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Spring Migration Sampler


with Dave Tucker

Calendar Next session starts May 8, 2021 at 7:30 am, runs for 1 week

Sixty species in an hour is very possible in May at the fort.  Warblers, orioles, tanagers, vireos and gnatcatchers!  Pretty birds welcome spring.  Class will meet at the gate of Fort Foster. Additional fee may be required for entrance to Fort Foster.


Saturday, May 8, 7:30-10 am *rain date May 9

Course Fee: $20

Full Course

US Coast Guard Auxiliary Boater Education: About Boating Safely


with US Coastguard

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 7, 2021 at 6 pm

US Coast Guard Auxiliary Boater Education: About Boating Safely

If you are interested in an exciting, in-depth boating safety course, check out the in classroom (seminar) version of our popular online boating course.

This beginner boating class will give you the knowledge needed to obtain a boat license or safety certification in many states. Many boat insurance companies will offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully completed About Boating Safely.

Topics include Introduction to Boating, Boating Law, Boating Safety Equipment, Safe Boating, Navigation, Boating Problems, Trailering, Storing, Protecting Your Boat, and Hunting and fishing, Water-skiing and River Boating.

US Coast Guard Auxiliary Boater Education Certificate and Wallet Card will be awarded upon passing of the Final Examination.

3 Sessions

June 7, 8 & 9, 6-9 p.m.

Course Fee: $65

Material Fee: $7.50 for booklet, payable at first class by cash or check

Landscape Photography Workshop


with Steve McGrath

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 10, 2021 at 6 pm

This course is a hybrid - you will meet using ZOOM twice and you meet in person at Short Sands Beach in York, Maine

A beautiful landscape is a joy you can capture and share with others. Learn how to utilize your Shutter and Aperture settings for the best landscape exposure. When you understand how to use natural lighting your photos come alive. Discover how to find the best composition, understand how different focal length lenses behave, and use depth of field and the use of filters.Steve McGrath is an Award Winning freelance photographer and photography teacher who has been creating images for 30 years. Steve first began by shooting sports photography for local high schools, then weddings and stock agencies. His love of the outdoors led him to focus more on his true passion, nature photography and teaching photography.

3 sessions, June 10-14

1st class: June 10, online from 6-8:30pm

2nd class: June 12, meet at York Beach (Short Sands Beach), 10 am -1:00 pm

3rd class: June 14, online from 6-8:30 pm

Course Fee: $115

Wildflower Walk with local nature enthusiasts Heather Rutledge and Brit Fox


with Heather Rutledge

Calendar Next session starts Jun 12, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Take a walk with us and discover your local wildflowers! We will show you how to identify many species and discuss where and what time of year to find other species of wildflowers locally. We will also take note of insects and birds that visit and pollinate these flowers. All levels welcome! Class will meet at the gate of Fort Foster. Additional fee may be required for entrance to Fort Foster.

Saturday, June 12, 9-11 a.m. *rain date June 13

Course Fee: $20

Full Course

Beginners Stand Up PaddleBoard Yoga


with Cheryl Mazanec

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 17, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week
1 additional session on Jun 30, 2021

Bring your Yoga practice outdoors, connect with nature, and try something new! This is a 90 minute Beginners SUP Yoga Class! We will review basic paddle techniques and safety instructions prior to anchoring down for a 60 minute relaxing SUP Yoga Class.  No Experience Necessary. You must be able to Swim. Cheryl is a  200 RYT Yoga Instructor and is currently training for her 500 hour RYT. She is an Occupational Therapist, Nutritionist, Life Coach, Snowboard Instructor and Owner of a small Kittery Based Business, Tides of Life SUP Yoga. She enjoys being outside whenever possible and volunteering/leading Beach Clean Ups at Seapoint Beach for Blue Ocean Society Conservation for Marine Conservation. Paddleboard, Anchor, PDF Life Vest, and a Paddle are provided. Class is limited to 7 participants. 

Bring to Class: Arrive in clothing that can get wet and are comfortable to move in. 

Class Meets at Cutts Island Trail/Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge at 37 Seapoint Road in Kittery Point, Maine. Parking along side of road.

Thursday, June 17, 5:00 pm- 6:30 pm or Wednesday, June 30, 4:30 -6 pm

Course Fee: $38

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