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Wicked Maine Outdoor Fest
June 15, 2019 at the Cumberland Fairgrounds
Celebrate all things outdoors with hands-on activities like ax-throwing, fly fishing, archery, and more. Plus tons of vendors, live music, food trucks, and beer/wine!
More info + tickets: www.wickedmaineoutdoorfest.com

Jun
15
Sat
Full Moon Paddle on Little Dyer Pond @ Hidden Valley Nature Center
Jun 15 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Full Moon Paddle on Little Dyer Pond @  Hidden Valley Nature Center

Spend the evening in the glow of the moon! Hike into Little Dyer Cabin at Hidden Valley Nature Center, where a rack of canoes await their passengers. Drift around the lake for an hour or so, then head back to the Barn for something to drink before hitting the road for home. A Midcoast Conservancy volunteer leader will meet you at the gate by the parking lot and accompany the group for the evening. There is a limit of 12 paddle participants with some space for riders in the middle!

FMI: www.midcoastconservancy.org/events/full-moon-paddle-on-little-dyer-pond-3/

Jun
17
Mon
Full Moon Hike at Hatchery Brook Preserve @ Hatchery Brook Preserve
Jun 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Experience the sights and sounds of the forest at night during one of our Full Moon Hikes at Hatchery Brook Preserve. Night hiking is a unique experience everyone should experience. This hike will give plenty of opportunities to view the Village of Rangeley at night, so bring your camera!

Hikers should dress appropriately and wear trail shoes or boots. Please bring a flashlight in case of cloudy conditions (No headlamps please). Some parts of the trail have roots, uneven terrain and sections of bog-bridging. Participants should be in good health with no walking or night vision difficulties.

The hike will be led by RLHT staff. Registration is not required but requested. Register by calling (207) 864-7311. Ask for Amanda or leave a message. The hike is about 2 miles in length and starts at 6 p.m. at the Trailhead.

FMI: www.rangeleymaine.com/calendar/event/4688

Jul
14
Sun
Full Moon Paddle on Little Dyer Pond @ Hidden Valley Nature Center
Jul 14 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Full Moon Paddle on Little Dyer Pond @  Hidden Valley Nature Center

Spend the evening in the glow of the moon! Hike into Little Dyer Cabin at Hidden Valley Nature Center, where a rack of canoes await their passengers. Drift around the lake for an hour or so, then head back to the Barn for something to drink before hitting the road for home. A Midcoast Conservancy volunteer leader will meet you at the gate by the parking lot and accompany the group for the evening. There is a limit of 12 paddle participants with some space for riders in the middle!

FMI: www.midcoastconservancy.or

Jul
16
Tue
Full Moon Hike @ Blue Hill Mountain
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Full Moon Hike @ Blue Hill Mountain

Join BHHT staff for a night hike up Blue Hill Mountain’s Hayes Trail (through the field) to watch the Full Buck Moon rise over the bay. Bring a flashlight, blanket, some snacks, and a quiet voice to see and hear the creatures of the night on our way up! Meet in the field parking lot at 7:00PM Any questions can be directed to Landere at BHHT: 207-374-5118.

FMI: www.facebook.com/events/810141709348528/

Aug
10
Sat
Camp to Belong 2019 – Get Outside with Kids for a Full Week in Maine! @ Camp to Belong Maine rented facility (New England Golf and Tennis Camp)
Aug 10 – Aug 17 all-day
Camp to Belong 2019 - Get Outside with Kids for a Full Week in Maine! @ Camp to Belong Maine rented facility (New England Golf and Tennis Camp)

Run, swim, kayak, and play with youth who in foster care, who are attending a one-week summer sleepaway camp with siblings who they have been separated from. In between roasting s’mores and making sure kids get from their bunkbeds to activities and meals safely, you’ll take in gorgeous Maine scenery, eat 3+ meals a day cooked by the facility, and meet incredible humans from all walks of life. And at the end of the week, you’ll return home with tan cheeks, an overflowing heart, and the knowledge you provided an irreplaceable service to campers, as for some of them this is the only week of the summer they see their brother or sister during the year.

Got goosebumps? Apply now! No experience with the foster care system is necessary – training on some basic background is provided during orientation, and after you apply Camp To Belong Maine will contact you to learn more about you, and give you the opportunity to ask questions!

Want to chat with a counselor alum before starting the application process? Fit Maine Social Club member Stefanie Millette is a veteran Camp to Belong volunteer and can share her perspective at stefanie.millette@gmail.com

FMI: camptobelongmaine.org

Aug
14
Wed
Full Moon Paddle on Little Dyer Pond @ Hidden Valley Nature Center
Aug 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Full Moon Paddle on Little Dyer Pond @  Hidden Valley Nature Center

Spend the evening in the glow of the moon! Hike into Little Dyer Cabin at Hidden Valley Nature Center, where a rack of canoes await their passengers. Drift around the lake for an hour or so, then head back to the Barn for something to drink before hitting the road for home. A Midcoast Conservancy volunteer leader will meet you at the gate by the parking lot and accompany the group for the evening. There is a limit of 12 paddle participants with some space for riders in the middle!

FMI: www.midcoastconservancy.or

Sep
13
Fri
Full Moon Paddle on Little Dyer Pond @ Hidden Valley Nature Center
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Full Moon Paddle on Little Dyer Pond @  Hidden Valley Nature Center

Spend the evening in the glow of the moon! Hike into Little Dyer Cabin at Hidden Valley Nature Center, where a rack of canoes await their passengers. Drift around the lake for an hour or so, then head back to the Barn for something to drink before hitting the road for home. A Midcoast Conservancy volunteer leader will meet you at the gate by the parking lot and accompany the group for the evening. There is a limit of 12 paddle participants with some space for riders in the middle!

FMI: www.midcoastconservancy.or