In twenty years, Maine is known as a place where our schools and other means for educating young people are key elements in vibrant communities connected to the natural landscapes of Maine - the lands, waterways, and ocean. Maine students understand the connection between their health and the health of the natural world. They are civically engaged members of their communities, towns and regions.

FOR MAINE
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A VISION FOR MAINE

WHO ARE WE?

We are a growing multi-sector network of organizations focused on building support for and equitable access to outdoor learning opportunities for all Maine youth. We believe that all Maine youth deserve the opportunity to learn outside in ways that connect them to their community and the natural world.

If you are interested in joining the network:

 
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WE ARE WORKING TO...

 

...Create sustainable, statewide funding for outdoor learning for all Maine youth

...Communicate the impact of outdoor learning to the development of youth, their communities, and the State of Maine

...Generate support for outdoor learning, and for the schools, organizations, and communities that are deeply embedded in this work.

Our Initiatives

Local Outdoor Learning

Advocacy

climate 

education

Story Telling

NETWORK PARTICIPANTS

Adaptive Outdoor Education Center

Bryant Pond 4H Center
Chewonki Foundation

Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust

Friends of Acadia

Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Kennebunk Climate Initiative

Lead with Nature
Maine Ag in the Classroom
Maine Audubon

Maine Coast Heritage Trust

Maine Environmental Education Association

Maine Math and Science Alliance

Maine TREE Foundation/Project Learning Tree

National Park Service

Rural Aspirations
Schoodic Institute
Tanglewood 4H Center

Teens to Trails
The Ecology School
The Nature Conservancy
University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Wassookeag Learning Community 

and others...

 

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Thanks for your interest!