Downeast Maine Summer Camp

The Downeast Foxfire Camp is a week-long rowing and sailing expedition in a 38 ft Bantry Bay gig. We will camp on the rugged, spruce-covered islands and peninsulas of Machiasport, Maine. Come join us!

All ages* and experience level welcome. Learn more and apply here.

August 17–25, 2018
Starts in the afternoon on Friday the 17th, ends the morning of the 25th.
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44 ̊37’15” N 67 ̊23’03” W
Starts and Ends in Machiasport, Maine

Three meals a day with snacks, and

Training in:
Traditional seamanship: rowing, sailing, navigation, knots, tide, currents and the weather
Spoon carving and birch bark containers
Sustainable firewood lot management
Island farming
Leave No Trace camp craft techniques

*Does not Include:
Getting to/from Machiasport. We will help you connect with other participants to carpool.
The nearest International airport and bus station with connections to major US cities is in Bangor.

Group size: 10-16 people​
Sign up by June 1st.
*Our insurance requires the minimum age to be at least 16 at start of program.

Have ​questions? Please contact:
Arista Holden
Trainer and Program Director