Posts tagged Leadership
Boy’s Leadership Week | Ages 13–16

This all-boys adventure includes the same fun activities as Cow Journeys, but this program focuses specifically on helping young men find confidence and their individual leadership voice. Students will use Cow Island as a base from which to explore the surrounding bay and islands by sea kayak. Along the way, boys will explore the definitions and styles of leadership through experiential activities, self reflection and peer leadership opportunities.

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2019 Winter Trek | Ages High School

Rippleffect now offers four seasons of outdoor adventure through our Treks program. Join the Rippleffect Winter Trek Team as they explore the White Mountains of New Hampshire! This seriously fun 3-day/2-night adventure is limited to 12 participants, so contact Rippleffect to hold your spot today. No prior experience is necessary. 

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Youth Leadership Summit (YLS)

Our one week Youth Leadership Summit (YLS) teaches local high school students skills to help cope with challenging situations, recognize their individual potential, and become an effective leader among their peers and in their community. 

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ROLE After School Programs

Rippleffect believes that hands-on education in outdoor classrooms is fundamental to the healthy development of citizens and communities. Rippleffect Outdoor Leadership Education (ROLE) brings the best of Rippleffect’s curriculum to local middle schools during the fall, winter, spring and late spring quarters of each year. Our guides travel to participating schools one afternoon each week to teach leadership and outdoor skills.

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School Leadership & Orientations

Rippleffect believes that hands-on education in outdoor classrooms is fundamental to the healthy development of citizens and communities. Rippleffect is committed to providing outdoor adventure and experiential education in outdoor classrooms to Maine youth. Rippleffect school orientations and leadership programs are intended to instill students with a sense of confidence and cohesiveness as a class. 

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April Break Program | Ages 11–13

Our School Vacation Adventure Camps occur during the school vacation weeks in February and April and integrate leadership, environmental studies, outdoor living skills, and team building into a FUN educational experience. For our April Break Camp daily activities include rock climbing, zip lining, and exploring local beach ecology and tide pools. 

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February Break Day Camp | Ages 10–12 

Our School Vacation Adventure Camps occur during the school vacation weeks in February and April and integrate leadership, environmental studies, outdoor living skills, and team building into a FUN educational experience. For our February Break Camp daily activities include snowshoeing in Bradbury State Park, learning navigational skills through interactive scavenger hunts, cross country skiing, and much more. 

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Cow Journeys | Ages 13-16

In this week-long overnight program, Islanders will sea kayak, explore the Cow Island challenge course, play intensely fun games, and learn wilderness camping and cooking skills. Cow Journeys combines the magic of the Cow Island experience with the excitement of exploring nearby islands on a two-night paddling trip.

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Cow Islanders | Ages 11-13

In this week-long overnight program, Islanders will sea kayak, explore the Cow Island challenge course, play intensely fun games, and learn wilderness camping and cooking skills. Students will put their new outdoor living skills to practice on a one-night paddle to a neighboring Casco Bay island.

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