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Maine State 4-H Public Speaking Tournament

D.P. Corbett University of Maine Orono, Orono

Save the Date!! Our state public speaking tournament will be held on April 6, 2024 at DP Corbett Hall on the University of Maine campus. Youth must qualify for this event by achieving a score of 78 or higher at their county or regional tournament. Check with your county 4-H staff to find out when your […]

Piscataquis Public Speaking Tournament


Public Speaking is an important life skill that has been part of 4-H almost since the beginning. Enrolled 4-H youth can present an Illustrated Talk or a Demonstration in a County Public Speaking Tournament when they are as young as 5, and may begin competing at the state level at age 9. Contact Sheila Norman […]

Total Eclipse Prep Party for 4-H Volunteers

University of Maine at Orono Orono

On April 8, 2024, parts of Maine will experience a total solar eclipse- and this won’t happen for another 20 years! A total solar eclipse happens when the moon lies exactly between the sun and the Earth, casting its shadow on a small patch of the Earth’s surface. Does the idea of a total solar eclipse […]