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L.L. Bean Adventures at Sunday River
The L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools opens at Sunday River on June 1May 25, 2015
Newry, ME (Summer 2015)-For the second season, Sunday River Resort is hosting the only satellite L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools program that isn't located at an L.L.Bean retail establishment. For the second summer in a row, guests and visitors at Sunday River will have access to on-site L.L.Bean archery, kayaking, and stand-up paddlboard classes, beginning June 1. All activities are open to the public.
All L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools programs are based out of the resort's Grand Summit Hotel and are available Mon-Thurs, June 1 through August 27. Courses start at $25 for 80 minutes of instruction and run up to three-hour tours on kayaks and stand-up paddleboards for $69.
Whether you want to learn archery handling and basic kayaking skills or are looking for a guided solo tour of Round Pond in Greenwood, ME, also known as the birthplace of L.L.Bean himself, you will find it this summer at Sunday River.
Named "Best Mountain Playground" in the May/June 2015 issue of Yankee magazine, Sunday River boasts a bike park, ziplines, disc golf, a bungee trampoline, scenic lift rides on the resort's signature Chondola, hiking, a climbing wall, full-moon dinners at the mid-mountain Peak Lodge, and an award-winning 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr.
About Sunday River--Sunday River is located minutes from picturesque Bethel Village in Western Maine's Mahoosuc Mountains. A true four-season destination, the resort offers eight interconnected peaks of world class skiing and snowboarding, the most slopeside lodging in the east including two resort hotels, and in the summer months activities including lift-serviced mountain biking, ziplines, and golf at the acclaimed Sunday River Golf Club. Sunday River is a member of the Boyne Resorts family of resorts and attractions.
About L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools
Since 1979, the L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools have been offering a variety of courses, trips, tours, seminars, and clinics for activities such as kayaking, cycling, fly fishing, camping, hiking, stand-up paddleboarding, and much more. The guiding principals have always remained the same: to promote an enjoyment of the outdoors by making it as easy as possible for people to engage in outdoor activities and to foster an appreciation and respect for our natural environment. These foundations are inherent in every program offered, whether it is a two-hour fly casting lesson, a half-day tour, or a three-day trip. Last year, over 100,000 people participated in L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools programs.