The Wrack

The Wrack is the Wells Reserve blog, our collective logbook on the web.

Posts tagged summer camps

  • Portland High School Students Go to Camp

    | July 2, 2021 | Filed under: Program Reports

    Nine Portland High students fill a week of summer camp with outdoor discovery at the Wells Reserve.

  • Summer Camps 2021

    | January 29, 2021 | Filed under: Program Reports

    Join us for hands-on day camps, with seven miles of trails to discover as our outdoor classroom! Summer camps are for ages 6 to 12 and run from 9am-3pm, with both single day and week-long options. Financial aid is available!

  • Summer Camp Builds Enthusiasm for Science

    Sophia Troeh
    | August 21, 2019 | Filed under: Program Reports

    How does a week of summer day camp at the Wells Reserve change kids' understanding and attitudes toward science?

  • Summer Camp Staff Are On Board!

    | June 19, 2018 | Filed under: News

    Amanda and Cassie are eager for camps to begin!

  • 2018 Summer Staff

    | June 8, 2018 | Filed under: Culture

    New faces arrive each June to assist with education and research programs for the summer. This year we welcome Cassie, Grace, Larissa, and Jessica, and welcome back Amanda.

  • Summer Camps Evoke Excitement & Discovery

    | September 7, 2017 | Filed under: Program Reports

    The summer camp season was a huge success, with glowing evaluations from participating families.

  • Winged Wednesday, Fledglings edition

    | July 22, 2015

    Yesterday, a foggy morning in Southern Maine made for some interesting perspectives.

    Pea soup

  • The Scoop on School Vacation Camps

    Wells Reserve Contributor | April 27, 2015

    Now that we are heading into May, the schoolyear's biggest vacations are over. But during February and April breaks, campers headed to the Wells Reserve for plenty of outdoor fun and learning, and this year was a blast! Below are a few fun photos from February's Ocean Explorers and Snow Survivors camps and April's Vernal Pool Party and Marshy Mysteries. Check them out and remember: the biggest vacation is right around the corner -- click here for our full schedule of summer camp offerings beginning in June!

    Our quinzee building crew during Snow survivors!

    Quinzee Crew

  • First Flights

    Wells Reserve Contributor | July 29, 2014

    The campers match up the names and numbers of the butterfliesIt’s not every day you meet a butterfly named Sargent Buck. Similarly, it isn’t too common to come across a butterfly named Colonel Adams. However, if you should happen to visit the Wells Reserve in the next few days, you might just get the chance.

    Last Monday, Kate brought in 26 Painted Lady chrysalises, which were pinned to the top of a small netted enclosure and left to hatch in the Teaching Lab. Though not explicitly related to the theme, the butterflies became an integral and exciting part of last week’s Seashore Sleuths camp. That day, we ogled as the chrysalises shook in anticipation of their next transformation.

  • Camp Testimonials

    | March 14, 2013 | Filed under: Program Reports

    What are people saying about the camp programs at the Wells Reserve? Here is a sampling of testimonials from the parents and grandparents of past campers.