Posts tagged Summer
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 Summer Trippleffect Multi-Sport Trek | Ages 15–18

Rippleffect now offers four seasons of outdoor adventure through our Treks program. Lace up your boots and grab a paddle for this ten-day wilderness adventure that begins with backpacking and rock climbing in the White Mountains before heading to the ocean for a multi-day sea-kayaking expedition. 

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Cow Island Environmental Leadership Program (CELP) | Current 8th-10th Grade Students

Our twelve-day Cow Island Environmental Leadership Program (CELP) 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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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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Aucocisco Waves | Ages 12–14

Our Aucocisco programs offer young adventurers the opportunity to explore our island home, learn the fundamentals of sea kayaking, experience our zip line, go rock wall climbing, and make new friends. For our older day students, this week-long program is open to youth aged 12-14 years old. Daily activities include longer day paddles in Casco Bay, ropes course challenges, and an introduction to outdoor living skills. Waves will stay overnight in Cow Island base camps on Thursday of the program week.

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Aucocisco Ripples | Ages 10–12

Our Aucocisco programs offer young adventurers the opportunity to explore our island home, learn the fundamentals of sea kayaking, experience our zip line, go rock wall climbing, and make new friends. This week-long program is for youth aged 10 to 12 years old. Ripples students have the option to stay overnight in Cow Island yurts on Thursday of the program week. Every participant is sure to be challenged and engaged whether they are returning or new to Rippleffect.

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Aucocisco Zephyrs | Ages 8-10

Our Aucocisco programs offer young adventurers the opportunity to explore our island home, learn the fundamentals of sea kayaking, experience our zip line, go rock wall climbing, and make new friends. This week-long program is for our youngest participants, youth aged 8-10 years old. Students learn about community through the building of new friendships, interactive games and fun team building activities.

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