University of Maryland Extension


Harford County 4-H Open Judged Pleasure Trail Ride

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 - 9:00am
Gunpowder State Park - Sweet Air Park Area
The Harford County 4-H Open Judged Pleasure Trail Ride benefits the Harford County 4-H youth horse education and scholarship programs. Rain date is scheduled for Sunday, October 19, 2014. This judged trail ride is intended to be a fun event as well as a fundraiser. Along the the 2-3 hour trail will...

Garrett Co. Black & White Show

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014 - 6:30pm to 11:00pm
Garrett Co. Fairgrounds
Deadline for entries is June 30, 2014. Any show questions contact Mitchell Mast @ 301-707-8175 or Steve Lichty @ 304-692-5005

Maryland 4-H Hippology Contest

Saturday, Jun. 14, 2014 (All day)
University of Maryland, College Park Campus Farm
Hippology, directly derived, means "the study of horses." The state hippology contest rigorously tests the 4Her's intimate knowledge of horses and horse related items. At the junior and intermediate level, there are two parts: a written exam and an identification table. The senior level, as of last...

Maryland 4-H Horse Judging Contest

Saturday, Jun. 14, 2014 (All day)
University of Maryland, College Park Campus Farm
The Maryland 4-H State Horse Judging Contest tests the 4-Her's knowledge of horse conformation and way of going. The contest has a mixture of halter and under saddle (or in harness) classes with 4 horses to judge in each class. After placing the classes and enjoying a short lunch, contestants are...

Horse Communications Contest

Sunday, Jun. 29, 2014 (All day)
Frederick County 4-H Camp and Activities Center
The primary objective of the Maryland 4-H Horse Presentations Contest is to provide an opportunity for youth enrolled in 4-H to demonstrate their knowledge of equine-related subject matter in a competitive setting where attitudes of friendliness and fairness prevail. This contest should provide an...

Horse Jamboree

Saturday, Jun. 28, 2014 (All day) to Monday, Jun. 30, 2014 (All day)
Frederick County 4-H Camp and Activities Center
This year’s Jamboree event is hosted by Montgomery County. The Maryland Horse Jamboree is an educational event with fun-filled activities and events. In addition to the State Horse Communications Contest, the Jamboree has artistic, creative, and fun contests, and a horsemanship exam, which is...

Frederick County Horticulture Contest - NJHA

Saturday, Jun. 7, 2014 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
University of MD Extension, Frederick County
The contest will follow the National Junior Horticultural Association (NJHA) format. Participants will identify vegetables, fruit and nuts, trees and shrubs, flowers, and insects, weeds, and diseases and quality judging classes. Any participant 14 years old and up will take a test on their...

State 4-H Aerospace Challenge

Sunday, Jul. 20, 2014 - 2:00am to 6:00am
4-H Activities Hall and Outer Parking Lot
The third annual State 4-H Aerospace Challenge Competition is open to all Maryland 4-H juniors, intermediates, and seniors. It is NOT required that you carry the 4-H aerospace project. The seniors’ rocket build will have fresh, new challenges this year to test the engineering know-how of our teens. Contestants may prepare for the Challenge by attending the 4-H Aerospace Workshop on Sunday, July 13 from 2-6 pm, also at the Howard County Fairgrounds.

Garrett County Fashion Revue

Monday, Jul. 28, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Garrett County Fairgrounds
Open to any Garrett County 4-H member. If you have a disability need that requires special assistance for participation in any of the programs, please contact the office at 301 334-6960. 2. Age Divisions (As of Jan. 1, 2014) Clover - 5 to 7 (Not judged) Juniors - 8 to 10 Intermediates - 11 to 13...

Engineering Events

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Garrett Engineering & Robotics Society Center in Accident, MD
Do you enjoy working with tractors, lawn mowers, bicycles, or computers? If so, you might want to participate in one of the engineering events. There are seven separate events: Welding, Bicycle, Computers, Small Engines, Electricity, Tractor, and Lawn & Garden Tractor. Each of the contests has...


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