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2017 National 4-H Volunteer e-Forum
Sep 22, 2017 -- You’re invited to the 2017 National 4-H Volunteer e-Forum. Join us and get energized as you network with volunteers, county-based staff, and  state specialists from across the country!Click...
4-H Event Results
Sep 13, 2017 -- 2017 4-H State Fair ResultsState 4-H Fashion Revue ...
4-H Aerospace Workshop and Challenge
Aug 17, 2017 -- Twenty-three 4-Hers from five counties attended the State 4-H Aerospace Workshop on Sunday, July 16 from 2-7 pm at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Whether an experienced rocket...
4-H Shooting Sports National Championships Coming to Nebraska
Jun 22, 2017 -- Lincoln, NE—University of Nebraska Lincoln & Nebraska 4-H will host the 2017 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships June 25 to June 29th at the Heartland Public Shooting Park near Alda and...
Golf and Stem Expo
May 17, 2017 -- Join us for...
State 4-H Communication Contest - Results
May 1, 2017 -- State 4-H Communication Contest - Results of State Event @...
Consider applying as a youth worker at the Maryland State Fair!
May 1, 2017 -- Calling all Maryland 4-H youth ages 14-18 years old! Consider applying as a youth worker at the Maryland State Fair. The building will be opened from 10am...
4-H Teams Compete in FIRST Tech Challenge
Feb 27, 2017 -- Maryland 4-H teams were very active in the year’s FIRST Tech Challenge.  FIRST which stands for “For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology” is an international youth organization...
Citizen Science Ambassador
Jan 18, 2017 -- Are you age 13-18 and love citizen science? We invite you to be a leader in spreading the word about citizen science and how it can empower youth to help change the world....
2017 4-H Youth in Action Awards: Application Open!
Aug 31, 2016 --  National 4-H Council is now accepting applications for the 2017 4-H Youth in Action Awards to be presented at the eighth annual Legacy Awards in Washington, D.C. on ...
Baby's Bounty Diamond Clover Project a Success!
Aug 4, 2016 -- Thank you to the 4-H Community for helping me reach my goal of collecting over 10,000 diapers to support Baby's Bounty as part of my Diamond Clover Service Project! It took two trips in a...
4-H Aerospace Workshop and Challenge
Aug 4, 2016 -- Thirty-eight 4-Hers from nine counties attended the State 4-H Aerospace Workshop on Sunday, July 17 from 2-7 pm at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Whether an experienced...
Need youth workers at the Maryland State Fair
Jun 23, 2016 -- Calling all Maryland 4-H youth ages 14-18 years old! Consider applying as a youth worker at the Maryland State Fair, ...
2016 State 4-H Communications Contest Results
May 4, 2016 -- Congratulations to our 4-H Champion...
Maryland 4-H Day at Camden Yards
May 4, 2016 -- MARYLAND 4-H DAY When: Friday June 17th at 7:05 p.m. vs. Toronto Blue Jays Fireworks (Postgame) Presented by BGE Price: Upper...
Governor Hogan Tours Worcester County
Apr 29, 2016 -- Governor Hogan toured the lower shore counties this past week, and Worcester County Extension faculty and staff were able to meet with this delegation in a private venue at...
Worcester County 4-H Takes The Farm to School
Apr 29, 2016 -- The Worcester County UME 4-H Farm Visit was a collaboration with the Worcester County Board of Education, University of Maryland Extension (UME) 4-H, Agriculture, EFNEF and STEM educators from the...
4-H Robotic Challenge
Apr 15, 2016 -- 2016 Maryland 4-H Robotics Challenge Is Now Open for Registration   One of the fastest growing areas of 4-H across the country is robotics. 4-H members in Maryland have the...
Maryland 4-H Foundation's 35th Annual Golf Tournament
Apr 14, 2016 -- Come out and support Maryland 4-H at our 35th annual golf tournament in memory of Marlin Hoff on Monday, June 20th at the Musket Ridge Golf Course in Frederick County. The cost is $125 per...
MD 4-H Foundation 2016 Scholarship Application is available!
Apr 14, 2016 -- The MD 4-H Foundation 2016 Scholarship Application for all scholarships is now available! Application forms can be found online at www....
