7th Grade Program Themes/Experiences

  • Introduction to NorthStar, program routines, and many caring adults
  • Adventure Education and Leadership
  • Community Engagement
  • Cultural Exchange

NorthStar 7th Grade Application

Core Trips/Experiences (tentative):

  • NorthStar preview day
  • February vacation trip to University of Maine, Orono
  • Maine Science Festival in Bangor
  • Spring volunteer experience
  • Acadia National Park 3-day overnight trip
  • Androscoggin River paddle and celebration cookout in summer
  • 3-5 cohort planning meetings Feb-June
  • 2 Family meetings 

Optional Experiences (tentative):

  • Common Ground Fair overnight trip 
  • Wobble Gobble-Thanksgiving Day race
  • After school programming with Bryant Pond 4-H staff including rock climbing, ice fishing, and sewing workshops
  • Sunday River community ski days
  • Sea Dogs baseball game