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December 2017

Wild Encounters Homeschool Program – Fall 2017

December 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 27, 2017

One event on December 18, 2017 at 10:00am

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$5
girl in a wigwam

A regular program for homeschool families and groups. These classes are held 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon the fourth Monday of each month (except December). Hike and nature journaling always included. Prepay for five classes and get a sixth class free. For ages 5 and up (younger may come). Fee: $5.00/child.  Call DRA to register. Fall Schedule: September 25 - Buzzing Bees: Observe native pollinators and take home a ‘house’ for solitary bees. October 23 - Wabanaki Traditions: Build wigwams, taste wild edibles and hear traditional stories. November 27 - Turkey Tails: Go on a bird walk, look for turkeys and…

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Share your skills… or learn some new ones

December 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2017

DRA Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Free
Round Top Farmhouse

Whether you have a lot of skills to share or would like to acquire some, we welcome your help with ongoing demolition and renovation at DRA Round Top Farms. No experience is necessary. You will be working with a professional who is willing to teach! Bring your own tools if you prefer to use them, otherwise we can provide all tools and safety equipment required. Drop in any Tuesday between 10 AM and 4 PM, starting October 10. For more information, call Jim Grenier at 207-624-2877, or send him an email.

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December 27-29 Day Camp: Mainely Mammals

December 27 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until December 29, 2017

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$120 - $135
red fox in the snow

December Day Camp: Mainely Mammals  December 27 – 29, 8:30 a.m.– 3:30 p.m. (AOS 93 schools closed). For children ages 6-10. Learn all about Maine's wildlife in winter, play games, explore forests and fields, go sledding (weather permitting), and more! This session will focus on mammals, doing some in-depth animal tracking and making plaster casts of tracks. Participants bring snacks and lunch each day. DRA can assist with providing warm/waterproof outdoor gear if needed. Pre-registration is required by December 20, although earlier registration is recommended as these sessions tend to fill up quickly. Fee: $135/$120 members at Mussel level or above (scholarships…

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December 27-29 Day Camp: Mainely Mammals

December 28 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until December 29, 2017

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$120 - $135
red fox in the snow

December Day Camp: Mainely Mammals  December 27 – 29, 8:30 a.m.– 3:30 p.m. (AOS 93 schools closed). For children ages 6-10. Learn all about Maine's wildlife in winter, play games, explore forests and fields, go sledding (weather permitting), and more! This session will focus on mammals, doing some in-depth animal tracking and making plaster casts of tracks. Participants bring snacks and lunch each day. DRA can assist with providing warm/waterproof outdoor gear if needed. Pre-registration is required by December 20, although earlier registration is recommended as these sessions tend to fill up quickly. Fee: $135/$120 members at Mussel level or above (scholarships…

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December 27-29 Day Camp: Mainely Mammals

December 29 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until December 29, 2017

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
+ Google Map
$120 - $135
red fox in the snow

December Day Camp: Mainely Mammals  December 27 – 29, 8:30 a.m.– 3:30 p.m. (AOS 93 schools closed). For children ages 6-10. Learn all about Maine's wildlife in winter, play games, explore forests and fields, go sledding (weather permitting), and more! This session will focus on mammals, doing some in-depth animal tracking and making plaster casts of tracks. Participants bring snacks and lunch each day. DRA can assist with providing warm/waterproof outdoor gear if needed. Pre-registration is required by December 20, although earlier registration is recommended as these sessions tend to fill up quickly. Fee: $135/$120 members at Mussel level or above (scholarships…

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January 2018

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program – January 2018

January 3, 2018 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:15pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until January 31, 2018

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
+ Google Map
$50 - $55
animal tracks in the snow

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program - January 2018 (Ages 6-11) Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:15 - 5:00 p.m., month-long sessions. Inquiry-based, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. The DRA Great Salt Bay Farm is on a bus route from local elementary schools and close to Route 1.  January - Wildlife in Winter: Search for animal dens, build shelters, learn about animal signs. Fee: $55/$50 members at Mussel level or above (scholarships available). NEW: Online registration ONLY through CampDoc registration services. If you have registration questions, contact the CampDoc Help Desk at 734-636-1000, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm EST or support@campdoc.com. REGISTER NOW>>

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Winter Walks and Wanderings with a Naturalist

