Articles by Neal Sleeper

 

Guided horse drawn wagon ride followed by an afternoon tour at the Presque Isle School Farm.

By Neal Sleeper on March 29, 2012, at 2:40 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 9 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: Caribou Parks and Recreation Department, 55 Bennett Drive, Caribou, Maine For more information: Neal Sleeper; 2074934224; caribourec.org Calling all farm stand lovers! October is the perfect month to visit the Presque isle School Farm. If Mother Nature cooperates we might …

Guided sightseeing trip to Kings Landing!

By Neal Sleeper on March 29, 2012, at 2:37 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 8 a.m. to 8 a.m. Location: Caribou Parks and Recreation Department, 55 Bennett Drive, Caribou, Maine For more information: Neal Sleeper; 2074934224; caribourec.org That’s right, back by popular demand. Take a step back in time and relish at how we have evolved as society. Ever wish …

Guided Day Trip to Explore Trains on the Allagash Wilderness Waterway.

By Neal Sleeper on March 29, 2012, at 11:13 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 6 a.m. to 6 a.m. Location: Caribou Parks and Recreation Department, 55 Bennett Drive, Caribou, Maine For more information: Neal Sleeper; 2074934224; caribourec.org This trip has a scheduled rain date of September 30, 2012. Located in the heart of the Allagash Wilderness Waterway is an outdoor …

Hunter Brothers Farm Market, Potato World Museum, Covered Bridge Potato Chip Company

By Neal Sleeper on March 29, 2012, at 11:11 a.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 8 a.m. to 8 a.m. Location: Caribou Parks and Recreation Department, 55 Bennett Drive, Caribou, Maine For more information: Neal Sleeper; 2074934224; caribourec.org Not only is agriculture a huge part of Aroostook County, it is equally important to neighboring New Brunswick, so much so, that a …

Guided overnight trip to Baxter State Park.

By Neal Sleeper on March 29, 2012, at 11:08 a.m.
Join us for a one night camping trip to Baxter State Park to hike Mt. Katahdin. Dinner, Breakfast, and trail side lunch provided. Don’t have a tent? No problem, we own them. All you need is a sleeping bag, hiking clothes and snacks. Trip will depart from the Caribou Wellness …

Guided sightseeing trip to beautiful Bar Harbor, Maine.

By Neal Sleeper on March 29, 2012, at 11:05 a.m.
Transportation, two nights lodging in downtown Bar Harbor, Maine at the Villager Motel and continental breakfast included. Trip will depart from the Caribou Wellness and Recreation Center at 8:00am September 18, 2012 and return by 5:00pm September 20, 2012. Minimum of six people required to pre-register with a committed fee …

Guided 30 mile bike tour along Aroostook County’s historic rail beds.

By Neal Sleeper on March 29, 2012, at 11:03 a.m.
Thursday, March 29, 2012 3:08 p.m. to 3:08 p.m. Location: Caribou Parks and Recreation Department, 55 Bennett Drive, Caribou, Maine For more information: Neal Sleeper; 2074934224; caribourec.org Trip will depart from the Caribou Wellness and Recreation Center at 9am and return by 4:00pm. We will travel via the Aroostook Valley …

Mapleton, Maine. Maple Meadow Farms, Fox Family Potato Chips.

By Neal Sleeper on March 28, 2012, at 4:51 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 8 a.m. to 8 a.m. Location: Caribou Parks and Recreation Department, 55 Bennett Drive, Caribou, Maine For more information: Neal Sleeper; 2074934224; caribourec.org Mapleton, Maine is home to lush rolling fields, wood lots and a variety of farmers making their living in non-traditional Aroostook County ways. …

Guided Trip to Grand Falls Gorge/River Boat Lunch on the St. John River.

