DEFY On the Road!

A Night in the Museum

Fieldtrips for our school aged children are offered from time to time.

University of Maine – Orono Planetarium


Wednesday April 22nd, We will be going to the University of Maine campus in Orono to visit the NEW Planetarium, and check out the Physics Road Show (kinda like a magic show).We will be at the facility from 10:30am-1:30pm, and eating our lunch on campus. Due to building fire safety regulations, there is a 45 child maximumcapacity for this day. We will be eating lunch on campus, so make sure to pack a lunch. (afterschool participants $45.00/day – non-members $55.00/day) NO VACANCIES/LIMIT HAS BEEN MET

We are bringing back one of the greatest, most memorable trips in YMCA history!  The OVER-NIGHT TRIP to the BOSTON SCIENCE MUSEUM!!  Join the YMCA staff on bus ride to Boston where we will land at the museum for lots of discovery and exploration!  Activities include:

  • Hands-on workshops
  • A lightning presentation (it’s awesome!)
  • A planetarium show
  • An IMAX Film
  • And the best part….  Sleeping in the museum!

Kids will have the opportunity to learn about the wonders of science and beyond, plus create memories that we as YMCA staff still talk about with the kids that went on the trips with us!

This trip is for grades 2nd-5th.  Children should be comfortable with spending a night away from home.  Spaces fill up fast.  We can only take 50 children.  All children will receive a YMCA Boston Science Museum Trip T-Shirt.

When:  Friday, April 25th  Leave the YMCA at 10:00 a.m. Returning  Saturday, April 26th Return to the Y between 4:00-4:30 p.m.

Cost:  $125 for afterschool participants, $135 for non-participants
Prices include admission, transportation and meals.

Please call the us at 667-3086 for sign up-information and further details!