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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Agassiz Village Summer Camp

For 86 years, Agassiz Village has offered its life-changing overnight summer camp program for all kids to enjoy on beautiful Lake Thompson in Poland, Maine. Kids aged 8-17 participate in activities including archery, high & low ropes, swimming, canoeing, boating, arts & crafts, dance, sports and drama. Your child means so much to us, so […]

Aucocisco Ripples

This five-day program includes sea kayaking excursions to neighboring islands, group challenges and games, and exploration of our island ecosystem. Students develop self-confidence and learn basic leadership skills through building new friendships, interactive games, and fun team-building activities. Every participant is sure to be challenged and engaged whether they are returning or new to Rippleffect.

Audio Club — Blunt Youth Radio @ PPL Teen

We’ll give you a monthly prompt to inspire you to make an audio story, and the story you create will air on the radio! You can participate virtually, in-person, or both. Join us at our Kickoff Event on November 4th at the Teen Library to learn more. You must be 13 or older to participate.

Before & After The Bell

Portland Recreation offers a before and after-school program that provides fun and engaging activities for Kindergarten through 5th Grade students, all in a safe, convenient place that you already know – your child’s school! The Before & After the Bell REC Program will actively involve and stimulate your child and give your child time and […]

Black Student Caucus

This April, MYAN is hosting a multi-day virtual caucus for Black Student Unions and Black students from across Maine. Each Saturday of the month (four events in total), Black youth in Maine will have the opportunity to collaborate and learn from one another and four incredible keynote speakers. This event is open to Black youth […]