Abbe Museum Summer Camp

Join us for the second annual Abbe Museum Summer Camp this August 19-23! Camp is held at the Abbe Museum in Bar Harbor, Maine with highly-experienced museum staff overseeing summertime adventures full of outdoor activities and educational opportunities for your little ones. This is an interactive and thematic program for campers ages 7-12 to experience Wabanaki history and culture first hand, with other activities mixed in to keep children active and engaged. We look forward to seeing you this summer! Please read the below documents for more information regarding tuition and application materials.

The Camp runs from August 19-23, 2019. Space is limited. Applications are due May 31, 2019.

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Public Programs

Native scholars, artists, and musicians present workshops, discussions, and demonstrations at our locations in downtown Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. In the summer of 2017, we hosted 35 programs curated for children, including Story Hour, Crafting Hour, and Family Days at our Sieur de Monts location. 

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New Experience!

Abbe educators will create a customized 1-hour program for groups of 5 or more participants. This program can include a behind the scenes tour of collections and a white glove object experience. Two weeks advance notice is required for booking. Prices start at $18 per person, please inquire by emailing

School Programs

The Abbe Museum specializes in the use of objects and student guided exploration to create memorable experiences to enhance your students’ learning about the Wabanaki tribes, past and present. Available at the Museum or in the classroom, these programs are interactive and fun, objects-based and hands-on.

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Educator Resources

The Abbe offers a variety of resources to help educators teach about the Wabanaki. Teacher workshops, free online curriculum material, lists of recommended resources, and our educator discounts in the Museum Shop are just a few of these resources.

Learn more at our Educator Hub >