Youth Education

Tadpole Patrol

Learn about the Friends’ innovative learning experience aboard the Otter II, our 22′ pontoon boat.

Nature Day Camps

Come join the Friends as we explore the natural world around us! Choose from 3 different camp programs.

Watershed Science Program

Creating future Watershed stewards through hands-on lessons that connect students to their local environment.


The Brooks Joseph Dufour Memorial Scholarship was created to commemorate a young child whose life ended too soon, at just shy of five months old. Both of Brooks parents have been members of the Friends staff. The scholarship is available for Nature Day Camp or the Tadpole Patrol program.

Meet our Youth Education Sponsors

Meet the local businesses whose generosity enables the Friends to continue on our mission.
Kennebec Savings Bank
Major Sponsor - Tadpole Patrol
Augusta Fuel Company
Major Sponsor - Tadpole Patrol
Hasenfus Family Dental
Watershed Science Program Sponsor

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