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Cooperative Extension in Waldo County

Afterhours with 4-H- 4-H Club Leader and Volunteer Reporting

Zoom Online Meeting

This Zoom session will be a chance for 4-H leaders and volunteers to learn about and ask questions related to Waldo County 4-H reporting procedures for 4-H volunteers and 4-H club leaders. To register, email sadee.mehuren@maine.edu. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact: Sadee Mehuren at sadee.mehuren@maine.edu.

4-H Volunteer Virtual Share Fair: Cloverbud Program

Zoom Online Meeting

4-H Volunteer Virtual Share Fair Topic: 4-H Cloverbuds  Wednesday, October 14 from 7-8pm The Northeast Region Extension 4-H Volunteer Specialists are hosting a fun and informative virtual share fair for 4-H volunteers who work with Cloverbuds. Participants will learn about a fun Cloverbud program hosted by UVM Cloverbud families. 4-H Volunteers will have an opportunity […]

Lights on Afterschool: Speak live with Astronaut Jamin Moghbeli

The STEM Next Opportunity Fund, Million Girls Moonshot and NASA are collaborating with the Afterschool Alliance to provide afterschool youth with an out-of-this-world Lights On Afterschool celebration. Students can speak live with astronaut Jasmin Moghbeli to talk about her journey to becoming an astronaut, and answer questions about the Artemis mission to land on the […]

Afterhours with 4-H- Re-enrollment

Zoom Online Meeting

This Zoom session will be a chance for 4-H families, members, and volunteers to lean about the 4-H re-enrollment process. There will be an opportunity to ask questions related to the enrollment process. To register email sadee.mehuren@maine.edu. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact: Sadee Mehuren at sadee.mehuren@maine.edu.

Virtual Coffee Break: 4-Week Series for Parents and Caregivers of Young Children

Zoom Online Meeting

UMaine Extension series for parents, caregivers of young children starts Oct. 29 University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Maine Families will offer a four-week series for parents and caregivers of young children from 9–10 a.m. every Thursday from Oct. 29 to Nov. 19. This virtual coffee break, hosted by UMaine Extension Waldo County parent education […]

Virtual Coffee Break: 4-Week Series for Parents and Caregivers of Young Children

Zoom Online Meeting

UMaine Extension series for parents, caregivers of young children starts Oct. 29 University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Maine Families will offer a four-week series for parents and caregivers of young children from 9–10 a.m. every Thursday from Oct. 29 to Nov. 19. This virtual coffee break, hosted by UMaine Extension Waldo County parent education […]

2020 NWS Gray Virtual Winter Spotter Training (Nov 5th)

Zoom Online Meeting

Help your National Weather Service by becoming a Winter Weather Storm Spotter! Storm spotters report snowfall, ice accumulation, ice jam flooding and coastal flood erosion during Northern New England’s long harsh winters. Spotter training will teach you how to accurately measure and report significant winter weather phenomenon! There is no cost to participate in these […]

Afterhours with 4-H Volunteer Background Checks

Zoom Online Meeting

This Zoom session will provide instructions for completing a 4-H volunteer background check application as well as using DOE fingerprinting certificates as an alternative to a University of Maine background check. To register email sadee.mehuren@maine.edu. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact: Sadee Mehuren at sadee.mehuren@maine.edu.

2020 NWS Gray Virtual Winter Spotter Training (Nov 10th)

Zoom Online Meeting

Help your National Weather Service by becoming a Winter Weather Storm Spotter! Storm spotters report snowfall, ice accumulation, ice jam flooding and coastal flood erosion during Northern New England’s long harsh winters. Spotter training will teach you how to accurately measure and report significant winter weather phenomenon! There is no cost to participate in these […]

Virtual Coffee Break: 4-Week Series for Parents and Caregivers of Young Children

Zoom Online Meeting

UMaine Extension series for parents, caregivers of young children starts Oct. 29 University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Maine Families will offer a four-week series for parents and caregivers of young children from 9–10 a.m. every Thursday from Oct. 29 to Nov. 19. This virtual coffee break, hosted by UMaine Extension Waldo County parent education […]

2020 NWS Gray Virtual Winter Spotter Training (Nov 16th)

Zoom Online Meeting

Help your National Weather Service by becoming a Winter Weather Storm Spotter! Storm spotters report snowfall, ice accumulation, ice jam flooding and coastal flood erosion during Northern New England’s long harsh winters. Spotter training will teach you how to accurately measure and report significant winter weather phenomenon! There is no cost to participate in these […]

Virtual Coffee Break: 4-Week Series for Parents and Caregivers of Young Children

Zoom Online Meeting

UMaine Extension series for parents, caregivers of young children starts Oct. 29 University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Maine Families will offer a four-week series for parents and caregivers of young children from 9–10 a.m. every Thursday from Oct. 29 to Nov. 19. This virtual coffee break, hosted by UMaine Extension Waldo County parent education […]

Save the Date: UMaine Culturefest 2020 Online

UMaine Culturefest will be offered on an interactive website designed to convey the stories of our international students' experiences at UMaine, and to allow students to share their cultures and traditions through a variety of multimedia platforms. Visit the Culturefest website at umaine.edu/international/culturefest for a variety of information about their countries or cultures, including recipes of traditional […]

