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Expedition Sponsor

Continuing a 106-year legacy of philanthropy and contributions to the development of outdoor recreation opportunities, L.L.Bean has signed on to host the Life Happens Outside Festival, a celebration of active and outdoor lifestyles in Maine communities. We are honored to work with and receive the support of L.L.Bean for this free event for all ages and abilities that promotes Teens To Trails efforts to provide programming, gear and education to teens that gives them more access to outdoor opportunities.

Festival Producer

Teens To Trails is proud to present the Second Annual Life Happens Outside Festival. T3 has created this event to celebrate the Maine outdoors & inspire healthy, active lifestyles while furthering it's own mission to grow & support high school Outing Clubs across Maine. You can join the fun AND help give more teens access to outdoor adventures!

Weekender Sponsor

One of Maine's shining gems in the outdoor rec industry, Sterling Rope has been locally manufacturing life safety rope, cord, and hardware for over 25 years. An expert in all things climbing, Sterling Rope is locked in as our Climbing Camp Sponsor. In addition to head-lining the Vertical Challenge climbing competition, look out for Sterling's products and dynamic workshops at this year's Life Happens Outside Festival.

day tripper sponsor

Mascoma Bank, a Certified B Corporation, is a mutually-owned bank that was founded in 1899.The Bank and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Mascoma Community Development, are committed to the people, communities and businesses                                                                                         of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

adventure sponsor

cPort Credit Union

cPort strives to deliver the best possible financial experience to their members. They connect with their members through a high level of personalized service and convenient banking technology. They connect with their communities, giving back to the areas that they serve.

Maine Magazine
Magazine Media Sponsor

Maine Magazine shares stories about travel around Maine in their popular 48HRS feature and writes mouth-watering articles about the incredible restaurants that will make you want to eat out more. They take the time to profile the people of the State who are using their creativity and ingenuity to propel Maine forward -- all accented by beautiful photography that gives you a true sense of place.


Autowerkes Maine

Autowerkes Maine is the #1 independent repair facility for fine European automobiles in the State of Maine. We are conveniently located just off I 295 (exit 17 or 20) in Freeport. We have over 30 years experience servicing BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Audi, VW, Mini Cooper, and Volvo. We utilize all the latest technology and computerized (factory) diagnostic systems. Specializing in the absolute newest models which was built on our long history of working with the now classic models. As a BOSCH authorized service center, we have both the experience, equipment and expertise to repair and service these fine automobiles.

Garbage to Garden

Garbage to Garden is a curbside composting company, based in Portland, committed to providing easy, convenient, and cost effective composting solutions in the communities we serve. Garbage to Garden services over 8,000 households weekly, along with hundreds of businesses, schools and events.


Since 1988, Gritty McDuff’s has been creating fine, handcrafted ales and traditional pub fare. From our humble beginnings as a small brew pub in Portland’s Old Port, we’ve grown to become the brew pub of choice for Mainers and folks “from away”. From the start, Gritty’s was at the forefront of the brewing renaissance in the Maine. Locations in Freeport and Auburn too!

Revision Energy

ReVision Energy is a 100% employee-owned solar company, with a mission to help Northern New England move away from fossil fuels and onto renewable energy. We provide a full range of engineering, design, installation, and equipment service for homes, businesses, and municipalities. We are a Certified B-Corp, meaning we're committed to creating positive social change in our communities, and have been consistently rate a Top 10 Solar Installer in the Northeast.