CVOA Updates

Maine Huts & Trails wrote to us & Summer Adventure Ideas?

Hello CVOA! We noticed that your calendar of events is missing adventure options for July and August. What about a paddle/hike to Grand Falls? We are currently scheduling summer adventures and thought you might be interested in booking a summer trip with us! We currently have plenty of availability so give us a call if you’re interested or have any …

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Down East Magazine Scavenger Hunt

And other ideas for recreation Down East Magazine has published their third annual Scavenger Hunt list for this summer. View it at downeast.com/greatmainescavengerhunt/. Also, their Best of Maine Travel Guide is available on-line on their website, https://downeast.com/?s=best+of+maine+travel+guide If anyone is inspired by these opportunities, please contact me at cvoa.adventures@gmail.com or 207-745-5815 with your ideas for adventures. Looking forward to hearing …

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Paddle Big Jim Pond and BBQ at Bickfords

Saturday, July 13 Join us for a fun and leisurely paddle on remote and beautiful Big Jim Pond, followed by a cookout up on scenic Eustis Ridge, at the Bickford’s, on Woodcock Lane. The plan is to meet at Natanis parking lot (on left, just past Pines Market on Rt. 27 In Eustis) at 10:00 AM. We will caravan to …

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Recreation, Cookout, Board/Member Meeting

Recreation, Cookout, Board/Member Meeting Saturday, June 23 in Belgrade 2019 Val and Sam Hudspath have generously offered to be our hosts for the June 23 Board/Member meeting. They can be found at 40 Abena Shores Drive, Belgrade 04917, on the shores of Great Pond. There are many opportunities for activities in the Belgrade Lakes area. Plan to meet at their …

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Message from the President

Did you know that historically CVOA has donated over $7000 to various organizations through our charitable giving program, many of them with local matching funds? Some of the recipients include:  Scholarships for Tanglewood/Blueberry Cove programs  Boy Scout Troop Sponsorships  NEMBA trail construction  Scholarships for the Stratton Summer Recreation Program  Stocking the fishpond at the Outdoor …

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5 Ski Trips in 2020

We are excited to offer five ski trips for 2020, with variety as well. You will find general information below about all of the trips, and the schedule of emails about the trips and reservations. Note: * Each trip will also require a $50 per person reservation fee for CVOA. * All prices are per person, double occupancy. * Reservations …

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Summer is coming!

Summer is coming!   As reported at the annual meeting on March 30, the past 12 months were full of recreational activities for CVOA. Over 20 events were led by 16 different leaders involving over 630 members – which all adds up to a lot of fun. Thanks to everyone who stepped up to offer suggestions or be a trip …

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Steamboat, Colorado was great!

Steamboat, Colorado   February 27 through March 6   Claudia Diller wrote: Steamboat was our first CVOA trip, and it set a high standard for the next. Tom had spent a week out there as an unemployed ski instructor back in the eastern no-snow year of 1974. Needless

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Adventure Coordinator Wanted!

Adventure Coordinator still wanted…   What does the position involve? Maintain the calendar of events and trips Be the go-to person for members who want to be a leader Reach out to members for ideas and leaders Publicize events and trips to the membership through our monthly newsletters and mid-month reminders by sending the information to the newsletter editor Keep …

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CVOA Logo Wear & Stickers

CVOA Logo Wear and more . . .   Perfect for Helmets and More You might have seen some CVOA logo wear on display at Saturday’s dinner meeting event. It has been quite some time since CVOAoffered logo wear, and the time is now to bring it back.   New member Val Hudspath is working with member Mike Pilsbury, owner of Northeast Emblematic, on …

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