Upcoming UVM Extension 4-H Programs

Wed Oct 04 2023

  • Vermont Science Olympiad: New Coaches Meeting
    3:30pm - 4:30pm

    UVM will be hosting the Vermont Science Olympiad on Saturday, April 6 and we are looking for teams to join us for this exciting day of science competition! We encourage all high schools to form a team (or two, or three!) to participate. Students and teachers alike say it was one of the most inspirational and memorable experiences of their educational life.


    We will be holding a New Coaches Meeting on both October 4 @ 3:30 pm and October 12 @ 5:30 pm to help schools who may be interested in forming a team. Join us to hear from the Vermont tournament director and experienced coaches to learn just what Science Olympiad is all about and why your school and students should participate. (Flyer, PDF<https://www.uvm.edu/sites/default/files/4-H-and-Youth/events/2023-2024/2024_Sci_Oly_New_Coaches_Meeting.pdf>)


    Contact Lauren.Traister@uvm.edu with questions and to get the Zoom link for the meeting.

Thu Oct 12 2023

  • Vermont Science Olympiad: New Coaches Meeting
    5:30pm - 6:30pm

    UVM will be hosting the Vermont Science Olympiad on Saturday, April 6 and we are looking for teams to join us for this exciting day of science competition! We encourage all high schools to form a team (or two, or three!) to participate. Students and teachers alike say it was one of the most inspirational and memorable experiences of their educational life.


    We will be holding a New Coaches Meeting on both October 4 @ 3:30 pm and October 12 @ 5:30 pm to help schools who may be interested in forming a team. Join us to hear from the Vermont tournament director and experienced coaches to learn just what Science Olympiad is all about and why your school and students should participate. (Flyer, PDF<https://www.uvm.edu/sites/default/files/4-H-and-Youth/events/2023-2024/2024_Sci_Oly_New_Coaches_Meeting.pdf>)


    Contact Lauren.Traister@uvm.edu with questions and to get the Zoom link for the meeting.

Sat Oct 21 2023

  • VTeen 4-H Science Pathways Cafe
    5:00pm - 7:00pm

    Join us this school year for in-person cafes where you will meet scientists, learn about their work, explore different science pathways, and engage in hands-on activities and informal discussions. Cafes will be held during the 2023-2034 school year on the following Saturdays from 5-7 pm at the University of Vermont. This program is FREE but registration is required; open to youth in grades 7-12. Learn more at www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements<http://www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements> and register.

Fri Oct 27 2023

  • Youth Environmental Summit
    8:30am - 2:30pm

    YES is an annual conference for middle and high school students to learn about environmental issues and get involved in local communities. The mission of YES is to inspire, encourage, and prepare youth for a life of environmental responsibility, service and leadership by increasing awareness and knowledge of environmental issues and fostering leadership skills. At YES participants engage in hands-on workshops, action-inspiring discussions, networking with environmental professionals and like-minded peers, and much, much more!


    Open to youth in grades 6-12. Contact Lauren Traister@uvm.edu with questions.


    Register by October 16! Learn more at www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements<http://www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements>

Sat Nov 04 2023

  • STEM Showcase 5.0, Hold the date!
    10:00am - 12:30pm

    Stay tuned for the list of hands-on STEM workshops and the registration link. For ages 8-14. On UVM campus.

Tue Nov 07 2023

  • TRY for the Environment - Applications Due
    12:14am - 12:14am

    TRY stands for Teens Reaching Youth and is an environmental leadership opportunity for students in grades 7-12. It is an environmental education program taught by teens and designed to increase environmental literacy and responsibility in younger youth. TRY for the Environment connects young people to real-world environmental problems allowing them to be key change agents contributing to real-world solutions. This year's program areas include: renewable energy, forests & trees, and water.


    Apply by November 6! Learn more at www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements<http://www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements>

Sat Nov 11 2023

  • VTeen 4-H Science Pathways Cafe
    5:00pm - 7:00pm

    Join us this school year for in-person cafes where you will meet scientists, learn about their work, explore different science pathways, and engage in hands-on activities and informal discussions. Cafes will be held during the 2023-2034 school year on the following Saturdays from 5-7 pm at the University of Vermont. This program is FREE but registration is required; open to youth in grades 7-12. Learn more at www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements<http://www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements> and register.

Fri Nov 17 2023

  • VTeen Leadership Weekend
    7:00pm - 10:00am

    VTeen Leadership Weekend 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 and use in your club work, school and community.