By Neal Sleeper on March 28, 2012, at 4:43 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 8 a.m. to 8 a.m. Location: Caribou Parks and Recreation Department, 55 Bennett Drive, Caribou, Maine For more information: Neal Sleeper; 2074934224; caribourec.org Join us for the day as we travel to Grand Falls, New Brunswick for a guided hike around the falls and learn the …

Guided Kayak trip down the Madawaska Stream

By Neal Sleeper on March 28, 2012, at 4:41 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 8 a.m. to 8 a.m. Location: Caribou Parks and Recreation Department, 55 Bennett Drive, Caribou, Maine For more information: Neal Sleeper; 2074934224; caribourec.org from Madawaska River Dam to the Grimes Road in Caribou. Trip will depart from the Caribou Wellness Center at 9:00am and will return …

Guided sightseeing tour to MIZPAH in Grand Isle and the Edmundston Botanical Gardens

By Neal Sleeper on March 28, 2012, at 4:38 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 8 a.m. to 8 a.m. Location: Caribou Parks and Recreation Department, 55 Bennett Drive, Caribou, Maine For more information: Neal Sleeper; 2074934224; caribourec.org What better way to start your day by taking in the beauty of nature? The trip will start with a visit to the …

Guided Sightseeing tour to Spudland Alpacas/Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum.

By Neal Sleeper on March 28, 2012, at 4:36 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Hobby farms are becoming a popular lifestyle; once these farms find their niche, the sky is the limit. What could be better than spending your day learning about Alpacas and antique agricultural equipment? Trip will depart from the Caribou Wellness …

Baxter State Park II(entering 7th & 8th grade)

By Neal Sleeper on March 28, 2012, at 4:29 p.m.
Are you ready for a trip of your lifetime??? We guarantee you that every time you drive by Mt. Katahdin on I-95 you will never look at the mountain the same way again. This two night three day trip will test you in a way you have never been tested …

Baxter State Park I (entering 9th & 10th grade)

By Neal Sleeper on March 28, 2012, at 4:25 p.m.
Are you ready for a trip of your lifetime??? We guarantee you that every time you drive by Mt. Katahdin on I-95 you will never look at the mountain the same way again. This two night three day trip will test you in a way you have never been tested …

Mountain Biking

By Neal Sleeper on March 28, 2012, at 4:22 p.m.
By far the most popular week in CRX, is it because Aroostook County in busting at the seams with exciting places to bike, or is it because the Caribou Rec. has 5 brand new Fuji Mountain Bikes free for use. Participants will experience a variety of different terrain and techniques …

Wild Outdoor Women (WOW)

By Neal Sleeper on March 28, 2012, at 4:20 p.m.
The name says it all. This week combines all the great activities of CRX, each day explores a different component of the CRX program. Hiking, biking, canoeing, and kayaking is WOWtastic! Ladies just because there are two male guides this week doesn’t mean we won’t be cranking Katie Perry in …

Allagash Wilderness Waterway

By Neal Sleeper on March 28, 2012, at 4:16 p.m.
Canoeing is back! And to celebrate we are offering a three day, two night trip on the remote Allagash Wilderness Waterway. One of Maine’s truly last wild places will be our destination. Canoes will be our mode of transportation for both people and gear. Kids will learn the basic skills …

Kayaking Pros

By Neal Sleeper on March 27, 2012, at 4:56 p.m.
So you think you’re a kayaking expert? Just because you know the T-Rescue, a wet entry, and how to put a paddle together, must mean you’re a pro?…WRONG! This week is geared towards all pervious participants who know names like Rum Rapids, Mad River Dam, Dodo’s Bridge, and Cross Lake …

5th 6th & 7th Grade Kayaking Intro

By Neal Sleeper on March 27, 2012, at 4:40 p.m.
Like being around water in the summer time? Or floating leisurely with a wind at your back, jumping in the water for a nice dip? Or maybe the thrill of a native Bookie tugging at the end of your line is more to your liking?…If you answered yes to any …

White Water Rafting

By Neal Sleeper on March 27, 2012, at 2:58 p.m.
**NEW** White water rafting is an extreme sport that people from all over come to experience. Maine boasts terrific white water rafting opportunities. One of which is the Penobscot River, revered as one of Maine’s most extreme bodies of water. This trip will expose area youth an opportunity to raft …
 
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