings can share supplies) In this four-week series, learners will use various watercolor techniques to create their own watercolor paintings. Techniques may include wet on dry, wet on wet, a wash, scumbling, lifting, splatter, layering, dry brushing, charging and blending, adding details, and creating blooms. Each week will have a different subject that we will paint together in class. Week 1: Jellyfish & Seaweed Week 2: Trees Week 3:…

Find out more »

Destination Moon Virtual Mission – 4-H Summer Learning Series

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

One event on July 20, 2022 at 3:00 pm

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
STEM icon

This workshop is being offered twice: 10:00 – 11:00 am OR 3:00 – 4:00 pm Open to all Maine youth ages 12 & up   Maximum 30 attendees Open to incoming grades 7-12! Students connect virtually with a Challenger Staff Member to run this mission in real-time. All that is needed is a laptop/desktop/iPad and an internet connection! A team of researchers is ready to return to the Moon to explore its surface and establish a second habitat for astronauts to…

Find out more »

Fun with Fiber – 4-H Summer Learning Series

July 20 @ 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 21, 2022

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
sheep

Open to all youth ages 5 – 11 Maximum 12 attendees Fun with Fiber is a series of three workshops that will introduce participants to the exciting world of fiber arts! In this workshop series, you will learn about the variety of wool products available, how wool is made into a useable product, and get to make your own yarn and felted products. All materials will be provided so there is no need to worry about purchasing wool or raising…

Find out more »

Adulting 101

July 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 28, 2022

Online ME United States + Google Map
young teen boy watching a virtual science cafe session

Are you a teen worried about impending adulthood? Do you want to know how to find answers to your questions about money, jobs, and roommates? Consider joining the Adulting 101 SPIN Club! Over the course of six meetings, we will learn some basic adult skills, including how to manage stress, interview for a job, and take advantage of existing resources in your community. Each week will cover a different topic: life/work balance and stress management; saving, spending, and credit; nutrition…

Find out more »

Choose Health, Food, Fun, and Fitness

July 21 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 20, 2022 at 10:45 am

One event on July 21, 2022 at 10:45 am

One event on July 26, 2022 at 10:45 am

One event on July 27, 2022 at 10:45 am

One event on July 28, 2022 at 10:45 am

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

Open to all youth ages 9 – 11 Maximum 10 attendees This 6-lesson series includes information about nutrition, exercise, and a hands-on cooking experience. Lessons include: learning how to make healthier choices with your hydration; coloring your plate (eating more vegetables and fruit); read it before you eat it (learning how to understand nutritional labels); make half your grains whole (the benefit of eating whole grains); healthier food - fast (how to eat less unhealthy food); and power up your…

Find out more »

Teen Virtual Boardgame Club

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 29, 2022

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
presenter and students during a 4-H virtual learning segment of barbecue cooking

Open to all youth ages 12 & up Maximum 10 attendees Take a break from your other summer learning activities, and come hang out! This 4-week club will connect you with other youth for good conversation and fun games. We will be connecting on zoom to play online versions of Scattergories, Pictionary, and other favorites! Registration deadline: July 5.

Find out more »

4-H Fly Tying 101 – 4-H Summer Learning Series

July 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 22, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
Camper holding a fishing rod and fish

Open to all youth ages 12 & up Maximum 8 attendees Come learn how to trick some fish! We'll dig into the basics of fly-tying including insect mimicry, fishing environments, fly-tying materials and equipment, and fly-tying itself! Join this two-session workshop on zoom to tie your own fly! Materials will be mailed to participants ahead of time. Registration Deadline: June 22.

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Virtual Touch Tank – 4-H Summer Learning Series

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
4-H Virtual Touch Tank Workshop

Open to all youth ages 5 - 12 Maximum 8 screens (multiple youth from one household can sign up, provided they share a single screen) 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 deadline: July 22.

