FRYEBURG, Maine — University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H will host its annual June Jamboree, beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, June 14, at Fryeburg Fairgrounds, 1154 Main St., Fryeburg. The event closes after lunch Sunday, June 16.
The jamboree, open to all Maine 4-H families, is designed to help youth learn about the care, health and wellness of livestock; fitting and showmanship; and zoonotic diseases. Workshops are suitable for youth completing 4-H project work with sheep, swine, horses, and working steer, including working steer tryouts for the Eastern States Exposition in September. Horseless riders are welcome.
The $20 fee, $10 for each additional family member, includes tent/camper space and meals. Youth must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. More information and registration (required) are online. Event co-sponsors include Farm Credit East and Hannaford Supermarket in North Conway, New Hampshire.
Also for more information, or to request a reasonable accommodation, call 207.743.6329.
–University of Maine Cooperative Extension
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