Summer Equipment Rentals

Maine Bound rents a variety of paddling and camping equipment! Rentals are available to all UMaine community members and the general public. Walk-in and rent items during open hours. Items may be reserved for future dates. Payment is due on the day of reservation.

Hours

We have switched to our summer hours. Maine Bound is open from 11am-8pm Monday to Friday. We are closed on the weekends. Please plan rental pickup and drop-off accordingly.

Boats

Canoes: Discovery 169

Flatwater kayaks: Old Town Vapor, Old Town Loon, one tandem kayak

Paddleboards: Inflatable and hard boards are available

Rooftop kits for kayaks and canoes are available and make it possible to load a boat on a vehicle without a roof rack. 

Camping Equipment

Tents: Kelty 2, 4, and 6 person tents are available to rent

Sleeping bags: 0 and 20 degree Kelty mummy style

Sleeping pads: closed-cell foam pads

Backpacks: Kelty 65L internal frame

Equipment is rented at the Maine Bound Adventure Center. Call or drop by during open facility hours. All reservations must be
paid in full at the time of reservation.

Please note that Maine Bound is only open 4:00-8:00 p.m. on weekends during the academic year and closed on weekends during the summer. Please plan accordingly for rental equipment pick up and drop off.

All pricing information is listed below.

Call, email, or stop by with any questions. 

um.mainebound@maine.edu | 207-581-1794


For specific questions or large group rentals contact Beth Jackson, at beth.jackson@maine.edu.

Equipment Type Member Daily Non-Member Daily Member Weekly Non-Member Weekly

Camping Rentals

2-Person Tent $4 $6 $12 $18
4-Person Tent $9 $12 $27 $36
6-Person Tent $12 $16 $36 $48
Sleeping Bag (20°) $6 $8 $18 $24
Sleeping Bag (0°) $8 $11 $24 $33
Hiking Backpack $9 $12 $27 $36
Sleeping Pads $3 $4 $9 $12

 Equipment Type Member Daily Non-Member Daily Member Weekly Non-Member Weekly

Paddling Rentals

Stand Up Paddle Board Package $24 $32 $72 $96
SUP – 1/2 day $12 $16 N/A N/A
Canoe $12 $16 $36 $48
Canoe Paddle $3 $4 $9 $12
Whitewater Helmet $4 $6 $12 $18
Flatwater Kayak $12 $16 $36 $48
Flatwater Tandem Kayak $15 $20 $45 $60
Kayak Paddle $4 $6 $12 $18
PFD (Life Jacket) $4 $6 $12 $18
Wetsuit $6 $8 $18 $24
Booties $4 $6 $12 $18
Kayak Roof Kit* $4 $6 $12 $18
Canoe Roof Kit*  $4 $6 $12 $18

* Please note that our staff are not responsible for securing rental boats on to vehicles.


 Equipment Type Member Daily Non-Member Daily Member Weekly Non-Member Weekly

Climbing & Mountaineering Rentals

Rock Shoes $12 $16 $36 $48
Double Boots $15 $20 $45 $60
Mountaineering Axe $4 $6 $12 $18
Mountaineering Crampons $8 $11 $24 $33
Climbing Helmet $4 $6 $12 $18

 Equipment Type Member Daily Non-Member Daily Member Weekly Non-Member Weekly

Winter Rentals

Snowshoes $8 $11 $24 $33
XC Skis $9 $12 $27 $36
XC Ski Boots $6 $8 $18 $24
XC Ski Poles $3 $4 $9 $12
XC Ski  
3-hour Package **
$6 $8 N/A N/A

** 3-hour package only applies during Maine Bound’s operational hours