We hope these resources and ideas will help you maintain and grow your connection to nature close to home.
Spring Scavenger Hunt
Walk Through History in Bridgton
Take a virtual tour of Bridgton or Pondicherry Park with the Bridgton Historical Society app! It’s free, and iPhone & Android friendly. Search for “Bridgton History” in your favorite app store to get started, or click here for the Apple Store and here for Google Play Store.
Pocket Nature Journals
Learn, connect, explore! In partnership with Western Foothills Land Trust and Greater Lovell Land Trust! Download, print, enjoy.
The world’s largest treasure hunt: an any day, any time adventure. Create an account, and go!
Short videos that guide kids (and adults!) on an ecological adventure in their own homes, sparking curiosity about nature in our own lives and getting us all outside more! From our friends at the Ecology School.
ID the trees you see in your backyard. Use this helpful guide to help you figure out what’s growing near you.
Virtual Field Trips
Take a trip (virtually) to different landscapes around the world.
Make a Backyard Ecosphere
Activities for Families
Free activities geared towards families – Indoor & outdoor
Wild Time Learning – 20 min – 1 hr long activities & videos
6 Outdoor Family Activities to Try During the Pandemic (from the Bangor Daily News)