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! 


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Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine

The Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine features a wide variety of interactive exhibits and activities for children and families. The museum encourages discovery through play-based science, culture, and arts learning experiences. Designed to spark imagination, their exhibits provide rich, hands-on, experiential learning. Joins us on March 9th as we freely explore the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine.


Date: Thursday, March 9, 2023

Time: Two tours - 9:30 - 11:30am or 12:30 - 2:30pm (maximum 65 per group) 

Cost: $8.75 per person (children under 17 months free)

Location: 250 Thompson's Point Rd., Portland, ME

Recommended Age Range: All ages!


* To register by mail, scroll to the bottom of this page and download, print and mail the event registration form below.


* Pre-registration is required. Please pre-register by March 1. See below for HOME's event refund policy.


You can continue encouraging your child's creativity by choosing HOME's Learning with Legos unit study. Legos are far more than just blocks for play. HOME's Learning with LEGOs Unit Study will show you how to document the time your child spends playing with Legos as time spent learning. This study also broadens opportunities for learning across the curriculum. 


Maine Mineral & Gem Museum

The Maine Mineral and Gem Museum houses the finest collection of Maine minerals and gems. It includes the famous Perham Collection, viewed by generations in a local mineral store that operated for ninety years, and so much more! 


Date: Thursday, March 30, 2023

Time: Two tours - 10:00am or 1:00pm (maximum 50 per group) (both groups full)

Cost: $5.50 per person

Location: 99 Main St., Bethel


Recommended Age Range: All ages!


Registration Information

Pre-registration is required.  Please register by March 16 for the Maine Mineral and Gem Museum. You may also be interested in Geology Classes for your homeschool.

Register 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.


** 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.


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. 


** HOME does not take any responsibility for views expressed during scheduled activities. Please use your own discretion.