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Choose Health, Food, Fun, and Fitness

July 26 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 20, 2022 at 10:45 am

One event on July 21, 2022 at 10:45 am

One event on July 26, 2022 at 10:45 am

One event on July 27, 2022 at 10:45 am

One event on July 28, 2022 at 10:45 am

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

Open to all youth ages 9 – 11 Maximum 10 attendees This 6-lesson series includes information about nutrition, exercise, and a hands-on cooking experience. Lessons include: learning how to make healthier choices with your hydration; coloring your plate (eating more vegetables and fruit); read it before you eat it (learning how to understand nutritional labels); make half your grains whole (the benefit of eating whole grains); healthier food - fast (how to eat less unhealthy food); and power up your…

Find out more »

Nature Journaling – 4-H Summer Learning Series

July 26 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 3, 2022

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
sunset over Big Indian Lake; photo by C.D. Eves-Thomas

Open to all youth ages 9 - 11  Maximum 15 attendees In this workshop series, youth learn they can be a scientist anywhere through sketching and observing the natural world around them. We will spend time drawing and writing our observations about what we notice and what we wonder about things we find in nature. Registration deadline: June 28.

Find out more »

4-H Citizen Science: 4-H Summer Learning Series

July 26 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 3, 2022

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
screenshot of 4-H Citizen Science virtual meeting participants

Open to all youth ages 9 & up Maximum 15 attendees Did you know that YOU are a scientist and can contribute to the science community?!? This virtual 4-H club encourages youth to practice citizen science in their own backyard, with a variety of science opportunities to consider, and report their observations while making connections with fellow citizen scientists in their community and around the state. Youth will need online access and the ability to take and share photos. Registration…

Find out more »

Destination Mars Virtual Mission – 4-H Summer Learning Series

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 27, 2022 at 3:00 pm

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free

This workshop is being offered twice: 10:00 – 11:00 am OR 3:00 – 4:00 pm Open to all Maine youth ages 9 – 11 Maximum 30 attendees This mission is open to all incoming 4th-6th graders! All that is needed is a laptop/desktop/iPad with an internet connection! Students will connect with a Challenger Learning Center Staff Member in real time to participate in this mission! Researchers are ready to explore Mars, but there’s one glaring problem- more than 40 million…

Find out more »

Choose Health, Food, Fun, and Fitness

July 27 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 20, 2022 at 10:45 am

One event on July 21, 2022 at 10:45 am

One event on July 26, 2022 at 10:45 am

One event on July 27, 2022 at 10:45 am

One event on July 28, 2022 at 10:45 am

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

Open to all youth ages 9 – 11 Maximum 10 attendees This 6-lesson series includes information about nutrition, exercise, and a hands-on cooking experience. Lessons include: learning how to make healthier choices with your hydration; coloring your plate (eating more vegetables and fruit); read it before you eat it (learning how to understand nutritional labels); make half your grains whole (the benefit of eating whole grains); healthier food - fast (how to eat less unhealthy food); and power up your…

Find out more »

Learn to Love Pollinators – 4-H Summer Learning Series

July 27 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 4, 2022

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

Open to all youth ages 9 & up Maximum 15 attendees Do you like insects? Do you like to explore gardens, meadows, and things that grow? Join this workshop series to learn more about pollinators, and how and why they are important. Each week we will explore something new related to Maine’s pollinators. Activities will include building a pollinating bee, building a nest for native bees, and more. Materials will be provided and mailed to participants. Some gathering of items…

Find out more »

Paint & Ponder: Watercolor Series – 4-H Summer Learning Series

July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 4, 2022

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

Open to all youth ages 7 & up Maximum 10 households (siblings can share supplies) In this four-week series, learners will use various watercolor techniques to create their own watercolor paintings. Techniques may include wet on dry, wet on wet, a wash, scumbling, lifting, splatter, layering, dry brushing, charging and blending, adding details, and creating blooms. Each week will have a different subject that we will paint together in class. Week 1: Jellyfish & Seaweed Week 2: Trees Week 3:…

Find out more »

Destination Mars Virtual Mission – 4-H Summer Learning Series

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

One event on July 27, 2022 at 3:00 pm

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free

This workshop is being offered twice: 10:00 – 11:00 am OR 3:00 – 4:00 pm Open to all Maine youth ages 9 – 11 Maximum 30 attendees This mission is open to all incoming 4th-6th graders! All that is needed is a laptop/desktop/iPad with an internet connection! Students will connect with a Challenger Learning Center Staff Member in real time to participate in this mission! Researchers are ready to explore Mars, but there’s one glaring problem- more than 40 million…

Find out more »

