Homeschool Days: Maine Woods Walk (Ages 9-18)
October 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
One event on October 5, 2023 at 2:00 pm
One event on October 10, 2023 at 2:00 pm
Thursday, October 5, noon-1:30 p.m. & 2-3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 10, 2-3:30 p.m.
Students will learn how to identify common Maine trees and distinguish a conifer tree from a deciduous one. Students will also understand the ecology and cultural history of our native trees. Registration for this program includes admission for one child and one adult. Families who register for more than one Homeschool Days program or register more than one child for the same program receive a special discounted rate at checkout.
Erika Huber is the Youth and Family Program Manager at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. She holds degrees in forestry and horticulture and has over fifteen years of experience working with children in environmental and gardening education.
Bridget VerVaet is the Youth Programs Educator and has worked at the Gardens since 2018; you can most often find her leading youth groups and families in nature-based education programs. She holds a degree in biology and enjoys sharing the wonders of the natural world with guests of all ages.