    Open to ALL teens in grades 7-12; limited to 50 youth.


    Register by October 20 ! Learn more at www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements<http://www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements>


Sat Nov 18 2023

  • VTeen Leadership Weekend
    7:00pm - 10:00am

    VTeen Leadership Weekend 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 and use in your club work, school and community.


    Open to ALL teens in grades 7-12; limited to 50 youth.


    Register by October 20 ! Learn more at www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements<http://www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements>


Sun Nov 19 2023

  • VTeen Leadership Weekend
    7:00pm - 10:00am

    VTeen Leadership Weekend 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 and use in your club work, school and community.


    Open to ALL teens in grades 7-12; limited to 50 youth.


    Register by October 20 ! Learn more at www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements<http://www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements>


Sat Dec 09 2023

  • VTeen 4-H Science Pathways Cafe
    5:00pm - 7:00pm

    Join us this school year for in-person cafes where you will meet scientists, learn about their work, explore different science pathways, and engage in hands-on activities and informal discussions. Cafes will be held during the 2023-2034 school year on the following Saturdays from 5-7 pm at the University of Vermont. This program is FREE but registration is required; open to youth in grades 7-12. Learn more at www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements<http://www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements> and register.

Sat Jan 13 2024

  • VTeen 4-H Science Pathways Cafe
    5:00pm - 7:00pm

    Join us this school year for in-person cafes where you will meet scientists, learn about their work, explore different science pathways, and engage in hands-on activities and informal discussions. Cafes will be held during the 2023-2034 school year on the following Saturdays from 5-7 pm at the University of Vermont. This program is FREE but registration is required; open to youth in grades 7-12. Learn more at www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements<http://www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements> and register.

Sat Feb 10 2024

  • VTeen 4-H Science Pathways Cafe
    5:00pm - 7:00pm

    Join us this school year for in-person cafes where you will meet scientists, learn about their work, explore different science pathways, and engage in hands-on activities and informal discussions. Cafes will be held during the 2023-2034 school year on the following Saturdays from 5-7 pm at the University of Vermont. This program is FREE but registration is required; open to youth in grades 7-12. Learn more at www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements<http://www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements> and register.

Sat Feb 17 2024

  • Discover Engineering
    9:00am - 2:00pm

    A full day event with workshops at UVM to promote the field of engineering and help youth understand different pathways they can take to pursue a future as an engineer. For grades 5-12. More information coming soon. Contact Lauren.Traister@uvm.edu with questions.

Sat Mar 16 2024

  • VTeen 4-H Science Pathways Cafe
    5:00pm - 7:00pm

    Join us this school year for in-person cafes where you will meet scientists, learn about their work, explore different science pathways, and engage in hands-on activities and informal discussions. Cafes will be held during the 2023-2034 school year on the following Saturdays from 5-7 pm at the University of Vermont. This program is FREE but registration is required; open to youth in grades 7-12. Learn more at www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements<http://www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements> and register.

Sat Apr 06 2024

  • Vermont Science Olympiad
    8:00am - 4:00pm

    UVM will be hosting the Vermont Science Olympiad on Saturday, April 6 and we are looking for teams to join us for this exciting day of science competition! We encourage all high schools to form a team (or two, or three!) to participate. Students and teachers alike say it was one of the most inspirational and memorable experiences of their educational life.


    Contact Lauren.Traister@uvm.edu with questions.

Sat Apr 13 2024

  • VTeen 4-H Science Pathways Cafe
    5:00pm - 7:00pm

    Join us this school year for in-person cafes where you will meet scientists, learn about their work, explore different science pathways, and engage in hands-on activities and informal discussions. Cafes will be held during the 2023-2034 school year on the following Saturdays from 5-7 pm at the University of Vermont. This program is FREE but registration is required; open to youth in grades 7-12. Learn more at www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements<http://www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements> and register.

Sat May 11 2024

  • VTeen 4-H Science Pathways Cafe
    5:00pm - 7:00pm

    Join us this school year for in-person cafes where you will meet scientists, learn about their work, explore different science pathways, and engage in hands-on activities and informal discussions. Cafes will be held during the 2023-2034 school year on the following Saturdays from 5-7 pm at the University of Vermont. This program is FREE but registration is required; open to youth in grades 7-12. Learn more at www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements<http://www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements> and register.