SEARS ISLAND — Friends of Sears Island is offering a self-guided nature bingo scavenger hunt for families, running through the end of August. To participate, you can download a printable PDF ahead of time at or there will be some copies available at the kiosk at the island entrance. 

While exploring the island, see if you can find five in a row — you can get bingo vertically, horizontally or diagonally. Just snap a photo of each item you find and email to to be entered into a raffle for a fun prize that includes a nature activity book, pocket microscope and a bug net/ The whole family can participate in the hunt, but the raffle prize winner must be between the ages of 5-12. The winner will be announced at the end of August. 

Sears Island is located on Sears Island off Route 1 just east of Searsport. To learn more about Friends of Sears Island check out or