2016 State 4-H Communications Contest
Apr 14, 2016 -- The 2016 State 4-H Communications Contest will again take place during the annual Maryland Day - Saturday, April 30th on the College Park Campus. County 4-H Champions are encouraged to participate...
Maryland 4-H Celebrates Month of the Military Child
Mar 29, 2016 --  April is the Month of the Military Child - and even if you do not have a military installation in your county -- you likely have geographically...
National 4-H History Map
Jan 11, 2016 -- Welcome to the 4-H History Map to help 4-H families explore the interesting history of 4-H in your county and state... For more than 100 years, 4-H members have been making history in...
4-H Portfolio's Due for Out of State Trips
Jan 6, 2016 -- Any Senior 4-H members who would like to be considered for our Leadership - - Out of State Trips -- Portfolios are due each year on January 15th.  Trips for National 4-H Congress, Camp Miniwanca,...
Health Rocks! Grants Available
Jan 6, 2016 -- Health Rocks!® is curricula for a healthy living program targeted at young people ages 8 to 14. Health Rocks! helps youth develop life skills in the area of critical thinking, decision-making,...
4-H Day With Terps
Jan 6, 2016 -- The University of Maryland Athletic program invites you to participate in MD vs. Michigan State Saturday January 23, 2016 @2pm. Tickets $5 each! Maryland 4-H has...
4-H Making a Difference in Pocomoke City
Nov 2, 2015 -- Worcester UME would like to give a shout out to our 4-H Program Assistant Kelly Carroll-Richardson for truly making a difference on National Make a Difference Day, Saturday, October 24, 2015....
Welcome Kathy Decker to Worcester UME
Oct 28, 2015 -- Welcome KATHY DECKER to Worcester County UME! Kathy is the new Administrative Assistant II for the Worcester County Extension Office in Snow Hill, MD. Kathy was raised in Salisbury and...
Maryland 4-H Volunteer Forum - Nov. 20-22
Sep 24, 2015 -- Come join us for 2015 Maryland 4-H Volunteer and Teen Forum, November 20-22, in Ocean City, MD. It is a wonderful time to visit the resort area, where the pace is slower, there is...
AGNR Terps Provide Education, Fun at Maryland State Fair
Sep 21, 2015 -- Year after year, faculty, staff, students and alumni from the University of Maryland College of Agriculture & Natural Resources (AGNR) help make the 11 days...
Maryland 4-H Foundation Bag and Basket Bingo
Sep 17, 2015 -- Please join the Maryland 4-H Foundation for a Bag and Basket Bingo to benefit Maryland 4-H! There will be 20 regular games and 5 special games of filled Longaberger baskets and Thirty-One...
Diamond Clover Combines Healthy Living and Media
Sep 17, 2015 -- One of our Maryland 4-H teens, Leah McLean from Montgomery County, completed work on her Diamond Clover service project recently. Her project was to teach the Media-Smart Youth curriculum...
Terps Take on Maryland State Fair!
Aug 20, 2015 -- Faculty, staff, students and alumni from the University of Maryland College of Agriculture & Natural Resources (AGNR) are gearing up for the...
Howard County Farmer, UMD Alumnus Donates Estate Worth $3 Million to MD 4-H
Aug 13, 2015 -- The generous donation of a Howard County farmer's estate is greatly enhancing the Maryland 4-H Foundation's ability to sustain and improve...
University of Maryland to Award Scholarships to 4-H State Fair Winners
Aug 5, 2015 -- Youth participating in 4-H competitions during the upcoming 2015 Maryland State Fair in Timonium, Md. will have an extra incentive to put on a good...
August Maryland State Fair Newsletter
Aug 5, 2015 -- Greetings Maryland 4-H! Here is the last newsletter prior to MDSF—lots of good information for exhibitors...
Two-Stage Rockets Raise the Engineering Bar...
Aug 4, 2015 -- Thirty-four 4-Hers from eight counties attended the State 4-H Aerospace Challenge on Sunday, July 19 from 2-8 pm at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Whether an experienced rocket modeler or newcomer...
Maryland 4-H Welcomes Military Teens from Across the Globe
Jul 14, 2015 -- For children in military families, a seemingly simple question – “Where are you from?” – can sometimes be the most difficult to answer. ...
