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Our programs are led by the cycles of nature.
We offer 10-week sessions in the Fall, Winter, and Spring, and two 4-week sessions in the Summer.

All class sizes limited to 10. 


"Maple Kids"

8:30a - 4:30p

Tue ~ Wed ~ Thu
(2 or 3 day option)

Spring Session Mar 21-Jun 8
Jun 13-22
Jul 11-20
Aug 8-17

Fall Session Sep 19-Dec 7

Our Forest Kindergarten group is “child led” Guides acting as facilitators for outdoor learning and experiences. Daily activities are emergent and can include nature walks, caring for our habitat and animals, onsite gardens, Mud Kitchen, observing the changes of the season, identifying insects and flora,  'wanders' through our trails, using natural materials to create works of art and most of all ... free play in the forest!


"Trail Blazers"

9a - 3p

Tue ~ Wed ~ Thu

Jun 27-29

Jul 25-27

Aug 22-24

Trail Blazers is held exclusively in the outdoors and geared for 6-11 years.  We meet alternately between Miss Maple's and various forest environments throughout the local area. Kids learn life skills, techniques of discovery, bush craft and survival skills. Ultimately they explore ways to connect to their natural world, community and themselves. 


"Fall Family

Sep 14-17

@ Flagstaff Lake Hut

Miss Maple's Nature House, in collaboration with Maine Huts & Trails is hosting a 4 day/3 night wilderness experience for up to ten families. The itinerary is chock full of fun, food, festivities, and family activities (swimming, canoeing, hiking, games), as well as some adult solo time. This is a private event and registered families are contributing both monetary and fundraising efforts to help finance this one-of-a-kind outdoor adventure for their families. Interested families should contact

Wendy @ (207) 615-9398

Maple Kids
Trail Blazers
 $120 session
Call Wendy @
(207 615-9398

Children should bring a snack/lunch, water bottle,
outdoor wear and a change of clothes.

We spend 75% of our time in the great outdoors, year-round.
  Children should come appropriately dressed in layers
for the day's weather, especially with seasonally
appropriate footwear.

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