Public Programswells national estuarine research reserve
Public programs are a high priority at the Wells Reserve. We are pleased to offer a diverse slate of inexpensive activities throughout the year.
Celebrations and festivals to bring people together. Fees vary.
- Winter Wildlife Day Feb 19
- Snow Day Feb 28
- Earth Day Celebration Apr 22
- Kennebunks Tour de Cure Jun 14
- Maine Beaches Conference Jul 17
View more Special Events on our full calendar
One-day and week-long camps that introduce ecology and the study of nature to kids ages 5 to 12. See listing for appropriate ages for each program. Financial assistance is available.
These programs are best for boys and girls who are 3 to 5 years old. Fees vary.
Easy walks that last 1½ or 2 hours. Free. Groups of 10 or more must make arrangements in advance.
There are currently no upcoming Guided Tours.
Seasonal sessions with a sharp focus. Fees vary.
- Morning Yoga Mar 3
- Moonlit Snowshoe Walk Mar 4
- Woodcock Watch Apr 9
- Woodcock Watch Apr 10
- Morning Yoga May 5
View more Special Programs on our full calendar
Coastal Training Program
Putting science to work for people whose decisions impact coastal environments. Fees vary.
There are currently no upcoming Coastal Training Program.
Lunch 'n' Learns
Informal noon-time brown bags. Suggested $2 donation includes admission. Bring your lunch.
Diverse offerings in Mather Auditorium. Suggested $5 donation includes site admission.
Informative sessions prepare you to teach school groups, lead public programs, join monitoring efforts, or patrol trails. Free.
- Volunteer Fair Feb 24
- Orientation to the Wells Reserve Docent Program Mar 31
- Docent Training: Skills Sessions Apr 2
- Docent Training: Wild Friends in Wild Places School Program Apr 7
- Docent Training: Exploring Estuaries School Program Apr 8
View more Volunteer Training on our full calendar
York County Audubon
Evening programs, guided bird walks, and other activities led by our local Audubon chapter. Most are free.
- No smoking.
- No pets.
- Groups of 10 or more must make arrangements in advance.