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4-H Jamboree
Blue Hill Fairgrounds
June 6, 7 & 8, 2014

4-H Jamboree at the Blue Hill Fairgrounds

4-H Jamboree at the Blue Hill Fairgrounds

Open to ALL 4-H Members, Friends, & Family in Hancock, Penobscot, Waldo, and Washington Counties. Rain or shine; fun for the entire family! All ages welcome!

To help defray the cost of the event we are requesting a donation of $5 per 4-H youth or member of their family (i.e. mom, dad, sister, brother) with a maximum of $12 per family. If finances are a concern, please contact the UMaine Extension Hancock County Office. Donations for Jamboree youth and/or programming are also welcome.

Registration deadline: May 7, 2014.

Friday, June 6, 2014
Campers & Tents Welcome!

Indoor space to roll out your sleeping bags is available! Overnighters may arrive after 3:00 p.m. and need to have a parent/ guardian or leader. No charge for camping! There will be no electricity, and water needs to be brought for human consumption. You are responsible for your own meals except for Saturday Potluck and Sunday lunch.

Evening Activities: Games, Sharpie Tie-dying, and campfire at 7:00 p.m. with s’mores.

Saturday, June 7, 2014
Hands-on Enrichment Workshops and Animal Project Programs

8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Schedule coming soon!)

PLEASE NOTE: Parents and Chaperones AND younger siblings are welcome to sign-up for workshops and animal project mentoring as well! You do not need to worry about the age requirements if you are an adult. This is a great way for you to learn some new activities to bring back to share with your 4-H youth, or to gain more skills in a specific project area.

Note that younger siblings & 4-H friends (under 5 years) may only register for Cloverbud workshops AND must be accompanied by an adult helper.

Please list your choices on your Registration Form (PDF). If there is space after all 4-H youth and other 5 to 18 year old youth guests sign up, we will sign up you and/or your under 5 year old, too!

NEW THIS YEAR!!  “Anytime Science” and “Anytime Craft” Areas for all ages. In addition to four sessions of enrichment workshops on Saturday and the many animal project mentoring opportunities, we will also have areas where youth and adults can take in shorter activities instead of or between sessions. Want to paint a pet rock for your garden? Make a beaded necklace? Create a sharpie tie-dye t-shirt? Learn about robotics and other fun science experiments? No need to sign up to enjoy these opportunities – just visit the “Anytime Science” and “Anytime Craft” area and have a ball!

 4-H Club & School Exhibits Judging and Awards (See Club and School Exhibits for Jamboree Information for details.)

Saturday Potluck Lunch! Hot dogs & Hamburgers will be provided. Please bring a casserole, salad, or dessert. If parents aren’t attending for the day, please be back by 4:30 p.m. to help pick up!

Evening Activities: Games, 4-H Animal Project Quizbowl and campfire at 7:00 p.m. with s’mores.

Sunday, June 8, 2014
Animal Project Day

Mentoring for youth enrolled in or interested in 4-H Beef, Dog, Goat, Horse, Draft Horse, and Sheep Projects (Poultry & Rabbit on Saturday), 8:00 a.m. through 1:00 p.m. Lunch provided. Please see Animal Project Information for details!

Remember this is a great place to take pictures for the photography contest, especially for the category of animal.

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call Joyce Fortier at 667.8212 to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 5 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however all requests will be considered.

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