On each trip you will:

  • Explore Maine  while staying in the front country at parks or cabins
  • Explore the natural surroundings that support a diverse population of  wildlife including loons, bald eagles, coyote, beaver, otter and coastal wildlife
  • Learn Leave No Trace principles, local ecology, and other various outdoor skills
  • Give back to the location by providing a service such as building bridges, maintaining trails, clearing campsites, building lean-tos and much more.


Unity College NovaCoastal and Art Experience
Dates:
July 29-August 2,
August 12-16, and
August 19-23 *Reserved for students who live outside the New England States
Exertion Level: Mild
Explore Maine from the land to the sea. We will stay at a log cabin located in scenic Downeast Maine. This cabin has full kitchen, living area, bathroom, and bedrooms. This trip will be divided into many adventures from, exploring lighthouses, picking blueberries, creating art, discovering rugged shoreline, sea cliffs, and wildlife & bird watching. Each week, we will have the opportunity to get our hands dirty in various art projects from basket weaving, painting, and even relaxing with clay.

Unity College NovaWilderness Meditation and Movement
Dates:
July 29-August 2
August 19-23 *Reserved for students who live outside the New England States
Exertion Level: Mild
Hike beautiful parks that are nestled in the heart of Downeast Maine, located in one of the most sought-after vacation regions in the state. This trip will be divided into many adventures exploring lighthouses, sandy beaches, rugged shoreline, sea cliffs, reverse falls, and cobblestone beaches. After this trip, you will be able to say that you traveled to the farthest Eastern tip of the United States at Quoddy Head Lighthouse. We will participate in “wilderness mediation” reconnecting to the wilderness and ourselves.  We will do this through sitting & walking meditations, art, and movement. We will camping in tents at Cobscook Bay State Park.

Unity College NovaWilderness Meditation and Canoeing
Dates:
August 5-9
August 12-16
Exertion Level: Mild to Moderate
This is not just a canoeing trip, we will take time for meditation and connect to the wilderness and ourselves. We will do this through sitting & walking meditations, silent paddles and guided wilderness activities. Junior and Grand Lake will serve as the scenic location for this trip. Located in the eastern Maine these lakes are connected to a series of lakes, ponds, streams and wetlands. We will paddle out to remote campsites.