UMaine Page Farm opens Pathways to Past day camp

Posted:  Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 4:00pm

ORONO — The University of Maine Page Farm and Home Museum's Heritage Day Camp for youth seven to 11 years of age will be held July 7-11.

At the hands-on camp, titled Pathways to the Past, children are immersed in activities considered fundamental for survival in nineteenth century Maine, including gardening.

Cost for the camp, which runs from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., is $65 for museum members, and $75 for nonmembers. To register, call 207-581-4100.


About the University of Maine:

The University of Maine, founded in Orono in 1865, is the state's premier public university. It is among the most comprehensive higher education institutions in the Northeast and attracts students from across the U.S. and more than 65 countries. It currently enrolls 11,247 total undergraduate and graduate students who can directly participate in groundbreaking research working with world-class scholars. The University of Maine offers doctoral degrees in 35 fields, representing the humanities, sciences, engineering and education; master's degrees in roughly 70 disciplines; 90 undergraduate majors and academic programs; and one of the oldest and most prestigious honors programs in the U.S. The university promotes environmental stewardship on its campus, with substantial efforts aimed at conserving energy, recycling and adhering to green building standards in new construction. For more information about UMaine, visit

Contact Phone: 
(207) 581-4100