4-H News

4-H in Washington County – October 2020

Dates to Remember October 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29: Maine Virtual Teen Science Cafes October 7, 14, 21, and 28: Vermont’s VTeen Science Exploration October 2 or October 5: 4-H Volunteer Training Session: Virtual 4-H Special Interest Clubs – What’s All the Hype? October 4-10: National 4-H Week and Washington County 4-H Challenges October […]

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UMaine Extension 4-H offers virtual science cafés starting Oct. 1

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H will offer virtual science cafés for teens in grades 7–12 every Thursday, from 3:30–4:15 p.m., beginning Oct. 1. 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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A Beautiful Day at the Lake

4-H News in Washington County – September 2020

Dates to Remember September 15: Entries Due for Dog Photo Contest (see state news #1) September 30: 4-H Project Records Due September 30: 4-H Club Treasurer Report  Due October 6-10: National 4-H Week November 25: Deadline for Reenrollment Paperwork December 31: Final Deadline for Reenrollment Paperwork   Return to In-Person 4-H Programming We are pleased to announce that we […]

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UMaine Extension 4-H virtual exhibit hall open through Sept. 15

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Maine Cooperative Extension created a virtual exhibit hall for Maine 4-H members in lieu of traditional exhibits normally shown during fair season.  UMaine Extension 4-H members from across the state have entered over 180 projects to this inaugural Maine State Virtual Fair, ranging from art to building […]

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4-H News in Washington County – August 2020

Dates to Remember August 15-September 15: Maine 4-H Virtual Fun Run     COVID-19 Update University of Maine Cooperative Extension buildings are still CLOSED in an effort to ensure the health and safety of the community, and to help stem the spread of the coronavirus. However, please note that UMaine Extension is operating and staff are working remotely from […]

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UMaine Extension 4-H virtual fun run along the Maine coast

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is hosting a virtual fun run along the Maine coastline Aug. 15–Sept. 15. The event is open to the public. Help ME Conquer the Maine Coastline is a virtual run, walk and bike along all 3,478 miles of Maine’s coastline. The event includes an interactive map to follow as […]

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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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