January 6, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on January 17, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on February 3, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on February 14, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on February 28, 2018 at 9:30am

Free
white-breasted nuthatch hanging upside down on a snowy twig

Everyone is welcome on winter walks with DRA Education Director Sarah Gladu. Snowshoes or ice cleats are encouraged. Register by 3:00 p.m. the day before the walk so we can contact you to reschedule due to weather if needed. Free of charge. January 6 – Wildlife in Winter: Saturday, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at DRA’s Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Rd. January 17 – Forests through Time: Wednesday, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. at Walpole Woods, Route 129, So. Bristol February 3 – Trees in Winter: Saturday, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Dodge Point, River Road, Newcastle February 14 –…

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Scientific Drawing with David Wheeler

January 6, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$20 - $30
illustration by David Wheeler

David Wheeler of Learning Lab in Harpswell offers instructional sessions in close observation drawing – with tools, techniques, instruments, microscopic analysis, and precision measuring. Beginners, students of all ages, and practicing professionals alike will experience the “confluence of science and art.” For more about the Learning Lab, visit oceancoastsciencedrawing.com. To help us with planning, register by January 2.

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Jr. Naturalist After-School Program – January 2018

January 8, 2018 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:15pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until January 31, 2018

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
+ Google Map
$50 - $55
animal tracks in the snow

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program - January 2018 (Ages 6-11) Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:15 - 5:00 p.m., month-long sessions. Inquiry-based, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. The DRA Great Salt Bay Farm is on a bus route from local elementary schools and close to Route 1.  January - Wildlife in Winter: Search for animal dens, build shelters, learn about animal signs. Fee: $55/$50 members at Mussel level or above (scholarships available). NEW: Online registration ONLY through CampDoc registration services. If you have registration questions, contact the CampDoc Help Desk at 734-636-1000, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm EST or support@campdoc.com. REGISTER NOW>>

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Jr. Naturalist After-School Program – January 2018

January 10, 2018 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:15pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until January 31, 2018

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$50 - $55
animal tracks in the snow

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program - January 2018 (Ages 6-11) Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:15 - 5:00 p.m., month-long sessions. Inquiry-based, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. The DRA Great Salt Bay Farm is on a bus route from local elementary schools and close to Route 1.  January - Wildlife in Winter: Search for animal dens, build shelters, learn about animal signs. Fee: $55/$50 members at Mussel level or above (scholarships available). NEW: Online registration ONLY through CampDoc registration services. If you have registration questions, contact the CampDoc Help Desk at 734-636-1000, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm EST or support@campdoc.com. REGISTER NOW>>

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Winter Walks and Wanderings with a Naturalist

January 17, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on January 17, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on February 3, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on February 14, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on February 28, 2018 at 9:30am

Free
white-breasted nuthatch hanging upside down on a snowy twig

Everyone is welcome on winter walks with DRA Education Director Sarah Gladu. Snowshoes or ice cleats are encouraged. Register by 3:00 p.m. the day before the walk so we can contact you to reschedule due to weather if needed. Free of charge. January 6 – Wildlife in Winter: Saturday, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at DRA’s Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Rd. January 17 – Forests through Time: Wednesday, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. at Walpole Woods, Route 129, So. Bristol February 3 – Trees in Winter: Saturday, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Dodge Point, River Road, Newcastle February 14 –…

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Jr. Naturalist After-School Program – January 2018

January 17, 2018 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:15pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until January 31, 2018

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
+ Google Map
$50 - $55
animal tracks in the snow

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program - January 2018 (Ages 6-11) Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:15 - 5:00 p.m., month-long sessions. Inquiry-based, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. The DRA Great Salt Bay Farm is on a bus route from local elementary schools and close to Route 1.  January - Wildlife in Winter: Search for animal dens, build shelters, learn about animal signs. Fee: $55/$50 members at Mussel level or above (scholarships available). NEW: Online registration ONLY through CampDoc registration services. If you have registration questions, contact the CampDoc Help Desk at 734-636-1000, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm EST or support@campdoc.com. REGISTER NOW>>

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Frogs and Pollywogs – Winter 2018

January 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until February 16, 2018

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$3
child grinning in a snow fort

Frogs and Pollywogs For preschoolers (ages 2-5) and their parents/guardians. Hike always included. Winter Schedule: January 19 - Does a Deer Have Toes? Learn all about animals' tracks and signs. February 16 - Winter Wonderland Go dogsledding and build a snow shelter. These classes are held 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. the third Friday of each month. Prepay for five classes and get a sixth class free. Fee: $3.00/child. Call DRA to register.

