2 Portland Fish Pier Marine Trade Center Portland, ME
About Rippleffect
Rippleffect is a non-profit youth and community development organization operating outdoor adventure programming out of Portland, Maine. We own Cow Island, a beautiful 26-acre island in Casco Bay, and run many of our youth and adult programs from this remote eco-campus. Serving over 3,500 youth and adults each year, we are leaders in outdoor adventure and experiential education in the Northeast region. Looking for a romantic and unique setting for your special day? Celebrate your wedding on our beautiful Island. A boat ride from Portland’s historic waterfront brings you and your guests to Cow Island in Maine’s scenic Casco Bay where your special day becomes a unique and memorable experience. Imagine exchanging your vows in our intimate Oak Grove as you look to Casco Bay. Our secluded island has become a popular venue for the perfect destination wedding. We will take care of wedding details from rentals to transportation to catering. Wedding activities can include sea kayaking, use of our 400' zip line, and the option for overnight accommodations for your wedding guests.
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Cow Island for the best corporate retreats, An Eventective User from Portland,ME

Cow Island is a beautiful island off the coast of Portland, Maine. It is a half hour ride from Portland Harbor and is an amazing place for corporate retreats and teambuilding activities. The island has a rock wall, and several ropes courses for teambuilding activities. There also is amazing food on Cow Island. The chefs there are amazing and will make anything you want. The money you spend on having your event on Cow goes to support scholarships so that poor children can go to their summer camp and get the experience of kayaking.

Cow Island is the perfect place for your wedding, An Eventective User from Portland, Maine

Cow Island is a beautiful island off the coast of Portland, ME. It is a quick boat ride from Portland Harbor. The staff on Cow is amazing and will help you with anything you need, and everyone is very friendly. The food on Cow Island is amazing, and Courtney is famous for her desserts. They will cook whatever you want, and because of the large amount of lobstermen working in the area, lobster dinners are quite cheap. There are many fun activities to do on Cow Island, including sea kayaking, zip lining, ropes courses, and swimming. There are yurts and tents on Cow that can hold over 100 people for an overnight wedding. Most couples exchange vows at The Oaks during sunset. The oaks is a grove of oak and birch trees where you can watch the sun set over the water and the city.

Cow Island is the perfect place for your wedding, An Eventective User from Portland, Maine

Cow Island is a beautiful island on Casco Bay in Maine. The island can be used for very large weddings, up to 150 people. The kitchen staff makes amazing food. Lobster bakes are very common for Cow Island weddings. All of the staff are very friendly and helpful. The island is also a summer camp, but counseler in training kids will help clean up in the days after the wedding. The money spent on weddings goes to help children from low-income families go to the camp. Cow Island has many yurts and tents for guests to stay overnight. Cow Island also has many recreational activities including a climbing wall, zip line, and sea kayaking.