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Caribou Rec. Extreme – White Water Rafting

Posted 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 most beautiful spots that Aroostook, Piscataquis, Hancock and Penobscot counties have to offer. CRX teaches the fundamental skills associated with every activity that is offered throughout this exciting summer program.

CRX is for youths entering the 6th, 7th. 8th or 9th grades, and promotes exciting recreational opportunities throughout Maine. Week 3, Kayaking Intro, will allow kids entering 5th grade to participate.

Upon registering, beginning May 1, 2013, participants will be provided a detailed itinerary and recommended gear list for each week’s activity. The Caribou Parks and Registration Department has the right to add, delete, or swap programs based upon registration demand. (Note the non-resident $125 annual fee does not apply to any CRX program)

White Water Rafting

June 19-June 21

Cost:$150.00 Resident $175.00 Non-Resident

Back for the second year, we promise this year will be equally as exciting! Maine boasts terrific white water rafting. One of which is the Penobscot River, revered as one of Maine’s most extreme bodies of water. This trip will provide youth an opportunity to raft one of the best rivers in the state, couple this white water rafting opportunity with a day of swimming in Baxter Park and you have an outstanding memorable adventure. This two-night three-day adventure will offer an experience that participants will surely not forget.

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