Calling All 4-H Writers, Reporters & Photographers!
Jul 13, 2015 -- The Maryland 4-H in Action supplement to The Delmarva Farmer is back for 2015! This is an opportunity for...
Support MD 4-H...
Jul 13, 2015 -- The Maryland 4-H Foundation needs your support! Please put your advertising dollars to good...
Last Call for Youth Worker Applications for the Maryland State Fair!
Jul 13, 2015 -- The Maryland State Fair is looking for youth workers over the age of 14 to help out in Animal World, the Home Arts Building, and the Poultry and Rabbit Building during the 11 days of the fair....
MD 4-H Day at Camden Yards
Jun 15, 2015 -- Attention 4-H Families and Friends! Have you purchased your MD 4-H Day at Camden Yards tickets yet? Sunday June 28, 2015 vs. the Cleveland Indians 1:35pm start time...
July Maryland State Fair Newsletter
Jun 4, 2015 -- Check out this month's issue of the Maryland State Fair Newsletter featuring online entries, Horticulture...
Extension Hosts 25th Annual Lower Shore Farm Tour
May 20, 2015 -- (The following article was written by Lauren Holloway from WBOC TV) MARDELA SPRINGS, Md.- University of Maryland Extension-Lower Shore held their 25th annual Lower Shore Wicomico...
Workshop Proposals Being Sought for Adult and Teen Forum
May 18, 2015 -- The Maryland 4-H Volunteers’ Association is accepting presentation proposals for the 2015 Maryland 4-H Volunteer and Teen Forum, which will be held November 20-22, 2015 in Ocean City, Maryland....
State 4-H Aerospace Workshop and Challenge
May 15, 2015 -- The Maryland 4-H Aerospace Workshop and Challenge will continue to excite our 4-H youth engineers as we enter our fourth year. Last year's events attracted 38 youth from nine counties, and our two...
WHEP Day at Eden Mill
May 5, 2015 -- Attached you will find a flyer for WHEP day at Eden Mill Nature Center.  This day will look...
State Communications Contest - Results
Apr 27, 2015 -- Congratulations to the 2015 4-H State Communication Contest participants!!!   Congratulations to the one hundred eight 4-Hers (each one a Champion) who represented 21 of our Maryland...
Maryland State Fair Newsletters
Apr 24, 2015 -- Maryland State Fair February Newsletter Check out the first edition of the 2015 MD State Fair...
Last Call for Youth Worker Applications for the Maryland State Fair!
Apr 24, 2015 -- The Maryland State Fair is looking for youth workers over the age of 14 to help out in Animal World, the Home Arts Building, and the Poultry and Rabbit Building during the 11 days of the fair....
Maryland 4-H Dairy Bowl Results
Apr 20, 2015 -- The Maryland 4-H Dairy Bowl Contest was held on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the University of Maryland College Park.  A total of 52 youths from 7 counties (Anne Arundel, Carroll, Cecil, Frederick...
Maryland Day!
Apr 20, 2015 --    You'll find it all at the University of Maryland's one-day open house of 400 educational,...
Healthy Living Ambassadors Getting Active!
Apr 10, 2015 -- With the warmer weather approaching and winter coming to a close, Healthy Living Ambassadors across the state are getting their clubs up and moving. Healthy Living Ambassador, Leah...
2015 Maryland 4-H Foundation Scholarship
Apr 10, 2015 -- This year's scholarship application is now available online at http://www.mymaryland4hfoundation.com   Fill out your...
Horizons 4-H Club's FIRST Tech Challenge Teams are Off to Worlds!
Apr 6, 2015 -- Horizons 4-H Robotics Program of Howard County Maryland is thrilled to have both of our FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) teams progressing to the FTC World Championship being held in St. Louis, MO on...
34th Annual Maryland 4-H Golf Tournament in Honor of Marlin K. Hoff
Mar 31, 2015 -- Come out and support Maryland 4-H at our annual golf tournament on Monday, May 18th at the Montgomery Country Club Golf Course. The cost is $125 per person and includes entry into all...
