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February Vacation Camp at Fields Pond
with David Lamon
Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, Holden
February 18– 21 (4 days), 9 am- 3 pm
Non-member: $50 per session. Members: $40 per session. Scholarship assistance available.
Students, grades 2 – 5
Looking for something to do over school vacation week? Maine Audubon winter vacation camp is an opportunity for children in grades 3-5 to learn about winter wildlife through hands-on activities and outdoor adventure. Our daily schedule includes time for art, hiking, science, games, and stories. Each day will have a different theme and include topics about animal adaptations, snow science, tracking, and winter ecology.
K-5 February Vacation Camp
with Catherine Griset
Member price $60 per day, Non-member price $75 per day
Sign up for individual days or all week!
Location: Gilsland Farm
Ages: For campers currently in grades K-5
Each day we will explore the landscape of Gilsland Farm, learn together about a daily wildlife theme, make connections with a story at lunch, enjoy free play, and wrap-up with an activity or craft tying into that day's topic.
Daily Camp themes
Tracking - Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Learn how animal tracks tell a story - of who’s been there, what they were doing, and where they might have gone! We will spend the day looking for evidence of wildlife around Gilsland Farm - footprints, scat, and other clues abound for us to investigate.
Winter Birds - Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Which birds stay in Maine to brave the cold? Which head south for the winter? Together we’ll observe and study the amazing ways birds cope with our changing seasons.
Snow Science & Snow Art - Thursday, February 20, 2020
By exploring the amazing properties of snow and ice campers will deepen their understanding of our frozen world. We’ll spend time creating art about and with these frozen resources to celebrate the beauty of winter.
Winter Wildlife - Friday, February 21, 2020
On this day we’ll enjoy an engaging Live Animal Show (10:30-11:30 am) put on by the Center for Wildlife and their animal ambassadors. We’ll wrap up the day exploring the frozen landscape of Gilsland Farm and considering how we can help winter wildlife.