Event Series 4-H Tuesday Trivia

4-H Tuesday Trivia

Come join the fun and test your knowledge in a variety of topic areas, including your knowledge of 4-H and our land-grant university, the University of Maine! When? Every Tuesday in December! Register to play and each Tuesday at 12:00 noon you will get an email with your link to the week’s trivia game. The […]

Event Series 4-H Tuesday Trivia

4-H Tuesday Trivia

Come join the fun and test your knowledge in a variety of topic areas, including your knowledge of 4-H and our land-grant university, the University of Maine! When? Every Tuesday in December! Register to play and each Tuesday at 12:00 noon you will get an email with your link to the week’s trivia game. The […]

Afterhours with 4-H: Opportunities in Animal Science

Zoom Online Meeting

This Zoom session will provide information on the variety of animal science opportunities that are offered through the Maine 4-H program. Get a jump on your animal science project and be sure that you do not miss any deadlines by joining this one hour online meeting. This session is open to both new and enrolled […]

Event Series 4-H Tuesday Trivia

4-H Tuesday Trivia

Come join the fun and test your knowledge in a variety of topic areas, including your knowledge of 4-H and our land-grant university, the University of Maine! When? Every Tuesday in December! Register to play and each Tuesday at 12:00 noon you will get an email with your link to the week’s trivia game. The […]

Event Series 4-H Tuesday Trivia

4-H Tuesday Trivia

Come join the fun and test your knowledge in a variety of topic areas, including your knowledge of 4-H and our land-grant university, the University of Maine! When? Every Tuesday in December! Register to play and each Tuesday at 12:00 noon you will get an email with your link to the week’s trivia game. The […]

Event Series 4-H Tuesday Trivia

4-H Tuesday Trivia

Come join the fun and test your knowledge in a variety of topic areas, including your knowledge of 4-H and our land-grant university, the University of Maine! When? Every Tuesday in December! Register to play and each Tuesday at 12:00 noon you will get an email with your link to the week’s trivia game. The […]

Afterhours with 4-H: National 4-H Trips

Zoom Online Meeting

This Zoom session will provide 4-H families with an overview of 4-H National Trips and the requirements for participation. This informational Zoom session could be helpful for youth who are interested in attending a 4-H national trip, including CWF, National 4-H Congress, or National 4-H Conference. To register for this Zoom session please email sadee.mehuren@maine.edu […]

Emergency Preparedness Family Challenge Workshop

Zoom Online Meeting

The Waldo County Emergency Management Agency and Waldo County 4-H invite youth and their adult to participate in the January Family Challenge Workshop. This program is an interactive, online opportunity for youth to learn how they can help keep their family safe during an emergency. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, please […]

Afterhours with 4-H: Support for High School Age 4-H Members

Zoom Online Meeting

This Zoom session is designed for high school age students and their families to explore the ways in which 4-H can help you discover your passion and plan for life after graduation. This session will also cover some of the ways in which 4-H can support youth in their postsecondary education applications and finances. If […]

Afterhours with 4-H: Public Speaking

Zoom Online Meeting

This Zoom session will cover 4-H public speaking projects. Anyone who is interested in completing a public speaking project or who would like a chance to practice their skills is encouraged to join. Public speaking projects are beneficial to youth of all ages and interests. 4-H public speaking contests typically take place in March, so […]

Post-Secondary Scholarship Application Deadline

The Maine 4-H Foundation supports as many general Post-Secondary Education Scholarships as possible each year. We believe in supporting 4-H programming as well as helping our 4-H’ers further their education. The Foundation's Post-Secondary Education Scholarships are awarded based on a combination of demonstrated academic and 4-H excellence. Qualified candidates must be: a current member of […]

Tractor Safety Training Applications Due

2021 Tractor Safety Training Applications due Sunday, April 4 at midnight. The 2021 Tractor Safety training, offered by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, is designed for adults and youth at least 14 years old, and required for 14 and 15 year olds who plan to operate farm equipment for hire on farms other than […]

Maine 4-H Public Speaking Tournament

The 2021 4-H Public Speaking Tournament will take place virtually over the weekend of April 16–18, 2021. In the absence of local club and county tournaments this year, there will be ample support for youth preceding the tournament in the form of workshops and focused practice opportunities. These workshops are open to all youth who […]

Maine 4-H Dairy Judging Contest

Happy Acres Farm 472 Bagley Hill Rd., Troy, ME, United States

The Maine 4-H Dairy Committee is pleased to announce that the State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest and a judging clinic will be held on June 26th at Happy Acres Farm in Troy, Maine. The event will start with a judging clinic that will be followed by the judging contest. Youth will judge two sets of […]

Animal Approval Form Deadline

In order to be able to show in 4-H livestock shows this summer, animal approval forms need to be submitted by June 30th. Please return your completed animal approval forms and accompanying materials to the Waldo County Cooperative Extension office. If you have questions regarding the animal approval form process are need assistance completing the […]

Open Farm Day 2021

Open Farm Day is the fourth Sunday in July! Mark your calendar for the 32nd Annual Open Farm Day, Sunday, July 25th, 2021 to experience Open Farm Day throughout the State of Maine!

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