The 10-Day Adventure Camp departed for 4th Debsconeag Lake where they spent 10 glorious days together with amazing food and experiences that will provide them with fond memories and good stories for quite some time. Some highlights included: exploring a waterfall, catching frogs, identifying the bird of the day, rising to the challenge of a blueberry bake-off, counting falling stars, pitching a tent, carving wooden spoons, learning new songs, calling the to a barred owl, and relishing incredible food as well as the company of one another. There were smiles at pick-up and promises to return to the magic of girls camp next year.
Once the Maine Woods Explorers left their campsite in Baxter State Park, they traveled to Big Eddy to set up their next base and continue building both their community and their awareness and appreciation for nature. From there they paddled the Debsconeag Dead Waters as a primer to practice their paddling and portaging skills in preparation for the last leg of their journey which will take them down the rapids of the St Croix Waterway.
Maine Appalachian Trail girls have covered many miles since they departed from the Hermitage and into the 100 Mile Wilderness. Hiking from the East Branch of the Penobscot to Copper Brook to their resupply at Namakanta Stream the group has traveled over White Cap Mountain and into the Debsconeag Lake Wilderness area where they are enjoying a day of rest before moving on to Baxter State Park.
Allagash Canoe has made great progress paddling this historic river and camping at places like Gero, Canvass Dam, and Horse Race. In the last three days they went from Round Pond into Allagash Lake. After successfully navigating the infamous three-mile portage they are now officially in the Allagash Wilderness Waterway where they will tackle Chase Rapids before heading off for their final week of paddling.