best family activities in ogunquit maineAhh, the school break vacation! Skip the cabin fever and plan the ultimate family trip to Ogunquit. Highlights will include actual time spent together and memories worth sharing on Instagram, Facebook or whatever your kids say they use today. Meadowmere is truly a family destination.

Best kids activities in Ogunquit for School Break: Art & Animal Afternoons

Enjoy a fun interactive afternoons with local nonprofits. Offered during select winter & spring school breaks from 3-5p in the West Meadow Pub Room. Preregistration required by 5p Sunday before. Hotel reservations strongly encouraged. Day of passes available for $5 per person donation to charity of the day and signed wavier. All children attending must be accompanied by on adult on property at all times.

2018 DATES
February 19, 20, 21, 22
April 16, 17, 18, 19

Monday – Stories by the Sea, Ogunquit Museum Education Team: OMAA Educator, Jill Burke, brings stories by renowned Maine artist Dahlov Ipcar.  Known for her colorful paintings and illustrations of animals, her work is sure to inspire your children to create a colorful animal paper collage.

Tuesday – Wild Creatures, the Center for Wildlife: The wild things are here in Ogunquit. Visit with porcupines, falcons, owls and critters to learn the important role each plays in the Maine wilderness.

Wednesday – Animal Adventures, the Animal Welfare Society: Learn how to care for a small pet, interact with a new furry friend and help make crafts for pets still waiting for a forever home.

Thursday – TakIng Flight Making Origami, Art HOPE: Gather and experience the spirit of creativity through this classic art form. Learning origami is a life long skill and participants of all ages can help make paper cranes for the local cancer center or for friends in need of wellness wishes

How to preregister for Art & Animals: Visit our contact form and let us know you want to join us. Please include how many kids and what events.

Important Details:
Suitable for children ages 4 – 14.
Overnight reservations strongly encouraged.
Limited day of passes available for $5 per person donation to charity of that day & signed waiver.
ALL children must be accompanied by an adult while on property for everyone’s safety.
Outside beverages prohibited from the event space.

Please note that activity reservation must be in place by 5p the Sunday before and all Program reservations are nonrefundable as of 5p the Sunday before. The materials for the activity is provided and for that reason last minute/same day sign-ups are not possible.

Still not sure about things to do with the kids in Ogunquit?
Add a little extra fun with a hike at Mt. Agamenticus or a drive to the top to see the sights. Ogunquit from this view is absolutely charming. Be sure to bring your camera. There really is nothing as refreshing as the crisp Maine air, making it perfect for enjoying the outdoors or walking by the sea.

If you’re thinking of visiting our Ogunquit hotel for your family trip, to enjoy a cocktail in the pub by the fireplace or to head to Maine for family fun, check out our best family activities and great hotel rooms choices with a central location.

**In the event of inclement weather, programming may be cancelled up to 11a day of event. We regret any change of plans, however no compensation will be provided in the event of cancellation.

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