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July 2021

4-H Aquaponics Project (online)

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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The 4-H At-Home Aquaponics Project is an experiential learning program where youth will design, construct and maintain their own at-home aquaponics system. Prior experience with aquaponics is not required to participate, and start-up funding will be provided for all project participants thanks to the generosity of the Maine 4-H Foundation. The program leaders will mentor youth through the stages of designing and building an aquaponics system through maintenance and harvest. Youth complete their project independently at home (with adult supervision),…

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Mandalas with Nature (online)

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on July 27, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Do you see art and patterns in the outdoors? Ever wondered how things in nature come in all shapes and sizes? Discover how you can become a scientist AND an artist with pieces of nature. We will create our mandalas during this session. Participants will be provided with most of the materials via mail, as well as a related book with pictures to spark our creativity. Some gathering of items from outdoors will be required to participate. This session is…

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Virtual Touch Tank (online)

July 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 1, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 27, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on July 27, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Melissa from the UMaine Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research (CCAR) will introduce participants to some of Maine’s common sea creatures! Youth will visually explore and learn about some of Maine’s sea creatures. Registration closes one day before each session. For more information and to register, visit the website. 

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Virtual Touch Tank (online)

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on July 1, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 27, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on July 27, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Melissa from the UMaine Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research (CCAR) will introduce participants to some of Maine’s common sea creatures! Youth will visually explore and learn about some of Maine’s sea creatures. Registration closes one day before each session. For more information and to register, visit the website. 

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Disease Detectives: the Search for ZOOnotic Origins (online)

July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 10, 2021

Diseases that are spread between animals and humans are known as zoonoses, which result in the collaboration of veterinarians, scientists and doctors. In this workshop, you will learn how scientists, doctors and veterinarians diagnose, study, and find the source of diseases in animals and humans. Youth will use this knowledge to become detectives for zoonotic diseases in the final meeting by investigating an outbreak of a mysterious disease. Registration Deadline: July 16. Youth ages 9 and up.

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Mandalas with Nature (online)

July 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on July 27, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Do you see art and patterns in the outdoors? Ever wondered how things in nature come in all shapes and sizes? Discover how you can become a scientist AND an artist with pieces of nature. We will create our mandalas during this session. Participants will be provided with most of the materials via mail, as well as a related book with pictures to spark our creativity. Some gathering of items from outdoors will be required to participate. This session is…

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Leadership Series (online)

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 17, 2021

1: The characters in The Wizard of Oz learned to be their authentic selves through their journey and we learned "who" the Wizard really was when the curtain was pulled back. Let's pull back our own curtains and shine a light on our authentic selves and how we are all wise and powerful wizards! Registration deadline: July 12. 2: Winged minions following you and your friends around? Taunting you at every turn? Totally relatable. Sometimes those 'flying monkeys' are just…

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Eat Well, Be Well with Summer Snacks (online)

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 11, 2021

Lesson 1 — July 21: Fuel Your Body Using MyPlate. Come and find out how certain foods fuel your body. Lesson 2 — July 28: Choosing Healthy Snacks using the nutrition label. Learn how to use the nutrition label to choose healthy snacks. Lesson 3 — Aug. 4: Safety In The Kitchen, Learn the Basics of Knife Safety and Knife Skills. Use your new skills to prepare fun vegetable and fruit critters. Lesson 4 — Aug. 11: Healthy Summer Treats.…

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Abstract Art: Paint Your Feelings

July 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on July 28, 2021 at 3:00 pm

In the movie Inside Out, Riley's emotions Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear and Disgust are represented by different colors. In painting, we can use different colors to represent how we feel and what we want to express when we paint. What colors best represent your emotions when you are happy or sad? Can you show how you feel through your painting? In this two-part workshop, we will talk about color theory, how to mix paint to make new colors, and how…

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4-H Passport Around the World (online)

July 29 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until August 12, 2021

Join 4-H and Greenheart as we travel around the world virtually and meet other teens from across the globe. Meetings will include a brief presentation from a teen Greenheart Exchange Student about their native country, an activity, and a question and answer period. These meetings are open to youth ages 9–18, with a maximum of 50 participants. The countries we will be exploring are Taiwan, North Macedonia, Tunisia, Ghana, and the Philippines. Activities may include cooking, art, beading and more.…

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