Camps & Summer Programs


Join Ecology School staff during April vacation as we explore the great Maine outdoors! Journey to the beach, salt marsh, forest, pond or garden with new friends and familiar faces -- somewhere new each day! Fun adventures, games, activities and expeditions await your young explorers.
**NEW LOCATION: 184 Simpson Road, River Bend Farm, Saco

Grades K-6
9am to 3pm

April 15-19, 2019

Health & Release forms:
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For more information about our Camp programs, please contact Camp Director Meg Edstrom Jones at MegATtheEcologySchoolDOTorg.


Ocean Park, Old Orchard Beach – Join us as we explore the Ocean Park Community for a week of journeys and expeditions. Each day will take us somewhere new, whether to the forest, beach, marsh, creeks, and maybe even to play some shuffleboard! Games, activities and exploration for summer days filled with fun and friends! Rising 1st – 6th grade, 9am to 4pm

July 8-12, 2019
July 15-19, 2019
July 29-August 2, 2019

Cocoons Day School, Kennebunk – Are you ready to be a nature detective? Or try your hand at being a map maker? How about searching for tiny creatures that live all around us? Join us as we explore the forest, fields and ocean near Cocoons Day School in Kennebunk to discover the secrets that nature has to tell us!
Ages 4-7, 9am to 3pm

2019 dates coming soon!

**Click here for more information about our Cocoons Summer Camps!**


We often hear from parents, "I wish I could go to Ecology School!" Well, we have a program for you! Become a nature detective and explore the forest, beach, tide pools, & more with the children in your life! Join us as we travel throughout coastal Maine for a week of journeys and expeditions throughout Saco Bay or the Portland area, discovering tide pools, climbing mountains, canoeing through marshes, or riding a ferry out to the islands!

Ages 5 and Up
10am to 2pm

July 1, 2, 3, 5 (no camp July 4th) 2019

Please click here for our Family Camps brochure.