Associates of Sears Island to supply ‘Summer season Enjoyable Problem’ program and exercise kits to households

SEARSPORT – Associates of Sears Island shall be providing free summer time exercise kits for youngsters this month. The kits are designed to encourage children to take advantage of their summer time by way of quite a lot of enriching outside experiences. This exercise equipment will embody a summer time bucket listing journal full of concepts of issues to do, writing prompts, and areas for drawing and journaling. The exercise journal will embody stickers to position subsequent to every exercise merchandise as soon as accomplished. Supplies and directions for a solar printing artwork mission can even be included as a method to make one thing stunning with pure objects and light-weight from summer time daylight! 

To kick off this initiative of encouraging nature-based summer time play and exploration, Associates of Sears Island and Carver Library can even host a nature program on Sears Island on Thursday, July 20 from 9-10:30 a.m., which is able to embody mountaineering alongside the Homestead Path and studying a brand new StoryWalk e book collectively. The StoryWalk will finish in a milkweed subject, the place we’ll search for monarch caterpillars and butterflies. We are going to hike from there all the way down to the seaside, exploring the intertidal zone on the best way again to the parking space. Households which have reserved an exercise equipment can take theirs dwelling that day, or in case you are unable to make it to this system on Sears Island, you possibly can nonetheless request a equipment to be picked up at Carver Library. 

This program and the exercise kits are free and supposed for youngsters ages 5-12. Donations to Associates of Sears Island are all the time enormously appreciated to permit the group to proceed to supply programming to all without charge. Exercise equipment portions are restricted and shall be distributed to households on a first-come, first-served foundation. To request a equipment on your baby (and to join the character program on Sears Island), please e-mail [email protected]. After receiving a affirmation e-mail, households can both decide up their kits on the in-person program on Sears Island on July 20, or on the Carver Memorial Library in Searsport between July 20-31.