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Collaborations

The Recreation and Leisure Services Program at the University of Maine at Presque Isle is excited to share unique relationships with other schools and colleges.

High school students who successfully complete the Outdoor Resources program curriculum at Somerset Career and Technical Center in Showkegan Maine can start their college career with 6 earned credits!  What does this mean?  If you have earned your high school diploma, meet the requirements and apply toBachelor of Science in Recreation/Leisure Services degree at the University of Maine at Presque Isle you are eligible to start your career with six credits.  For more details contact Dr. Whittington or Mr Bill Houston at the Somerset Career and Technical Center. 


Students who study Adventure Recreation and Tourism at Washington County Community College located in Calais Maine can apply to the Department of Recreation/Leisure Services in the Outdoor Recreation/Leadership program with many of their credits transferring in the program.  To see a list of credits that will transfer check out our Transcript Analysis.  Students must apply through our Admissions process but their fee will be waived.  For more details feel free to contact Dr. Anja Whittington at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . or UMPI admissions office.


We are also pleased to announce a collaboration with Jack Mountain Bushcraft School located in Masardis Maine.  Students studying there can transfer credits earned through the field school into the Outdoor Recreation/Leadership program upon acceptance or as a current students.   Credits are earned through Western Colorado College and students must apply to both the field school and Western Colorado in order to earn academic credit.

For information regarding the school see Field school.

For a list of scheduled courses see the course schedule.

Students already at studying at UMPI are encouraged to participate in a field school program.  To make arrangements please contact Tim Smith, Director of the Jack Mountain Bushcraft school at

JMB&GS • P.O. Box 77 • Ashland, ME 04732 • USA
Phone: (207) 540-7632  •  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

or Dr. Anja Whittington at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (207) 768-9537