Member Businesses: On the Water

Maine Maritime Academy

Maine Maritime Academy is a co-educational, public college on the coast of Maine offering programs of study in engineering, management, science, and transportation. The college serves approximately 950 undergraduate and graduate students in career-oriented degree programs. The job placement rate for MMA graduates exceeds 90 percent within 90 days of graduation. The college is consistently recognized for providing a high-value education by organizations such as the Brookings Institution, Money Magazine and U.S. News and World Report. For more information, visit mainemaritime.edu.

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One Pleasant Street
Casinte, ME 04420 United States

Website

(207) 326-2659

Balsam Cove Campground

Family friendly campground on Toddy Pond with RV and tent sites, rustic rental cabins and rental RVs. Docks and rental canoes, kayaks and boats.

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286 Back Ridge Road
Orland, ME 04472 United States

Website

(207)469-7771

Perry’s Lobster Shack

Perry’s Lobster Shack is a small family owned and operated second generation seafood restaurant located in Surry Maine! Perry’s was originated in 1998 and has been a highly sought after restaurant ever since!  We offer one of a kind views, service and food. Come enjoy our famous lobster rolls on our outside dock area. We can be reached by land or sea. If you join us for, lunch don’t be surprised if you see some of the Lobster men unloading their catch of the day. If dining on our beautiful pier doesn’t leave you enough time, that’s okay! We offer live or cooked items to go and now accept all major credit cards. Come say hello this summer and make sure you come with an empty stomach!

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1076 Newbury Neck Rd
Surry, ME 04684 United States

Website

(207) 667-1955

Castine Kayak Adventures

Experience coastal Maine as it should be experienced: from the water! We invite you to sea kayak in Castine’s beautiful, serene, island speckled Penobscot Bay, connecting Mid Coast and Downeast Maine, near Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor. 

Castine Kayak offers customized sea kayaking tours and instructional clinics for everyone from beginners to experienced paddlers. No matter your level, we’ll make sure you have an enjoyable, memorable trip.
Our Registered Maine Sea Kayak Guides lead small, intimate groups on exciting naturalist ecotours, exploring marine sea life, geology and Castine’s rich historical past. 

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17 Sea St.
Castine, ME 04420 

Website

(207)866-3506

Activity Shop

At THE ACTIVITY SHOP we rent kayaks, canoes and paddle boards on a daily or weekly basis. We have both single and tandem kayaks and WE DELIVER (in most cases) . . . AT NO CHARGE!!!

All rentals include paddles and life jackets. Our fleet of over 100 kayaks, canoes and SUP’s are manufactured by Old Town Canoe Co., Current Designs and BIC. They are maintained to the highest standards for a fun, memorable, and safe vacation adventure.

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139 Mines Rd
Blue Hill, ME 04614 

Website

207-374-3600

Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries

Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries is a non-profit organization that works to secure a diversified fishing future for the communities of Eastern Maine and beyond. We do this by developing and implementing innovative programs that provide value for today’s fishermen and drive more sustainable management approaches for future fisheries. An essential component of our work is connecting the knowledge of fishermen, the findings of scientists, and the world of policy makers.
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13 Atlantic Ave
Stonington, ME 04681 

Website

(207) 367-2708

Nichols Day Camps

Summer Day Camp. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit, originally incorporated in 1963 as Blue Hill Society for Aid to Children doing business as Nichols Day Camps. We host youngsters, both local and from away, between the ages of 5-16 in fun-filled, age-appropriate, and safe outdoor-oriented programs that run for eight weeks each summer.
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40 Camp Lane
Sedgwick, ME 04616 

Website

(207)374-9906

Shaw Institute and Blue Hill Research Center

55 Main Street
Blue Hill, ME 04614 

Website

207-374-2135