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November 2018

Custom Certification Courses

November 27, 2018 @ 8:00 AM - December 31, 2019 @ 5:00 PM

Is your organization, team or community looking for a CPR, First Aid, Wilderness First Responder or Wilderness First Aid class? Contact North Star Adventures to book your course today. All courses are taught by Nancy Zane. Nancy is a WEMT and teaches emergency medicine at the Waldo County Technical Center. She is also a Maine Recreational and Sea Kayak Guide, and a Leave No Trace Master Educator. She has been working and playing in the backcountry for over 25 years!…

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June 2019

Staying Upright: Canoe Skills & Techniques

June 22 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Unity Pond ME United States + Google Map
$110.00

Are you ready to expand your canoeing skills? Are you a beginner who wants to dip your paddle deeper into the water or an intermediate who is ready for a longer expedition?  Then this workshop is for you. Join us for a fun and educational day on the water. Our day will start with instruction in gear selection, boat design, navigation and paddle technique.  On the water we will have the opportunity to put that knowledge into practice. One of…

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Food on the Water: Canoe Cooking

June 23
Unity Pond ME United States + Google Map
$110

After a full day of paddling do you look forward to to a mouth watering meal of freeze dried mush? Does fresh baked trail pizza, calzone, vegetarian lazagna, beef stroganoff with brownies, apple crisp or peach cobbler for dessert sound more enticing? This workshop will develop your canoe cooking skills including meal planning, food preparation, cooking using stoves, camp fires, and dutch ovens. We will employ LNT practices that apply to canoeing.  Be prepared to pack the gear and paddle…

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July 2019

Leave No Trace Trainer Course

July 11 @ 9:00 AM - July 12 @ 4:00 PM
Waldo County Technical Center, 1022 Waterville Rd
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
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$75

The effects of human impact on the environment are staggering. The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is a national organization. Their mission is to to protect the outdoors by teaching and inspiring people to enjoy it responsibly. North Star is offering a 2 day course that will teach you the seven principles of leave no trace, as well as introducing you to the mission of the center, and the importance of their mission. Over the two days we…

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Backcountry Medical Scenarios

July 12 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Unity, Maine Unity, ME United States + Google Map
$75

Do you have a current WFA, WFR or EMT certification?  Are you a backcountry medic, guide, outdoor leader? This field based course is designed for those with a current WFA certification or higher. Spend the day practicing your Wilderness Medical skills in Camden Hills State Park. We will  meet at the Maiden Cliff Trailhead at 8:00 am.  Our will hike will begin at the Maiden Cliff Trailhead. From there we will continue on the Ridge Trail to Ocean Lookout and…

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October 2019

Adventures in the Arts: October Knitting Retreat

October 11 @ 2:00 PM - October 13 @ 5:00 PM
Pocomoonshine Lake Alexander, ME United States + Google Map
$475

Spend a glorious October weekend in Maine on a remote lake surrounded by vibrant colors and glistening blue water. Explore the brilliance of the Maine woods in autumn.  Let Maine guide Nancy Zane take you on a quiet paddle in the waters of Pocomoonshine or, perhaps hike the water's edge.  Immerse yourself in the peaceful grace of the water, colors, sounds, sights and smells of mid-October. Observe the wildlife as they migrate south or prepare for the long Maine winter…

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