April 19 – 23!
Join fellow campers, ages 10-18, on this Awesome April Archery Acting Adventure!! A.T. and Lisa from Archery Addictions in PA will be here to facilitate campers in gaining knowledge and experience with bows. Ben will assist campers in putting on a variety show. And Marion and the Lugdon Lodge staff will be providing all the Adventure campers can handle! Get ready for target practice, character creation, and campfires!
Overnight campers $250
Day campers $150
I had a request for more recent pictures of the Bear Hunt – I neglected to post any this year (ooops) So, Thanks goes out to Randy Hill from Hill’s Taxidermy in PA for the pictures and the recommendation of our Lodge and Frank – Here are some recent photos!!
Part if the local 4H crew came to dogsled with us on Saturday! We had do much fun teaching them about the huskies and dogsledding. In between runs the 4Hers went sliding and roasted hotdogs over a campfire for lunch!
THE CAN-AM CROWN BEGINS TOMORROW!!!!
We ❤ dogsledding!!!
Think you’d like to try your hand at mushing? Give Marion a call and book an afterschool or evening run – Just $25 a person for the next 2 weeks. Arrive after school (Jr High and up can just take the bus and a parent can arrange transportation home after the Adventure) and run the huskies with Ed and Marion for an hour or two. There’s usually some cookies and hot cocoa to be found too.
4 or more in your group and you each pay just $20!
Archery, Acting and Adventure are coming your way over April’s School Vacation. April 19-23! (If you received a flyer, the date may be wrong)
Archery lessons will be provided by A.T. and Lisa from Archery Addictions in Pennsylvania. They have a traveling Archery Range and bows in all sizes, ready for campers to learn to shoot straight and true! A.T. and Lisa participated in the bear hunt at Lugdon Lodge last fall. Marion learned about the innovative program they run in PA where they bring their range to schools for children to learn about responsible handling of bows. Anyone who knows Marion, knows she always gets her way! So, A.T. and Lisa agreed to come North with their range for our campers!! You can see more about their program for school age children here www.archeryaddictions.com
As for Acting Variety Show Thursday evening put on by campers will be facilitated by Ben, a member of Children’s Stage Adventure. Ben directed Androcles and the Lion with Children’s Stage Adventure during Acting Out at Lugdon Lodge last summer.
Adventures will depend on weather. But, with about a BAZILLION years combined experience entertaining children during school, phys. ed class, and adventure camps, Marion and the Lugdon Lodge staff will be ready with weather appropriate activities, indoor and as much as possible OUTDOOR!!! You can be assured there will be campfires, s’mores and many memories to last a lifetime for all campers!
The overnight adventure costs $250. Daycampers pay just $150 and provide their own transportation. We may be able to help facilitate some carpooling though.
Hey all you Lodge fans!! Winter getting to you? Need a bit of adventure to put the WIN back into WINTER?! The dogs are ready and running! February School Break is coming up quick. You can book a ‘day on the dogsled‘ for your group of friends or your family. We will run a few specials during the school vacation, call Marion to book a day for your group!
Marion has lost it! She wanted to offer a Black Friday special, FOR THE WHOLE WEEK!! So here it is:
WINTER ADVENTURE CAMP $250!!
Ahhhhhhhhh!! She is crazy!!!
To receive this incredible price – send payment in full by Friday December 5.
Winter Adventure Camp is for children 8-18 during part of their February school vacation. Campers arrive Friday February 13 and stay through Tuesday evening. We will spend 4 full days and nights dogsledding, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, sliding and enjoy cooking s’mores over a campfire! Space is limited to provide campers with plenty of time on the dogsled.
We are now taking deposits and booking bear hunts for 2015! Hunters arrive Sunday afternoon and hunt through Saturday evening. Your fee includes all meals and lodging for the week long bear hunt. You will be guided by a licensed Maine guide during the hunt. Call today to book!
The Owners and Staff of Lugdon Lodge encourage voters to oppose the referendum and allow our public, professional biologists to continue to manage Maine’s bear population with our nationally recognized bear management program.
For accurate information concerning Maine’s black bear hunt check out http://www.savemainesbearhunt.com
Congratulations to all the Moose Permit Winners! If you are hunting in Zones 2 or 3, Give us a call for lodging and guiding services. We can’t wait to hunt with you!
A great article that celebrates our Maine Bear Biologists and their work!
This week a group of guys rented a cabin at the lodge so they could fish. Look what they caught Monday!
9 year old Abby was able to help harness and hook-up the dogs she drove on the lake today!
February’s dogsledding special – $30 per person for an afternoon spent riding and driving the dogsled!
The first Children’s Dogsledding Overnight Adventure Camp of 2014 will be January 19th, 20th and 21st. (Fort Kent School District is closed Monday for Martin Luther King Jr day and Tuesday for workshop) Children 8-18 will arrive Sunday morning and spend the three days dogsledding, snow shoeing, roasting lunch over an outdoor campfire and ice fishing on Eagle Lake! Call soon to reserve your child spot, space is limited. The 3 day camp is $150.00
Marion took a team of 6 Huskies out late this afternoon for a beautiful run through snow covered trees. The trails are ready and the dogs are so excited to run. Give us a call to reserve an afternoon of dogsledding or a weekend of dogsledding and all the adventure Maine has too offer when the snow is on the ground!
There is a short video of Marion and the dogs leaving the lodge on our Facebook page – Just search for Lugdon Lodge from your Facebook account!
Ed just came on from feeding the dogs after a great run! As you cam see, the temp is up to a balmy 0 degrees!
There is a movement to ban the 3 most effective ways to hunt bear in Maine. In fact it looks like this referendum will go before voters November of 2014. Those in favor of the ban could take away our right to hunt bear over bait, to hunt bear with hounds and to trap bear. Lugdon Lodge is in favor of a humane hunt and the maintenance of a healthy bear population. The Lugdon Lodge wants to encourage voters to oppose the proposed referendum and allow our public, professional biologists to continue to manage Maine’s bear population with our nationally recognized bear management program. We will continue to post information and links for more information. For now, you can check out the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine and the Maine Professional Guides Associations site concerning this very important issue. www.savemainesbearhunt.com
Jesse and Shannon saw this cow on Rt 161 Thursday afternoon!
Opening day of deer season, oh yea! Ed is taking grandson Manny out this morning. Manny has promised many extended family and friends a portion of the buck he plans to bag today. The confidence and excitement of a young hunter is contagious!
The staff at the Lodge has been busy this week getting cabins ready and scouting for MOOSE! To all those hunting with us next week, travel safely North and good luck!!
FIRST REAL SNOW OF THE SEASON!!
You should hear the Huskies! They can’t wait to run!
Ed and Stud have been hunting for more than 40 years together and guiding together for several. Tonight this cow and bull were taken at the same time in the same place by their hunters!!
Andrea was the shooter on a hunt with Guide Ken. They came in shortly after 1:00 with a cow!