When:
April 8, 2021 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
2021-04-08T08:30:00-04:00
2021-04-08T13:00:00-04:00

On Thursday, April 8, grade school students will meet off campus for visits local sites. Parents, please note that drop off at 8:30 a.m. and pickup at 1:00 p.m. will be offsite. Class 1-3 will be visiting Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s Aldermere Farm for a behind the scenes tour of the farm. They will also have a chance to explore the property’s nature trails, looking for migrating songbirds and spring wildflowers. Children should be dropped off and picked up at the farm, 20 Russell Avenue, Rockport. Pack a hearty lunch and snack, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for hiking (comfortable and sturdy footwear) and the weather (layered clothing with a rain shield as necessary).Class 4-8 will be visiting Georges River Land Trust’s Ragged Mountain. The class will hike to the summit to have lunch and test their knowledge of local geography, observing rock formations and forest life along the way. On the way back down, the class will likely do some sliding, rolling and rollicking. They will also collect any litter they find as a service to the community and the planet. Students should be dropped off and picked up at the Snow Bowl, 20 Barnestown Road, Camden. Pack a hearty lunch and snack, plenty of water, and clothing appropriate for hiking (comfortable and sturdy footwear) and the weather (layered clothing with a rain shield as necessary).