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Maine 4-H Shooting Sports Programs Receive Support

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is one of seven state 4-H programs to receive $100,000 for its youth firearm safety programming from the MidwayUSA Foundation, Inc. and Scholastic Shooting Trust.  The funding is part of a $3 million donation from Larry and Brenda Potterfield, founders of MidwayUSA. In addition to supporting 4-H Shooting Sports programs, […]

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Check the Weather at Bryant Pond 4-H Camp, Anytime!

Thanks to a grant from the Maine Community Foundation to enhance our S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) programming here at Bryant Pond 4-H Camp, we have installed a weather station which can be accessed at the following website: http://rainwise.net/weather/ryan04219

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UMaine Extension 4-H Program Featured

In an article about the coming Phillips Outdoor Heritage Days, the Irregular newspaper in Kingfield described the University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H archery program, offered for more than 50 years at the 4-H Camp and Learning Center at Bryant Pond, as a program that strengthens children’s relationships with the natural world through a combination […]

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University of Maine 4-H Shooting Sports partners with ME DIF&W

The University of Maine 4-H Shooting Sports program and the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife have partnered to expand youth shooting sports education programs statewide. The University of Maine 4-H Shooting Sports (4HSS) program, based out of the Bryant Pond 4-H Camp and Learning Center, has a long history of partnership with IF&W. […]

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Brook Family Foundation supports University of Maine 4-H Shooting Sports Program.

The University of Maine 4-H Shooting Sports Program is pleased to announce that the Brook Family Foundation recently donated $10,000 on their behalf to the MidwayUSA Scholastic Shooting Sports Trust Fund. The Brook Family Foundation has consistently supported the shooting sports programs at the Bryant Pond camp with scholarship funds for programs like Apprentice Hunter […]

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UMaine 4-H Shooting Sports receives funding from Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.

The MidwayUSA Foundation, Inc. and Scholastic Shooting Trust, a public charity established by MidwayUSA founders Larry and Brenda Potterfield, is pleased to announce that the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) has donated $10,000 to the University of Maine 4H Shooting Sports endowment account.   Click here for press release.  or here to visit our website.

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ELLMS partners recognized with Governor’s award for Environmental Excellence

The Environmental Living & Learning for Maine Students Project, known as “The ELLMS Project,” has been recognized as part of the first state-sponsored environmental achievement awards handed out in Maine since 2005.  The ELLMS Project, a partnership between the Chewonki Outdoor Classroom for Schools, Ferry Beach Ecology School and the UMaine 4-H Camp and Learning […]

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Summer Food Service Program

UMaine 4-Camp at Bryant Pond Enrolled in USDA Summer Food Service Program   BRYANT POND, ME — The University of Maine 4-H Camp & Learning Center at Bryant Pond is participating in the USDA Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all eligible children free of charge. To be eligible to receive free meals at […]

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Maine Military Teen Adventure Camps are open for registration.

Through a Department of Defense grant and in partnership with Purdue University, 4-H Camps Nationwide are offering unique adventure camp opportunities for youth of military families at a minimal cost. Bryant Pond, Tanglewood and Blueberry Cove are part of this program now in its second year.

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