Canoe Trip to Lake Umbagog / Summer Shakedown

Starts May 22, runs Fri - Mon

Lake Umbagog

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Required participation for anyone going to Maine High Adventure (MHA) in August.

Open to anyone else as a regular monthly trip.

Mandatory pack check on Tuesday, May 12.

Departure: Meet at St. James Church at 7:30 pm on Friday. We’ll load the cars, spend the night at St. James, and depart at dawn on Saturday.

Expected Return: Monday afternoon.

Adult Leader (M): Derrick Jackson
Adult Leader (F): Sally Watermulder
Youth leader: Zoe M.


Packing List

  • 2 heavy duty trash bags (=contractor bags)
  • swimming suit
  • 2 (or more) pairs wool socks
  • 2 sets thermal underwear, top & bottom (wool or synthetic)
  • 1 pair fleece pants (insulating layer for lower body)
  • 1 insulating layer for upper body (fleece or wool sweater or jacket)
  • 2nd insulating layer for upper body
  • rain jacket
  • rain pants
  • warm hat (wool or synthetic)
  • 3 synthetic (wicking) shirts
  • 2 pairs shorts
  • 1 long-sleeve shirt
  • 3 one-liter water bottles
  • 1 pair sneakers or crocs (will get wet)
  • mess kit
  • sunblock
  • bug repellent
  • headlamp
  • toiletries
  • personal medications
  • sleeping bag
  • sleeping pad

Optional Items

  • Book
  • Sunglasses
  • mosquito net
  • gloves
  • towel


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