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CB Paddling Expedition 1
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Cow Island
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Casco Bay Paddle
Guide in Training 2

Our overnight programs teach local students skills to help cope with challenging situations, recognize their individual potential, and become an effective leader among their peers and in their community. Participate in a sea kayaking expedition in Casco Bay, learn the basics of how to be an outdoor wilderness guide, or join peers in a leadership adventure on Cow Island. Choose your own adventure with Rippleffect and have an unforgettable summer experience while learning valuable life skills.

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Girl’s Leadership Week

This all-girls adventure includes many of the same activities as Classic Cow, but this program focuses on helping girls find confidence and courage through leadership. Read more >


Youth Leadership Summit (YLS)

Overview This program was the first program that Rippleffect offered in 2001, and it continues to offer students the unusual opportunity to learn life leadership skills, recognize individual potential and… Read more >


Cow Island Environmental Leadership Program (CELP)

Overview This twelve-day adventure for high school students focuses on what it means to be an environmental leader through active community service and environmental stewardship. The CELP program culminates in… Read more >