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.

 

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Funtown USA

Celebrate the start of summer with your fellow homeschoolers! Get to know families from all around the state, while enjoying a full day of socializing and fun. The park features Maine’s only wooden roller coaster, Excalibur, as well as New England’s longest and tallest log flume, Thunder Falls. There is also a 220-foot-tall (67 m) Drop Tower called Dragon’s Descent!  

 

Date: Thursday, June 23, 2022 (Rain date - Thursday, June 30)

Time: 11:00am to 6:00pm

Location: Funtown USA, 774 Portland Rd., Saco

Directions

Recommended Age/Grade Range: All ages!

Cost: Group discount rate is $31.50 per person (Funtown only). Please pre-register below.

Meals: Enjoy the onsite food and refreshment options or bring your own! (Keep in mind that all bags, purses and coolers entering the park will be checked.)

Overnight Accommodations

 

Registration Information

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

 

Make your payment or donation using the Donate button in the margin to the right.  Pre-registration helps to ensure that enough staff and/or space is available for the number of participants. Thank you for your assistance! 

 

Download
Event Registration Form
Please complete this form and return it to HOME, P.O. Box 159, Camden, ME 04843
Master Registration Form.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 72.4 KB

Downeast Scenic Railroad

Join us for a trip on the Downeast Scenic Railroad, the first tourist-passenger rail to grace the historic Calais Branch Line in decades. A trip on the Downeast Scenic Railroad not only takes you back to a time of elegant travel in lovingly restored rail cars but also travels through a truly beautiful part of Maine.

 

Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2022 

Time: 10:00am (The train leaves promptly at 10, so don't be late!)

Location: Downeast Railroad, 8 Railroad Siding Rd., Hancock

Directions

Recommended Age/Grade Range: All ages!

Cost: $6.50 each, per child and for the first adult. Additional adults are $12 each. Please pre-register below. 

 

Registration Information

Pre-registration is required. Please pre-register by June 20 by completing either the online or mail-in Event Registration Form below. 

 

Download
Event Registration Form
Please complete this form and return it to HOME, P.O. Box 159, Camden, ME 04843
Master Registration Form.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 72.4 KB

 

* 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. 

 

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