Breakwater Early Childhood Open Classrooms and Yoga in the Garden with Spiral Tree Yoga

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 9:00-11:00am.

Stay, play and explore with your child (or children!) in our early childhood classrooms between 9 and 10am. Enjoy this opportunity to observe our community during school hours, meet our teachers, parent volunteers, administrators, and the delightful students of Breakwater School. We will have many materials and activities with which to freely engage that demonstrate our philosophy of learning, as well as information and applications for families interested in enrollment. Breakwater Community Programs' Family Yoga and Movement's 'Yoga in the Garden' with Spiral Tree Yoga immediately follows at 10am!

RSVP and visit our Community Programs page for additional details.

Come Learn About Breakwater!

Always on a Wednesday. Always 8:30-10:30am.
2016/2017 school year: Oct. 5, Dec 7, Jan. 4, Feb. 1, Mar. 1, April 5, and May 3.
2017/2018 school year: 
Oct. 4, Dec. 6, Jan. 3, Feb. 7, March 7, April 4th, and May 2.

At the beginning of the new school year and throughout, we provide parents the opportunity to learn more about Breakwater.

We do have limited openings for this year and we cordially invite new families to come check us out!

Head of School, David Sullivan, will introduce our school and teaching model as well as our integrated curriculum. Classrooms are open from 9:00-9:45 am for you to observe the school and teaching models in action! This is an informal opportunity for parents to learn more about Breakwater and the programs we offer.  

Please RSVP to attend one of these events or let our Director of Enrollment and Advancement, Moriah Perry, know if there is another time you would like to tour.

Seventh Annual Independent High School Fair

Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 6-8:00pm

Each fall Breakwater hosts Maine’s premier Independent High School Fair. This singular event gathers representatives from a varied selection of day and boarding schools throughout the New England area. Talk with admissions professionals, collect materials, participate in panel conversations and explore your child’s many educational opportunities for life beyond the breakwater! Check back for a complete list of participating high schools.


Admissions Open House and Harvest Festival

Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Whether you are looking for this year or next, Breakwater’s Annual Open House is an opportunity for all families (current and prospective) to visit classrooms, meet students, current parents and teachers, while learning about our authentic and integrated curriculum.  This is a fantastic opportunity to get to know Breakwater’s "science behind the magic"!  Bring a friend and come explore why Breakwater students are engaged, happy and curious learners!

Faculty, parents and students will be on hand to show you our school and help you get to know Breakwater!

Head of School David Sullivan will introduce our methods in a presentation outlining our mission and teaching model at 10:00am in the Jessie Auditorium. Classroom activities will be offered for learners of all ages, so come with your children and bring friends!

The Open House is immediately followed by our Harvest Festival from 12:00 - 2:00 pm. Celebrate the fall harvest with us by cider pressing, playing field games, experiencing interactive workshops and demonstrations highlighting Breakwater's dynamic Enrichment classes.

Bring your favorite harvest dish to share. Help us make this a "no waste" event: BYO P/B/M & U (Bring Your Own Plate/Bowl/Mug and Utensils.)