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4-H is the youth development education program of the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. 4-H is the largest youth organization in the world! Any youth ages 5-18 can participate in “learn by doing” projects. There are a number of ways for youth to participate in 4-H including club programming, school enrichment programs, camps, creating individual projects, and many other activities.

4-H youth can

  • develop leadership skills
  • participate in a community service project
  • learn about science, from animals to aerospace
  • travel to attend national youth events
  • learn many useful skills such as computers, managing money, sewing, cooking, animal care, or starting a business

For more information about the Hancock County 4-H Program and clubs, please contact Rosemarie Evans, 4-H Community Education Assistant, at 1.800.287.1479 (in Maine) or 207.667.8212 or by email at rosemarie.evans@maine.edu.


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2017 Hancock County 4-H Photo ContestJudges' Choices Picture1 copyweb

What wonderful photos were entered in our 2017 4-H Photo Contest!  We had forty-one entries from fifteen 4-H members including four Cloverbuds.  The photos will be displayed at the Blue Hill Fair Exhibit Hall and then at the Ellsworth Public Library.  Ribbons and awards will be presented at Cloverfest.  Special thanks to the Hancock County 4-H Leaders’ Association for making this even possible.

Be sure to check out our Facebook page for more 4-H Photo Contest photos – https://www.facebook.com/Hancock-County-4-H-254632954564814/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel

UPCOMING DATES TO REMEMBER

September 12 – 6:30 pm – Leaders’ Meeting at the Extension Office – Election of Officers
October 7 – 10:00 – 2:oo pm – 4-H Awareness Day at Tractor Supply in Ellsworth
October 9 – Columbus Day – Extension Office Closed
October 10 – 6:30 pm – Leaders’ Meeting at the Extension Office
October 20 – Cloverfest – Location TBD