University of Maryland Extension

Cecil County

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Mindfulness Program

Being mindful means being in the ‘present’ and giving your full attention to your environment, thoughts, behaviors, and experiences. Attend this one hour program and learn quick and easy mindfulness techniques and how practicing them a few minutes each day can relieve stress , lower blood pressure...

Cecil County 4-H Updates

Check this page frequently, for updates on programs, events, and news from the Cecil County 4-H Extension Office. Each update will be uploaded as a file below.

Cecil County 55+ Healthy Lifestyle Expo Virtual Program for 2020

The Department of Community Services is sponsoring a 55+ Health Lifestyle Virtual Expo. There will be four different presenters giving four different presentations on health issues, medicare, and financial literacy. See the attached flyer for detailed program information. Registration is FREE (for...

University of Maryland Extension Master Gardener Spotted Lanternfly Water Bottle Challenge

The Spotted Lanternfly invasive insect has been found in Cecil County and it is causing tremendous damage in our environment. Extension would like to do everything that we can, to help stop the damage that this insect is causing. Hence, the SLF Water Bottle Challenge. Eligibility Anyone can...

Statewide Programs

State-wide Programs Project ReFresh Research indicates that obese children are more likely to become obese adults. Childhood overweight and obesity are related to poor dietary quality, marked by low fruit and vegetable consumption and high consumption of added sugars and fats. Less than 10% of...

Cecil County Fair 4-H Virtual Results

Congratulations to all of our 4-H participants in the Virtual Cecil County Fair. We received 991 entries from 102 Cecil 4-Hers. You all worked hard presenting your projects virtually and w e are very proud of all of your accomplishments! Virtual Cecil County Fair 4-H Participants Presentation Video...

Dining with Diabetes

Dining with Diabetes is a national program designed for adults with type 2 diabetes, is at-risk for type 2 diabetes, has pre-diabetes, is a family member, caregiver or provides support for people with type 2 diabetes, wants to learn more about managing and preventing type 2 diabetes. The program...

Fresh Conversations

Due to COVID-19 pandemic, the in-person Fresh Conversations has been delayed until further notice. We are currently offering online webinar sessions. Click here for more information on current webinar programs. The Fresh Conversations offers friendly conversation to help you maintain your health...

Food Preservation

Online webinars (approximately two hours long) are currently being offered. For more information, click here. NEW to Our Grow It Eat It Preserve it (GIEIPI) Programs: Capture the Flavor: Herbs and Spices. In this 75 minute, interactive program, learn the health benefits of cooking with herbs and...

Nutrition

Good nutrition is an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle. Along with physical activity and getting enough sleep, consuming nutritious foods can help maintain a healthy weight, reduce the risk of chronic diseases and promote overall good health. Nutrition education programs available...

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