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Homeschool Resources

Welcome to Homeschooling

Let's explore what to do now that you have decided to homeschool. Included here is information about required paperwork, year-end assessments, and what goes into a portfolio review.

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Coming soon: Curriculum Resources

Let's explore what's out there for curriculum resources and what fellow homeschoolers recommend!

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Homeschool Portfolio Reviews

Share your homeschooling adventure with me during an online video meeting on Zoom. Using either a classic physical portfolio and or an oral narrative, this process will fulfill the state-required annual assessment. Be sure to bring your questions about educational resources and learning styles!

Midyear Check-In

Share your homeschooling adventure with me during an online video meeting on Zoom. Together we will review the student's academic progress and celebrations for the midyear. This optional check-in can help refocus your plan to meet your goals for the 2nd half of the school year.

Group Portfolio Reviews

Share your homeschooling adventure during an online group video meeting on Zoom. I will facilitate a group review of student's academic progress. Draw on the wisdom and experience of fellow homeschoolers during this relaxed group meeting. This will fulfill the state requirement for a year-end portfolio review.

Upcoming Adventures

Past Adventures


New England Aquarium Exploration

Join us for Maine Homeschool Field Trips New England Aquarium Exploration Trip!

We will be catching the morning Amtrak Downeaster out of Portland Maine and traveling down to Boston where we will have lunch in historic Quincy Market and then explore the New England Aquarium- returning to Portland on the 5:20 PM train. Included in this trip are roundtrip Downeaster tickets from/to Portland, subway fare, IMAX, and aquarium entrance fee.


Annual Homeschool/Unschool Rollerskate

Join us for our annual Homeschool/ Unschooler Roller Skate! Meet other homeschoolers, unschoolers, and homeschool coops. If you have information about your homeschool coop that you would like to share, bring printed material to share.

Funtown Impromptu Adventure

Meet us at Funtown Splashtown USA for a last-minute day of fun, friends, and adventure!


Enjoy unlimited use of all rides, water slides, and pools with two rides on the Grand Prix Racers as long as all height, weight, and safety requirements are met.*
Boston Children's Museum
Photo credit: Les Veilleux


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Boston Children's Museum Exploration

TBA Join us for Maine Homeschool Field Trips' Spring Boston Children's Museum Exploration Trip!

We will be catching the 8am morning Amtrak Downeaster out of Portland Maine and traveling down to Boston. We will independently explore the Boston Children's Museum- returning to Portland on the 6:15pm train. Included in this trip is round trip Downeaster tickets from/to Portland, and Museum entrance fee.

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Museum of Science Exploration

Join us on the morning Amtrak Downeaster out of Portland to the Boston Museum of Science- returning on the 5:20 PM train. Included in this trip are round trip Downeaster tickets, MOS entrance fee, and one show in the OMNI IMAX.

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Salt Pump Climbing Series

Join us for 6 weeks of indoor rock climbing at the beautiful, sunny, Salt Pump Climbing Co facility in Scarborough. Climbing builds self esteem, confidence, strength, flexibility and FRIENDSHIPS!

The cost includes a membership with rentals and also entitle parents to a free Intro to Climbing class during one of our regularly scheduled classes (weekdays 6pm-8pm and weekends 1pm-3pm) with advance registration.

Black Heritage Trail and the Freedom Trail self-guided tours

Join us as we explore the Black Heritage Trail, the Freedom Trail, and the historic Quincy Market! The Black Heritage Trail: a 1.6-mile walking tour that explores the history of Boston’s 19th century African American community who primarily lived on the north slope of Beacon Hill. The Freedom Trail: a 2.5-mile red-brick walking trail that will lead you past more than 16 of Boston’s historical sites.


Mt Washington Cog Railway

The Mount Washington Cog Railway is a narrated 3-Hour-Round Trip train ride to the summit of Mount Washington on a historic and awe-inspiring railway. Averaging around 1 hour each way, you have 60 minutes to explore and take in the Summit of Mount Washington, including the Sherman Adams Visitor Center. Inside the Visitor Center is a museumpost office, small snack bar and 360° views of the surrounding areas including up to 5 states, Canada and the Atlantic Ocean! 

Victorian Nutcracker Annual Holiday Tradition

Join us for Maine Homeschool Field Trips' Annual Holiday Tradition! We will be attending the full-length community showing of the Victorian Nutcracker! 

Portland Ballet’s A Victorian Nutcracker returns to the stage this holiday season with newly designed backdrops and set pieces inspired by Portland’s Victoria Mansion.

Winter Respite 2023

We will be traveling just 2 hours southwest of Portland to Great Wolf Lodge New England in Fitchburg, MA. Join other homeschoolers & unschoolers for a break from the cold and some community building! The indoor water park is warm and inviting. There are thrilling big slides and mellow lil' slides, a fun wave pool for everyone and an indoor/outdoor hot tub for Adults (and kiddos with adult supervision), PLUS so much more!

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