November 20, 2017
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EMCC hosts Open House for Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Degree Program

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Join faculty and recent graduates for an informative “open house” learning what the Eastern Maine Community College Outdoor Recreation degree program is all about. The two-hour informational session will take place on Thursday, August 10th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm along the shore of the East Branch of the Penobscot River in Medway at the Medway Recreation Area. The open house will include 4 – 6 interactive mini topics on subjects taught within the program. Topics for the day include map and compass navigation; river paddling skills such as signals, canoe or kayak paddling and learn a canoe T rescue; medical skills such as wound management and cleaning; camp craft skills like hanging a bear bag, building a Leave No Trace campfire, or treating water; climbing and rescue including rope ascending and rappelling and litter rescue. Please call 746-5741 to rsvp to this event.

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Outdoor Recreation and Tourism

Eastern Maine Community College is a two-year college that provides the highest quality post-secondary technical, career and transfer education and serves as a dynamic community and economic development resource. In addition to its Bangor campus, the college has three off-campus higher education centers in Dover-Foxcroft, Ellsworth, and East Millinocket.