Announcements (in chronological order)

THRIVE Workshops for Schools - Schedule Today!

4-H has been helping youth thrive for over 100 years! Through experiential learning activities we deliver high quality programs framed in a positive youth development context. Let us work with your middle and high school students to intentionally focus on the development of critical life skills / transferable skills. Contact Lauren.Traister@uvm.edu for more information and to schedule your workshop. (Flyer, PDF)

State 4-H Working Steer Shows - Aug. 13

Download the Working Steer Shows flyer for complete details on this event.  This year, there are 2 qualifying shows for 4-H members who are trying to qualify for Eastern States:

Sunday, July 17 at 10 a.m.
Connecticut Valley Fair, 66 Carson Lane, Bradford, VT
Contact Terri Chamberlain at 802-763-7820 or 802-356-6568 (cell); or Wendy Sorrell at 802-651-8343 ext. 513 

Saturday, August 13 at 10 a.m.
Highland Farm, 1444 Skyline Drive, Pomfret, VT
Contact Terri Chamberlain at 802-763-7820 or 802-356-6568 (cell); or Wendy Sorrell at 802-651-8343 ext. 513

Each show will feature 3 events:
Fitting and Showing
Cart Class
Stone Boat

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Wendy Sorrell at 802-651-8343 ext. 513 by July 1, 2022 so we may assist you. 

State 4-H Dairy Show - August 14 & 15

Held at Tunbridge Fair Grounds, August 14 & 15.

 

Champlain Valley Fair - August 26-September 2

Share your 4-H animals, skills, and talents at the Champlain Valley Fair! The fair runs August 26-Sept. 2, 2022. Click here for details and the 4-H registration form (PDF)
See you at the fair!

Wigglebot Workshop (drop-in, no registration) - August 23

Date: Tuesday, August 23
Time: 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Winooski Memorial Library, 32 Malletts Bay Avenue, Winooski, VT
Audience:  Recommended ages 5+

This is a drop-in event, co-sponsored by UVM Extension 4-H and the Winooski Library. This is an introductory youth workshop (in robotics) where participants will learn to design their own motorized contraption using recyclable materials. 

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, contact Margaret Coan at mcoan@uvm.edu or 802-651-8343 x505 by August 8 so we may assist you.


Become a Teen Health and Wellness Ambassador! - Applications due Sept. 9

Are you passionate about mental health, the mind-body connection, and helping others enhance their wellbeing? Join the University of Vermont 4–H Health HEROES program to become a Health and Wellness Ambassador promoting healthy living in your community. Applications are due by Friday, September 9.

Check out the flyer (PDF), and go to https://go.uvm.edu/health-heroes to complete the application process.

Save the Date! Youth Environmental Summit - October 28

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.This year’s Summit will take place at the Barre Civic Center on October 28, 2022 —Save the Date!

See what is all about; watch this short video clip - click here.

More information will be available in early September. Contact Lauren.Traister@uvm.edu with questions.

 

Save the Date! VTeen Leadership Weekend - November 18-20

Open to all Vermont teens in grades 7-12, this is a fun-filled weekend developing important skills and traits that will help you stretch and improve your leadership, communication, problem solving, teamwork and other transferable skills to take back to your club work, school and community. Space is limited to 50 participants.

More information will be available in early September. Contact Lauren.Traister@uvm.edu with questions.

4-H Calendar

UVM Extension 4-H

4-H At Home

4-H At Home offers activities and resources that youth and families can use for self-guided learning and fun on a variety of topics.

Scholarships

Scholarship opportunities are available for 4-Hers and 4-H volunteers to reduce the cost of participating in educational programs.

Teen Science YouTube Channel

Watch Teen Science Cafe session recordings online