4-H News

4-H News in Washington County – July 2020

Dates to Remember July 14- Food and Fun Read Aloud Program July 15-August 1: Upload to Virtual 4-H Exhibit Hall July 16: 4-H Volunteer Share Fair, 7:00 p.m.  July 21- Food and Fun Read Aloud Program July 28-Food and Fun Read Aloud Program July 31: Deadline to submit photos for the Washington County 4-H Photo […]

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4-H News in Washington County – June 2020

Dates to Remember June 9: QuaranTEEN Virtual Science Café: “Mapping of Natural Disaster Prone Areas” with Dr. Tora Johnson June 12: 4-H At-Home June Jamboree Begins  June 15: Deadline to submit entries for the Washington County 4-H Arts and Crafts Showcase June 15: Deadline to submit photos for the 4-H “Learn at Home” Bingo for April […]

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Washington County 4-H Calling Youth Artists and Crafters

Are you a youth that has an interest in arts and crafts?  Has staying at home inspired you to try a new artistic hobby?  Do you want to receive a 4-H prize?  The University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H Program encourages youth to enter the Washington County 4-H Arts and Crafts Showcase!  Youth do not […]

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Youth Find Their Voice through 4-H Public Speaking

If you ask many adults what their greatest fear is, public speaking will top the list for many. The University of Maine Cooperative 4-H Program gives youth an opportunity to overcome those fears by learning the proper way to construct a presentation and present it in front of an audience. On March 8th, 4-H youth […]

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4-H News in Washington County – May 2020

Dates to Remember May 13 – June 17: Citizen Science 4-H Club (see News from the State from more information) May 15: ESE Dairy Approval Form extended due to Covid-19 May 22: National 4-H Trip Application Deadline June 15: Deadline to submit entries for the Washington County 4-H Arts and Crafts Showcase June 15: Deadline […]

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Don’t Fall Into the Thinking Trap Workshop for Teens, May 5

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H members who have been selected for the National 4-H Healthy Living Summit 2020 team will offer a free online workshop for teens from 6–7 p.m. May 5. “Don’t Fall Into the Thinking Trap” is designed to educate youth ages 13–18 about some common negative thought patterns and how to […]

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4-H in Washington County – April 2020

Dates to Remember April 6, 13, 20, 27: Mainely Dish Online Series April 7, 14, 21, 28: QuaranTEEN Science Cafe Online Series April 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7: Eating Well for Families Online Series April 10, 17, 24: 4-H Fridays Online Series April 16: #EmpoweringMEandYou via ZOOM April 25: State 4-H Public Speaking Tournament via […]

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UMaine Extension 4-H stress management workshop for teens April 16

According to the 2019 Maine KIDS COUNT data [www.mekids.org/site/assets/files/1241/kidscount_2019.pdf, p. 15], the rate of Maine teens with anxiety is 16.1%, nearly double that of the national average. Finding healthy ways to respond to anxiety is particularly important during these stressful times. A free online workshop that focuses on stress management, designed by and for teens, […]

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UMaine Extension 4-H offers virtual science cafés

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H will offer virtual science cafés for teens in grades 7–12 each Tuesday, from 3–3:45 p.m., beginning March 31. Online sessions will include University of Maine scientists discussing their research, how they became involved in their work and what brought them to Maine. Participants will learn about science in action […]

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4-H in Washington County – March 2020

Dates to Remember March 7: Washington County 4-H Public Speaking Tournament, Washington County Community College, Calais March 26: Food 4 All Food Distribution, Washington Academy, East Machias 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. April 4: State 4-H Public Speaking Tournament, Orono April 10: 4-H Teen Dance, Old Town YMCA, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. April 16: #EmpoweringMEandYou via […]

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