Free paddleboard and canoe camp offered by Midcoast Conservancy

Posted:  Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 7:30am

Midcoast Conservancy will be offering a Stand Up Paddleboard and Canoe Camp on Damariscotta Lake Tuesday, June 20 through Thursday, June 22. The camp, for kids 9-14 years old, is free. The program will focus on skills and safety; Maine Sport Outfitters of Rockport will be providing expert instruction.

The camp will run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day, and will meet at 38 Lake Farm Circle in Jefferson, on Damariscotta Lake. Stand up paddleboards, canoes, paddles, and PFDs will all be provided. The itinerary includes: introduction to SUP and canoeing skills and safety, paddling games and rescue practice and on Thursday, a distance paddling adventure

Participants will need to come prepared each day dressed to be outside, with a swimsuit and towel, and a full water bottle. Previous experience in these activities is not required. Participants should be prepared to be physically active during camp.

To register, go to: For more information on Midcoast Conservancy, go to or call (207) 389-5150.