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How to ENJOY Winter Camping

January 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$20 - $25
camping in the snow

Do you know how to safely use snow as insulation, or when to invert your water bottle? Are you familiar with the multitude of sleeping pad options and other gear choices? Join DRA Naturalist Sarah Gladu and a representative from Maine Sport Outfitters for a winter gear show-and-tell, hike, and hands-on campsite set-up and cooking class. Come prepared to be outside most of the day. To help with planning, register by January 16.

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Wild Encounters Homeschool Program – Winter 2018

January 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until February 26, 2018

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
+ Google Map
$5
kids dogsledding

A regular program for homeschool families and groups. These classes are held 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon the fourth Monday of each month. Hike and nature journaling always included. Prepay for five classes and get a sixth class free. For ages 5 and up (younger may come). Fee: $5.00/child.  Call DRA to register. Winter Schedule: January 22 - Beavers and Muskrats: Explore the wetlands in winter and learn about these big rodents. February 26 - Winter Wonderland: Go dogsledding and build a winter shelter.

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Jr. Naturalist After-School Program – January 2018

January 22, 2018 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:15pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until January 31, 2018

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$50 - $55
animal tracks in the snow

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program - January 2018 (Ages 6-11) Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:15 - 5:00 p.m., month-long sessions. Inquiry-based, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. The DRA Great Salt Bay Farm is on a bus route from local elementary schools and close to Route 1.  January - Wildlife in Winter: Search for animal dens, build shelters, learn about animal signs. Fee: $55/$50 members at Mussel level or above (scholarships available). NEW: Online registration ONLY through CampDoc registration services. If you have registration questions, contact the CampDoc Help Desk at 734-636-1000, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm EST or support@campdoc.com. REGISTER NOW>>

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Jr. Naturalist After-School Program – January 2018

January 24, 2018 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:15pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until January 31, 2018

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
+ Google Map
$50 - $55
animal tracks in the snow

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program - January 2018 (Ages 6-11) Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:15 - 5:00 p.m., month-long sessions. Inquiry-based, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. The DRA Great Salt Bay Farm is on a bus route from local elementary schools and close to Route 1.  January - Wildlife in Winter: Search for animal dens, build shelters, learn about animal signs. Fee: $55/$50 members at Mussel level or above (scholarships available). NEW: Online registration ONLY through CampDoc registration services. If you have registration questions, contact the CampDoc Help Desk at 734-636-1000, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm EST or support@campdoc.com. REGISTER NOW>>

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Edible Native Plants with Russ Cohen

January 27, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Free
Russ Cohen pointing out a features of a plant

Join Russ Cohen, expert forager and author of “Wild Plants I Have Known...and Eaten,” for a slide show on edible native wild plants found in the Damariscotta Region. Cohen will focus on species that participants can grow on their own property. A follow-up wild edibles field trip with Cohen will take place in June. To help us with planning, register by January 31. Free of charge.

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Jr. Naturalist After-School Program – January 2018

January 29, 2018 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:15pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until January 31, 2018

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
+ Google Map
$50 - $55
animal tracks in the snow

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program - January 2018 (Ages 6-11) Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:15 - 5:00 p.m., month-long sessions. Inquiry-based, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. The DRA Great Salt Bay Farm is on a bus route from local elementary schools and close to Route 1.  January - Wildlife in Winter: Search for animal dens, build shelters, learn about animal signs. Fee: $55/$50 members at Mussel level or above (scholarships available). NEW: Online registration ONLY through CampDoc registration services. If you have registration questions, contact the CampDoc Help Desk at 734-636-1000, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm EST or support@campdoc.com. REGISTER NOW>>

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Jr. Naturalist After-School Program – January 2018

January 31, 2018 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:15pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until January 31, 2018

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$50 - $55
animal tracks in the snow

