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Paint a Lobster Buoy Workshop
Aug
24
11:30 AM11:30

Paint a Lobster Buoy Workshop

Paint your own lobster buoy during this messy, hands-on workshop. Add your own unique design or paint of the classic Maine patterns. $18/buoy (Member’s receive 10% discount). Buoys measure approximately 5 by 11 inches.To sign up call (207) 828-1234 x 231, visit kitetails.org, or stop by the front desk today!

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Aug
12
to Aug 16

Monarch Butterfly Camp

In mid-summer, the milkweed grows tall all over Maine, and monarch butterflies are flying through our parks and meadows. Observe real caterpillars, observe metamorphosis in action and learn more about these fantastic creatures through dance, drama and art. Map the milkweed in our neighborhood. Champion these insects along their great migration to Mexico.

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Aug
12
to Aug 16

Folktale Camp

Venture into the world of make-believe as we act, sing, engineer, paint, and play our way through the magical world of fairy tales with a fun twist: we’re featuring stories with “threes.” Act out the Three Little Pigs on stage, watch an interactive puppet show of The Three Billy Goats Gruff, engineer a bed for each of the three bears, and sing a happier version of The Three Blind Mice nursery rhyme all while meeting at least three new friends! 

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Jul
29
to Aug 2

Ukulele Camp

Explore all things ukulele this week. Learn or review basic chords, strumming techniques and a variety of songs. Create your own musical instrument out of recycled materials, play rhythm and sound games, make a songbook to share with family and friends, and meet a local musician. Each participant will need a ukulele for the duration of the camp. Please contact Lily for questions about instruments.

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Jul
22
to Jul 26

SOLD OUT! 'Stories in the Kitchen' Cooking Camp

Do dragons really love tacos? What happens if you give a mouse a cookie? Explore the world of cooking through some of our favorite story books and dramatic play. Stories such as Dragons Love Tacos and If You Give a Mouse a Cookie will provide dramatic flair to our culinary creations. Get ready to measure, mix and imagine as we serve up a week of tasty treats.

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Jul
15
to Jul 19

Time Traveling Art Camp

Travel through time; learn about the world and yourselves during this messy art camp. Experience what it may have been like to form the first clay figurines and mix up an ancient paint recipe. Paint upside down like the Renaissance masters, take your art “en plein air” like the Impressionists and create a post-modern sculpture. Complete the adventure by meeting a guest artist currently working in Portland! 

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Jul
8
to Jul 12

'Create a Character' Theatre Camp

Explore the world of physical theatre through this introduction to Commedia dell’Arte. We will spend a week playing, exploring, and expressing through movement while meeting different characters of Italian masked theatre. We will also stretch our imaginations to create our own Commedia characters and design our own masks that we will share with friends and family in a special end of the week performance.

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Jun
24
to Jun 28

Mainiacs Science Camp

From the urban landscape to the working waterfront there’s an endless scientific landscape to explore in Maine. Meet with Maine scientists, dissect squid, catch a crustacean, grow your very own blueberry plant, and more. We’ll learn about the real issues that face our environment as we venture out into the city and port to test, experiment, and explore.

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Jun
17
to Jun 21

Space Adventure Theatre Camp

Inspired by the magic of The Little Prince, the music of David Bowie, and the wonder of real science of space exploration, this will be a universal adventure like none other. Together, we’ll set up a space station, tend to and cook with edible plants grown by astronauts, prepare for a mission, and create our own planetary worlds full of imaginary beings. Science, art, and your imagination combine in this extraordinary experience for any space enthusiast.

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