July 22-27, 6 days and 5 nights
Ages 14 to 17
Master the skills of flat-water, river, and ocean canoeing on this 35-mile river to sea adventure. Explore the St. George River from Appleton to Port Clyde through cool ponds, roaring rapids and ocean currents. Campers will build self-esteem and relationships through the teamwork necessary to successfully explore freshwater and coastal waterways safely. They will learn and practice wilderness survival skills, leave no trace camping ethics, flat water, river and ocean canoeing, ocean kayaking, map and compass, first aid and prevention, and natural history. Highlights of the trip will in the thrill of accomplishment of high adventure water travel, views of the river from private campsites and marine explorations.
Travel information for families arriving from out-of-state:
Tanglewood will be using the Bangor, Maine airport (BGR) as the arrival and departure location for families travelling by air to Maine. Please plan to arrive at the Bangor airport between 10AM and 2PM on Sunday, July 22. Plan to book departure times for Friday, July 27 between 1PM and 4PM out of the Bangor, Maine (BGR) airport.
There is reimbursement for up to $200 on airfare per camper.
**Please send a copy of your travel itinerary to Tanglewood so we can plan for arrivals & departures**
Travel information for families arriving from Maine or New England:
You are welcome to travel directly to Tanglewood in Lincolnville or to catch the shuttle bus we will be providing from the Bangor Airport. Drop off and pick up times will be determined at a later date. We will notify you 3 weeks prior to the program with times.
For families traveling by car, you qualify for $0.44/mile, up to $200 reimbursement on gas mileage.