4-H Afterschool Academy Training to be Held in Milbridge

Through a combination of face-to-face and web-based training, the 4-H Afterschool Academy will offer a total of 10 hours of professional development for afterschool staff. Participants will learn how to integrate 4-H and positive youth development concepts into their afterschool programs, actively engage students in 4-H Science and be introduced to 4-H Science curriculum that’s research-based and easy to use. Participants must complete all 10 hours of training to receive their certificate of completion. CEUs are available.

Academy Agenda (total of 10 hours)

Webinar- Welcome to the 4-H Afterschool Academy- .5 hours

Web Course- e-Learning for 4-H volunteers- 1.5 hours

Face-to-Face- Basic Components of a 4-H Program- 3.0 hours

Webinar- 4-H Science Curriculum and Resources- .75 hours

Face-to-Face- 4-H Science- 3.0 hours

Webinar- Family Science- .5 hours

Webinar- 4-H Opportunities- .75 hours

Registration fee: $15/participant- payment can be made on the first night.  Checks should be made out to UMaine Cooperative Extension

Dates:  Thursday, September 12 and Thursday, September 26, 5:30-8:30PM

Location:   Step by Step Childcare 15 Bozos Way, Milbridge

Register by contacting Tara Wood at the UMaine Extension office 255-3345 or 1-800-287-1542 or tara.a.wood@maine.edu.