Merritt Island

merrittisland Merritt Island, owned by the Bowdoin Outing Club, is a beautiful, 28-acre island located in the New Meadows River. After spending several days hiking in nearby state parks, this trip will have a chance to give something back to the state of Maine. Students on Merritt Island will have the opportunity to participate in the process of woodlot management, or participate in other restoration and improvement projects on the island and in surrounding communities.

Equipment List

Merritt Island Equipment List (pdf)

If there is anything that is in the equipment list that you have questions about, please do not hesitate to contact Sarah Liu, Pre-Orientation Coordinator at (207)798-4268 or Also, Capilene tops and bottoms, and socks will be sold here at the Outing Club on the day of arrival if you are unable to get them beforehand.


Departs Tuesday, August 23, 2011