Camp Forest, a State of Maine licensed day and expedition camp in Brooks, invites adults (children welcome) to a week long wilderness camping experience at Half Moon Pond. Led by Maine Guide, Adam Stone, this camping expedition offers wilderness living skills and full immersion hiking and canoeing in… Read More
    Every day, tens of thousands of people in African, South American, and Asian countries—men, women and even children—work in nearly unbearable conditions for little or no money for goods we use regularly. Everyone deserves decent wages and working conditions, regardless of where they live, and to promote this… Read More
    Camp Forest is within a stone’s throw of a perfect place for river canoeing, and kicks off the 2016 season with a Passagassawakeag River Trip June 13-17. The week long expedition spans five days and and nights adventuring with a team of experienced paddlers and survivalists, combining the… Read More
    BELFAST, Maine — Expanding Opportunities will sponsor the third annual Asante Sana, celebration of African culture with dinner, drum and dance performances 5-9 p.m. Saturday Dec. 19, Unitarian Universalist Church of Belfast, 37 Miller St. The event is open to all for an evening of diversity and fun. Read More
    Fair Trade Month at Aina Moja aims to raise awareness of the reasons why fair trade is important, and to promote buying and using socially and commercially sustainable, fair trade products in the place of commodities which may harm the environment, the economy, communities and disadvantaged individuals. Read More
    Expanding Opportunities supports all Indigenous Peoples, including Native Americans, hunter-gatherers in the Amazon, traditional pastoralists like the Maasai in East Africa and other tribes in Kenya: Turkana, Pokot, and Samburu. The organization invites you to support those indigenous groups at Aina Moja. Tribal Peoples, First Peoples, Native… Read More
    September for many means back to school and that is true at Expanding Opportunities as well. While the harvest months reward us with a bounty of fresh things to eat, the organization embraces the changing of leaves at a quiet Camp Forest as the youth primitive skills camp… Read More
    Girls love being with each other, and love being outside in a way that supports them to explore, connect, play, and learn– and it’s super special to get to do that sometimes with no boys around! Camp Forest is offering our first girls-only camp from July 13 –… Read More
    Over $1,000 Raised Provides Summer Camp for Local Kids GlobalGiving is a charity fundraising web site that gives non profits from anywhere in the world a chance to raise the money that they need to improve their communities. Since 2002, GlobalGiving has raised $181,158,610 from 469,493 donors… Read More
    June 29 – July 3 NATURE ARTS CAMP Come explore your creative side in an all-outdoor experience of artistic fun! Dye cloth with things you find growing in the woods, sketch on mushrooms, paint with mud and bark, and make your crafts beautiful with decorative carving, feathers, glazes,… Read More
    Aina Moja, will be open Monday through Saturday beginning Monday, May 11th. Six days a week are available for browsing and purchasing authentic hand crafted, one of a kind fashions that are fairly traded and support children in Kenya. Aina Moja is an artisan support project of Expanding… Read More
    Four volunteers have arrived safely in Aremiet Kenya for a Service Journey at Gordon Clem Academy with Expanding Opportunities non profit organization. Mason Hall of Belfast and Shelby joined Kevin Lees and Marley Smith of Vermont and director of Expanding Opportunities, Beverly Stone this week upon arriving at… Read More
    World Day of Social Justice is a day recognizing the need to promote efforts to tackle issues such as poverty, exclusion and unemployment. Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations. We advance social justice when we remove barriers people face. Read More