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Want to camp, kayak and paddleboard all in one weekend? Our unique all inclusive coastal camping adventure gives you all this and more, including lobster and quiet evenings under the stars.
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Activity level: Easy to moderate
  • Accommodation: Front country camping
  • Minimum age: 10 (17 and under with parent or guardian)
  • Questions? Please call 1-888-615-9979

Course Description

Enjoy a full day kayaking and another day of paddleboarding along the picturesque coast in Freeport, Maine. The first day will kick off with either kayaking or stand up paddle boarding. On your kayaking day, Registered Maine Guides will explain kayak design, paddling terminology and boat fit. These instructors will help you feel comfortable in a solo sea kayak, teaching you step by step how to paddle and maneuver your kayak. After some practice, you'll travel along the rocky island coastline of Casco Bay on a guided tour.

On your paddleboarding day, your instructors will explain board design, paddling terminology and board selection, and then you'll spend the morning learning and practicing stand-up paddling strokes. In the afternoon, you'll enjoy a tour that puts your new skills to practice. Your adventure will conclude with a leisurely paddle back to our paddling center.

After the first day of activities, you'll head back to our oceanfront campground that comes equipped with large tents, cots, sleeping bags, hot showers and many other amenities. A lobster or steak dinner will be served that evening at the oceanfront pavilion, followed by dessert, a campfire and a quiet, relaxing night under the stars. You'll awake in the morning to the sound of the ocean lapping the shore and the smell of a delicious breakfast that will fuel your day of kayaking or paddleboarding.

All necessary paddleboarding and camping equipment is provided.

NOTE: If you are interested in a customized version of this trip (adjusted length, dates, etc.), please call us at 1-888-615-9979. We are happy to discuss custom trip options with you. Front country camping includes tents with cots, bathrooms with running water and hot showers.

L.L.Bean does not usually cancel events due to inclement weather. However, we reserve the right to cancel an event at any time due to severe weather, low enrollment or other concerns. If L.L.Bean cancels your event, you will receive a full refund for the cost of your reservation.

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*Synthetic clothing dries quickly and is the best choice for outdoor pursuits. Please do not wear cotton clothing. When wet, cotton rapidly robs the heat from your body and takes a long time to dry. We also recommend you dress in multiple layers, allowing you more flexibility to comfortably respond to the weather conditions and your level of exertion. †Please call ahead if you plan to use your own equipment as it must pass inspection by L.L.Bean staff before use. If it's deemed unsuitable, we will provide you with the necessary equipment.

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What to Bring
  • Weather-and activity-appropriate clothing (preferably synthetic*)
  • Rainwear
  • Fleece jacket or wool sweater – appropriate level of insulation for the activity
  • Activity-appropriate closed-toed shoes
  • Personal prescriptions such as EpiPen or inhaler
  • One quart of water (no glass bottles)
  • Personal toiletries (travel size)
  • Pillow
  • Towel
  • Sleepwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat

Optional
  • Dry clothes for after activity
  • Change of shoes for after activity
  • Footwear to wear around camp
  • Waterproof camera
  • 14.5-foot or longer sea kayak with two bulkheads, paddle, spray skirt and US Coast Guard-approved Type III PFD†
  • Stand-up paddleboard, SUP paddle and US Coast Guard-approved Type III PFD†
  • Alcoholic beverages for the evening

What We Provide
  • Use of all necessary paddling equipment: boats, boards, paddles, PFD's, etc.
  • Use of all necessary camping equipment: tents, cots, sleeping bags, headlamps, camp chairs, etc.
  • All meals and snacks
  • Hot showers
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5 / 5
August 12, 2019
No stress outdoor adventure
We had a wonderful time with our guides Leigh and Paul this past weekend. I went with my mother and my family, including kids ranging 10 to 15. Our guides... more
New Hampshire
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5 / 5
July 22, 2019
Best Trip Ever!!!
This trip was amazing!! The facilities were clean and easily accessible and the food was to die for!! The guides were extremely knowledgeable, courteous... more
Bath, ME
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5 / 5
July 21, 2019
Amazing Trip
My wife and I took this trip. Neither of us had any experience either paddle boarding or kayaking. The team of Kevin And Sara did an AMAZING job of taking... more
Morristown, NJ
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5 / 5
August 28, 2018
Wonderful experience with two excellent guides
My husband and I enjoyed every minute of this trip, 1st day was paddle-boarding, 2nd day kayaking. I had never camped before, so I was a bit nervous, but... more
Hamburg, Germany
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