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  • Fields Pond Yoga
    • Wednesday, Mar 5, 2014 – Wednesday, May 28, 2014
      10:00am – 11:00am
    • Wednesdays
    • Location: Fields Pond, Greator Bangor
    • Members: $7.00 - Non-members: $10.00
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    Come to Fields Pond Audubon Center to stretch, energize and relax. This weekly yoga class is open to all levels. Enjoy the gorgeous views!

    Leader: Holly Twining, Maine Audubon naturalist, certified yoga instructor

     

  • Nature Time: Spring Session
    • Monday, Mar 31, 2014 – Monday, May 12, 2014
      10:00am – 11:00am
    • Mondays
    • Location: Fields Pond, Greator Bangor
    • Child Members: $50.00, Child Non-members: $60.00
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    Nature in spring is a wonderful, mysterious time as life begins to emerge from the cold. Parents with preschoolers, come to our nature-based program with stories, movement, art projects and an outdoor adventure. Parents participate, too. Be prepared to be outside for a portion of each program.

    Please call 989-2591 to register.

  • Family Fun
    • Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 – Tuesday, Jun 3, 2014
      9:15am – 10:15am
    • Every Tuesday
    • Location: Gilsland Farm, Greater Portland
    • Child Members: $90, Child Non-members: $130

    Bring your young family to participate in one hour of seasonal, playful activities designed to encourage fun, self-discovery, confidence and a budding awareness of the natural world.

    This is a 9-week session, no class on April 22nd.

    Siblings under age two of a registered child are free.
    Registration may still be available after the session begins – please call us!

  • Family Fun
    • Wednesday, Apr 2, 2014 – Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014
      10:00am – 11:00am
    • Every Wednesday
    • Location: Gilsland Farm, Greater Portland
    • Child Members: $90, Child Non-members: $130

    Bring your young family to participate in one hour of seasonal, playful activities designed to encourage fun, self-discovery, confidence and a budding awareness of the natural world.

    This is a 9-week session.  No class on April 23rd.

    Siblings under age two of a registered child are free.

    Registration may still be available after the session begins – please call us!

  • June
  • Family Nature Walk: Mummichogs and Marsh Muck
    • Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014 10:30am – 12:00pm
    • Wednesdays
    • Location: Scarborough Marsh
    • Members: $5.00 - Non-members: $7.00

    Explore the marsh for plants and animals through discovery-oriented, fun-filled activities that use all five senses. Participants will touch the marsh fish, the mummichug, look for the many migrating and resident birds, and look through algae to discover the minute creatures living there. This program is for “children” of all ages.

  • Summer Camp: Secrets of the Wild
    • Monday, Jun 23, 2014 – Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014
      9:00am
    • Location: Gilsland Farm, Greater Portland
    • Child Members: $320, Child Non-members: $360

    There are secrets hiding in every corner of the Earth! In this 8-day summer camp session, campers will uncover the mysteries of wildlife by rolling over logs, examining tree cavities and playing educational games in the forst habitat.

    Camp Session (8 days):

    • Week One: Monday, June 23 – Friday, June 27
    • Week Two: Monday, June 30 – Wednesday, July 2

     

  • Family Fun
    • Monday, Jun 23, 2014 – Monday, Jul 14, 2014
      9:15am
    • Every Monday
    • Location: Gilsland Farm, Greater Portland
    • Child Members: $40, Child Non-members: $50

    Join your child in these playful sessions as we explore Gilsland Farm and cultivate a love and understanding of our natural world. Perfect for families with mixes ages.

    *No charge for siblings under age two
    *Maximum of three children per adult

    Four Week Summer Session
    (Mondays, June 23 – July 14, 9:15 am – 10:15 am)

    *Registration may still be available after the session begins – please call us!

  • Family Fun
    • Monday, Jun 23, 2014 – Monday, Jul 14, 2014
      10:30am
    • Every Monday
    • Location: Gilsland Farm, Greater Portland
    • Child Members: $40, Child Non-members: $50

    Join your child in these playful sessions as we explore Gilsland Farm and cultivate a love and understanding of our natural world. Perfect for families with mixes ages.

    *No charge for siblings under age two
    *Maximum of three children per adult

    Four Week Summer Session
    (Mondays, June 23 – July 14, 10:30 am – 11:30 am)

    *Registration may still be available after the session begins – please call us!

  • Summer Squash
    • Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014 – Thursday, Jul 3, 2014
      8:30am
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays
    • Location: Gilsland Farm, Greater Portland
    • Child Members: $190, Child Non-members: $240

    Preschoolers will use their senses to explore the salt marsh, meadows, forest and pond at Gilsland Farm. We will incorporate stories, games, crafts and hikes to facilitate your child’s understanding of the natural world.