Maryland 4-H Day at Camden Yards
Mar 23, 2015 -- Come watch the Baltimore Orioles take on the Cleveland Indians on Sunday, June 28th while also supporting Maryland 4-H! Five dollars of every ticket sold will benefit Maryland 4-H. This night is...
2015 Maryland 4-H Robotics Challenge
Mar 3, 2015 -- 2015 Maryland 4-H Robotics Challenge Is Now Open for Registration.  One of the fastest growing areas of 4-H across the country is robotics. 4-H members in Maryland have the opportunity...
4-H Teen Leaders vie for State Awards
Feb 9, 2015 -- These are but a few of the comments shared during the Interview Process as a part of the selection of our 2015 Maryland 4-H Out-of-State Leadership Trips.   Fifty-seven senior 4-H members...
Maryland 4-H Foundation Online Store is Open!
Jan 30, 2015 -- The Maryland 4-H Foundation store is now open online! Go to www.tinyurl.com/md4hshop and browse the different shirts, jackets, shorts, hats, bags, and...
Maryland State 4-H Leader Invites Local Alumni to Check In, Help Youth Win $10,000 Science Sponsorship!
Jan 20, 2015 -- The Maryland 4-H Program is competing in a national contest to win a $10,000 “Innovation Incubator” Science Sponsorship. Local 4-H alumni will determine the outcome. ...
Maryland 4-H State Council is off to a Great Start!!
Jan 20, 2015 -- The Maryland 4-H State Council met both face to face in College Park, and via phone conference, on Sunday, January 11. The first order of business was an introduction to what participation...
NO BULL Challenge
Dec 8, 2014 -- I am pleased to reconnect with updates on NO BULL Challenge and to welcome 4-H students’ participation in our 2015 video contest which is now in full swing and runs through February 27, 2015....
Join Maryland 4-H State Council- Applications Due Dec 15
Dec 5, 2014 --             The Maryland 4-H State Council is now accepting...
4-H Health Rocks Youth Ambassador Program and Summit
Nov 12, 2014 -- Youth truly know better, 66% of Wicomico County 12th graders report that their parents discourage underage drinking, however 52% of them also consumed hard liquor in the past 30 days....
University of Maryland Extension Receives Grant to Support 4-H National Mentoring Program
Nov 10, 2014 -- COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Senator Barbara Mikulski announced today that National 4-H Council has awarded $184,400 to University of Maryland Extension in support of the 4-H National Mentoring Program....
Help Us Promote the Health "H" by Becoming a Healthy Living Ambassador!
Nov 3, 2014 -- The Maryland 4-H Healthy Living Program is holding two Healthy Living Summits in January to recruit and train Healthy Living Ambassadors. We are asking clubs to designate two 4-Hers to come to one...
Worcester County UME Receives Commendation
Oct 7, 2014 -- Congratulations to the UME Worcester County team for receiving a commendation on October 7, 2014 from the county commissioners office on 100 years of providing outreach to provide nutrient...
NorthEast Regional 4-H Volunteer Forum
Oct 1, 2014 -- Congratulations to the Entire NERVF Committee - your hard work is evident in the...
2014 Horsemen's Party Ice Cream Formal
Oct 1, 2014 -- The Maryland 4-H Foundation is hosting our Annual Horsemen’s Party as an Ice Cream Formal on October 5, 2014 at the Fasig Tipton...
Maryland 4-H Shooting Shotgun Team Places at National 4-H Invitational
Sep 22, 2014 -- Maryland sent four youth to compete at the 4-H National Shooting Sports Invitational held in Grand Island, Nebraska the week of June 23-29. 558 youth, 156 4-H Volunteer Coaches & over 1200...
Worcester County UME team at 2014 Open House
Worcester County Extension Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary
Sep 9, 2014 -- On Saturday, August 2nd the University of Maryland Extension office of Worcester County invited the Eastern Shore community to an Open House in celebration of the 100 Year Anniversary...
4-H Top Chef
Sep 2, 2014 -- Have you watched the Food Network??  Our 4-Hers shine at the Maryland State Fair preparing a favorite recipe for the crowd at the Fair watching the 4-H Top Chef Contest!! Two contests were...
2014 Maryland State 4-H Fashion Revue
Sep 2, 2014 -- Congratulations to the 4-H members from across the state who traveled to the Maryland State Fair to participate in the 2014 State 4-H Fashion Revue. Eight 13 year olds...
