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Overview

These high adventure treks provide Rippleffect alumni and new students an opportunity to explore mountain peaks and coastal islands beyond the beaches of Cow.

No prior outdoor experience is necessary!

Ripple Paddling Trek

This sea kayaking adventure offers the opportunity to explore the beautiful islands of Casco Bay while learning valuable outdoor living and leadership skills. Camping on a different island each night, participants will enjoy making new friends among the natural beauty of Maine’s coast.

Ripple Multi-Sport Trek

Lace up your boots and grab a paddle for this ten-day wilderness adventure that begins with backpacking and rock climbing in the White Mountains before heading to the ocean for a multi-day sea-kayaking expedition.

Ripple Backcountry Treks

Rippleffect now offers four seasons of outdoor adventure to high school students through our Backcountry Treks program.  Learn mountaineering skills while exploring the beauty of the White Mountains over a three-day school break weekend.  All Backcountry Treks will leave from and return to Portland. Specific destinations will vary based on the season and the weather conditions.  Open to any current HS student.

Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance for our Treks is available!

Rippleffect is committed to providing affordable, accessible programs for youth. We believe that participating in an adventure should not be deterred by financial limitations. For more information on scholarship options please call our office at 207-791-7870.


Pick Your Program

Ripple Paddling Trek (Ages 14-17)

Overview Ripple Paddling Trek This sea kayaking adventure offers the opportunity to explore the beautiful islands of Casco Bay while learning valuable outdoor living and leadership skills. Camping on a… Read more >

CB Paddling Expedition 1

Ripple Multi-Sport Trek (Ages 15-18)

Overview Ripple Multi-Sport Trek  Lace up your boots and grab a paddle for this ten-day wilderness adventure that begins with backpacking and rock climbing in the White Mountains before heading… Read more >

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Rippleffect Treks (Ages 12-18)

Overview Rippleffect Treks Rippleffect now offers four seasons of outdoor adventure through our Treks program.  Our Treks offer the height of Rippleffect wilderness adventure as Trekkers will have the opportunity… Read more >