    *Drop off your child for this half-day program

    *Pack a lunch and snack to enjoy outside

    Two Week Summer Session (Tuesdays & Thursdays)
    June 24 – July 3

    Learn more

  • Afternoon Adventurers
    • Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014 – Thursday, Jul 3, 2014
      1:00pm
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays
    • Location: Gilsland Farm, Greater Portland
    • Child Members: $120, Child Non-members: $170

    Older preschoolers are invited to continue their adventure at Gilsland Farm after Summer Squash ends! Children ages 4-5 spend the afternoon exploring the various habitats, playing games and making crafts

    *This drop off program takes place from 1:00 to 3:30pm, either as an extension of morning Summer Squash or as a single program.

    Two Week Summer Session (Tuesdays & Thursdays)
    June 24 – July 3

    Learn more

  • Summer Squash
    • Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014 – Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014
      8:30am
    • Wednesdays and Fridays
    • Location: Gilsland Farm, Greater Portland
    • Child Members: $145, Child Non-members: $195

    Preschoolers will use their senses to explore the salt marsh, meadows, forest and pond at Gilsland Farm. We will incorporate stories, games, crafts and hikes to facilitate your child’s understanding of the natural world.

    *Drop off your child for this half-day program

    *Pack a lunch and snack to enjoy outside

    Two Week Summer Session (Wednesdays & Fridays)
    June 25 – July 2 (no class Friday, July 4th)

    Learn more

  • Afternoon Adventurers
    • Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014 – Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014
      1:00pm
    • Wednesdays and Fridays
    • Location: Gilsland Farm, Greater Portland
    • Child Members: $90, Child Non-members: $140

    Older preschoolers are invited to continue their adventure at Gilsland Farm after Summer Squash ends! Children ages 4-5 spend the afternoon exploring the various habitats, playing games and making crafts.

    *This drop off program takes place from 1:00 to 3:30pm, either as an extension of morning Summer Squash or as a single program.

    Two Week Summer Session (Wednesdays & Fridays)
    June 25 – July 2 (no class July 4th)

    Learn more

  • Birds of Stratton Island I
    • Sunday, Jun 29, 2014 8:30am – 12:00pm
    • Location: Stratton Island
    • Members: $50.00 - Non-members: $65.00

    Not far from the Scarborough shore, Stratton Island is a nesting colony and roosting site for a remarkable diversity of coastal birds.


    Learn more

  • July
  • Atlantic Salmon Fishing on the Miramichi
    • Thursday, Jul 3, 2014 – Sunday, Jul 6, 2014
      10:00am
    • Price: $1020.00

    Maine Audubon friend and former trustee, Bob Milardo will lead a trip for 3-days of Atlantic salmon fishing on the Main Southwest Miramichi River in New Brunswick and neighboring tributaries the Renous and Cains Rivers. Bob Milardo and the Miramichi Renous Club host the trip. The club owns a mile of river frontage with exclusive access to 6 pools and is situated on the Miramichi near Blackville. Registration fees include lodging (rooms with private bath) for three nights, all meals, occasional cookies for persons of merit, guide, all tips, and three days of fishing.

    The visit is timed to intercept the early run a large multi-sea winter salmon. All Atlantic salmon must be released live without harm and preferably without being removed from the water.

    Guests are responsible for personal fishing equipment and should be reasonably proficient in casting a single-handed or two-handed fly rod. A checklist of recommended gear will be provided.

    Contact Bob Milardo at rm8014@gmail.com to register. 

  • Water World
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    • Monday, Jul 7, 2014 – Friday, Jul 11, 2014
      9:00am
    • Location: Fields Pond, Greator Bangor
    • Child Members: $200, Child Non-members: $250

    Summer Nature Camp – Time to take it outside. . .

    Explore, play, and learn this summer with Fields Pond day camps! Our camps feature outdoor explorations, games, stories, and arts activities designed to build children’s knowledge of and connection to nature. Our camps maintain small camper groups that allow us to build a community of cooperating and caring.

    Financial assistance is available. Application available on website.

    Water will drive our adventures this week, steering us into motion on a global and local level. Activate your body and mind as we take it outside to explore the properties of our watershed and assess its value as an important part of our wonderful world. Experience your journey as a drop of water, a frog in a pond, and a fish in the river. Enjoy visits from guest scientists dedicating their time to improving water quality for all living things.

  • Summer Camp: Nature Myth Busters
    • Monday, Jul 7, 2014 – Friday, Jul 11, 2014
      9:00am
    • Location: Gilsland Farm, Greater Portland
    • Child Members: $200, Child Non-members: $240

    Why do bees sting and skunks smell bad? We will dive into nature’s mysteries using our investigative skills and learn about mammals, insects, plants and more! Campers will develop critical thinking skills to understand animal adaptation and behavior.

    Camp Session (5 days):

    • Monday, July 7 – Friday, July 11

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