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Serious Skills for Boys and Girls

Emily Curtis helps build a trail.
Emily Curtis helps build a trail.
Posted June 20, 2014, at 9:10 a.m.

Thursday, July 3, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Thursday, July 10, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Thursday, July 17, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Thursday, July 24, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Thursday, July 31, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Location: School Building, Water St, Grand Lake Stream, Maine

For more information: 2077962100; downeastlakes.org/?post_type=event&p=2109&preview=true

The Downeast Lakes Land Trust is pleased to offer a series of free outdoor skills programs to young people ages 11-16 on Thursday mornings through-out the summer.

Students will learn:

Wood Construction Skills (Students will build a parade float!)

Archery Basics

Introductory Canoeing

Map and Compass Skills

Fire Making

Wild Food Identification

Fly Casting

Emergency Shelter Building

In addition to sturdy clothing and shoes, participants should bring a drink, snack, sunblock, and insect spray. If possible,students should bring their own tools and equipment. However,no tools or equipment are required to participate.

For more information contact the Downeast Lakes Land Trust by calling 207-796-2100 or by emailing trucosky@downeastlakes.org. Prior booking for these programs is not required, but it is appreciated.

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