Articles by Neal Sleeper

 
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Caribou Parks & Recreation Department, 2014 Take It Outside Adult Spring Series ~ Area Deer Yards & Greenhouse Visit

By Neal Sleeper on Jan. 07, 2014, at 9:31 a.m.
April 8, 2014, Ever given much thought to how animals survive our long winters? Today will focus on this topic. Join us as we travel with Wildlife Biologist Rich Hoppe from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife to some area deer yards. Participants will learn what it takes …
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Caribou Parks & Recreation Department, 2014 Take It Outside Adult Spring Series ~ Cross Country Skiing

By Neal Sleeper on Jan. 07, 2014, at 9:15 a.m.
April 1, 2014, And this is no April fool’s joke! You’re never too old to give cross country skiing a try….Cross Country skiing is a popular outdoor activity past time. Recently the Caribou Wellness & Recreation Center partnered with Wendy Bossie to help display this part of our history. While …
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Caribou Parks & Recreation Department, 2014 Take It Outside Adult Spring Series ~ Overnight Ski Trip to Deboullie

By Neal Sleeper on Jan. 07, 2014, at 9:10 a.m.
March 29-30, We’ve all seen perfectly manicured ski trails, right? You know the ones, they have perfect tracks to put your skis in, and then that pretty corduroy snow that is always adjacent to it; but have you experienced the thrill of blazing your own trail? Join us for an …
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Caribou Parks & Recreation Department, 2014 Take It Outside Adult Spring Series ~ Snowshoeing Adventure

By Neal Sleeper on Jan. 07, 2014, at 9:04 a.m.
March 25, 2014, Caribou is fortunate to have numerous places to recreate, one of them being the Caribou Country High School Ski Trails! Let’s hit the trails, join us for a snowshoeing adventure on some of the most beautiful trails in Caribou. Not only are these trails for skiing, but …
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Caribou Parks & Recreation Department, 2014 Take It Outside Adult Spring Series ~ Maccanamac Camps on Spider Lake

By Neal Sleeper on Jan. 07, 2014, at 9:01 a.m.
March 22-23, Spider Lake being one of our more popular overnight fall destinations, why not give it a late winter try? That’s what we thought and here are the details. Trip will depart from the Caribou Wellness & Recreation Center, Saturday at 7am, participants will arrive at Maccanamac Camps on …
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Caribou Parks & Recreation Department, 2014 Take It Outside Adult Spring Series ~ Ice Fishing

By Neal Sleeper on Jan. 07, 2014, at 8:58 a.m.
March 18, Ever ice fished before? Ever wanted to ice fish? Here’s your chance! Madawaska Lake will be our destination for the day. Transportation, Ice traps, bait, auger and lake side lunch around camp fire are all included with fee. Participants are encouraged to bring folding lawn chairs, warm clothes …
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Caribou Community Pride Day

By Neal Sleeper on April 09, 2013, at 1 p.m.
Caribou Parks and Recreation Department and Pepsi Cola Bottling of Presque Isle are looking for volunteers to help clean up parks and landscape areas in our town on Saturday, April 27 from 8am – 12pm. Join us to clean up our parks, playgrounds and landscape areas. Lunch will be provided …
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Caribou Rec. Extreme – Baxter State Park

By Neal Sleeper on March 27, 2013, at 2:16 p.m.
CRX is an outdoor based program with an emphasis on encouraging kids to have fun while exercising outdoors. CRX offers exciting and healthy activities over an eight-week period ranging from white water rafting, canoeing, hiking, fishing, two-weeks of kayaking, biking, swimming and camping. CRX exposes participants to some of the …
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Caribou Rec. Extreme – Mountain Biking

By Neal Sleeper on March 27, 2013, at 2:13 p.m.
CRX is an outdoor based program with an emphasis on encouraging kids to have fun while exercising outdoors. CRX offers exciting and healthy activities over an eight-week period ranging from white water rafting, canoeing, hiking, fishing, two-weeks of kayaking, biking, swimming and camping. CRX exposes participants to some of the …
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Caribou Rec. Extreme – Wild Outdoor Women – W.O.W.! @ Acadia National Park

By Neal Sleeper on March 27, 2013, at 2:10 p.m.
CRX is an outdoor based program with an emphasis on encouraging kids to have fun while exercising outdoors. CRX offers exciting and healthy activities over an eight-week period ranging from white water rafting, canoeing, hiking, fishing, two-weeks of kayaking, biking, swimming and camping. CRX exposes participants to some of the …
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Caribou Rec. Extreme – Kayaking Pros

By Neal Sleeper on March 27, 2013, at 2:08 p.m.
CRX is an outdoor based program with an emphasis on encouraging kids to have fun while exercising outdoors. CRX offers exciting and healthy activities over an eight-week period ranging from white water rafting, canoeing, hiking, fishing, two-weeks of kayaking, biking, swimming and camping. CRX exposes participants to some of the …
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Caribou Rec. Extreme – 5th. 6th. & 7th. Grade Kayaking Intro.

