To help you find the right program for your child, we have gathered information from dozens of organizations and programs.

It’s simple! In the right column on this page, you can narrow your search by selecting your child’s age, interests, time of year or day, and many other important program features so you can see a list of programs that are the best fit for your family.

Several of our partners provide scholarships and free or reduced-fee programs, include meals, provide transportation, and other ways to make it possible for every child to have opportunities to explore their interests, learn new skills, and have fun. Click on each program listing to get more detailed information about these opportunities.

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4-H Kids Can Can Special Interest Club

Join UMaine Extension staff and volunteers in this hands-on, interactive program that will teach participants how to grow and preserve the garden’s harvest. Each session will begin in the Tidewater Gardens as we harvest the fruits and vegetables needed to make jam, pickles, salsa, and more in our kitchen.

4th/5th Grade Caldwell Basketball League

This long-standing league offers children of all abilities an opportunity to play basketball for school-based teams. The league focuses on the following goals: • To teach all participants the fundamentals of basketball. • To provide a fun environment that will help children grow emotionally, socially, and physically. • To provide a positive experience for all […]

6th Grade Basketball League

This league offers children of all abilities an opportunity to play basketball for your middle school. South Portland Parks and Recreation will be participating in this league in conjunction with the Portland Recreation school based teams. Teams are organized in late November. Games will begin in early December, 2021 and run until the end of […]