UMaine Extension 4-H summer learning series kicks off June 14

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H will offer its hands-on virtual summer learning series June 14–Aug. 20 with more than 50 workshops open to youth ages 5–18. 

UMaine Extension 4-H Summer Learning Series,” to be offered in two parts, includes learning tracks in arts and crafts, food and nutrition, STEM, marine science and aquaculture, animal science and agriculture, and teen leadership. The series opens with a magic show featuring Maine 4-H alumnus and family-friendly entertainer Conrad Cologne. 

In addition, this year’s 4-H@UMaine experience for teens will be offered as one of the learning tracks. These online workshops, facilitated by UMaine faculty, staff and students, will highlight University of Maine programs and opportunities for teens.

The series is free; registration is required. Registration opened for part one on June 1, and will begin July 6 for part two. Offline projects that can be completed at home will also be available. 

Register and find more information on the UMaine Extension 4-H Summer Learning Series webpage. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact Jessy Brainerd, 207.581.3877;