Posts tagged Week-long
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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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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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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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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