Ecology School at Cocoons


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!

Week 1: July 22-26 "Living Tiny in the Meadow and Forest"

It would be wild to live in the Cocoons meadow or forest if you were only 2" tall! Where would you hide? What would you eat? Where would you sleep? Cocoons campers will pretend that they are tiny for a whole week. They will explore, build and create to survive outside at Cocoons. Campers will also spend Friday exploring  the back bay near Mother's Beach...a magical ocean estuary!

Week 2: August 5-9 "Mysteries Around Us"

Nature is full of amazing mysteries. On Monday campers will be deputized as " Ecology Detectives in Training" before embarking on a week's worth of adventures! Every day teams of campers will be presented with a new case and be given clues to solve the mystery of the day. Without question, some incredible discoveries will be made! Campers will also spend Friday exploring the back bay near Mother's Beach... a magical ocean estuary!

*Register for Ecology Camp at Cocoons here*
Ages 4 – 9
9am to 3pm
Weeklong tuition: $285*

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Other Ecology School Summer Camp Programs


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 1-5, 2019 (no camp July 4th)

Day rates: $45/child; $55/adult
Weekly rate: $130/child; $185/adult


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.

Grades K-5
9am to 3pm

April Vacation will be back, TBD 2020!

Week-long tuition: $220

*Register for April Camp here*

For more information about our Camp programs, please contact Camp Director Meg Edstrom Jones at MegATtheEcologySchoolDOTorg.