Two Thumbs Up for Maryland State 4-H Aerospace Challenge
Jul 30, 2014 -- Twenty seven 4-Hers from eight counties attended the State 4-H Aerospace Challenge on Sunday, July 20 from 2-7 pm at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Whether an experienced rocket modeler or...
Somerset County 4-H Golf Tournament
Jul 29, 2014 -- An exciting day of golf and activities are planned for the first annual Somerset County 4-H Golf Tournament...
Military Student Internship
Jul 29, 2014 -- Share this information with our college aged 4-H youth - this could be Their Experience of a Lifetime.  The Military Extension Internship Programs is open to college students who have completed at...
Getting Excited for the Maryland State Fair! UPDATE
Jul 18, 2014 -- This month's Maryland State Fair newsletter contains information on 4-H Presents, the Computer Engineering and Mechanics contests, Fashion Revue updates, MD Food Booth, and much more!...
Increase Your Physical Activity - Walk MD
Jul 16, 2014 -- U. S. Surgeon General Addresses Physical Inactivity during a special visit to the 61th Annual American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Annual Meeting.Rear Admiral Boris...
July - Youth SAFETY
Jul 8, 2014 -- NOYS ® is a collaborative network of over 65 national organizations, federal agencies, and business and industry leaders that serves youth and focuses on youth safety and health. NOYS...
Edith Williams Receives Certificate from Maryland General Assembly
Jul 1, 2014 -- June 14, 2014 marked the15th Anniversary of the Lucky Clovers 4-H Reading Buddies program in Montgomery County. This program at the Aspen Hill Library for grades K-3 has delighted hundreds of...
Maryland Dairy Judging heads overseas!
Jun 16, 2014 -- From candy and quilts to embryos and heifers, the 2013 Maryland 4-H Dairy Judging team has been extremely busy this year with their fundraising efforts. The final fundraiser wrapped up on Sunday...
2014 Out-of-State Trips
Jun 10, 2014 -- As a result of our 4-H  Portfolio program we had fifty-seven 4-H teens complete a resume, an essay and participate in the interview process. Congratulations to the 14 counties who were...
State 4-H Aerospace Workshop and Challenge
May 30, 2014 -- The Maryland 4-H Aerospace Workshop and Challenge will continue to excite our 4-H youth engineers as we enter our third year. Extension Educators throughout the state are asked to spread the word...
Share Why 4-H'ers Love Science
May 19, 2014 -- 4-H and HughesNet are excited to be partnering to grow future scientists. They want to hear why your 4-H'ers love science! Each 4-H'ers who submits a 15 second video capturing the wonders...
2014 Maryland 4-H WHEP Contest
May 14, 2014 -- On Saturday, May 3rd, 18 youth from four counties competed in the 2014 Maryland 4-H Wildlife Habitat Education Program Contest at the Patuxent River 4-H Center.
Healthy Living - UPDATE
May 6, 2014 -- Get out, get moving, get healthy!
Healthy Living Grant - Renewal Time!
May 6, 2014 -- National 4-H Council has offered the opportunity to renew our Walmart - Youth Voice/ Youth Choice Grant.
State 4-H Communications Contest - Results
Apr 29, 2014 -- Thanks to all the families for heading to College Park and we're happy to announce the Champion and Reserve Champion in each of the following speaking categories.
33rd Annual Maryland 4-H Golf Tournament in Honor of Marlin K. Hoff
Apr 8, 2014 -- The Maryland 4-H Foundation is hosting the 33rd Annual Maryland 4-H Golf Tournament on Monday, May 19th. Register now online or by sending in a filled out form.
Purple Up for Military Children
Apr 1, 2014 -- Show   your support of our young hero's and wear purple on April 15 and join the   Nation in the...
Maryland 4-H Wildlife Habitat Education Program Contest
Mar 31, 2014 -- The MD 4-H Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) Contest provides an opportunity for youth in all 4-H age divisions to test their skills in wildlife identification, apply their knowledge of...
Maryland 4-H Foundation News & Events
Mar 11, 2014 -- The Maryland 4-H Foundation is busy planning lots of fundraising events to support Maryland 4-H! Check out the attached ...
