Telluride Ski Trip & Photo of the Month

Bear Thompson writes: This picture was taken from the Telluride webcam at the Giuseppe’s Restaurant…..11,885 feet. Our friends Roni and David Emery were online at home just as we were skiing by……they recognized our parkas…..me, Gerry and Eric (Gerry’s cousin)…..too funny and too cool! As you can see, the scenery is spectacular.

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Past Board and Member Meeting

The board meeting included a tour of the new Bill & Joan Alfond Competition Center at the mountain, and a potluck lunch. The meeting began with a presentation by Larry Warren, who invited CVOA to partner with him and the Longfellows Mountain Heritage Trail, a sixty mile long, historical and non-motorized, recreational trail that will span from Kingfield to Coburn …

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St. Patrick's Day Bowling Party!!!

Join CVOA for a St. Patrick’s Day Bowling Party on Friday, March 17th (St Patrick’s Day) at the Sugarbowl for CVOA members. This is an RSVP event with a limited number of spaces, so get your name(s) on the list early! We will be bowling from 5:30-6:30 and then enjoying a pizza dinner. Various bowling awards will be given out …

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2017 Annual Meeting and Dinner

Last year’s Annual Meeting and Dinner at the Sugarloaf Inn was so popular, we are repeating it. For $23 per person, members will enjoy a dinner buffet, including salads, entrees, dessert, and coffee/tea. The fixed price of $23 includes the meal, taxes, and gratuities. A cash bar will be available for those that would like to have wine, beer, or …

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Sky Lodge of Moose River, Maine

Luxury in the Rough & A Place to Remember with CVOA on June 2-4, 2017 at Sky Lodge, 748 Main Street, Moose River, ME 04945. We have exclusive use of Sky Lodge for the weekend. www.skylodgemaine.com The magnificent nature-based Sky Lodge was first built as a hunting and fishing lodge for the wealthy. There is a beautiful games room with …

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Bar Harbor Oct 12th

Bar Harbor October 12-14 On Friday, October 12th, ten hardy CVOA souls met up for food, drink, and laughter in Bar Harbor for our traditional fall outing.  We were able to skillfully pick the only rainy weekend of the year, but a little rain never dampens CVOA spirits. Even though it was the start of off-season rates, the streets were …

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CVOA’s Annual Winter Social

CVOA’s Annual Winter Social Stratton-Eustis Community Center Main Street /Route 27   Saturday, January 21, 2017 Featuring: A Hearty Pot Luck Dinner and The Delta Knights Band Happy Hour: 5-6pm (BYOB) Pot Luck Dinner 6-7pm Dancing 7-9:30 Cover: $10pp We are now asking for teamwork in order to have a successful evening. How can you be part of the team? …

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Upcoming Adventures

Eleven people took advantage of the first midweek CVOA Bowling Night at the Sugarbowl on Wednesday, November 16. Now that the ski season is upon us, we are hopeful there will be even more CVOAers taking advantage of this fun partnership. The first weekend CVOA Bowling Night will be Saturday, December 3 from 5-7:00PM when it is only $25/hour per …

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Cookie Swap and Hike

Saturday, December 10 Join us for some delicious cookies, some wonderful appetizers, refreshing beverages and great company.  CVOA will meet at the Adaptive Outdoor Education Center to gather with our CVOA friends for an afternoon of fun and food. Those of us that want a bit of outdoor exercise before eating we will meet at Campbell Field at 1 p.m. …

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Homecoming Event Report – CVOA Homecoming at Sugarloaf October 8th & 9th.

The 2016 CVOA display at Sugarloaf’s Homecoming Weekend was, by all accounts, a fun and successful event. The display was colorful, informative and caught the attention of many Homecoming attendees. A new “Thanks For Joining” package was provided to the 15 new members. The package included the new CVOA logo magnet, a list of planned recreational activities for 2017 and …

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Let's Go Hiking Tomorrow! Join the Spontaneous Trip Email list….

Or fishing… or biking, golfing, skiing, snowshoeing … Sometimes an event is just plain spur of the moment – good weather, good timing, good conditions, whatever else prompts an enthusiast to say “let’s do something”. Would you like to be on a list of members to receive short notice of an activity? We are working towards developing the process. Your …

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Message from President – Quarterly Yurt Board Meeeting

Meeting day is Sunday, September 11 The Adaptive Outdoor Education Center has offered a yurt for our next meeting. How can you resist that? Now we add to the excitement of participating in the guidance of CVOA’s future with one of the reasons we do it! This location supports our clear and simple mission statement of preserving and protecting our …

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Bar Harbor Fall Weekend Oct 21-Oct-23 Only a few rooms left!

October 21-23 Enjoy Bar Harbor off season – lower prices and no crowds. CVOA is returning to Bar Harbor in October and it is time to book your room! We will be staying at the Cromwell Harbor Motel, located in easy walking distance to downtown Bar Harbor. The rooms are $98 per night and they have 12 rooms left as of …

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Pemaquid River Paddle

WHEN: September 24, at 10 a.m. launch your canoes & kayaks  Paddle begins at 10 a.m., and no reservations are necessary. WHERE: At member Mary Berger’s home on Biscay Pond – 163 Fogler Road – in Bremen (near Damariscotta). WHAT: Attendees may paddle southward down the Pemaquid River to Bristol Mills or northward through the Pemaquid River into Pemaquid Pond. …

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