4-H Calendar of Events

Our calendar lets you know what is happening here and across the state.


19 State 4-H Public Speaking Committee Meeting [All are welcome to help with this statewide event.] Snow date: February 2nd
26 Maine 4-H UnConference also known earlier as 4-H Ed Camp – see January newsletter article. Orono (snow date: February 2)

Professional Development: Program Design Template

Facilitator: Dr. Vanessa Klein for questions, please email Dr. Klein at vanessa.klein@maine.edu


This is open to all Youth Development Extension Staff, Volunteers and Community Youth Development Workers.

1. Template Training Part I – Identifying Desired Results – Jan. 7th 11:00am-12:30pm

2. Template Training Part II – Determining Acceptable Evidence – Jan 7th 1:00pm-2:30pm

3. Template Training Part III – Planning Learning Experiences and Instruction – Jan. 24th 9:00am-10:30am


Note: The following training on using this template to design and improve 4-H programs will be offered in person (choose from 2 different locations):

1. Backwards Design – Putting it All Together – York County Extension Office, Jan.28th 12:00pm-4:00pm

2. Backwards Design – Putting it All Together – UMaine Campus, Jan.30th 9:00am-1:00pm

For Animal Science Resources and Events, please go to:


Save the Dates:

  •  February 16, 2019 – Interview for 4-H Education Travel Trips

Animal Science Resources and Events