Juniper Hill School’s celebration and fundraiser held at Maine Maritime Museum

Posted:  Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 12:00pm

Juniper Hill School for Place-Based Education embraces the meadows, woods, gardens, and the surrounding community to ground its rigorous whole-child curriculum. On June 1 at the Maine Maritime Museum, the Juniper Hill School community gathered to celebrate its environmentally-attuned school in the heart of Midcoast Maine. The school is finishing its eighth year and is celebrating its extensive regional and national success in the field of nature- and place-based education.

More than 100 people attended the celebration and enjoyed the student art show, catered appetizers by Stone Cove Catering, and the silent (but good-naturedly competitive) auction. The Juniper Hill School community thanks everyone who attended and the small business owners from its eight nearby and surrounding communities for their generous contributions. Through this wide community-based generosity and participation, we raised awareness of our school and programs - and more than $4,000 to support our mission.

Juniper Hill School for Place-Based Education connects children to themselves, each other, and their communities through the study of both natural and human environments. The school utilizes an integrated academic and social curriculum that immerses children in their educational context in a deeply experiential way. The school strives to develop curious, creative, and kind children who are masters of their own learning and actively engage to improve the world that surrounds them.

For general or enrollment information about the school or to request information about the school’s outreach and teacher training institutes, visit the website: or contact us at: or (207) 586-5711.