HOME Field Trips

Field trips can enhance learning, increase interest and help to solidify concepts. Besides all that, they're fun! Join HOME at various locations throughout the year for some real-world learning experiences!


** Participants in all HOME events and activities are required to follow the current COVID guidelines set forth by individual venue hosts. Following CDC guidelines is also recommended.


Coming up next...

Wilderness Survival Class

Moose Ridge Wilderness School

This exciting class will help prepare your child for survival in most emergency situations. Students will learn about survival situations that may occur, how to find shelter, potable water, emergency

food and so much more!


We hope you'll join us!


Date: Thursday, September 29, 2022 (only 7 spots left)

Time: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Cost: $21.50 per student

Lunch: Come early and enjoy a picnic lunch!

Location: Moose Ridge Wilderness School, 176 Back St., Upton


Recommended Age Range: All ages!

Accompanying HOME Unit Study: Survival Skills

Overnight Accommodations: Camp for free at Moose Ridge Wilderness School before or after your class. To make your reservation, contact Laura at contact@mooseridgewild.com.




Part 1: Be Prepared

a) Scenarios in which a survival situation might occur

b) What you should always have with you

c) What to do first, second, and third if you find yourself in a survival situation


Part 2: Shelter

a) What makes a good shelter

b) Where to build a shelter

c) How to build a shelter from natural materials or items you have with you


Part 3: Fire

a) Why fire is important for more than just warmth

b) Fire starting methods

c) How to lay a fire and how to build a fire in wet conditions


Part 4: Water

a) How to find and collect water

b) How to filter and purify water for drinking


Part 5: Food

a) Emergency foods that you can carry with you

b) Finding food in the wilderness


Registration Information

Pre-registration is required. Please pre-register by September 16 by completing either the online or mail-in Event Registration Form below. 


Event Registration Form
Please complete this form and return it to HOME, P.O. Box 159, Camden, ME 04843
Master Registration Form.pdf
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* HOME Event Refund Policy - Registration fees may be refunded up to the registration deadline for any HOME field trip. No refunds will be made after the registration deadline. In the event that you must cancel, please consider making your fee a donation to HOME rather than requesting a refund! If an event must be canceled or rescheduled for any reason, HOME will notify participants. Refunds will then be considered on a case by case basis, depending on whether or not the event is rescheduled.


For More Field Trip Ideas...

Maine offers endless opportunities for field trips. Be sure to join the HOME Field Trip Forum on Facebook as a resource for ideas, news and updates on what's happening around our state. 


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