The Outdoor Classroom

Maine Sport Outfitters offers quality instruction from paddlesport professionals who are eager to share their expertise, knowledge, and love of the sport with you. Our paddlesport staff are American Canoe Association (ACA) certified instructors and are committed to teaching the latest paddling and safety techniques while creating a safe and fun learning environment.  We also offer a variety of professional development courses for experienced paddlers, outdoor enthusiasts, outdoor professionals, and those looking to become Registered Maine Guides. If you are pursuing a career in the outdoor industry or are looking to simply improve your skill set, our course offerings will no doubt exceed your expectations.

Cancellation Policy

All of our trips run rain or shine. Conditions that keep us off the water and out of the hills include: lightning, high winds, and extremely heavy fog. If we cancel a trip that you are scheduled to participate in, you and your party will receive a full refund.

Day Trips and Single Day Instructional Courses: Cancellations made 24 hours before the trip is scheduled to depart will receive a full refund. If you cancel with less than 24 hours notice you will not receive a refund.

Multi Day Trips and Courses: Cancellations made 21 days or more before the start of your course will receive a full refund less a $25 administration fee. Cancellations made with less than 21 days notice will receive a 50% refund of the total trip/course cost. Cancellations made less than 48-hours notice will not receive any refund.