Maine Resources

Maine Home(Un)school Laws and FAQS

Frequently Asked Questions Pertaining to Homeschooling in Maine
Laws, Notice of Intent, Subsequent Year Letter to Homeschool
Home Instruction Information Sheet and Annual Assessment Requirements
Maine Homeschool Access Law
GED® Information and Resources

End of unschool year assessment

Jerri Blatt, mother to two grown unschoolers and Portland Public Library's Children's Librarian, 207-766-5942

Laurie Wolfrum, an unschooling mother of four, is available to do portfolio reviews by phone, email, mail or in person. First review $25, siblings $15. 207-236-4275

Maine Unschooling Conferences and Gatherings
Maine Unschooling Mini Conference
Maine Youth Activist Gathering

General, Unschool-Allies

School Around Us, Arundel
Midcoast Maine Homeschool Center, Bath
Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine, Portland
Meredith Collins, parent support services, and tutoring.
Unschoolers Online
MOFGA: Common Ground Country Fair, Free Admission and Travel Reimbursement to educational groups (school, homeschool and unschooler, alike) attending Friday

Maine Library Resources

List of Maine Public Libraries
McArthur Public Library's KidZone
McArthur's Teen Space
Portland Public Library
PPL'sList of Maine Homeschooling Resources
PPL'sKid's Place
PPL'sTeen Zone
Auburn Public Library's Kids Chat blog
APL's Children's Services
APL's Teen Space
Camden Public Library's Teen Zone
CPL's Kids Page
Bangor Public Library's Children's Department
BPL's Teen Communique
Castine's Witherle Memorial Library

Fine & Performing Arts &History

New England Film Academy, Scarborough
Maine Media
Maine Academy of Modern Music, Portland
Blunt Youth Radio Project
University of Southern Maine Youth Ensembles
The Telling Room, Portland
Voices In Harmony Choirs, Saco Bay
Maine College Of Art, Portland, continuing studies
Maine Humanities Council, History Camp, statewide
Fiddlehead Art & Science Centerin Scarborough
River Tree Arts
Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, Gardiner
Schoodic Arts For All
Portland Symphony Orchestra
Portland Pottery
Maine Theaters & Playhouses
Acorn Productions,Westbrook
The Maine Art Museum Trail
Province of Malagentia, The Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., Southern Maine
SCA, Maine (The Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc.), statewide

Living Arts,  Life Skills & Conservation & Sustainable Living

Koviashuvik Local Living School, Temple and statewide
The Long Barn Educational Initiative at Broadturn Farm
Maine Fiberarts
Kuwesi-medicine, Dedicated to Preserving the Heritage of Traditional Medicine
Chewonki, Wiscasset, statewide
Maine Audubon, statewide
Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, Unity, statewide
Maine Wildlife Park
Sail Maine, Portland
Maine Rock Gym, Portland
Portland Fencing Center
Full Circle Synergy, School of T'ai Chi Ch'uan, Portland
Maine Martial Arts
Winter Kids, statewide
Maine 4-H, statewide
Tide Mill Organic Farm,  Edmunds, Washington County
Carpenter's Boat Shop

Science, Math & Technology

The Maine Solar System Model, US Rt 1 Houton to Presque Isle
Southworth Planetarium, USM Portland
Gulf Of Maine Research Institute
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay
Maine Discovery Museum, Bangor
Maine State Aquarium, West Boothbay Harbor
Gravestone Project, some Maine locations

Maine History & Culture

Portland Freedom Trail
Malaga Island
Penobscot Nation
Maine Acadian Culture
Maine Historical Society
Maine State Museum, Augusta
Hudson Museum, UMaine campus, Orono
Crown Of Maine Productions, Inc. sample video
Maine Maritime Museum, Bath
Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum
UMaine-Eastern Fine Paper Company Oral History Project
19th CenturyWillowbrook Village, Newfield
Washburn Norland's Living History Center, Livermore

Explore & Adventure In Maine
MonkeyCMonkeyDo Ropes Course, Wiscassett
Saco River Canoe & Kayak, Fryeburg
L.L.Bean Adventures, statewide
Maine Things To Do, statewide
Bath Youth Meetinghouse and Skatepark
Harris Farm, Dayton XC Skiing
Smiling Hill Farm, Westbrook XC Skiing