Updated: June 7, 2021
By April Barczewski , Carrie Wivell , Bonnie Boyden , Chris Anderson , Jamie Morris , Amanda Wahle , and Mark DeMora

The fair has traditionally played an important part in the lives of 4-H youth across Maryland. The opportunity for 4-H youth to share what they have learned and to demonstrate mastery of skills related to their 4-H project work is an important part of both the fair experience and the 4-H experience. The current pandemic has challenged fair organizers with regards to the feasibility of conducting fairs in the traditional way.

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