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Robotics Training Workshop for 4-H Leaders and Teens

Saturday, Apr. 1, 2017 -
10:00am to 2:30pm
Western Maryland Research & Education Center
This workshop is designed for adult 4-H volunteers and teens interested in mentoring younger 4-H members on how to program LEGO Mindstorm® robots and to introduce the 2017 4-H Robotics Challenges. The training will feature tracks for those that will be mentoring robotics activities and those that...

Maryland 4-H Engineering Camp 2017

Friday, Apr. 21, 2017 - 6:30pm to Sunday, Apr. 23, 2017 - 12:00pm
Rocks 4-H Camp
Save the Date for this Spring's 4-H Engineering Camp The Maryland 4-H Engineering camp has been designed in a way to promote the teamwork and critical thinking skills that employees need in today’s job market. The purpose of this camp is to introduce campers to the many mechanical engineering...

Discover Bugs! (2nd - 3rd Grade)

Saturday, Apr. 29, 2017 -
8:00am to 11:45am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn about gardening at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event on April 29th, 2017! Suggested for 2nd-3rd grade children. Come learn about bugs! Talk to specialists about good and bad bugs, see bugs in action...

Discover Gardening! (2nd - 5th Grade)

Saturday, Apr. 29, 2017 -
8:00am to 2:45pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn about gardening at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event! Visit the Master Gardener demonstration gardens with our guides to get inspired about gardening Learn about plants that grow in our area, plants that...

Discover Flowers! (4th - 5th Grade)

Saturday, Apr. 29, 2017 -
8:30am to 1:45pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Come learn about the wonderful world of flowers! Learn about the science of flowers and flower families How flowers help people Craft with flowers How flowers can send messages! Ticket Information: Cost per child $12, Adults free. One adult per five children is required. Grow It Eat It Event...

Discover Trees! (4th - 8th Grade)

Saturday, Apr. 29, 2017 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Come learn about the wonderful world of trees! Learn about the science of trees Learn to cook with things that grow on trees Discover the connection between trees and people, caring for trees Craft a bird house out of natural materials Ticket Information Cost per child $12, Adults free. One adult...

Boy Scout Merit Badges - Gardening and Plant Science with Several Options

Saturday, Apr. 29, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn about gardening at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event! The Merit Badge program is on April 29th from 10 am–4 pm and will have many talks, demonstrations, and activities to provide information for these...

Hydroponic Gardening Workshop

Saturday, Apr. 29, 2017 -
11:00am to 12:15pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn about gardening at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event! Learn the concept of hydroponic vegetable growing at home. This will be a hands-on event to learn the hydroponic growing processes. Each participant...

Mushroom Growing Workshop

Saturday, Apr. 29, 2017 -
11:00am to 12:15pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn about gardening at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event! Learn how to grow culinary mushrooms at home. Learn the basics of mushroom growing in this hands-on workshop. Each participant will inoculate a log...

Grow It Eat It 2017 Spring Open House

Saturday, Apr. 29, 2017 -
12:00pm to 4:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
FREE with no registration for most of the event (donations welcome). * Preregistration required. Come join us for this fun event about growing anything edible! The event will be from 12-4pm with some programs starting earlier. Visit our garden, meet with our Master Gardener consultants, attend...

Plant Propagation Workshop

Saturday, Apr. 29, 2017 -
12:15pm to 1:15pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn about gardening at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event! Learn the concept of edible plant propagation from tubers, roots, etc. This will be a hands-on event to learn propagation processes. Each participant...

Tomato Grafting Workshop

Saturday, Apr. 29, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Learn the concept of tomato grafting – joining two plants to create one. This will be a hands-on event to learn the grafting process. Each participant will graft several tomatoes to take home. This workshop is part of a Grow It Eat It event. For more event information, please see the Grow It Eat It...
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