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Summer of Science Begins in July: Space the 4-H Frontier

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Friday, July 2, 2021 (All day)
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Summer of Science: “Space the 4-H Frontier” - July 2021

Join this new summer series, the Summer of Science with 4-H and learn about Space!

This series is open to both 4-H members and non-members!

There are two choices for participating. One, choose the free option and gather your own materials and supplies, or two, choose to purchase a kit which includes all materials and supplies. 

Either way, you have to sign up to participate!

The projects are designed for ages 8 and older.

Registered Massachusetts 4-H members can enter some completed items in the state virtual fair and potentially other fairs if they occur.


Teens who participate will be given the opportunity to replicate the experiments and activities during the fall – details to follow!

Those teens who participate and wish to replicate the program will receive a free SET Challenge Kit


  • Kit – Kits must be ordered by June 1 to receive them in time for the program. There are two steps to obtain a kit
    • Email Kim Pond with your name, contact information (email and phone), mailing address, age, and club or group that you belong to.
    • Send a check for $5 for registered Massachusetts 4-H youth or $20 for all others. Fee includes all materials and the cost of mailing your kit to you! Make checks payable to the Massachusetts 4-H Foundation and mail to: Massachusetts 4-H Foundation, 1671 Worcester Road Suite 403, Framingham MA 01701.  Mark the envelope ATTN: Beth Bomarsi.

Choose to attend optional Informational sessions which will be held on Fridays in July from 10am-noon.

Sessions will include tips and tricks, Q & A sessions and more.

After attending each session, complete the experiments in your own time. Sessions will be recorded.

July 2        Training Academy: Prepare for space 

July 9     Are You ready? 7 Aerospace Adventures

July 16   SPACE Explorer 

July 23   Mission Control/Debrief

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Kim Pond
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