Friends of Hog Island

Innovative educational programs integrating natural history, ecological awareness, and the sense of wonder in midcoast Maine since 1936.

From the Island

Greetings from Maine - As 2021 comes to an end, we all look forward to a happy, healthy 2022. For all those who miss being on Hog Island, yes, camp plans to be open in 2022 and FOHI volunteers will be there! We’ll post more news after the holidays to confirm registration and sign-up dates. Laugh, love, and stay … Continue reading Greetings from Maine
You are the wind under our wings - Gratitude. Friends of Hog Island is bursting with gratitude for so many things. First for all of you who breathed new life into it and gave Hog Island the wings to take off and become the success it is today. Then for the smiling faces of each of you as you walk up the pathway … Continue reading You are the wind under our wings
Wanted: A Can-Do Volunteer Coordinator - Yes, it’s true, Friends of Hog Island is looking for a volunteer coordinator for our 2022 season and beyond. Our current coordinator is retiring! Have you always wanted to spend time in Maine? Then, this is your chance to spend the summer at the legendary Hog Island Audubon Camp in Bremen, from May through September. … Continue reading Wanted: A Can-Do Volunteer Coordinator
Oh, It’s Good to be Back on the Island - Camp is back in 2021 with a full roster of campers and a full complement of volunteers as well. Because of COVID, a number of restrictions are in place this year. Almost all activities are taking place in the open air. Our FOHI volunteers are performing a number of additional duties, such as early coffee … Continue reading Oh, It’s Good to be Back on the Island
Floats Are in and Other News - We’ve waited for over a year for to be back on Hog Island. And, now, volunteers are making their way to the camp for opening work week, June 2-8. Then, on June 13, campers will be coming up the gangway for Field Ornithology. The floats are in and the ospreys are back, both sure signs … Continue reading Floats Are in and Other News
Hog Island Opens for 2021 - Yes, it’s true. The Hog Island Audubon Camp will be open for programs this year. Registration opened on March 8. Be sure to hurry and check out the new offerings, including day trips in May and other new programs. The camp will follow Covid-19 guidelines to protect campers, staff, and volunteers. But don’t worry, none … Continue reading Hog Island Opens for 2021