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program - January 2018 (Ages 6-11) Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:15 - 5:00 p.m., month-long sessions. Inquiry-based, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. The DRA Great Salt Bay Farm is on a bus route from local elementary schools and close to Route 1.  January - Wildlife in Winter: Search for animal dens, build shelters, learn about animal signs. Fee: $55/$50 members at Mussel level or above (scholarships available). NEW: Online registration ONLY through CampDoc registration services. If you have registration questions, contact the CampDoc Help Desk at 734-636-1000, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm EST or support@campdoc.com. REGISTER NOW>>

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February 2018

Winter Walks and Wanderings with a Naturalist

February 3, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on January 17, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on February 3, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on February 14, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on February 28, 2018 at 9:30am

Free
white-breasted nuthatch hanging upside down on a snowy twig

Everyone is welcome on winter walks with DRA Education Director Sarah Gladu. Snowshoes or ice cleats are encouraged. Register by 3:00 p.m. the day before the walk so we can contact you to reschedule due to weather if needed. Free of charge. January 6 – Wildlife in Winter: Saturday, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at DRA’s Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Rd. January 17 – Forests through Time: Wednesday, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. at Walpole Woods, Route 129, So. Bristol February 3 – Trees in Winter: Saturday, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Dodge Point, River Road, Newcastle February 14 –…

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Jr. Naturalist After-School Program – February 2018

February 5, 2018 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:15pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2018

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
+ Google Map
$50 - $55
girl snowshoeing

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program - February 2018 (Ages 6-11) Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:15 - 5:00 p.m., month-long sessions. Inquiry-based, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. The DRA Great Salt Bay Farm is on a bus route from local elementary schools and close to Route 1.  February - Winter Wonderland: Go snowshoeing, dogsledding and explore a winter wonderland! Fee: $55/$50 members at Mussel level or above (scholarships available). NEW: Online registration ONLY through CampDoc registration services. If you have registration questions, contact the CampDoc Help Desk at 734-636-1000, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm EST or support@campdoc.com. REGISTER NOW>>

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Jr. Naturalist After-School Program – February 2018

February 7, 2018 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:15pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2018

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$50 - $55
girl snowshoeing

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program - February 2018 (Ages 6-11) Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:15 - 5:00 p.m., month-long sessions. Inquiry-based, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. The DRA Great Salt Bay Farm is on a bus route from local elementary schools and close to Route 1.  February - Winter Wonderland: Go snowshoeing, dogsledding and explore a winter wonderland! Fee: $55/$50 members at Mussel level or above (scholarships available). NEW: Online registration ONLY through CampDoc registration services. If you have registration questions, contact the CampDoc Help Desk at 734-636-1000, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm EST or support@campdoc.com. REGISTER NOW>>

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Jr. Naturalist After-School Program – February 2018

February 12, 2018 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:15pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2018

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
+ Google Map
$50 - $55
girl snowshoeing

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program - February 2018 (Ages 6-11) Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:15 - 5:00 p.m., month-long sessions. Inquiry-based, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. The DRA Great Salt Bay Farm is on a bus route from local elementary schools and close to Route 1.  February - Winter Wonderland: Go snowshoeing, dogsledding and explore a winter wonderland! Fee: $55/$50 members at Mussel level or above (scholarships available). NEW: Online registration ONLY through CampDoc registration services. If you have registration questions, contact the CampDoc Help Desk at 734-636-1000, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm EST or support@campdoc.com. REGISTER NOW>>

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Winter Walks and Wanderings with a Naturalist

February 14, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on January 17, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on February 3, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on February 14, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on February 28, 2018 at 9:30am

Free
white-breasted nuthatch hanging upside down on a snowy twig

Everyone is welcome on winter walks with DRA Education Director Sarah Gladu. Snowshoes or ice cleats are encouraged. Register by 3:00 p.m. the day before the walk so we can contact you to reschedule due to weather if needed. Free of charge. January 6 – Wildlife in Winter: Saturday, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at DRA’s Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Rd. January 17 – Forests through Time: Wednesday, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. at Walpole Woods, Route 129, So. Bristol February 3 – Trees in Winter: Saturday, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Dodge Point, River Road, Newcastle February 14 –…

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Jr. Naturalist After-School Program – February 2018

February 14, 2018 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:15pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2018

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
+ Google Map
$50 - $55
girl snowshoeing

