Activities 6/23-6/28

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“If you don’t like the weather in Maine…wait five minutes”
All Mainers know that you just can’t count on our weather to stay the same for any reasonable period of time. That’s why we will always try to run the majority of our activities as scheduled, rain or shine, warm or cold.
Beach Rentals for the week
Get your beach chairs, shade tents, beach caddies and more! Get your rentals from the Activities Office upstairs from the Lobby.
Rentals are cash only and cannot be charged to your room.

Saturday June 23rd 2012
8:00-9:00am Little Fish Swim
Designated for children 7 and under and their adult guardian(s).

9:00-10:00am Koffee with Keith
Want to know where to go to eat? Thing’s to do? Need directions? Want to learn the history of Ogunquit? Come see the
ultimate concierge and pick his brain while enjoying a cup of coffee! Meet on the outside patio by the pool. In case of rain, meet upstairs in the Activities Office.

11:00am Pick-up Family Scavenger Hunt
Pick up your Family Scavenger Hunt at the front desk.
The earliest start time is 11:00am and participants have until Wednesday at 10:00am to complete the hunt. Forms must be turned in to the front desk when finished. The winner will be announced on Thursday at 10:30am in the Activities Office. Good luck and good hunting!

Sunday June 24th 2012
8:00-9:00am Little Fish Swim
Designated for children 7 and under and their adult guardian(s).

Monday June 25th 2012
8:00-9:00am Little Fish Swim
Designated for children 7 and under and their adult guardian(s).

8:40-11:00am Walking Tour of the Marginal Way
Join us on a guided tour of Maine’s most famous footpath. See the sights and learn the fascinating story behind this special piece of coastline. Tour participants will need to be comfortable walking up to 2.5 miles. This is a spectacular trip that will demand the attention of your camera! Participants need to sign up in advance in the hallway directly across from the Front Desk. Meet by the Lobby for departure. This walk will begin in Perkins cove and end at main beach. This trip is limited to the first 10 people to sign-up.

9:30-10:30am Design Your Own Picture Frame
A chance for kids to create a souvenir from their vacation. Work with assorted materials to construct your very own picture frame! Meet upstairs in the Activities Office.

10:45-11:45am Jewelry Making With Beads
Have fun making necklaces, bracelets, anklets, or key chains! Meet on the outside patio by the pool. In case of rain, meet upstairs in the Activities Office.

12:30-1:15pm Sun Catchers for Kids
Wish you could bring the sun from your vacation home with you? Well you can by creating your very own sun catcher. Paint a beautiful flip flop or tropical fish and hang it in your window at home to catch the sun! Meet on the outside patio by the pool. In case of rain, meet upstairs in the Activities Office.

2:00-4:15pm Kayaking
Kayak one of our beautiful tidal rivers and estuaries located along our southern coast. Experience the tranquility of gliding along the waterways while watching for wildlife and taking in the exceptional scenery. Participants can choose to paddle with the group or explore on their own. This trip is not guided by a kayak instructor and participants need to be comfortable handling a kayak or canoe on their own or with their partner. Kayaks have open seats and are very user friendly. Wear clothing and shoes that can get wet (water will drip off your paddle) and a bathing suit if you want to swim. Bring water and sun protection. Locations will be selected according to current weather and tidal conditions. Cost for boat rentals will be around $25/single and $40/doubles and will be paid at the rental shop. Meet by the Lobby for departure. Participants will need to drive their own vehicles.

1:30-2:00pm Board Game Extravaganza
From Hungry Hungry Hippos to LIFE to Twister, we’ve got them all! Meet on the outside patio by the pool.
to play the board games everyone loves. In case of rain, meet upstairs in the Activities Office.

2:15-3:00pm Lawn Games
Get ready to play all the classic lawn games that made you happy as a kid and keep you chuckling as an adult. Not only do we have horse shoe pits installed, we also have: badminton, croquette, bocce, and more! This activity will take place on the side lawn behind building 1.

3:15-4:15pm Pool Volleyball
Meet in the pool for a fun game of volleyball. This is a great game for both kids and adults. Get your exercise while having a blast!
Tuesday June 26th 2012
8:00-9:00am Little Fish Swim

Designated for children 7 and under and their adult guardian(s).

8:50- 11:45am Coastal Bike Ride
Enjoy a leisurely bike ride along southern Maine’s picturesque coastline. This ride is for taking in the sights along the rocky shoreline and the sandy beaches. This tour allows for several stops where riders can get off the bikes, soak up the scenery, look for seals, and take some stunning pictures. Equipment is available for all ages. The ride is approximately 9 miles long and done at a leisurely pace. Participants will need to dress for the weather and bring water bottles. You must register ahead of time at the Front desk. Meet in the Activities office upstairs from the Lobby 5 minutes before scheduled departure to complete rental forms. There is a $10 cash fee for this activity due at time of registration. Participants must be able to ride a bike safely!

9:30-10:30am Kids Expression Session
A chance for kids to be expressive using an array of crafts. Choose anything from coloring to painting to creating just about anything! Meet upstairs in the activities office.

10:45-11:45am Design Your Own Treasure Box
For holding seashells or hidden treasures! Design and paint your own treasure box. Meet upstairs in the Activities Office.

12:30-1:30pm Ice Cream Sundaes and BINGO
Enjoy an ice cream sundae followed by a few rounds of BINGO! All participants must bring their own bowl and spoon. This is a great way to help reduce our waste products and treat ourselves at the same time! Who knew that being “green”
could be so sinfully sweet! This event will take place on the outside patio by the pool In case of rain, this event will be held upstairs in the Activities Office.

