CVOA Updates

Bella Coola BC Heli Ski Trip. Jan. 31 – Feb 4, 2019

CVOA member Pete Smith is leading a heli-ski ski trip this winter to Bella Coola in British Columbia. He has one more seat available. Dates: Jan. 31 – Feb 4, 2019 Skier level: Must have had experience skiing back-country powder snow conditions and be an advanced skier. Cost: $6780 CDN (it ain’t cheap) If you’d like to find out more, …

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FSAR Wilderness First Aid Class. Dates: October 27 & 28, 2018

Wilderness First Aid Class Oct. 27-28, in Farmington, Maine Dates: October 27 & 28, 2018 (2-day class) $175 Location: Farmington Fire Department, Farmington Maine Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday & Sunday Cost: $175 The best and most comprehensive course of its kind, WFA offers relevant and realistic first-aid training for seasonal outdoor activities or short-term wilderness endeavors and …

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Range News

Hello Range Members, The Masons held their annual trap shoot on Saturday. The Fall foliage is getting close to peak and there is no prettier time to shoot at the Range. We continue to hold scheduled Trap Shoots every Wednesday 9:30 – 12:00 and Sunday 9:00 – 12:00, weather permitting. Also, Five Stand Shoots continue every Saturday 9:00 – 12:00, …

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October Message From President

The first day of fall in Maine is now behind us. Weather is getting cooler, days are getting shorter, leaves are turning vibrant colors and falling to the ground. And folks across our beautiful state are heading to Homecoming events – at high schools, colleges and universities. Wikipedia defines homecoming as: “The tradition of welcoming back former students and members …

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Board and Member Meeting October 21 2018

Everyone is welcome, and we will have some light refreshments. The location is expected to be at the Town of CV Park or in the Town office. If you have anything you would like to have added to the agenda, call our president Bonnie Farrar at 207-735-3984.

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Poplar Hut Fall Hike and Lunch. Sunday, Oct. 7 – 11:00-1:00, 2018

Meet at the C.V. town office parking lot at 11:00. Bonnie Farrar has graciously offered to lead this outing. 11:00: Gather to walk up Carriage Rd about 1/4 mile. Trail head is on the right. A bridge crosses over Poplar Stream. Hike up Maine Hut Trail until you come to the trail head on the left for “Larry’s Way” – …

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Homecoming Booth, October 6th and 7th 2018

Sure hope you are planning to attend Sugarloaf Homecoming this year! As you are enjoying all the fun activities and meeting up with friends, stop by the CVOA booth in its usual spot by the stairs in the base lodge to say hello and check on our full list of upcoming events for 2018/19. Better yet, volunteer to sit a spell and …

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Victory Chimes – September 9 – 14, 2018

$200 per person. (normally $860 p.p.) Thanks to CVOA member and Captain Kip Files for this amazing offer. To sign up for the September 9 – 14 cruise, call Loraine at 800-745-5651, and mention CVOA to get booked at the special rate. For more information about Victory Chimes and the cruise, go to: Home Additional expenses include parking in Rockland …

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September Message from President Bonnie Farrar

I was recently one of the many CVOA members who were able to take advantage of an incredible offer from fellow member Kip Files, Captain of the Victory Chimes: to enjoy a last-minute, generously-discounted four-day sail around the coast of Maine aboard his historic four-masted schooner. Our thanks to Kip for extending this opportunity to our members. My sister Susan, one of …

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Kayak and Bike in the Carrabassett Valley area

Big Jim Pond and the Esker Trail Sunday, August 5 and Monday, August 6 Two days – a day of kayaking and a day with easy to moderate off-road biking. Both days are weather permitting: August 5th is a Kayak/Canoe day and picnic to Big Jim Pond, with a BBQ afterwards at the Fraser chalet in Wyman. We’ll meet Sunday morning at 9:15 in Eustis at the parking lot …

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