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L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools Open for Third Season at Sunday River Resort

Programming includes archery, kayaking, and stand up paddle boarding.

June 13, 2016

NEWRY, ME (June 13, 2016)—Sunday River Resort will host the L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools' only satellite program for a third summer season. Guests can enjoy beginner and group courses in archery, kayaking, and stand up paddle boarding starting Monday, June 20.

Operations for the L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools are based out of the resort's Grand Summit Hotel, Mondays, Wednesday, and Thursdays through August 25. Courses include 80-minute instruction in archery, kayaking, and stand up paddle boarding for $25, and 3-hour kayaking tours for $59.

Archery courses take place on the Moonstruck ski trail behind the Grand Summit Hotel, while the paddling courses explore the waterways in the Sunday River region, including Round Pond in Greenwood, the birthplace of L.L.Bean himself.

The L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools program joins the ranks of Sunday River's Mountain Park activities, including mountain biking, scenic lift rides, zip line tours, twin zips, a new 18-hole disc golf course, a climbing wall, and a bungee trampoline. The Mountain Park opens Thursday, June 30, and will operate Thursday through Monday from 10AM to 4PM through September 5, and Friday through Sunday from September 9 through October 9.

For more information and media inquiries, visit sundayriver.com or contact Darcy Lambert at dlambert@sundayriver.com.

About Sunday River Resort—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