Youth Programs (Ages 8-12)

Rippleffect programs help youth build confidence and make new friends by exploring Cow Island and paddling in the local waters of Casco Bay. Our programs offer something for everyone! Join us for the adventure.

Aucocisco Zephyrs

Aucocisco Zephyrs (Ages 8-10)

Overview This week-long program is for our youngest participants, youth aged 8-10 years old. Daily activities include exploring our island campus, climbing our rock wall, riding our zip line and… Read more >

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Aucocisco Ripples (Ages 10-12)

Overview This week-long program is for youth aged 10 to 12 years old.  Daily activities include sea kayaking excursions to neighboring islands, group challenges and games, and exploration of our… Read more >


February Break Day Camp

Overview When is it? 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM February Break: February 20-23, 2018 (Tuesday-Friday)  Where is it? Students will be picked up and dropped off at the Rippleffect office (159… Read more >


Cow Islanders (Ages 11-13)

Overview In this week-long overnight program, Islanders will sea kayak, explore the Cow Island challenge course, play intensely fun games, and learn wilderness camping and cooking skills. Students will put… Read more >

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Cow Journeys (Ages 13-16)

Overview Cow Journeys combines the magic of the Cow Island experience with the excitement of exploring nearby islands on a two-night paddling trip. Ride our zip line, build a raft,… Read more >

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Aucocisco Waves (Ages 12-14)

Overview For our older day students, this week-long program is open to youth aged 12-14 years old.  Daily activities include an expanded sea kayaking curriculum, longer day paddles in Casco… Read more >


April Break Program

Overview When is it? 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM April Break: April 16 – April 20, 2018 (Monday- Friday)   Where is it? Students aged 11-13 will be picked up… Read more >