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program - February 2018 (Ages 6-11) Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:15 - 5:00 p.m., month-long sessions. Inquiry-based, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. The DRA Great Salt Bay Farm is on a bus route from local elementary schools and close to Route 1.  February - Winter Wonderland: Go snowshoeing, dogsledding and explore a winter wonderland! Fee: $55/$50 members at Mussel level or above (scholarships available). NEW: Online registration ONLY through CampDoc registration services. If you have registration questions, contact the CampDoc Help Desk at 734-636-1000, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm EST or support@campdoc.com. REGISTER NOW>>

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Frogs and Pollywogs – Winter 2018

February 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until February 16, 2018

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
+ Google Map
$3
child grinning in a snow fort

Frogs and Pollywogs For preschoolers (ages 2-5) and their parents/guardians. Hike always included. Winter Schedule: January 19 - Does a Deer Have Toes? Learn all about animals' tracks and signs. February 16 - Winter Wonderland Go dogsledding and build a snow shelter. These classes are held 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. the third Friday of each month. Prepay for five classes and get a sixth class free. Fee: $3.00/child. Call DRA to register.

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Hiking and Camping with Kids – Eliminate the Whine!

February 17, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Free
kids in a tent

Get ready for a summer of hiking and camping with the kids – without the whine! Well, we can’t guarantee NO whine, but with 25 years of experience taking kids outdoors, DRA Education Director Sarah Gladu can help to reduce it with preparation tips, on-the-trail games, gear ideas and some natural history to enrich the experience for the whole family. Registration required by February 16. Free of charge.

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WINTER FEST 2018

February 18, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
DRA Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Free
marshmallows and ice skating at winter fest

Come celebrate the best of winter! Bring the family for an afternoon of sledding, skating, an animal tracks craft, free hot chocolate, a sled dog demonstration, hot dogs for $1.00 and a campfire with marshmallows for roasting. The warming hut will be open, and there are skates of all sizes available to borrow. Sunday February 18, 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. Round Top Farm (3 Round Top Lane, Damariscotta). Rain or no-snow date: February 25. Check our Facebook page for weather cancelations.

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February Vacation Day Camp

February 20, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until February 23, 2018

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$160 - $180
child driving a dogsled

February Vacation “Winter Wonderland” Day Camp  February 20 – 23 (four days), 8:30 a.m.– 3:30 p.m. For children ages 6-10. Hike to look for for animal tracks and signs with a naturalist, go snowshoeing and dogsledding, build a quinzhee (winter shelter), create art projects, play nature-inspired games and more. Participants bring snack and lunch each day. DRA can assist with providing warm/waterproof outdoor gear if needed. Pre-registration required by February 14. Fee: $180/$160 members at Mussel level or above. NEW: Online registration ONLY through CampDoc registration services. If you have registration questions, contact the CampDoc Help Desk at 734-636-1000, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm EST…

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February Vacation Day Camp

February 21, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until February 23, 2018

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$160 - $180
child driving a dogsled

February Vacation “Winter Wonderland” Day Camp  February 20 – 23 (four days), 8:30 a.m.– 3:30 p.m. For children ages 6-10. Hike to look for for animal tracks and signs with a naturalist, go snowshoeing and dogsledding, build a quinzhee (winter shelter), create art projects, play nature-inspired games and more. Participants bring snack and lunch each day. DRA can assist with providing warm/waterproof outdoor gear if needed. Pre-registration required by February 14. Fee: $180/$160 members at Mussel level or above. NEW: Online registration ONLY through CampDoc registration services. If you have registration questions, contact the CampDoc Help Desk at 734-636-1000, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm EST…

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February Vacation Day Camp

February 22, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until February 23, 2018

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$160 - $180
child driving a dogsled

February Vacation “Winter Wonderland” Day Camp  February 20 – 23 (four days), 8:30 a.m.– 3:30 p.m. For children ages 6-10. Hike to look for for animal tracks and signs with a naturalist, go snowshoeing and dogsledding, build a quinzhee (winter shelter), create art projects, play nature-inspired games and more. Participants bring snack and lunch each day. DRA can assist with providing warm/waterproof outdoor gear if needed. Pre-registration required by February 14. Fee: $180/$160 members at Mussel level or above. NEW: Online registration ONLY through CampDoc registration services. If you have registration questions, contact the CampDoc Help Desk at 734-636-1000, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm EST…

