Cobscook Community Learning Center to Offer Outdoor Adventure & Outdoor Explorer Camp

Are your kids looking for something fun to do this summer? Sign them up for Outdoor Adventure Camp for youth aged 7-12 and Outdoor Explorer Camp for ages 10-13 at the Cobscook Community Learning Center. 

Campers participate in a wide variety of outdoor activities including swimming, canoeing, hiking, rock climbing, geocaching, and more. Kids participate in instructional sessions in map and compass, fire building, wilderness survival skills, Leave-No-Trace principles, and first-aid in a small instruction group environment. Campers learn how to prepare how to gear up, dress right and be prepared outdoors with a mix of morning instruction and afternoon adventuring. Outdoor Adventure and Explorer Camps are for kids with a strong desire to learn and explore, who want to create new friendships, self-awareness and confidence, and have fun memories to last a lifetime!

Each session of camp runs  Monday through Friday, from 9 am to 4 pm. Explorer Camp includes an overnight on Thursday evening. Transportation is available from Machias. Outdoor Adventure Camp will run for three sessions, June 23-27, July 14-18, and August 4-8. Outdoor Explorer Camp will also run for three sessions, July 7-11, July 21-25, and August 11-15. Scholarships are available for camp, please call 733-2233 for information.

Camp Leaders Bobbi-Jo Bourdeau and Kelly Bryand have many years of experience working with youth outdoors. Bobbi-Jo graduated in 2012 from the University of Maine at Machias with a BS in Outdoor Recreational Management. She was the assistant rec director for the US Navy's Morale, Welfare & Recreation program, established local youth leadership groups as an AmeriCorps volunteer, and worked with many local schools and non-profits. She currently co-leads Outdoor Adventure Club. 

Kelly Bryand is a teacher, musician, and avid outdoor enthusiast, with over 1200 miles of experience along the Appalachian Trail and various other backcountry terrain.  He has professional experience as a trip leader, camp counselor, and educator in both outdoor recreation and music.  Kelly is originally from Washington County, and currently teaches at the CCLC and the Maine Academy of Modern Music in Machias.

For more information or to register for summer camp at the CCLC, visit our website: or call 733-2233.