Upcoming Storybook Trails in Woolwich, Bath
Throughout the summer, the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust offers storytelling trails through the region. These temporary on-reserve exhibits will feature nature-themed stories and activities for elementary-aged children and accompanying adults. Children and families can walk a trail, explore a reserve and read a children’s book one page at a time. Readers can visit each storytelling trail at any time of the day during their installation, from dawn to dusk.
In July, attendees can explore Merrymeeting Fields Preserve in Woolwich while reading “Emile and the Field,” by Kevin Young, a story about a boy who cherishes a neighborhood field and all the plants and animals he supports over the years. seasons. This temporary installation will be set up from Saturday July 23 at 10 a.m. to Saturday July 30.
In August, families are welcomed to the wooded paths of Sewall Woods Preserve in Bath to read Katrina Liu’s ‘Let’s Go on a Hike’, where a little boy, his mother and father and a corgi named Archie learn about nature and the joys of taking a hike. This temporary installation will be in place from Saturday August 20 at 10 a.m. to Sunday August 27.
For more information on each event, as well as the Storybook Trail program as a whole, visit kennebecestuary.org/upcoming-events. Closed shoes that can get wet and muddy are recommended. No registration is required. The land trust requests that photos of your visit be emailed to [email protected]
The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust educational program is sponsored by The Merrymeeting Bay Trust, Onion Foundation, First Federal Savings, Woodex Bearing Company and Now You’re Cooking.
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