Maryland 4-H Day at Camden Yards
Mar 11, 2014 -- Make Plans to Attend Maryland 4-H Day at Camden Yards- Sunday June 29, 2014. Baltimore Orioles vs. Tampa Bay Rays 1:35pm start. $5 of each ticket sold is donated back to the Maryland 4...
4-H Teens Take on Health
Mar 4, 2014 -- “I pledge my…health to better living; for my club, my community, my country, and my world.”
State 4-H Communications Contest
Mar 4, 2014 -- Join us on Saturday, April 26th for the State 4-H Communications Contest as a part of Maryland Day. 4-Hers will check in at Plant Sciences between 9:30 -10:30 and the contest begins at 10 a.m. with Awards presentation at 3 p.m. on Ag Avenue.
Emma Mullineaux Attends National Agri-Science Summit
Feb 21, 2014 -- Emma Mullineaux of Keymar,MD, a member of the Johnsville 4-H, attended the Youth Champions for Agriculture National Youth Agri-Science Summit held at the National 4-H Conference Center in Chevy Chase, MD, January 16th through the 20th, 2014....
Maryland Make it With Wool Sewing School!
Feb 18, 2014 -- A workshop for youth and adults from beginner to experienced skill levels
2014 Animal Science Project Leaders/Volunteers Webinar Series
Feb 18, 2014 -- The Maryland 4-H Animal Science Program is encouraging Animal Science Leaders and Volunteers to participate in the 2014 Animal Science Project Leaders/Volunteers Webinar Series which will be held...
2014 Maryland 4-H Robotics Challenge Is Now Open for Registration
Feb 11, 2014 -- One of the fastest growing areas of 4-H across the country is robotics. 4-H members in Maryland have the opportunity to participate in robotics through the Maryland 4-H Robotics Challenge. The challenge has two contest: the LEGO Robotics Challenge and the Robotics Engineering Challenge.
National 4-H Conference - Maryland Delegation
Feb 10, 2014 -- The 2014 National 4-H Conference will be held in Chevy Chase, Maryland April 5th through the 10th.
National Youth Preparedness Council
Jan 28, 2014 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is seeking applicants for its Youth Preparedness Council.The Youth Preparedness Council is a unique...
Intern Experience for Collegiate 4-Hers
Jan 28, 2014 -- The Military Extension Internship Program is an opportunity for...
Pictures for Gala Slideshow Requested
Jan 7, 2014 -- As part of the recognition for 4-H award winner's achievements, we are putting together a slideshow of pictures to honor the recipients and inform attendees of the greatness within the 4-H state...
Maryland 4-H Gala Sponsorships
Dec 17, 2013 -- Join us in celebrating the accomplishments of Maryland's 4-H youth, volunteers, and families! We invite you to join our event by sponsoring ads in our program booklet for the MD 4-H Gala to take...
Great American - No BULL Challenge - Bullying Prevention
Dec 17, 2013 --      The Great American NO BULL Challenge is the first, student-led National video contest and Teen Video Awards show dedicated to bullying prevention and promoting empathy, respect, and inclusive...
Out of State Trips
Dec 4, 2013 -- If you are a 4-H member in the last few years of your 4-H career - NOW is the time to visit the website and check out the Portfolio Program.  Each year we award Leadership Trips to our active,...
Maryland Finishes 5th at National 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl Contest
Dec 4, 2013 -- LOUISVILLE, KY - (November 2013)  - A team of four Maryland 4-Hers participated in the invitational 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl.  The Invitational 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl was the first major youth contest to...
2013 WHEP Weekend
Dec 4, 2013 -- Taking advantage of the beautiful fall weather in the mountains, 17 4-H members and volunteers from Allegany, Baltimore, Carroll, Cecil, and Harford counties, along with 3 4-H educators, attended...
Town Hall Meeting
Dec 4, 2013 -- Teens Take on Health is a Healthy Living Grant we have here in Maryland that is funded by Molina Healthcare.  We'd be happy to have our Maryland Teens Take on Health Team bring a Town Hall Meeting...