1:15-4:15pm Mountain Trail Hike
Come experience the beauty of our coastal mountains and the best views Southern Maine has to offer! The trail has moderate terrain and is 2 miles long. Participants should be in good physical condition and will need to bring a water bottle. Be sure to dress appropriately to match the weather conditions. Long sleeves, pants, hat, or bug spray always helps to keep the bugs away during the summer months. Participants need to sign up in advance in the hallway directly across from the Front Desk. Meet by the Lobby for departure. Participants will need to drive their own vehicles.

2:00-3:00pm Design Your own Kite
Create your own kite to hang in your room or let it fly high! This event will be held upstairs in the Activities Office.

3:15-4:15pm Pool Volleyball
Meet in the pool for a fun game of volleyball. This is a great game for both kids and adults. Get your exercise while having a blast!

Wednesday June 27th 2012
8:00-9:00am Little Fish Swim
Designated for children 7 and under and their adult guardian(s).

8:45-11:00am Tidal River and Barrier Beach Walk
Explore the sights and sounds of the tidal river that helps create our unique barrier beach system that has become an oasis for our coastal wildlife. Learn about the history and ecology of this threatened ecosystem. This is a beautiful exploratory walk that allows participants to engage all their senses while discovering the hidden secrets of this special place. The walk is approximately 2 miles. Participants need to sign up in advance in the hallway directly across from the Front Desk. Meet by the Lobby where we will depart on foot.

9:30-10:30am Sand Art for Kids
Design your own sand creation! Create your own wavy bottle masterpiece. Meet upstairs in the Activity Office.

10:45-11:45am Wind Chimes
Make your own set of wind chimes to enjoy anytime the breeze blows. Meet upstairs in the Activity Office.

12:00-3:30pm Coastal Reserve Walk
Follow Jeff as he guides you through this spectacular Research Reserve. The trails traverse through upland fields, woodlands, salt marsh, and out to a beautiful sandy beach. This is a superb spot to enjoy nature in all her seasons. Participants will also learn about coastal ecology and the history of a saltwater farm. Don’t forget your camera as this is one of the last pristine pieces of Southern Maine coastline! The walk will be about 1.5 miles long. Dress appropriately for weather conditions and bring some water. Long sleeves, pants, hat, or bug spray always helps to keep the bugs away during the summer months. Participants need to sign up in advance in the hallway directly across from the Front Desk. There is a $3 entry fee for adults and $1 fee for kids ages 6-16. Meet by the Lobby for departure. Participants will need to drive their own vehicles.

12:30-1:30pm Cookie Making for the Kids
Come bake some cookies with Karly and add your own decorations! Meet upstairs in the Activities Office at 12:45to reserve your cookies.

2:00-3:00pm The Falls Field Day
Think field day only happened in elementary school? Well it happens here, too! Come enjoy balloon tosses, relay races, and more! We’ll need at least two teams of two to complete this event. So, make sure you sign up on the Field Day List, located next to the Activities Office door. For kids ages 6-12. Meet on the side lawn behind building 1

3:15-4:15pm Pool Volleyball
Meet in the pool for a fun game of volleyball. This is a great game for both kids and adults. Get your exercise while having a blast!

5:00pm-7:15pm Kids Night Out!
15 tickets available- Get them while they last!
A treat for the whole family! The kids get to enjoy pizza for dinner while watching a movie or playing an assortment of fun games. The parents get to enjoy some precious time to themselves! This activity will take place in the reception center. Movies shown will be appropriate for all ages. This activity is open to kids ages 6-12. Parents must register their children at the front desk by 11:00am, Tuesday morning. There will be an $8.00 cash fee paid at the time of registration. This activity is limited to the first 15 kids registered only. Sorry, no late admittance will be allowed. Parents must drop off and pick up their kids in person. Please understand that these rules are necessary to create the safest environment possible for your kids.

Thursday June 28st 2012

8:00-9:00am Little Fish Swim
Designated for children 7 and under and their adult guardian(s).

9:20-12:30am Tide Pooling
Spend some time exploring the intertidal zone and learn about the creatures that inhabit the tide pools. You may want some long sleeve clothing or bug spray for the trek to the beach and shorts or rolled up pants once on the beach. Also, be sure to bring some drinking water. There is a $3 entry fee for adults and $1 fee for kids ages 6-16. Meet by the Lobby for departure. Participants will need to drive their own vehicles.

9:30-10:30am Design Your Own Beach Bag
Create a bag for the beach or wherever you go. Meet upstairs in the Activities Office.

10:45-11:30am Krazy Kid’s BINGO
Come play several rounds of BINGO and win crazy cool prizes! Meet on the outside patio by the pool. In case of rain, meet upstairs in the Activities Office.

12:00-1:00pm Design Your Own Puzzle
A chance for kids to create their own puzzle! Meet on the outside patio by the pool. In case of rain, meet upstairs in the Activities Office.

1:45-2:45pm Design Your Own T-shirt
Join Karly at the picnic tables behind the Reception Center for some fun! T-shirts will be provided. In case of rain, meet upstairs in the Activities Office.

3:15-4:15pm Pool Volleyball
Meet in the pool for a fun game of volleyball. This is a great game for both kids and adults. Get your exercise while having a blast!
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