Appalachian Trail Activities

Sep
14

Appalachian Trail Activities

Appalachian Trail Activities in Maine: Whitewater Rafting Whether you are completing the entire 2,190 miles of the Appalachian Trail, or you are just exploring some of the 282 miles that are in Maine, you have a lot of gorgeous nature and unforgettable experiences in front of you. And as incredible as the hike can be, it is also very challenging. In fact, Maine is home to Mahoosuc Notch, the hardest…

Jun
07

Adventure Travel for High School Students

What a High School Student Can Learn from White Water Rafting in Maine Adventure travel is a popular activity for high school students. From Australia to Peru to France, traveling abroad helps them explore the world and learn valuable life lessons. But did you realize that there is something just as exciting in Maine that offers plenty of teachable moments? It’s true, and it’s called white water rafting. Not sure…

May
24

Whitewater Rafting in Maine Makes an Affordable Maine Vacation

Whitewater rafting with Crab Apple is one of the most affordable mini vacations you can take in Maine, and with the price of gas dropping below two dollars it is now more affordable than ever before. Crab Apple is excited that people’s vacation dollars may stretch further. We all know four dollar gas put a serious crimp in everyone’s budget. The 500 mile round trip to Maine burned up a…

May
03

Boy & Girl Scout Troops Whitewater Rafting Trips in Maine

Crab Apple Whitewater host’s hundreds of Boy & Girl Scouts every year on whitewater rafting trips. These trips always remind us of why we started whitewater rafting in the first place: to share our love and passion for the outdoors. Whitewater rafting teaches respect for Mother Nature, builds confidence and brings scouts outside of their comfort zone. Kennebac River, Maine While many Scouts raft in Massachusetts, our most popular whitewater…

Apr
28

Senior Class Trips with Crab Apple Whitewater Rafting

Some of the best trips Crab Apple hosts every year are Senior Class Trips and Project Graduation activities for Maine students. Crab Apple Whitewater also hosts many other types of school groups such as 8th grade classes and sports teams. Dozens of schools choose Crab Apple’s whitewater rafting trips for the seniors every year. Seniors spend a day outside enjoying the thrills of whitewater rafting with their classmates. Crab Apple…

Apr
26

Amazing Girl and Boy Scout Activities in Maine

There are a lot of reasons to be a scout, like to learn valuable life skills, to build self-confidence, and to try new things. So when it comes time to plan girl and boy scout activities in Maine, you want something that can encompass all three of these reasons-and participating in outdoor activities certainly fits the bill. Here are three of our favorite boy and girl scout activities in Maine,…

Apr
26

Best Project Graduation Activities in Maine

What is Project Graduation? Project Graduation is a program offered by many high schools in the United States in which organized, adult-supervised and alcohol-free activities are offered as part of a post-graduation party, as an alternative to student-run events that may involve alcoholic beverages or other drugs. Events often last through the night and students are checked for illicit substances before entry and are carefully monitored. Project Graduation emerged in…

Mar
22

Senior Class Trip Activities in Maine and Massachusetts

Senior Class trips are a rite of passage for students leaving the friendly confines of the local high school and preparing to head off to the next chapter in life. It is one last chance to bond with friends that have been there for four years and possibly many more. Senior Class trips have many considerations – location, cost and student safety are important factors. Parents and chaperones hope for…

Mar
04

Winter Survival Guide for the White Water Rafting Enthusiast

If there is one negative aspect to white water rafting in Maine, it is that rafting in winter is not a possibility. Yes, we agree that it’s a major bummer, but over the years we have developed several strategies to make the absence of white water rafting somewhat bearable. So without further ado, here are four ways to keep your white water rafting spirit alive even when the weather in…

Feb
09

Gifts for Thrill Seekers

Gift buying can be filled with anxiety – what to get … will it fit? … will they like it? …will they actually use it? … would I be better off giving cash so they can choose what to purchase? Ugh……. One group that is easy to buy for: thrill seekers. If you are looking for a gift for a thrill seeker, consider buying them an experience. Experience gifts end…