Adulting 101

July 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 28, 2022

Online ME United States + Google Map
young teen boy watching a virtual science cafe session

Are you a teen worried about impending adulthood? Do you want to know how to find answers to your questions about money, jobs, and roommates? Consider joining the Adulting 101 SPIN Club! Over the course of six meetings, we will learn some basic adult skills, including how to manage stress, interview for a job, and take advantage of existing resources in your community. Each week will cover a different topic: life/work balance and stress management; saving, spending, and credit; nutrition…

Find out more »

Choose Health, Food, Fun, and Fitness

July 28 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 20, 2022 at 10:45 am

One event on July 21, 2022 at 10:45 am

One event on July 26, 2022 at 10:45 am

One event on July 27, 2022 at 10:45 am

One event on July 28, 2022 at 10:45 am

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

Open to all youth ages 9 – 11 Maximum 10 attendees This 6-lesson series includes information about nutrition, exercise, and a hands-on cooking experience. Lessons include: learning how to make healthier choices with your hydration; coloring your plate (eating more vegetables and fruit); read it before you eat it (learning how to understand nutritional labels); make half your grains whole (the benefit of eating whole grains); healthier food - fast (how to eat less unhealthy food); and power up your…

Find out more »

Teen Virtual Boardgame Club

July 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 29, 2022

Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
presenter and students during a 4-H virtual learning segment of barbecue cooking

Open to all youth ages 12 & up Maximum 10 attendees Take a break from your other summer learning activities, and come hang out! This 4-week club will connect you with other youth for good conversation and fun games. We will be connecting on zoom to play online versions of Scattergories, Pictionary, and other favorites! Registration deadline: July 5.

Find out more »

August 2022

Squid Dissection – 4-H Summer Learning Series

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online ME United States + Google Map
Free
Marine science and aquaculture icon

Open to all Maine youth ages 9 & up Maximum 9 households (each youth will receive their own squid) 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! Registration Deadline: July 18.

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Nature Journaling – 4-H Summer Learning Series

August 2 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 3, 2022

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Free
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Open to all youth ages 9 - 11  Maximum 15 attendees In this workshop series, youth learn they can be a scientist anywhere through sketching and observing the natural world around them. We will spend time drawing and writing our observations about what we notice and what we wonder about things we find in nature. Registration deadline: June 28.

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4-H Citizen Science: 4-H Summer Learning Series

August 2 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 3, 2022

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Open to all youth ages 9 & up Maximum 15 attendees Did you know that YOU are a scientist and can contribute to the science community?!? This virtual 4-H club encourages youth to practice citizen science in their own backyard, with a variety of science opportunities to consider, and report their observations while making connections with fellow citizen scientists in their community and around the state. Youth will need online access and the ability to take and share photos. Registration…

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Leading in a Mindful Way – 4-H Summer Learning Series

August 3 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on August 3, 2022 at 9:30 am

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Open to all Maine youth ages 12 & up Maximum 16 attendees In this mini-series teens ages12-18 are encouraged to join us as we dive deeper into ourselves through conversation, yoga, mindfulness, breathing techniques, and visualizations. We will also learn about how we can become good leaders by exploring concepts related to intentionality, balance, and flexibility in regard to leadership and personal strengths. Registration Deadline: July 1.

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Learn to Love Pollinators – 4-H Summer Learning Series

August 3 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 4, 2022

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Open to all youth ages 9 & up Maximum 15 attendees Do you like insects? Do you like to explore gardens, meadows, and things that grow? Join this workshop series to learn more about pollinators, and how and why they are important. Each week we will explore something new related to Maine’s pollinators. Activities will include building a pollinating bee, building a nest for native bees, and more. Materials will be provided and mailed to participants. Some gathering of items…

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Paint & Ponder: Watercolor Series – 4-H Summer Learning Series

August 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 4, 2022

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Open to all youth ages 7 & up Maximum 10 households (siblings can share supplies) In this four-week series, learners will use various watercolor techniques to create their own watercolor paintings. Techniques may include wet on dry, wet on wet, a wash, scumbling, lifting, splatter, layering, dry brushing, charging and blending, adding details, and creating blooms. Each week will have a different subject that we will paint together in class. Week 1: Jellyfish & Seaweed Week 2: Trees Week 3:…

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