4-H News

4-H News in Washington County – May 2024

Table of Contents Dates to Remember Register for 4-H Science Fridays Paper Clover Campaign Annual Washington County 4-H Photo Contest  June Jamboree 4-H Camp and Learning Centers Scholarship Available Washington County Fair T-Shirt Contest Congrats to 4-H’ers who participated in Maine 4-H Public Speaking Tournament Oh Yea 4-H Grows True Leaders Cloverbud 4-H Club Cobscook […]

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UMaine Extension 4-H offers online informational session for aspiring volunteers in May

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host a two-part online informational session for adults interested in becoming Maine 4-H volunteers from 6-7 p.m. on May 22 and 29.  “Start Your 4-H Volunteer Journey” will provide participants with information about the UMaine Extension 4-H youth development program through four short e-Learning modules. Attendees will also participate […]

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UMaine Extension launches volunteer management micro-credential for beginners

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, in partnership with Volunteer Maine, launched a new online training for individuals getting started in a volunteer management role. Three self-paced courses make up the Introductory Volunteer Management micro-credential. Level 1, which takes about four hours to complete, provides an overview of what a volunteer manager does and explores aspects […]

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4-H News in Washington County – April 2024

Table of Contents Dates to Remember Welcome Becca Whitney, 4-H Community Education Assistant Washington County 4-H Public Speaking Tournament Cobscook Currents 4-H Club  Oh Yea 4-H Grows True Leaders Updates 4-H Camp and Learning Centers Scholarships Available 4-H Member & Volunteer Insurance Virtual Rainbow Summit 4-H Science Fridays Save the Date: Washington County Extension Association […]

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UMaine Extension 4-H offers online club on farm animal care

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H will offer an online club for youth ages 9–18 about the basics of farm animal care on Wednesdays, 4 – 5 p.m., April 24 – May 8, 2024.  The 4-H Farm Animal Care FUNdamentals Workshop Series will introduce the basics of caring for livestock. In this workshop, youth will learn […]

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UMaine Extension announces new 4-H club for Cloverbuds

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is inviting Cloverbuds, youth ages 5-8, to join a new 4-H club. The club will meet on the third Saturday of the month from 10:30 a.m. – 12 noon. at the Calais Free Library, 9 Union Street. The next meeting is scheduled for April 20. The focus of the […]

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UMaine Extension 4-H workshop explores Maine’s changing tidepools

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is offering a weekly online workshop for youth, ages 13-18, focused on Maine’s tidepools and citizen science. The 4-H Tidepool Immersion Discovery and Ecology (TIDE) workshop series will be held from 4-5 p.m. on Tuesdays, April 9-May 11. An optional field day will be held April 13, rain date April […]

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4-H News in Washington County- March 2024

Table of Contents Dates to Remember Help send Cobscook Currents 4-H Club to First Lego League Festival! Cobscook Currents 4-H Club Updates 4-H Science Fridays Oh Yea 4-H Grows True Leaders Updates New Calais 4-H Cloverbud Club Prepare for the Solar Eclipse with 4-H – free to-go eclipse activity bags!  Washington County 4-H Public Speaking […]

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Public Invited to UMaine Extension Washington County 4-H Speaking Tournament

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension Washington County 4-H Public Speaking Tournament is set to captivate audiences at 10 a.m. on March 9 at the University of Maine at Machias, Science Building, Room 102.  The public is invited to witness local 4-H youth deliver impactful speeches on topics close to their hearts.  In the event […]

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