Immersed in the varied terrain of Northern Maine's Allagash Wilderness Waterway, learn the peaceful and exciting art of traditional canoe travel while living gently on the land
St. John River
Experience traditional canoe travel on the Northern Maine border with Canada from the majesty of the St. John River
From the relaxing stillness of historic Poland Pond, venture out on day trips to explore the beauty and wonder of multiple unique ecosystems
Plants and People at Poland Pond
Join Dr Mary Bove ND and Maine Guides PatrickDole and master guide Ray Reitze on this novel herbal canoe adventure exploring the naturalworld at Poland Pond and other unique ecosystems in the North Woods of Maine.
Learn traditional ways to safely and comfortably enjoy winter trekking and camping on snow and ice
Learn the art of making a beautiful and versatile traditional pack basket you will use for years to come
Learn traditional techniques to make your own baskets and containers from local materials
Create your own customizable canoe paddle
What does it mean to recognize, relate, and ally with Plant Medicines?
Fire & Cooking
Learn skills and practices needed to build a safe fire and cook an entire meal in the bush
Map & Compass
Where am I, and where am I going? Interpreting maps and compass bearings in new terrain.
Experience the grace and versatility available in the practice of traditional canoe poling
Learn to sharpen and maintain traditional hand tools
Build a Bushcamp
Gathering natural materials to construct a comfortable shelter that is ecologically sound