Town Hall Meeting
Nov 26, 2013 -- Teens Take on Health is a Healthy Living Grant we have here in Maryland that is funded by Molina Healthcare.  We'd be happy to have our Maryland Teens Take on Health Team bring a Town Hall Meeting...
North East Regional Volunteer Forum Online Auction
Nov 19, 2013 -- Maryland has the honor of hosting the 2014 Northeast Regional 4-H Volunteer Forum to be held November 20-23, 2014 at the Marriott Inn & Conference Center in College Park, Maryland. We expect...
National Youth Summit on Healthy Living
Nov 12, 2013 -- National 4-H Council and National 4-H Youth Conference Center have partnered together with professionals in family consumer science and healthy living to host the National Youth Summit on Healthy...
Announcing: Dr. Richard R. Angus Professional Development Scholarship!
Nov 6, 2013 -- The Maryland 4-H Foundation is happy to announce the Dr. Richard R. Angus Professional Development Scholarship Fund!From Now until December 31, 2013- any donations received will have a...
North East Regional Volunteer Forum
Oct 30, 2013 -- The 4-H program is a global youth organization that focuses on positive youth development through hands on learning of essential life skills. This would not be possible without the many   4-...
Curriculum Corner
Oct 29, 2013 -- Check out the 4-H Learning Center - the place to view all new, approved 4-H Curriculum!!  The newest - STEPS to a Healthy Teen curriculum is featured and a link to the recent webinar to announce...
National Youth Summits!!!
Oct 29, 2013 -- 4-H’ers, you’re invited to advance your skills, explore various career paths, and meet with experts in various professions. National Youth Summits is a series of national conferences for high...
Diamond Clover
Oct 22, 2013 -- The State 4-H Awards & Recognition Committee has reviewed all of the Level 6 Diamond Clover Proposals.  Feedback is being sent to the 4-Hers so appropriate revisions can be made and an updated...
Maryland 4-H State Skillathon Team Wins Tony Dobrosky Memorial Stockman’s Contest at the 2013 Keystone International Livestock Expo
Oct 18, 2013 -- The Maryland 4-H State Skillathon Team competed at the Tony Dobrosky Memorial Stockman’s Contest on Friday, October 4th, at the 2013 Keystone International Livestock Expo. The team...
Maryland 4-H Dairy Judging Team Wins National Championship
Oct 11, 2013 -- When it comes to dairy judging, Maryland 4-H is known as quite the powerhouse, churning out teams that perform consistently well at state, regional and national competitions. Earlier this month,...
Cultivate Great Leaders
Oct 1, 2013 -- The Cultivate Great Leaders team planned, organized, and implemented two sessions for 2013 with 11 participants from across the state of Maryland.  The first session was held at University of...
Maryland 4-H Dairy Judging is off to a great start!
Sep 17, 2013 -- College Park, MD - The Maryland State Fair presented the Department of Animal and Avian Sciences with the opportunity to work with the University Dairy Herd, the State Fair Birthing Center and...
2013 State 4-H Fashion Revue
Sep 10, 2013 -- Revue held on stage at the Maryland State Fair.  All participants spent a busy day from 9:30 a.m. till show time at 4 p.m. that afternoon.  JoAnn Kelley and Jennifer Quinn directed the thirteen...
4-H Top Chef takes the stage at the Maryland State Fair
Sep 10, 2013 -- A new event took center stage at 4-H Presents at the Maryland State Fair.  On both Saturday, August 31st and Sunday, September 1st a Top 4-H Chef was selected.  Braving heavy Baltimore traffic,...
4-H Enviro-Action!
Aug 30, 2013 -- A new 4-H Enviro-Action lesson for this month is about Geology.    Geology is...
Anna McGucken in Guatemala
Our Baltimore County 4-Her Goes International
Aug 29, 2013 -- This summer I had the amazing opportunity to travel to Quetzaltenango, Guatemala for eight weeks and volunteer as an agricultural sciences teacher in the local elementary schools. This trip was...
4-H Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) Weekend!
Aug 28, 2013 -- 4-H WHEP is a national program that focuses on combining knowledge of wildlife, ecological concepts, and management practices to solve real-life problems.  There is a National WHEP Contest held...
Training - "Cooking Matters at the Store"
Aug 19, 2013 -- Twelve teens participated in the recent training to become Healthy Living Ambassadors as a part of our WalMart grant in collaboration with Share Our Strength.  These teens will be using their new...
