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A collaborative project of WHRL and Maine Outdoor School

OWL: Outdoor Women Lead teaches OUTDOOR and NATURALIST skills.

Our goal is to strengthen women and girls’ confidence in the outdoors — and in life!

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Do you like the outdoors?

Whether you are an enthusiast or are just starting to brave the outdoors,  OWL has something for you. Click a button below to explore!


A free summer camp for girls at the Milbridge Commons Wellness Park.

Outing Group for Women

Interested in joining women around Washington County who are interested in exploring the outdoors?

Educational Videos

Check out our six educational videos, ranging in topics from plant indentification to canoeing.

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Read posts from our blog for female-identifying individuals who might experience barriers in the outdoors.

OWL is a collaborative project between WHRL and Maine Outdoor School, L3C. We provide opportunities for girls and women in Downeast Maine to experience, learn and grow in the outdoors.

This program is inclusive to all definitions of women. Please reach out if you’d like to learn more.

If you are looking for a co-ed outdoor camp or experience, please check out: