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Maine: Sustainability & Island Exploration - 12 days 4

Maine Volunteer Program for Teens

In this community service program on Hurricane Island, Maine, teens are truly part of sustainability in action! Whether it’s engaging with the sustainable systems that support the breathtaking off-the-grid campus, collecting data for fisheries and aquaculture research that really impacts communities, or helping to harvest food that will be directly incorporated into the island meals, students will be immersed in activities that prepare them to address global challenges. Rock climbing on a granite quarry face, hiking beautiful trails, and lobstering off the coast of Maine all connect students to the natural world and science in action. Students will become part of Hurricane Island’s intentional community as they develop their skills as empowered leaders who can inspire others and enact meaningful change. Cap off your program with 3 nights in Bar Harbor, Maine with lots of adventure in Acadia National Park and our final night in Boston!

About This Program

  • What It’s Like

    The perfect balance of meaningful service projects and unforgettable adventures. Note that while on Hurricane Island for 6 days participants will not have access to their cell phones.

  • 25 Service Hours

    A letter of completion detailing the program's service hours and projects will be issued after the program.

  • Recognition

    Your service hours are eligible toward the President's Volunteer Service Award.

  • Service Projects

    Everybody participates together in each project. Specific projects are confirmed in late spring and are similar to those described.

  • Accommodations

    Bunk House & Hotel.

  • Meals

    Includes breakfast and dinner daily, plus 6 lunches.

  • Activities

    Includes all recreation & activities listed.

  • Transportation

    Chartered air-conditioned motor coach.

  • Group Size

    Up to 24 participants.

Service Projects


Maine: Sustainability & Island Exploration - 12 days 4

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