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February Vacation Day Camp

February 23, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until February 23, 2018

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$160 - $180
child driving a dogsled

February Vacation “Winter Wonderland” Day Camp  February 20 – 23 (four days), 8:30 a.m.– 3:30 p.m. For children ages 6-10. Hike to look for for animal tracks and signs with a naturalist, go snowshoeing and dogsledding, build a quinzhee (winter shelter), create art projects, play nature-inspired games and more. Participants bring snack and lunch each day. DRA can assist with providing warm/waterproof outdoor gear if needed. Pre-registration required by February 14. Fee: $180/$160 members at Mussel level or above. NEW: Online registration ONLY through CampDoc registration services. If you have registration questions, contact the CampDoc Help Desk at 734-636-1000, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm EST…

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Wild Encounters Homeschool Program – Winter 2018

February 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until February 26, 2018

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$5
kids dogsledding

A regular program for homeschool families and groups. These classes are held 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon the fourth Monday of each month. Hike and nature journaling always included. Prepay for five classes and get a sixth class free. For ages 5 and up (younger may come). Fee: $5.00/child.  Call DRA to register. Winter Schedule: January 22 - Beavers and Muskrats: Explore the wetlands in winter and learn about these big rodents. February 26 - Winter Wonderland: Go dogsledding and build a winter shelter.

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Jr. Naturalist After-School Program – February 2018

February 26, 2018 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:15pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2018

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$50 - $55
girl snowshoeing

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program - February 2018 (Ages 6-11) Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:15 - 5:00 p.m., month-long sessions. Inquiry-based, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. The DRA Great Salt Bay Farm is on a bus route from local elementary schools and close to Route 1.  February - Winter Wonderland: Go snowshoeing, dogsledding and explore a winter wonderland! Fee: $55/$50 members at Mussel level or above (scholarships available). NEW: Online registration ONLY through CampDoc registration services. If you have registration questions, contact the CampDoc Help Desk at 734-636-1000, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm EST or support@campdoc.com. REGISTER NOW>>

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Winter Walks and Wanderings with a Naturalist

February 28, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on January 17, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on February 3, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on February 14, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on February 28, 2018 at 9:30am

Free
white-breasted nuthatch hanging upside down on a snowy twig

Everyone is welcome on winter walks with DRA Education Director Sarah Gladu. Snowshoes or ice cleats are encouraged. Register by 3:00 p.m. the day before the walk so we can contact you to reschedule due to weather if needed. Free of charge. January 6 – Wildlife in Winter: Saturday, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at DRA’s Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Rd. January 17 – Forests through Time: Wednesday, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. at Walpole Woods, Route 129, So. Bristol February 3 – Trees in Winter: Saturday, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Dodge Point, River Road, Newcastle February 14 –…

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Jr. Naturalist After-School Program – February 2018

February 28, 2018 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:15pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2018

DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$50 - $55
girl snowshoeing

Jr. Naturalist After-School Program - February 2018 (Ages 6-11) Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:15 - 5:00 p.m., month-long sessions. Inquiry-based, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. The DRA Great Salt Bay Farm is on a bus route from local elementary schools and close to Route 1.  February - Winter Wonderland: Go snowshoeing, dogsledding and explore a winter wonderland! Fee: $55/$50 members at Mussel level or above (scholarships available). NEW: Online registration ONLY through CampDoc registration services. If you have registration questions, contact the CampDoc Help Desk at 734-636-1000, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm EST or support@campdoc.com. REGISTER NOW>>

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March 2018

March 16 Mini Camp: Swing into Spring

March 16, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
DRA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$40 - $45
Maple sap bucket

March Mini Camp: Swing into Spring  March 16, 8:30 a.m.– 3:30 p.m. For children ages 6-10. During this one-day session, we will tap a tree, make maple sugar and explore the woods. Participants bring snack and lunch. DRA can assist with providing warm/waterproof outdoor gear if needed. Pre-registration is due one week before the session starts, although earlier registration is recommended as these sessions tend to fill up quickly. Fee: $45/$40 members at Mussel level or above (scholarships available; email Sarah for more info). NEW: Online registration ONLY through CampDoc registration services. If you have registration questions, contact the CampDoc Help Desk…

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