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River Canoeing Expedition and Workshop

June 8 @ 4:00 PM - June 10 @ 5:00 PM

North Star Adventures and Northwood Natural Learning are partnering to offer an engaging and fun canoeing experience. The trip is geared for folks who want to increase their backcountry camping and canoeing skills, safety awareness, and leadership ability.  The content is designed for those planning on become Maine Guides, however it is also approrpriate for anyone who wants to become a better, safer and more educated paddler. A medium level of fitness and experience camping will make this trip a…

Women’s Sea Kayaking: Port Clyde Maine

June 16 @ 9:00 AM - June 17 @ 9:30 AM

Port Clyde is the quintessential Maine town. Rocky cliffs, coastal islands, emerald green water and the “Forrest Gump” lighthouse are a few of the wonders you will encounter. It is one of my favorite places to paddle! We will meet at the town dock on Saturday morning at 9am for a day long exploration of the emerald green waters. Lunch and all gear is included, we'll wrap up by 4pm. On Sunday June 17th we will embark on an early…

Exploration in Art: Summer Solstice Sunrise Hike and Pastel Drawing

June 21 @ 3:00 AM - 7:30 AM

Join North Star Adventures LLC and Sweet Maple Corner Arts for a Sunrise Hike on the Summer Solstice Our hiking destination will be Bald Rock Mountain located in Lincolnville, ME.  The hike is approximately three miles round-trip. The first mile follows an old carriage road with a gentle incline. The last half mile takes you up the Bald Rock trail. You will be greeted with spectacular views of Penobscot Bay and islands that appear to float on the horizon waiting…

Red and green sea kayaks

Adventures in Art: Inn to Inn Sea Kayaking & Writing with Stephanie Wade

June 22 - June 25

The Maine coast has been an inspiration for writers and for centuries. The craggy coastline, mist enshrouded lighthouses, seals, lobster boats and buoys will be your backdrop for this 3 night 4 day writing expedition.

Women’s Lake Paddling Adventure

July 9 @ 8:00 AM - July 12 @ 5:00 PM

The Rangeley Lakes Region is one of my favorite locations in Maine. If you like lakes, 4000’ mountains and quaint villages then this trip is for you! We will be travelling by tandem and single kayak from island to island stopping at sand beaches along the way for swimming and lunch. Nights will be spent camping in either island or main land sites on the preserve. The night sky is amazing. Be prepared to be dazzled by the intensity and…

Exploration in Art: Canoeing and woodworking with Jim MacDonald, Unity Pond

July 19 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Learn woodworking skills both by watching and doing as we each create a beautiful and fully functional maple cutting board.

Leave No Trace Ocean Paddling

July 21 - July 22

During this two day course participants will learn and teach the principles of Leave No Trace. We will discuss the impact of human activity on the ocean and island environments. Each participant will be required to present a short (15-20 minute) class on one of the principles of Leave No Trace. We will camping on and exploring the Islands off the coast of Maine.

Adventures in Art: Lake Paddling, Hiking & Painting with Rachel Littlefield

August 1 - August 4

Spend four unforgettable days in the Rangeley Lakes Region of Western Maine. Known for remote islands, and 4000’ mountains this is a perfect venue to challenge yourself physically, mentally and creatively.

Exploration in Art: Hiking and Touch Drawing with Susan Bakaley Marshall and Chris Marshall

August 5 @ 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Making art is like walking in the forest: we slow down, come back to ourselves, yield to a deeper source of knowing.

Adventures in Art: Documentary Photography with Sarah Rice

August 13 @ 8:00 AM - August 16 @ 5:00 PM

Join us for this extraordinary opportunity to create, through film, a story of the Moosehead Lake region. Photographer Sarah Rice will guide you through the process of creating the story of this spectacular area of the Maine highlands. We will explore by tandem sea kayak, steamship, and foot. Conditions permitting, we may have the opportunity to do some snorkeling to see what treasures lie within the shallows of Moosehead Lake. Sarah rice is a documentary and editorial photographer based in…

Women’s Backpacking

August 21 - August 24

If you have always dreamed of backpacking but aren’t sure where to go or who do go with than this trip is for you. Yes, you will work hard but, you will have the experience of a lifetime.

Exploration in Art: Sea Kayaking & Nature Journaling with Cloe Chunn

September 8 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Explore Penobscot Bay and the Holbrook Island area with North Star Adventures and Cloe Chunn. Cloe is a co-founder of the Maine Master Naturalist Program. Spend the day in the company of Harbor seals, osprey, guillemots, eiders, loons, and cormorants.  Launching from Brooksville, Maine we will spend the day observing and recording the tranquility of Maine islands and critters that make them their home. Nature journaling allows you to gain a deeper respect and awareness for the beauty and fragility of…

Adventures in Art: Hiking & Writing with Stephanie Wade

October 12 - October 14

Experience the Grand Canyon of the East as we explore the Gulf Hagas region of Maine. We will camp on the Pleasant River. After an evening around a bonfire and stargazing you will be rocked to sleep by the gentle rhythm of the river.

Adventures in Art: Hiking, Movement & Dance with Shana Bloomstein

October 19 - October 21

A weekend retreat with Nancy Zane & Shana Bloomstein that will integrate Yoga, creative movement, massage, visual art and journaling with our explorations of the natural world.

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