While you're staying at home, check out our fun and educational weekly magazine. We encourage you to engage your children in these activities that entertain the whole family. Mientras te quedas en casa, consulte nuestra revista ...
STEP Online Classes
This is a great way to try something new. Whether you are new to 4-H or a longtime member, you are invited to join Marion County 4-H S.T.E.P. and find your spark!
S.T.E.P. (short term educational programming) classes are open to ages six to 18, unless otherwise specified. Parents must attend with youth under the age of nine.
See individual class listings for information about registration, payment and other details below as they become available.
If 100 kids make quilt squares, we can cover a wall. If 1,000 kids make squares, we could have an exhibit in a museum. If 100,000 kids make squares, we could have a parade. If 1,000,000 kids make squares, we could change the world. And you can be part of it!
iINVENT is a FREE virtual summer camp for incoming 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. Invent while meeting college students, connecting with new friends, and learning about all about OSU! iINVENT is a virtual program designed to be completed in one week, two weeks, or three weeks depending on your family schedule! Each week begins a new cohort of students, and our last cohort begins August 10.
These camps bring ocean-themed activities to your home through hands-on activities and interactions with researchers working in oceanography, marine biology, engineering and more.
Students connect VIRTUALLY with marine researchers and educators from the comfort of their homes for three days and engage in "Camp in a Box" activities on their own time. They then have the option to join for an extra in-person, socially distanced activity on the coast at at beach or tidepool local to Newport!
Living Room Learning offers hands-on virtually guided activities for youth. Each session focuses on a new activity that can be done with materials found at home. Living Room Learning activities are perfect for youth in 3rd-5th grades. Each session will be recorded and made available for on-demand viewing. Youth do not need to be 4-H members to participate.
With novel coronavirus closing schools across Maine for several weeks, the University of Maine Cooperative Extension has assembled this collection of helpful educational resources for parents and caregivers. From science to financial literacy, whether for toddlers or teenagers, we encourage you to take advantage of these activity books, guides, and other resources to help children remain engaged in educational experiences throughout their school closure.