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Jul
19
Thu
Exploration in Art: Canoeing and Woodworking @ North Star Adventures LLC
Jul 19 all-day
Exploration in Art: Canoeing and Woodworking @ North Star Adventures LLC | Unity | Maine | United States

The day begins with a canoe exploration of the wetlands and islands of Unity Pond. After several hours of exploring we will have lunch made from local organic ingredients. Following lunch artist Jim MacDonald will work with you to create a functional maple cutting board. We finish the day by paddling back to our starting point with a champagne toast.

FMI: northstaradventures.me

Jul
26
Thu
Full Moon Paddle @ Hirundo Wildlife Refuge
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Embark on a peaceful moonlit paddle down Pushaw Stream. Observe beavers beginning their nightly work under the beams of the moonlight.

Sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank.

FMi: www.facebook.com

Aug
1
Wed
Adventures in Art: Paddling, Hiking & Paddling with Rachel Littlefield @ North Star Adventures LLC
Aug 1 – Aug 4 all-day
Adventures in Art: Paddling, Hiking & Paddling with Rachel Littlefield @ North Star Adventures LLC | Unity | Maine | United States

Spend four unforgettable days in the Rangeley Lakes Region of Western Maine. Known for remote islands, and 4000’ mountains this is a perfect venue to challenge yourself physically, mentally and creatively. Immerse yourself in the awe inspiring scenery as you open yourself to your creative inspiration and physical challenges.

FMI: northstaradventures.me

Aug
7
Tue
Allagash River Yoga & Canoeing @ Allagash River Wilderness Waterway
Aug 7 – Aug 11 all-day
Allagash River Yoga & Canoeing @ Allagash River Wilderness Waterway

Canoe the Allagash River Wilderness Waterway in the heart of Maine. Sit quietly by the water or by the fire, breathe deeply during your yoga practice surrounded by nature and enjoy the company of others on guided canoe adventure down the Allagash River.

Yoga & canoeing retreats include canoe instruction, daily yoga classes, delicious meals and exploratory adventures through natural wonders. You will leave a yoga retreat feeling refreshed, renewed and grounded in nature. Leah is a registered Maine Guide with fifteen years of canoeing experience and professional guiding of novices and experienced canoeists. Registration Closes July 20th.
5 day adventure: August 7-11, 2018

Each day, we facilitate yoga practices to take advantage of the natural rhythms of the body and to compliment our level of canoeing for the day.

Cost: $1,000 before June 30th and $1,100 after.

What’s included:

Canoes, life jackets, paddles, tents (If you have your own you are welcome to bring them!)
All meals and snacks
Daily guided yoga practice & meditation
Canoe instruction & safety training
River permits and shuttle service to the river

FMI: www.foreverwild.yoga/allagash-canoe-yoga-adventure/

Aug
19
Sun
Kennebec Land Trust Tri-Sport Challenge: Swim, Paddle, Run @ Camp Winnebago
Aug 19 all-day
Kennebec Land Trust Tri-Sport Challenge: Swim, Paddle, Run @ Camp Winnebago | Fayette | Maine | United States

The Kennebec Land Trust is hosting our fifth annual tri-sport challenge. This fun and casual challenge, includes a quarter mile swim, half mile paddle, and 5k run.
You may compete as an individual or as part of a team. Keep in mind that the races will overlap so individuals may not race in the relay event or vice versa. ** If you want an extra person for the paddle leg, it is still considered a relay entry, as a team of two.

Check-In opens at 7:45 AM

Individual and Relay Category Start at 9:00 AM

Contact us or visit our website for more information!

Online registration is encouraged, an additional fee of $5.00 will be added for day-of registration.

The Kennebec Land Trust Annual Meeting, featuring a potluck cook out and the Oshima Brothers will follow! All are welcome to attend. Registration fee waived for Tri-Sport Competitors.

FMI: www.tklt.org/trisportchallenge

Aug
25
Sat
Full Moon Paddle @ Hirundo Wildlife Refuge
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Embark on a peaceful moonlit paddle down Pushaw Stream. Observe beavers beginning their nightly work under the beams of the moonlight.

Sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank.

FMi: www.facebook.com

Oct
5
Fri
Yoga in Nature Retreats @ Rangeley Maine
Oct 5 – Oct 7 all-day
Yoga in Nature Retreats @ Rangeley Maine | Rangeley | Maine | United States

Rangeley, Maine

Come to historic Rangeley Maine in the heart of the mountains for a yoga in nature retreat. Enjoy the outdoors and wilderness and deepen your practice while surrounded by the beauty of the woods and water. Sit quietly by the water or on a mountaintop, breathe deeply during your yoga practice surrounded by nature and enjoy the company of others on guided adventures through the rangeley region.

Yoga retreats include high-quality daily yoga classes, delicious meals, comfortable accommodations, relaxation, and exploratory adventures through natural wonders. You will leave a yoga retreat feeling refreshed, renewed.

Grounded in Nature
October 5-7, 2018

Join us for a 2-night, 3-day retreat that combines adventures of the body (hiking and canoeing in Western Maine) with adventures of the soul (yoga twice a day, journaling, meditation and relaxation). All athletic abilities are welcome—come renew your spirit and reawaken your passion! Click here for a sample retreat schedule. Registration closes September 21st.

Each day, we facilitate 2-3 yoga practices to take advantage of the natural rhythms of the body: an energizing morning practice, a mid-day practice and a restorative, relaxing evening practice. We also tailor our yoga practice to complement the season and our outdoor activities. Click here for a sample menu!

Cost: $550.00 before Sept 1st. $600 after.

What’s included:

2 nights’ accommodation at Red Quill Cabin
(see accommodation page for a list of amenities)
3 catered meals a day and snacks by a personal chef from Phia’s: “Feel Better With Every Bite”
Daily guided yoga practice
Guided meditation
Daily guided adventures (includes all equipment)
Access to canoes, bikes, hiking trails
Essential Oils Wellness Sessions

FMI: www.foreverwild.yoga/yoga-in-nature/