PPCS Trip and Event Schedule
Please contact the trip coordinator at least two days before the trip.
Please review the Participant's Responsibilities, Dos and Don'ts, Reading a River, Survival Tips and the Liability Waiver.
If you would like to lead a trip that isn't listed here, contact, contact me and I'll add your trip to the list.
Trip Coordinators: Check your trip description listed here to make sure it is accurate. If any changes need to be done, contact me and I'll make the change.
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|Friday, July 1 to Suncay, July 3||Roll Dam section of West Branch Penobscot||III||Helen Hess||288-9510||email|
|Saturday, July 2||Dead River||III||1800 cfs||T.C. needed||email|
|Saturday, July 2||Canada Falls ||IV||500 cfs||Ron Chase||725-4342||email|
|Sunday, July 3||Dead River||III||1300 cfs||T.C. needed||email|
|Monday, July 4||Fourth of July Fireworks from war canoes||Bangor||Bangor||Mike Maybury||email|
|Saturday, July 9||Canada Falls ||IV||600 cfs||John Brower||397-4815||email|
|Sunday, July 10||Roll Dam section of West Branch Penobscot||III||500 cfs minimum||John Brower||397-4815||email|
|Friday, July 15||Rapid River||IV||1300 cfs||Ryan Galway||650-0978||email|
|Friday, July 22||Swift Water Rescue Clinic||Forks||Kick off the Summer Picnic weekend with this one-day class taught by the ACA-certified instructor from Northeast Guide Service. Includes a trip through the Kennebec Gorge to the site of drills on rope-throwing, swimming, boat recovery, wading, and more. Participation limited to 10 people with preference given to first-timers. Your slot will be reserved when you pre-pay the $65 cost of class to the PPCS. ||Kyle Duckworth||288-5763||email|
|Saturday, July 23||Cooks' Meeting at Webb's Campground, 5:00 p.m.||Casual dress required. Skirts optional. Followed by potluck supper at 6:00 p.m. All who bring a contribution are welcome.||email|
|Saturday, July 23||Dead River||III||2400 cfs||Brent Elwell||592-7925||email|
|Saturday, July 23||Canoe Kennebec River from Webb’s Campground area to Caratunk ||II||Alan Fuller||(603) 886-5555||email|
|Saturday, July 23 to Sunday July 24||Summer Picnic||email|
|Sunday, July 24||Kennebec Gorge||IV||4800 cfs||Jean Miller||(860) 309-8360||email|
|Suncay, July 24||Dead River||III||1800 cfs||T.C. Needed||email|
|Sunday, July 24||Dead River||II||Low Flow, 8:00 a.m. sharp||T.C. Needed||email|
|Saturday, July 30||Mattawamkeag River||III-IV||natural flow||Bill Blauvelt||email|
|Saturday, August 6||Rapid River||IV||1300 cfs||Bill Blauvelt||email|
|Saturday, August 13||Dead River||III||2400 cfs||Brent Elwell||592-7925||email|
|Sunday, August 14||Dead River||III||1800 cfs||Rich Oberdorf||(847) 757-6181||email|
|Saturday, August 20||Magalloway River||IV||1200 cfs||Brent Elwell||592-7925||email|
|Sunday, August 21||Magalloway River||IV||1200 cfs||Rich Oberdorf||(847) 757-6181||email|
|Saturday, August 27||Magalloway River||III-IV||900 cfs||Ryan Galway||650-0978||email|
|Sunday, August 28||Magalloway River||III-IV||900 cfs||Ryan Galway||650-0978||email|
|Sunday, September 4||Dead River||IV||5500 cfs||Tom Rutka||450-3424||email|
|Friday to Monday, September 9 to 12||St. Croix River||Flat to Class II||""||Bob Holtzman||207-542-1393||email|
|Saturday, September 10||Canada Falls||IV||600 cfs||John Brower||397-4815||email|
|Sunday, September 11||Roll Dam section of West Branch Penobscot||III||John Brower||397-4815||email|
|Saturday, September 17||Dead River||IV||3500 cfs||Ryan Galway||650-0978||email|
|Sunday, September 18||Kennebec Gorge||IV||4800 cfs||Ryan Galway||650-0978||email|
|Saturday, October 1||Dead River||IV||full open up to 6000 cfs||T.C. Needed||email|
|Saturday to Monday, October 8 to 10||Saturday: hiking, biking sea kayaking and more sign up at the Fire Station in am. Fall Supper at the Somesville Fire Station - food prep starts at 5:00 pm Pot Luck supper @ 6:00, bring a dish to contribute, Chowder served, program to follow Sunday/Monday: activities sign ups at the Fire Station||email|
|Saturday, October 15||NH River drawdown TC’s Choice||III+||Ryan Galway||650-0978||email|
|Saturday - Sunday, October 22-23||Farmington River||New Boston, MA||III||Beautiful New England river in a fall setting, technical and follows the road.||Tom Rutka||450-3424||email|
|Saturday - Sunday, November 5-6||Tohickon Creek||PA||III||classic, plus a road trip||T.C. needed||email|