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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 August 24th 2013
8:00-9:00am Little Fish Swim
Designated for children 7 and under and their adult guardian(s).

scavenger hunt11:00am 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 Tuesday at 10:00am to complete the hunt. Forms must be turned in to the front desk when finished. The winner will be announced on Tuesday at 2pm on the patio. Good luck and good hunting!

Sunday August 25th 2013
8:00-9:00am Little Fish Swim
Designated for children 7 and under and their adult guardian(s).

Monday August26th 2013
8:00-9:00am Little Fish Swim
Designated for children 7 and under and their adult guardian(s).

marginal and woods August 2013 0068:40-11:00am 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
Come to the Activities Office to paint your very own picture frame to hold a photo from your vacation!

10:45-11:45am Jewelry Making With Beads
Who doesn’t love accessories? Come to the patio to string your own necklace, bracelet or key chain! If necessary, we will meet in the Activities Office to keep dry.

kyaking2:15-4:30pm 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 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 (cash is easiest). Availability of boats is on a first come basis and is not guaranteed upon sign-up. Meet by the Lobby for departure. Participants will need to drive their own vehicles.

12:30-1:30pm Sand Art for Kids
Design your own sand creation! Create your own wavy bottle masterpiece. Meet upstairs in the Activity Office.

1:45-2:30pm Create Your Own Wooden Wind Chime
Decorate a pineapple, palm tree, fish or flower wind chime to bring back home with you. It’ll remind you of the beach! This event will be held outside on the patio by the pool. In case of rain, this activity will be moved 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!

Tuesday August 27th 2013
8:00-9:00am Little Fish Swim
Designated for children 7 and under and their adult guardian(s).

bike riding 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!

9:30-10:15am Make Your Own Doorknob Holder
Do you want to add a personal touch to your door at The Falls or back at home? Choose from a variety of different shapes then add your own creative flair with a number of materials! Meet outside at the patio.

child-painting10:45-11:45am Design Your Own Wooden Masterpiece
Come decorate your own treasure box for holding your special keepsakes from vacation! We have paints and sticky shapes to make your boxes unique! 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. BINGO will start around 12:45pm. In case of rain, this event will be held upstairs in the Activities Office.

3:15-4:30pm Stand Up Paddle boarding
Discover how fun and easy paddle boarding can be. Paddle boards allow you to walk across the water giving you a totally unique experience unlike any other water sport! This is a great activity for people of all ages who are comfortable in the water. The cost for this activity is $20pp and will be paid at the rental shop (cash is easiest). Participants need to sign up in advance in the hallway directly across from the Front Desk. This trip is limited to the first 5 people to sign-up. Availability of boards is on a first come basis and is not guaranteed upon sign-up. Participants will need to drive their own vehicles. Meet by the Lobby for departure.

2:00-2:45am Design Your Own Beach Bag
Come to the patio to decorate a bag to carry all your things! In case of rain, meet in the Activities Office.

poolvolleyball23:15-4:15pm 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, while the parents get to enjoy some precious time to themselves! This activity will take place in the Activities Office. 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.

Wednesday August 28th 2013
8:00-9:00am Little Fish Swim
Designated for children 7 and under and their adult guardian(s).

9:00-9:45am 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 cute owl 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.

9:50-10:35am Design Your Own Puzzle
Want to be a puzzle-maker? Meet on the patio to try it out! In case of rain, meet in the Activities Office.

10:45-11:45pm Design Your Own T-shirt
Join Caitlin at the picnic tables behind the Reception Center for some t-shirt fun! T-shirts will be provided as well as fabric markers and beach-themed stencils. 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!

Thursday August 29th 2013
8:00-9:00am Little Fish Swim

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

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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*Board games and cards can be borrowed from their new storage cubby directly across from the Front Desk.

***We also have a selection of lawn games that can now be signed out from the Front Desk. The games are located in a storage container behind building 1, next to the basement entrance. Games include: badminton, soccer, football, horseshoes, bocce, and more!

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