Diamond Clover - Level 6 Applications
Aug 19, 2013 -- Congratulations to all of our 4-H youth who are working through the Maryland 4-H Diamond Clover Award Program.  For senior 4-H members who have completed Level 5 and are now ready to apply for the...
Training for 4-H Teen Leaders
Aug 12, 2013 -- Thursday, August 15th and Friday, August 16th we will be training 4-H Teens to do Healthy Living Tours of local Walmart Stores emphasizing 4 main keys to healthy shopping on a budget!  The teens...
Calling for Auction Items for the 2013 Maryland Horsemen's Party
Aug 12, 2013 -- Maryland 4-H needs your help! Please join the Maryland State 4-H Program in our efforts to send our 4-Hers to the 2013 Eastern National Horse Round-Up in Louisville, Kentucky.We are asking...
2013 Maryland State 4-H Aerospace Challenge
Aug 6, 2013 -- Sunday July 21st, twenty-two 4-H competitors from five counties competed in the 2013 Maryland State 4-H Aerospace Challenge, held at the Howard County Fairgrounds.  The challenge determined the...
2013 Maryland 4-H Aerospace Challenge
Aug 5, 2013 -- On Sunday, July 21st, twenty-two 4-H competitors from three counties participated in the 2013 Maryland State 4-H Aerospace Challenge held at the Howard County Fairgrounds. The challenge determined...
Maryland Places at National 4-H Wildlife Habitat Education Program Invitational
Jul 29, 2013 -- Based on their excellent performances at the State Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) Contest on May 11th, Morin French (Howard), Katie Garst, Tori Mann, and Nick Parrish (Carroll), were...
Maryland 4-H Shooting Shotgun Team Places at National 4-H Invitational
Jul 29, 2013 -- Maryland sent four youth to compete at the 4-H National Shooting Sports Invitational held in Grand Island, Nebraska the week of June 23-29. 546 youth, 156 4-H Volunteer Coaches & over 1200...
National 4-H Congress Chaperone Wanted!
Jul 22, 2013 -- Our Maryland Delegation to the 2013 National 4-H Congress will be traveling to Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, November 29th for five of the most amazing days of their lives!!!  This trip of a...
Healthy Living - TEEN Opportunities
Jul 8, 2013 -- "Cooking Matters @ the Store" is one of our 4-H Healthy Living grant opportunities.   Interested 4-H teens and volunteer leaders will be conducting at least two “Cooking Matters” tours in their...
Create a Game to Be Active & Healthy
Jun 17, 2013 --  The NFL PLAY 60 Invention Contest is a national contest for kids ages 6-13 to use their imagination and develop new ways to stay active and healthy. The contest encourages kids to create a fun...
State 4-H Leadership Awards - Trips Announced!
Jun 10, 2013 -- Senior 4-H members from across the state submitted their Portfolios, participated in interviews and wrote an essay to compete for our Maryland 4-H Leadership Trips. CONGRATULATIONS to all of our 4...
4-H Teens Wanted
Jun 10, 2013 -- A grant through National 4-h Council has presented an opportunity for 60 Maryland 4-H teens and volunteer leaders.  Are YOU interested??  We are looking for 4-Hers who are willing to participate...
State Fair Entries - Site Open!
Jun 10, 2013 -- The on-line entry site for the 2013 Maryland State Fair is open for exhibitors at the Maryland State Fair website at: http://www.marylandstatefair.com...
Reminder - 4-H Clubs Close Out Treasurer's Books June 30
Jun 3, 2013 -- Just to send a friendly reminder: Don't forget to remind your 4-H clubs to close out treasurer's books, ending June 30. This treasurer's book will only report half of the year, January...
Healthy Living Ambassadors - TEENS Wanted!
May 20, 2013 -- 4-H Teens are needed!!!  We have three healthy living grants and all three offer opportunities for teens to have their expenses paid while they earn service learning hours doing healthy living...
FEMA Seeks Applicants for Youth Preparedness Council
Apr 1, 2013 -- FEMA Seeks Applicants for Youth Preparedness CouncilThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is seeking nominations for participants in the...
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