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"Season Opener" 3-days of Skills and Play - Mount Desert Island, ME
May
3
to May 5

"Season Opener" 3-days of Skills and Play - Mount Desert Island, ME

Spring has sprung, and it’s time to get back at it! Kick off your paddling season with 3-days of skills development and challenging play in the excellent kayaking venues of the Mount Desert Island area.
Three days of comprehensive skills development for competent ocean paddlers who are looking for new challenges. Click on course title for more details.

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Leadership and Guide Training, ACA L2 Trip Leader - Stonington, ME
May
24
to May 27

Leadership and Guide Training, ACA L2 Trip Leader - Stonington, ME

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Join us for this 4-day Leadership and Guide Training course for paddlers who wish to gain the skills required to safely lead others on the water, and be certified as ACA Touring Kayak Trip Leaders (L2).  Whether you plan to work as a Registered Maine Sea Kayak Guide, or simply wish to gain a more comprehensive skill set for paddling with friends and family this summer, our course will cover all aspects of competent leadership so you can stay safe on the water.   Click on course title for more information.

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3-day Paddler Development Intensive - Mount Desert Island, ME
Jul
10
to Jul 12

3-day Paddler Development Intensive - Mount Desert Island, ME

Three days of comprehensive skills development for competent ocean paddlers who are looking for new challenges.  Each day we will choose a venue based on conditions, to make the most of the learning opportunities that surround Mount Desert Island.  Paddling environments will likely include reversing falls, coastal tide-races and rock gardens.   Click on course title for more details.

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3-day Paddler Development Intensive - Mount Desert Island, ME
Aug
20
to Aug 22

3-day Paddler Development Intensive - Mount Desert Island, ME

Three days of comprehensive skills development for competent ocean paddlers who are looking for new challenges.  Each day we will choose a venue based on conditions, to make the most of the learning opportunities that surround Mount Desert Island.  Paddling environments will likely include reversing falls, coastal tide-races and rock gardens.   Click on course title for more details.

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4 Day Journey - Downeast Coast
Oct
3
to Oct 7

4 Day Journey - Downeast Coast

During this 4-day sea kayak journey, we'll work together to refine the skills required for multi-day kayak touring in an exposed coastal environment.  At the intersection of significant tidal flows from the inland bays and the powerful Bay of Fundy to the northeast, this area presents amazing beauty but also considerable challenges, and the goals of our trip will be to develop the skills required to safely plan and execute journeys to such remote and exposed destinations.   Click on course title for complete details.

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