Pine Islanders paddle all the major rivers in Maine and several of its lakes in either canoes or kayaks. At least two trips a year are rowing trips on which boys row double-banked in Pine Island's custom-designed wooden rowboats. Like hiking trips, water trips vary greatly in length and difficulty so that boys of all ages can enjoy them.
A typical summer includes the following canoe, kayak and rowing trips, among others:
Indian Pond - three-day canoe trip from Moosehead Lake to Indian Pond for beginning paddlers.
Oak Island - two-day, one-night introduction to camping. Campers take the War Yacht on Great Pond to neighboring Oak Island.
ONG-BAK - O.A.R. Navigators Going Backward Along the Kennebec - a trip from Waterville to Bath Iron Works for advanced rowers.
West Branch - four-day canoe trip on the West Branch of the Penobscot River. For intermediate paddlers.
Senior Canoe - six-day trip on the Allagash Wilderness Waterway, from the Churchill dam at the head of the Allagash River to Allagash Village. For advanced paddlers.
Kennessassabackscot - Campers paddle the Kennebec to Swan Island, then navigate the Sasanoa, Back, and Sheepscot Rivers to Wiscasset. Three-day trip for beginning paddlers.
Great Pond Rowing Trip - An exploration of Great Pond in rowboats. For beginning and intermediate rowers.
Chip Lakes - four-day trip in canoes on the Chiputneticook Lakes, the headwaters of the Saint Croix River. For intermediate paddlers.
CLIK - Chip Lakes In Kayaks - four-day trip on Chiputneticook Lakes. For intermediate kayakers.
St. Croix - four-day canoeing adventure on St. Croix River from Vanceboro to the Kellyland dam. For intermediate to advanced paddlers.