4-H Open House

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Join us for a FREE, fun, outdoor, family-friendly event open to the general public in Hancock County! Bring the family to experience what our local 4-H Youth Development program has to offer. Kids can participate in a variety of hands-on activities on topics ranging from art to science to animal husbandry. 4-H Staff and Volunteers will be on-site to provide information about becoming a 4-H member and provide information about the University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Hancock County. Adults can also learn more about other Extension programs such as Master Gardener Volunteers, Eat Well Volunteers, and Extension Homemakers.

This is an outdoor event, however, our classroom will be open for browsing informational materials. Masking indoors is encouraged but optional. All youth must be chaperoned by an adult.

The 4-H Open House features a variety of hands-on activities for kids of all ages such as:

  • Meet 4-H animals such as goats, horses, dogs, sheep
  • Marine touch tank
  • Learn to crochetJune Jamboree
  • Watercolor painting
  • Learn about pollinators
  • Water puzzles
  • Gardening for kids
  • Wool spinning demonstration
  • and more!

Saturday, July 30, 2022

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (come and go anytime, rain or shine!)

No cost to attend

Hancock County Extension Office

63 Boggy Brook Road, Ellsworth

Front of Hancock County Cooperative Extension Building July 2022








Registration is encouraged but not required. This event is free; all are welcome!

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For information about the 4-H Open House, contact Carla Scocchi at carla.scocchi@maine.edu or 207.667.8212

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Carla Scocchi at carla.scocchi@maine.edu or 207.667.8212 to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 5 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however, all requests will be considered.

The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 Boudreau Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

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