Spring Family Weekend Planning

Gould Family Weekend - Spring 2022

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  • April 21-23, 2023

    See for yourself what makes Gould great. Family Weekend is an annual tradition with time for connection and celebration on the athletic fields, in the classrooms, and outdoors in scenic Bethel, Maine. We're so excited to spend the weekend with you.

Friday, April 21

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  • Student-centered

    Join your student for meals in the dining halls, classes in the academic buildings, athletics, and other fun activities!

Saturday, April 22

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  • Parent-centered

    Join us for educational sessions focused on parents, along with meals in the dining hall and athletic competitions. There will also be a casino night and auction!

Sunday, April 23

More details about the schedule for the weekend will be published soon!

Auction items wanted!

We are bringing back Gould's Annual Auction!
There will be a silent, online auction happening the week leading up to Gould's Spring Family weekend and then a live auction during the weekend. Auction bidding will be open to all in the Gould community via our online auction. 
Do you have auction items to donate?
Are you a maker of goods?
Do you have a vacation house or ski condo to offer?
We are looking for any and all donations from the Gould community - alumni, past and current families, staff, etc.
Auction items from past events:
-Front-row seats at graduation
-Ski trip to Big Sky, Montana
-Guided fly-fishing trip
-Ski weekend at a ski condo at Sunday River
-Wine backpack and picnic
-Christmas in Maine basket
-Movie night out at The Gem, Bethel, Maine
-Dorm snack pack
We welcome your ideas and donations. Please email or call 207-824-7700.
Gould is a small, co-ed, independent boarding school for grades 8-PG.  We are passionate about preparing academically motivated students for college, helping them to become independent-minded, ethical citizens who will lead lives of purpose, action, excellence, and compassion in a dynamic world.