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Take Fabulous Photos of Flora and Fauna in your World (Start Anytime!)
with BoomerTECH Adventures
Explore how to take beautiful photos of flowers, plants, and wildlife. Four easy-to-follow videos demonstrate and give examples of each of the topics: Using focus, exposure and HDR features to capture the beauty of your surroundings; avoiding blurry images; composing your images; and editing options that turn so-so images into stunning images. Build your repertoire of photographic strategies. This course is made for you if you want to learn to use your camera or significantly upgrade your skills and abilities.
Open Enrollment - Start Anytime!
On Your Own... Survival in the Maine Woods
with Brad Rounds
Learn what to do when you’re more than a bit “turned around” in the woods... or just plain “stuck” for one reason or another. We’ll talk about how we get into trouble, minimal survival gear, handling being lost, survival priorities, the “evil three”, improving your situation, shelters and fire starting, water and signaling. This is a combination indoor and outdoor session.
with Daniel LeClair
Does the idea of owning and flying a drone appeal to you but you’re not sure of all the ins & outs - or all the applications drones have? Here’s a great introduction covering the operation of various models, hands-on flight practice, uses across industries, FAA regulations, risks, insurance, career opportunities & more! Working (or thinking about a career) in real estate, construction, transportation, insurance, public safety, photography? Discover how Mainers are using drones in their business settings, and how you could start your own business! We’ll also talk about opportunities for further training! There’s a good bit of technical reading involved, and you should be comfortable browsing the internet.
Winter Carnival 2024 in Quebec
with Nancy Dorrans
Join us next February 2-5, 2024 for Carnival de Québec, one of the world’s largest winter carnivals! We will travel from Portland on a deluxe Custom Coach and stay three nights at the iconic Chateau Frontenac! Wander through the winter wonderland of North America’s oldest and most European city. Enjoy a host of outdoor activities for all ages, including snow slides, dog sledding, ice castle snow sculptures, sleigh rides, skating and much more! Explore quaint boutiques or enjoy live music, ice bars and fine restaurants where Québec City chefs combine French-Canadian heritage with fine local products to create unforgettable meals.
Adventure includes: roundtrip deluxe motorcoach transportation from Portland, visit to the Hôtel de Glace, 3 nights at the iconic Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, winter effigy pass to the Carnival, special “insiders” experience, taxes, fees and baggage handling.Important information: Passport or Passport ID is required.
Rates are per person based on room share choice(s):
Quad – 4 people/2 beds - $829
Triple – 3 people/2 beds - $869
Double – 2 people/1 bed - $1019
Double – 2 people/2 beds - $1029
Single – 1 person/1 bed - $1599
A $150 per person deposit is due at registration ~ Final payment is due on or before December 9th, 2023.
$25 per person cancellation fee after deposit has been paid.