By Neal Sleeper on March 27, 2013, at 1:52 p.m.
CRX is an outdoor based program with an emphasis on encouraging kids to have fun while exercising outdoors. CRX offers exciting and healthy activities over an eight-week period ranging from white water rafting, canoeing, hiking, fishing, two-weeks of kayaking, biking, swimming and camping. CRX exposes participants to some of the …
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Caribou Rec. Extreme – Allagash Wilderness Waterway

By Neal Sleeper on March 27, 2013, at 1:48 p.m.
CRX is an outdoor based program with an emphasis on encouraging kids to have fun while exercising outdoors. CRX offers exciting and healthy activities over an eight-week period ranging from white water rafting, canoeing, hiking, fishing, two-weeks of kayaking, biking, swimming and camping. CRX exposes participants to some of the …
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Caribou Rec. Extreme – White Water Rafting

By Neal Sleeper on March 27, 2013, at 1:44 p.m.
CRX is an outdoor based program with an emphasis on encouraging kids to have fun while exercising outdoors. CRX offers exciting and healthy activities over an eight-week period ranging from white water rafting, canoeing, hiking, fishing, two-weeks of kayaking, biking, swimming and camping. CRX exposes participants to some of the …

Free bicycle and helmet inspections at Caribou

By Neal Sleeper on March 22, 2013, at 9:30 a.m.
Saturday, April 20, 2013 1 p.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Caribou Wellness and Recreation Center, 55 Bennett Drive, Caribou, Maine For more information: Neal Sleeper; 2074934224; caribourec.org/ Bring your bicycle to the Caribou Wellness and Recreation Center between 1 and 2 p.m. Open to ALL ages. Bring your bike helmet …

‘Allagash Tails’ by Tim Caverly and Boating Symposium

By Neal Sleeper on March 22, 2013, at 9:24 a.m.
Friday, April 19, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Caribou Wellness and Recreation Center, 55 Bennett Drive, Caribou, Maine For more information: Neal Sleeper; 2074934224; caribourec.org/ Free raffle for autographed copy of Tim’s book. Boating retailers Kayak Country and Perception of Aroostook with the latest canoe and kayak gear. …

Dodgeball Tournament

By Neal Sleeper on March 22, 2013, at 8:43 a.m.
Friday, April 19, 2013 9 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: Caribou Wellness and Recreation Center, 55 Bennett Drive, Caribou, Maine For more information: Neal Sleeper; 2074934224; caribourec.org/ Come compete against area towns in Presque Isle. Pre-registration required. Times TBA. Limited to 13 participants. bring a bag lunch. Departure and return …

ATV Safety Course

By Neal Sleeper on March 22, 2013, at 8:37 a.m.
Friday, April 19, 2013 9 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: Caribou Wellness and Recreation Center, 55 Bennett Drive, Caribou, Maine For more information: Neal Sleeper; 2074934224; caribourec.org/ Participants between the ages of 10-15 must be accompanied by an adult and sign certification form at completion of the course,(but not required …

C.P.R./A.E.D. and First Aid Training

By Neal Sleeper on March 22, 2013, at 8:32 a.m.
Thursday, April 18, 2013 5 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Caribou Wellness and Recreation Center, 55 Bennett Drive, Caribou, Maine For more information: Neal Sleeper; 2074934224; caribourec.org/ Caribou Wellness and Recreation Center. In order to complete this course participants must possess the strength to make a full 2″ compression on …

Archery class in Stockholm

By Neal Sleeper on March 22, 2013, at 8:23 a.m.
Thursday, April 18, 2013 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Location: Caribou Wellness and Recreation Center, 55 Bennett Drive, Caribou, Maine For more information: Neal Sleeper; 2074934224; caribourec.org/ Taught by certified instructor Bill Schofield and Bill Roberts. Includes bow safety, techniques, bow types, and anatomy, class room and range time. Pre-registration …