Education Programs

A NPS ranger teaches a group of students about animal tracks at the national monument on a sunny day.
Students studying animal tracks with a NPS ranger during an on-site field trip.


Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument offers free curriculum-based programs and lessons on a variety of topics for grades K-5. These programs align with the Next Generation Science Standards. Rangers will work with you to find a program to fit your classroom needs and consider special requests.

Contact the Education Specialist for more information or to request a program. Please provide the following information in the "Your Message" box:

  • School Name

  • The type and title(s) of the program(s) you are interested in

  • Grade(s) the program is intended for

  • Number of students attending

A ranger holds both hands with wide circles around her eyes as she teaches a class about owls.
Classroom Programs

We bring the park to you! NPS Rangers teach a lesson of your choice that aligns with the K-12 Next Generation Science Standards.

A zoomed in image of a projection on a classroom wall. A NPS Ranger shows nocturnal animals.
Distance Learning

Learn with us from wherever you are! These interactive programs are conducted live through your preferred meeting platform.

A NPS ranger leads a group of students in the lush green woods of the national monument.
Field Trips To The Monument

Bring your class to experience Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument firsthand. Choose from a variety of ranger led programs.

Last updated: April 17, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

PO Box 446
Patten, ME 04765


Staff are generally available to answer the phone between 8 am and 4:30 pm Monday-Friday. If you reach the voicemail, please leave a message and someone will return your call as soon as possible. Messages are checked in the morning on weekends and intermittently throughout the day when staff are available.

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