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Family Fun at Gilsland Farm


with Molly Woodring

Calendar Current session started Jan 8, 2020 at 9:30 am, runs for 10 weeks
1 additional session on Jan 8, 2020

Weekly on Wednesdays, no class 2/19 

Child members: $120
Child non-members: $150
Ages 2-5, siblings under 2 free
Location: Gilsland Farm

Young children and their grown-ups are invited to spend an hour exploring nature together through stories, songs, art, and play. Each week will include both indoor activities and outdoor adventures designed to foster a connection to nature, encourage stewardship, and provide an introduction to group learning settings.

Advanced registration is encouraged! Drop-ins are welcome if space is available. ($15/week for members, $20/week nonmembers)

Winter Carnival
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Winter Carnival

Calendar Next session starts Feb 15, 2020 at 10 am

Maine Audubon Members: FREE
Non-member: $9, Children 2 & under are free

Location: Gilsland Farm

Registration not required.

Join us for a celebration of winter weather and wildlife! Learn, create, and play at a variety of indoor and outdoor activity stations, including a winter wildlife touch table, tracking activities, snow science and art, face painting, snowshoeing with L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery School, and more!

This event made possible by L.L.Bean.

Media sponsor: Down East Magazine. 

No pre-registration required. 

Non-members, or lapsed members, can sign up now to avoid long lines at the door.


Tiny Tot Tour
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Tiny Tot Tour

Calendar Next session starts Jun 26, 2020 at 10:30 am

Members $5, Nonmember $7

Location: Scarborough Marsh

Introduce your wee folk to this unique habitat through interactive hands-on activities.  They will experience the marsh first hand, looking through algae for small critters, jumping in the mud, looking at fish and insects up close and more.  There will also be a story and a craft. 

An adult needs to accompany each child.

Advanced registration necessary. Call (207) 883-5100


Little Explorers Summer Camp at Fields Pond (ages 4 - 6)


with David Lamon

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 6, 2020 at 9 am
2 additional sessions through Aug 3, 2020

Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, Holden

Daily, (9 am-noon) nature-based excitement for preschoolers and kindergartners ages 4 to 6. Throughout the week, Maine Audubon educators will introduce new explorers to the wonders of the natural world through storytelling, art projects, songs, outdoor games, and guided hands-on activities.

Cost: Members $80/session, Nonmembers $100/session

Through the generosity of local businesses, organizations and individuals, scholarships are available for Maine residents who need financial assistance. For more information, please call: (207) 781-2330, ext. 273 or email You may also download the Maine Audubon Financial Aid Form (pdf).

Cat Tales
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Cat Tales

Calendar Next session starts Jul 17, 2020 at 10:30 am

Member $5, Nonmember $7

Location: Scarborough Marsh

Bring your preschooler to our fun and exciting story hour.  This program will combine learning with hands-on fun and creativity.  We will read a story related to the marsh and afterwards children will have the chance to make a craft. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Advanced registration necessary. Call (207) 883-5100

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