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Campers are rewarded with a breathtaking view while hiking along the Appalachian Trail north of Gulf Hagas.

UMaine Extension 4-H at Tanglewood announces full scholarship opportunity for youth to attend summer camp or explore the Appalachian Trail

Lincolnville, Maine — University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H Camp and Learning Center at Tanglewood is currently accepting scholarship applications for youth in grades 6-8 to attend overnight summer camp for a week or a week-long Appalachian Trail trip. Session dates are July 21-26 or July 28-August 2. In addition to a full scholarship to […]

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Waldo County 4-H hosts craft night for youth

Waldo, Maine — Waldo County 4-H is hosting a craft night for youth ages 5-18 on Wednesday, June 5, 2024, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension office, 992 Waterville Rd., Waldo. Youth will be able to choose from a variety of craft supplies and stations, including barn quilt painting, flower printing, […]

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Members of the Cobscook Currents 4-H club who recently participated in county and state public speaking tournaments were, left to right, Soren D., Ruth B., Theo M., and Ira D. All four youth earned blue ribbons at the county tournament.

4-H public speaking program allows local youth to share their sparks

Orono, Maine — Recently four youth from the Cobscook Currents 4-H club in Washington County participated in the state Public Speaking Tournament at the University of Maine in Orono after qualifying at the county level. Through the public speaking program youth work with 4-H volunteers, club leaders, parents and peers to develop a demonstrative or […]

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UMaine Extension 4-H offers online informational session for aspiring volunteers in May

Orono, Maine — University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host a two-part online informational session for adults interested in becoming Maine 4-H volunteers from 6-7 p.m. on May 22 and 29.  “Start Your 4-H Volunteer Journey” will provide participants with information about the UMaine Extension 4-H youth development program through four short e-Learning modules. Attendees […]

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Youth from across Maine join an online session last summer with Extension Professor and Livestock Specialist Colt Knight to learn all about pigs.

UMaine Extension 4-H offers online club on farm animal care

Orono, Maine — University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H will offer an online club for youth ages 9–18 about the basics of farm animal care on Wednesdays, 4 – 5 p.m., April 24 – May 8, 2024. The 4-H Farm Animal Care FUNdamentals Workshop Series will introduce the basics of caring for livestock. In this […]

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