During the Spring of 2020, RRCT’s Rain or Shine Club will continue with self-led outings. Getting outside and onto trails is healthy for you in so many ways. If Thursdays at 10:00 am work for you, you can meet-up with others at the first of the locations below, keeping safe distances, and take the initiative to lead. Or to be safest, choose one of the other locations or a different day and time (or multiple days) to keep safest distances. Each hike listed below will be accompanied with a few suggestions of ways to engage your kids further in the treks you do. Send photos, videos, drawings and written observations to share with other Rain or Shine Club members to Carrie. or post them on Instagram and Facebook using #royalriverconservationtrust Let’s stay connected!! Also notice our photo and video contest linked to our RRCT 400 Footer Club.
The Rain or Shine Club offers a family-friendly and new-neighbor-friendly introduction to our favorite places with a focus on our active land stewardship projects. Learn how and why we work to protect land, and to protect and develop access to land. Each week we celebrate our successes with a variety of guided and self-led tours. Please join us Thursday mornings at 10 am (flexible-variable during Spring 2020) for a well-planned, no-cost adventure. Outings are typically an hour or two long. This five minute video describes the program and experience from one family’s perspective.
We head out rain (or snow, or wind…) or shine! Please be mindful of the weather, and bugs, and dress accordingly. Bring appropriate gear, snacks, and thermos or water bottle. Well-behaved dogs are usually welcome with a leash and bags. Check this site regularly to stay updated. Any updates or changes to an event will be posted here by 7 am on the day of the outing.
Contact us at (207) 847-9399 with questions about gear, driving directions or anything else.
Here are some more press articles describing Rain or Shine Club:
May 2017, Bangor Daily News: Kid-friendly Rain or Shine hiking club
January 2017, Maine Women Magazine: Take the kids on an outdoor adventure with the Rain or Shine Club
October 2016, Maine Magazine: Enjoying the Royal: Communities Collaborate to Create Access to Nature