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4-H@UMaine: Connecting Kids to Campus

Connect with us on campus! May 31 – June 1, 2019 Do you ever wonder what it’s like to spend a weekend on a college campus? 4-H@UMaine is the chance to check out what the University of Maine has to offer! Middle school and high school students will be special guests on campus! They will […]

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National Volunteer Week – 4-H Volunteers

By Sara Conant, 4-H Community Education Assistant & Administrative Specialist In honor of National Volunteer Week we would like to highlight our 4-H volunteers! 4-H is a national organization for youth ages 9-18 to learn life skills through hands on work in a variety of project areas. 4-H programming occurs in libraries, afterschool clubs, through […]

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Luck of the Clover

By Tayla Mann, UMaine Extension Staff, Administrative Specialist The four-leaf clover has become a well-known symbol of luck, 4-H and St. Patrick’s Day. But not many of us know the folk-lore and facts behind this little green plant. The chances of even finding a four-leaf clover among the rest are 1 in 10,000! This is […]

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4-H Information Night

4-H is a national organization for youth ages 5-18 to learn lifeskills through hands-on project-based work. As the youth development arm of UMaine Extension, 4-H has always emphasized the importance of building the life skills needed to be successful adults. 4-H in Cumberland County offers many different clubs for a variety of ages and interests, […]

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Cumberland County 4-H Members’ Community Service Project Helps the Local Food System

By Sara Conant, UMaine Extension Staff, 4-H Community Education Assistant Cumberland County 4-H members Adam Dale, Caleb McGrath-Holmquist, and Katie McGrath-Holmquist are raising funds to purchase four market hogs and two market lambs from the Cumberland Fair 4-H Livestock Auction on Wednesday September 28, 2016 at 4:00 P.M. at the Cumberland Fairgrounds, 197 Blanchard Road […]

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