Press Release

Maine Outdoor Film Festival to benefit Cony High School Outing Club & Teens To Trails

EDGECOMB, Maine – Teens To Trails or “T3” is teaming up with the Cony High School Outing Club to bring you the second annual Maine Outdoor Film Festival on Friday, May 16th at 7pm. Doors open at 6:30 pm when filmgoers can peruse exhibits and a great collection of raffle items donated by T3 supporters and local businesses. You could win a Stand Up Paddleboard Tour with Lincoln Canoe & Kayak, full-day rafting trip for four with Three Rivers Whitewater, 2 nights stay at Chewonki’s Big Eddy Campground and more. Proceeds will benefit the high school’s Outing Club program and help Maine teens get active outdoors. MOFF, which features eleven outdoor films and shorts, all with Maine roots, is produced by No Umbrella Media and Three Rivers Whitewater.

The Film Festival features outdoor films by Mainers about Mainers including “WHSOC: Saddleback Island Trip” by Windham High School’s Asa Reed about the Outing Club’s summer sea kayak trip in Stonington, “Riding Knife’s Edge” about snowboarding on Katahdin, “No Regrets…” about fly-fishing breast cancer survivors. Join us for a fun night of great outdoor films!

Watch the PREVIEW and purchase $8 film tickets online at www.TeensToTrails.org. Tickets are also available at the door or purchased from a Cony Outing Club member. T3 Partners will be exhibiting on location. Doors open at 6:30 pm.

The event is generously sponsored by Chimani Apps for the Outdoors and supported by the Maine Coast Heritage Trust, Old Quarry Ocean Adventures, Lincoln Outdoor Center, Maine Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club, Hidden Valley Nature Center, Back Country Excursions, Maine Path & Paddle Guides, L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools, Chewonki, Sugarloaf, Mahoosuc Guide Service, Maine Rock Gym, Maine Appalachian Trail Club, The North Face, Saddleback, and the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry.

About the Maine Outdoor Film Festival: The Maine Outdoor Film Festival’s mission is to celebrate Maine’s recreational heritage, opportunities, athletes and outdoor lifestyles. The first-ever 2012 MOFF features eleven outdoor films and shorts, all with Maine roots. Films in the Festival represented a diverse selection of outdoor disciplines, representative of the vast Maine outdoor experience. The Maine Outdoor Film Festival is a production of No Umbrella Media & Three Rivers Whitewater.

About TEENS TO TRAILS: Teens To Trails is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization engaging Maine teens in the outdoors. T3’s goal is to establish an Outing Club in every Maine high school community, thereby promoting fun outdoor adventures, healthy lifestyles, and environmental stewardship. For more information on the Maine Outdoor Film Festival and other Teens To Trails events, visit www.TeensToTrails.org.

Contact: Charles Fear, PR Intern

Phone: 207.725.0800

Email: charles_fear@teenstotrails.org

Address: 98 Main Street, Brunswick, ME 04011

Website: www.TeensToTrails.org

 

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Website: www.teenstotrails.org
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