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Outdoor

Mushroom Walk

$45

with David Spahr

Calendar Current session started Jul 14, 2024 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week
1 additional session on Aug 11, 2024

Join seasoned forager David Spahr on an immersive mushroom hunt, exploring habitats, structures, and safe foraging practices. Uncover surprises in each walk, shaped by season and location. Suitable for all ages (8-15 with a registered parent), this moderate-difficulty hike promises an exciting, educational adventure. Require Supply List: Notebook and pen to take notes, sensible clothing and footwear, water, snack and bug repellant. A basket or bags are optional. NOTE: This class will start with an outdoor talk at the waterfront followed by the walking portion.

Katahdin Summit Full Moon Camping and Hiking

$250

with Chris Toy

Calendar Next session starts Jul 21, 2024 at 8 am, runs for 1 week

Experienced hikers and campers prepare and plan to join up to 8 adventurers to summit Maine's tallest peak with Registered Maine Guide Chris Toy. You must be able to hike for 4 hours with a 20 pound pack while gaining 2000 feet in elevation to sign up for this trip. *The trip will take three days and two nights. The dates are approximate depending on when reservations are available. Summiting is not guaranteed and will depend on weather conditions. *Payable by check only. Call to register.

Full Course

Captain License Information Session

Free

with John Coffin

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 7, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you interested in obtaining a USCG Captain’s License? Do you want to learn the differences between an Operator Uninspected Passenger Vessel (OUPV) license and a Master 100GT license, and what experience the Coast Guard requires for each? These informational sessions will help answer these questions and others about the two licenses. Also discussed will be the different methods for completing the course requirements. We plan to offer both courses in Maine during the Fall of 2024, representing the Captain School Key West/Miami. This information session is free, but please register in advance, so the instructor knows how many individuals will be attending and can send login instructions.

Foraging

$45

with David Spahr

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 18, 2024 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Crave the forest's bounty? Join David (65+ years of experience!) for an immersive foraging adventure. Learn to identify edible treasures, from berries to mushrooms, and uncover the secrets of plant ecology. This isn't just a walk, it's a transformative experience that fills your basket and your soul! Limited spots, register today! David is a member of the Maine Mycological Assoc. NOTE: This class will start with an outdoor talk at the waterfront followed by the walking portion.

Baxter State Park Camping Trip
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Baxter State Park Camping Trip

$250

with Chris Toy

Calendar Next session starts Aug 23, 2024 at 8 am, runs for 1 week

This trip is a great introduction to Baxter State Park. Join up to 8 adventurers to experience one of Baxter State Parks several campgrounds. We'll do some hiking, swimming, boating, cooking, and just enjoying Maine's largest wilderness. Bring your camp chairs and cameras! *Payable by check only. Call to register.





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