White Pine Nature Club

K thru 5th graders - Grades served are location dependent


York  –  Mondays 3:00 – 5pm

Dondero School – Wednesdays  2:30 – 4:30pm

Kittery –


This is an all-outdoor, program – even if it’s an indoor recess day. Dress for the weather and wear clothes and footwear that can get filthy.

Nov – Dec:  Send along an article of blaze orange to wear. We wear blaze orange during hunting season- no matter the location.


Registration Opens 8/15

Fall York: $300

Fall Dondaro: $325

Kittery Registration through the Kittery Community Center

Select a payment plan at registration
Scholarships available – just check in with your school principal!

Program Description

Join us for an Afternoon of Exploration with White Pine Programs! Your child(ren) will learn about themselves, each other, and nature through engaging nature-based learning opportunities that explore “Wild Play,” naturalist & bushcraft skills, environmental stewardship, and nature-connection through a restorative lens.

Program Objectives

  • Encourage curiosity, have fun, and learn!
  • Further develop a sense of self and community.
  • Further connection to nature.
  • Understand environmental stewardship and participate in a community stewardship project that relates to: the land/earth.

York Nature Club

Location: Coastal Ridge Elementary School,  1 Coastal Ridge Dr, York, ME

Time: Mondays from 3:00 till 5pm

Grades: K – 4

Dates: Oct 4, 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Dec 6, 13

Please note:  You do not need to be enrolled in Coastal Ridge Elementary School to participate in the York Wild Child program. All are welcome!!  Fifth graders can take the late bus from York Middle School to CRES or be dropped off at 3 pm by a parent.

Dondero School Nature Club

Location: Dondero School, 32 Van Buren Ave, Portsmouth, NH

Time: Wednesdays from 2:30 – 4:30 pm

Grades: K– 5th

Dates: Oct 6, 13, 20*, 27, Nov 3, 10, 17, Dec 1, 8* & 15
*note:(12pm -4:30pm, teacher in service days)

Please note:  You do not need to be enrolled in the Dondero School to participate in the Dondero Wild Child program. All are welcome!!

ALSO note: For Dondero students only: after program transportation options include: the late bus, individual pick up at the school & drop off at PEAK

Kittery Nature Club

Location: Kittery Community Center, 120 Rogers Rd Kittery, ME

Please note: In partnership with Kittery Community Center, White Pine Programs will continue to provide nature based programming. Please enroll in Traveling Forest Camp through KCC’s  S.A.F.E. program.

For More Information Click Here for the S.A.F.E. program 
and Click Here for the Traveling Forest Camp Registration Form