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Summer Science Camp: Junior Engineers Lab!


with Mad Science of Maine

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 19, 2024 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Put on your hard hat for this exciting week of Engineering Science. We’ll get wacky with aerodynamics, crazy with circuitry, radical with rockets, innovative with inventions, and mad with machines! In this thought provoking week, we will span the fields of Chemical, Aerospace, Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering. We start out the week exploring structures and learning about the role that the movement of air plays on simple flying devices. Children will spend a day learning the fundamentals of rocketry where they will build their own Aerospace rocket to take home. Children will use their construction skills by assembling and controlling fun machines like pulleys, levers, and catapults, and even robots! They finish out the week by experimenting with chemical engineering and inventing potential work-saving inventions of their own. Who knows, your child may be the next Edison! Please note: Camp is for ages 6-12 y/o.

Summer Animation Camp!


with Andrew Edwards

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 19, 2024 at 9:30 am, runs for 1 week

Come join us for a week of Animation! Bring your imagination to life with traditional frame by frame animation alongside cutting edge digital animation software. Learn from professional new media artist and educator Andrew Elijah Edwards and create your own custom animation project from start to finish while playing with the artform. Discover and explore the fundamental concepts behind professional animation techniques and explore the medium of moving image in this week long adventure!! ***Ages 13-17.

Summer Art Camp: Art Around the World!


with Jennifer Linskey

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 19, 2024 at 9:30 am, runs for 1 week

A loose theme of "Art Around the World" will be incorporated into this weeklong art camp. Not every project will be structured this way, but we’ll touch on the art of Egypt, Greece, Australia, England, Japan, China, and the U.S. It will still be a deep dive into art, but several of the projects will provide an opportunity to look at the incredible artwork of these cultures for inspiration. So when it makes sense, we will. During the week we’ll work from observation, imagination, and consider how dreams might come into our art pieces. No worries if you haven't had art for awhile, come join us for some art making fun! ***Ages 11-14.

Tropical Costa Rica


with Collette Travel

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 31, 2024 at 8 am, runs for 1 week

The perfect family getaway! Lush forests and stunning waterfalls… rumbling volcanoes and endless coastlines… Costa Rica is a paradise teeming with exotic plants and incredible animals. Enjoy the tranquil views of Arenal Volcano from your hotel. Explore part of the 20,000-acre nature preserve of Cano Negro on a riverboat adventure. Spend two nights in Monteverde’s lush cloud forest. Experience the forest canopy on your choice of a hanging bridges nature walk or an exhilarating zip lining tour. Luxuriate at a resort for two nights at Playa Carrillo, Guanacaste, known for its breathtaking beauty and fine sandy beaches. You will find a slice of paradise and so much more. Trip includes: 9 Days & 14 Meals.

*Register with Merrymeeting for more information. Travel dates: February 14 - 22, 2025. ***This trip is not FREE. The information is FREE.

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