EcoVenture Youth Camp

Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust and EcoVenture is looking forward to another action-packed season in the great outdoors and we cannot wait to share it with you!

EcoVenture is about having fun outdoors while learning how to protect the lakes, mountains, rivers and forests in our backyard. Guided by our dedicated staff, the activities will:

 

Registration at-a-glance

To register your camper for EcoVenture:

1. Download the EcoVenture Family Survival Guide and Registration Forms here

2. Complete the Registration Forms (the last 6 pages of the Survival Guide)

3. Obtain your camper's immunization record 

4. Return the forms, immunization and payment to RLHT. 

The Ed and Patty Kfoury EcoVenture Scholarship was founded in 2014 to provide long-tern financial stability to EcoVenture. Families who live and work in the Rangeley community are encouraged to apply for a scholarship if cost is an obstacle to their camper attending. Download the Kfoury Scholarship Application here.   

Activities

Each day at camp is action-packed! Engaging in new age appropriate adventures each day, campers forge new friends and explore the natural world. They will be hiking, playing and exploring in the woods and waters, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and much more. 

Programming for 2017:

WeekDatesThemeWilderness Trips
Week 1July 5 - 8 Leave No Trace *Week One EcoVenture will run Wednesday through Friday
Week 2July 11 - 14 Outdoor Skills 
Week 3July 18 - 21 Outdoor Skills Bobcat Overnight - Magalloway Paddlng Trip
Week 4July 25 - 28 SustainabilityBlack Bear Overnight - Aziscohos Kayaking Overnight
Week 5August 1 - 4Stewardship Bobcat Overnight -TBD (View 2016's Appalachian Trail Wilderness Trip) 
Week 6August 8 - 11Outdoor Skills 

 

Camper Groups


EcoVenture campers are divided into groups by their age and grade in school.

 

What to Bring

Please label all of your camper(s) belongings with their first and last name.

 

Employment

We hire our staff for their enthusiasm, creativity, supervision skills and outdoor skills. All employees undergo a thorough background check. We provide staff with intensive training that includes, but is not limited to; child development, safety procedures, First Aid and CPR, risk management and water safety. If you are interested, please submit a resume and letter of interest to info@rlht.org