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Maine foundation giving $4.8 million to boost rural school success

Eight community organizations, each partnered with a local school district, will each receive a six-year, $600,000 grant as part of a larger effort to spur the post-secondary educational aspirations of rural middle- and high-school students, the Lerner Foundation announced Monday. To see the full Potland Press Herald release:  http://www.pressherald.com/2017/04/10/lerner-foundation-announces-4-6m-in-grants/ To learn more about the Lerner […]

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U-Maine Extension to host National 4-H shooting sports instructor training

Bryant Pond, Maine – University of Maine 4-H Camp and Learning Center at Bryant Pond has been selected to host the 2016 National 4-H shooting sports instructor training Monday, June 6 through Friday, June 10, at 17 Conservation Lane, Bryant Pond. The 4-H instructor training is held in only one or two locations each year and […]

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Bethel Maine Moose Festival set for June 12-14, 2015

University of Maine 4-H Camp & Learning Center partners with the Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce to host annual moose permit lottery and festival. BETHEL – Each year, over 60,000 sportsmen and women from around the state and the country enter a drawing to fulfill a dream: to hunt a Maine moose.  The odds are […]

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Bryant Pond 4-H Camp & Bethel Chamber to host 2015 Maine Moose Lottery

In June of 2015, Bethel, Maine will host the Maine Moose permit lottery. We have partnered with the Bethel Chamber of Commerce, ME DIF&W and the Maine Professional Guides Association, to create a world class, 3-day festival.  For more information visit: http://www.bethelmainemoosefest.com/ Each year, the state of Maine offers moose hunting permits through a lottery […]

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Bryant Pond Summer Camp Moose Permit Auction Scholarship Funds still available !

Bryant Pond Summer Camp Moose Permit Auction Scholarship Funds still available… The ME IF&W Moose permit scholarship is intended for Maine residents ages 8-17 and is awarded as $250 towards any of the following programs on a one-time-only, first-come, first-served basis: Any Conservation Camp Session o Hunter Safety Archery ages 10-13 o Hunter Safety Firearms […]

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Our campers express their thanks to ME DIFW.

For many years, Maine’s Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife has auctioned off Moose Hunting permits to generate scholarship money for young people to attend a week-long summer camp program; “Conservation Camp”. We grateful to receive some of this funding support, and our campers are also very appreciative, as is demonstrated in the thank you […]

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Fournier Leads Archery Lesson in Gray, Lakes Region Weekly Reports

Ron Fournier, summer camp director of the University of Maine 4-H Camp and Learning Center at Bryant Pond, recently hosted an educational archery session with his wife Dee at the Maine Wildlife Park in Gray. Fournier, who is also a 4-H-certified shooting sports safety instructor for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, told […]

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Bryant Pond 4-H Camp Receives Scholarship Support

Bryant Pond, Maine — University of Maine 4-H Camp & Learning Center at Bryant Pond is one of two programs to receive $60,000 from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s annual Moose Hunting Permit Auction for its youth conservation education summer camp programming. The department auctions 10 moose hunting permits annually to applicants […]

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