– 4-H for all: spring events

AREA – The purpose of this virtual club is to provide potential new members and their families with a place to learn about 4-H and to connect youth across the state. Youth will choose a project to do and learn more about 4-H and how to get involved. We want you to join and get involved in our 4-H program! There is no cost and the meetings will help you challenge yourself to create new goals and discover new passions. Open to young people aged 5 to 13, the dates will be March 24, April 28 and May 26 at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Register at: extension.umaine.edu/4h/4-h-club for all

Outdoor Activity Series 2: Citizen Science Vernal Pools, taking place April 23 from 2-3:30 p.m. (outdoors: location TBD)

Join 4-H and the OCSW for our second workshop in the Outdoor Series! We will explore vernal pools and why they are important, learn about amphibians and other creatures that live there. We will learn about “Maine Big Night”, collect data and contribute to citizen science programs to help scientists conduct research!

Register here before April 13: https://extension.umaine.edu/register/product/citizen-science-vernal-pools/

Engraving and creation of art in multiples, which will be held April 24 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the extension office

Join us to learn a little about the history of printmaking, interesting facts about types and styles of printmaking, and simple materials you can use to create your own beautiful prints. After designing and creating our own stamps, we’ll practice our engraving skills while making personalized cards and gift wrap. This playful workshop is aimed at young people of all ages. A parent or club volunteer is invited to attend the workshop.

Register here before April 11: https://extension.umaine.edu/register/product/engraving/

Outdoor Activity Series 3: Signs of Spring, which will take place May 15 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Roberts Farm Preserve

Signs of Spring: Join 4-H and OCSW for our third workshop in the Outdoor Series! We will take a walk at Roberts Farm Preserve in Norway, exploring the trails, observing nature, identifying plants and trees and looking for signs of spring!

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