Upcoming Events and Deadlines
Natural Resources Management Academy
Are you a youth entering grades 7-12 in the Fall who is interested in the environment and ready to explore, in depth, your passion for Vermont’s natural resources? Learn about a variety of topics from natural resource professionals with daily presentations and at-home activities for those that want to do more. Earn a NRMA certificate by attending all 5 days! See the attached flyer for a list of presenters. (Flyer, PDF)
Register here for this event!
Registration is required
QuaranTeen Virtual Science Cafés
Join us each week at our virtual science cafe where you will meet scientists, learn about their work, and participate in informal discussions. We will keep offering virtual cafes each week as long as schools are closed. So, sign up and learn some cool science!!
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Registration is required
Join us every Tuesday at 3 pm for our virtual QuaranTeen Time. Each week a different topic of interest to teens will be presented - it's a great way to learn something new and connect with other teens! Stay tuned as we post more topics. Open to all youth in grades 7-12.
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Tuesdays at noon before the 3:00 event
Summer of Science
Enjoy a summer filled with science! Join us Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00 pm at our weekly virtual science cafe where you will meet a scientist, learn about their work, and get to ask questions. Open to youth entering grades 7-12 in the Fall; runs June 24 - August 12. See the attached flyer with the schedule of topics. We will post a more detailed cafe flyer and registration link for each topic soon! (Flyer, PDF)
July 1: Protein Modification - The Fine Tuning for a Proper Cell Division Orchestra
July 8: What Do Pickles, Yogurt, and Soy Sauce Have in Common? How Fermentation Feeds Us
July 15: Watershed Wise - Explore Local Water Quality Challenges and Learn How You Can Make a Difference (note: this session is part of the week-long Natural Resources Management Academy, July 13-17) Flyer, PDF
July 22: A Different Kind of Veterinarian - Veterinary Infectious Disease Epidemiology and One Health
July 29: Not Just Neurons - The Brain's Other Cells
August 5: August 5: The Importance of Pollinators (pending confirmation)
August 12: Bacteria and Backyard Chickens - How Much Salmonella Is There?
Register online before event
Cloverbuds Connect Challenges
Cloverbud Connects Challenges are issued each Friday and are geared toward youth in grades K-2 (Flyer, PDF). Cloverbuds watch a video that demonstrates an activity and then we challenge you to do the same! Try that activity and record yourself in action and share it back! We're using a password protected system called Flipgrid, only open to those who want in!
So don't delay! The first challenge is out and the second one is lined up and ready to go! Check out this video to learn more! If you're interested in participating, email email@example.com to sign up and get an access code!
Once you’re in, look for the videos with the yellow star in the top corner – those are the instructional videos and the others are responses. At the top of the screen, just underneath the picture of the kids and the header, on the right side, you’ll see a number the word “Topics” with a down arrow. That number indicates how many different challenges there are and you can get to them by clicking on the arrow.
Feel free to either respond to the videos by clicking on the green response button inside the video you are watching OR you can click on the green button with a plus to add your own video. You can add your own video by then clicking on the white circle with a red camera OR by clicking on the white upload button next to the circle, if you want or record a video using your phone or other device and upload to flipgrid.
4-H State Day
4-H State Day is going online this year! We encourage 4-H members to share their exhibits virtually. Unlike past years, exhibits that would have been shown at the regional or county level to qualify for State Day are eligible this year! Below you will find information on how exhibits will be submitted and other information. Please read these documents carefully.
Deadline to register and submit exhibits is May 15th, 2020
May 15, 2020
Spring into Fun Family Bingo
Join in some family fun this spring by trying to complete any row diagonally, across, or vertically by doing each of the activities in the squares for that row. Can't get enough? Complete the whole card! (Flyer, PDF)
No registration required
Working Steer Video Opportunity
Videos due by
May 20, 2020
Youth Environmental Summit - Save the Date / Submit a workshop Proposal
The Youth Environmental Summit (YES) is an annual event for students in grades 6-12 who want to learn about environmental issues and find ways to take action. Last year we had almost 400 participants register for this event, and we hope to have a great turnout again this year!
Submit a proposal by June 1, 2020
Vermont State 4-H Horse Show
June 19, 2020