In compliance with University of Maine System and University of Southern Maine directives related to Covid-19, we are unable to offer onsite Field Trips or in-person Classroom Visits for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Instead, we are offering free interactive Virtual Field Trips to be hosted synchronously over Zoom. Themes currently available include:

Theme(s) for Grades 2-5:
     • “World Geography & Landforms”
Theme(s) for Grades 6-8:
     • Two-Part “World Maps & Geography”
     • “Maine History in Maps”
Theme(s) for Grades 9+:
     • “World Maps in History”
     • “Maine History in Maps”

CLICK HERE to Request Virtual Field Trip

We are hard at work creating additional Virtual Field Trip themes; if you have any requests or recommendations, please send them to Renee Keul at, and please also consider filling out our short Educator Survey Form

We also have many resources that can be accessed at home:

Educational Games
Worksheets & Activities
MapPlay Website
Learn at Home pages
     • Maine State History
     • Colonial New England
     • Growth of the United States
     • History of Portland
     • World Maps & Geography

We look forward to resuming regular programming when it is safe to do so. In the meantime, thank you for your patience and understanding. Please contact with any questions.