4-H News

4-H News in Washington County – November 2022

Dates to Remember November 11 – Veteran’s Day – Extension Office Closed November 15 – 4-H Volunteer Training- Your Relationships Matter November 21 – Re-enrollment Due Online or in the Extension Office November 24-25 – Thanksgiving – Extension Office Closed December 26 – Extension Office Closed December 31 – State Deadline for Re-enrollment – No […]

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UMaine Extension 4-H offers expanded options for independent club members

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H will be piloting a new club specifically for independent 4-H members. The new Independent 4-H Clubs are an opportunity for individuals to come together, virtually or in-person, and build relationships with their peers. They will share interests, projects, goals, plans for the year and reflections at the end of […]

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4-H News in Washington County – October 2022

Dates to Remember October 1: Re-enrollment on ZSuites Begins October 2-8:  National 4-H Week October 5-16: Fall Paper Clover at Tractor Supply Company October 9: Habitat and Wildlife Management Workshop in Bowdoinham October 10:  Indigenous People’s Day – Extension Office Closed October 11: Deadline for Free Raffle for Maine 4-H Teen Leadership Survey October 18: […]

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UMaine Extension series for parents, caregivers opens Oct. 4

University of Maine Cooperative Extension opens a free six-session online educational series for parents and caregivers Oct. 4 from 1–2:30 p.m. Additional sessions are scheduled Oct. 11, 18, 25 and Nov. 1.  “Back to Basics: Building Routines for Success” will focus on managing daily household tasks; meal planning and budgeting; learning to live with others; […]

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4-H News in Washington County- September 2022

Dates to Remember September 26: Project Records are Due in the Extension Office September 30: National Trips (Conference and Congress) Applications Due for Senior Members October 1: Reenrollment Begins October 2-8:  National 4-H Week October 5-16: Fall Paper Clover at Tractor Supply Company October 10:  Indigenous People’s Day – Extension Office Closed October 18: 4-H Volunteer […]

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UMaine Extension offers 4-H volunteer training starting Oct. 19

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a two-part online training for adults interested in becoming 4-H volunteers from 6–7 p.m. Oct. 19 and Oct. 26. “Start Your 4-H Volunteer Journey” will explore the ways volunteers can become involved with UMaine Extension 4-H, what the 4-H youth development program is about and requirements for becoming […]

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4-H News in Washington County – August 2022

Dates to Remember August 11: Skowhegan Fair Working Steer Show August 19: Registration Deadline Washington County Fair August 27-28: Washington County Fair, Pembroke Fairgrounds September 1-5: Blue Hill Fair October 22 & November 11: 4-H Unconference for Volunteers (more information in the State News below)   Register Now for “Come Grow with 4-H” at the […]

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UMaine Extension 4-H dog clinic in Old Town Aug. 13

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H will offer a dog training clinic 8 a.m.–noon Saturday, Aug. 13 at the University of Maine J. Franklin Witter Teaching & Research Center, 160 University Farm Road, Old Town. The Maine 4-H Dog Clinic is open to all youth ages 9–18; owning a dog is not required. Participants will […]

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4-H News in Washington County-July 2022

Dates to Remember  July 5-August 5: 4-H Summer Learning Series July 22-24: Maine 4-H State Dairy Show, Windsor Fairgrounds July 23: Windsor Fair 4-H Working Steer Show July 26- August 30: 4-H Nature in Focus SPIN Club July 27-31: Union Fair  August 11: Skowhegan Fair Working Steer Show August 27-28: Washington County Fair, Pembroke Fairgrounds […]

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Come grow with 4-H at the Washington County Fair

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H invites all Washington County youth ages 5–18 to contribute what their favorite garden grows to the 4-H exhibit at the Washington County Fair Aug. 27–28 at the Pembroke Fairgrounds, 222 Old County Road, Pembroke.  “Come Grow with 4-H” garden exhibit categories include vegetables, flowers, herbs and indoor gardening. Entries […]

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