Outdoor Education

Forest Days

At the Bowdoinham Community School, Ms. Atkins’ Kindergarten class goes out into the woods one morning a week for a “Forest Day.” They go out in all weather to explore, play, and learn together.



Maple Syrup Production

Mrs. Johnson's Kindergarten class collected sap this winter and wrapped up their Maple Syrup production unit by wearing their pajamas, making pancakes and topping them off with their homemade Maine maple syrup. Photo credit Ally Lewis

Merrymeeting Bay EXPLORation

Mrs. Marc-Aurele’s class took a boat tour from the Maine Maritime Museum up the Kennebec River into Merrymeeting Bay. Students learned about the unique ecology of the area and saw cormorants, eagles and seals. After the boat tour students, students toured around the museum.