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Your printable calendar of Gateway to Maine Outside Spring/Summer 2017 outings!

If you are interested in joining us on one, be sure to reserve your spot with the organization that is leading the outing.


April 15th, 2017 - Springtime Surprises!

Host: Mount Agamenticus and Center for Wildlife

When: Saturday, April 15th

Different species find mates, build nests, lay eggs, and raise their young in incredibly different ways. Learn about our local nesters with live animal ambassadors and bird box building with The Center for Wildlife. Suggested donation of $7 for program and $20 for building activity. For more info, visit To register, email Katie at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: Cape Neddick Adventure level: Easy
April 22, 2017 - Discover Vernal Pools at York Land Trust's Highland Farm Preserve

Kids investigating a vernal pool

Host: York Land Trust and White Pine Programs

When: Saturday, April 22, 9:30 - 12:00 p.m. (rain date Sunday, April 23)

Follow naturalist experts from White Pine Programs as we explore the world of vernal pools. This is a family-friendly program designed for both adults and kids of all ages. To register, click here. Please visit York Land Trust's webpage at

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where:  Rt. 91/York
Adventure level: Easy
Mount A's Story Walk Trail!

Host:  Mount Agamenticus Conservation Program

When:  Self-Guided/daylight hours

The Story Walk™ program combines the benefits of physical activity, time outdoors in nature, literacy and family time by taking children’s books and posting them, in pieces, along a recreational path or hiking trail. Discover this winter's feature: "A Porcupine's Promenade" a new book by local author Lyn Smith and illustrated by Jamie Hogan. To find the trail, visit: Enjoy!

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: York/South Berwick Adventure level:  Easy-Moderate