Outdoor Discovery Schools

Our world-class instructors are some of the best in the industry. Not only are they proficient in their respective fields, they also make enjoying a new outdoor activity or learning new skills fun and rewarding.
We have over 100 instructors, but we thought you’d like to meet a few.
Keith MacDonald Keith MacDonald has eight years' experience as Head Instructor for the L.L.Bean Wingshooting School.

He is a Registered Maine Guide and an avid big game and bird hunter. A serious competitor in shotgun sports for 20 years, Keith has won various state championships in skeet, modern skeet and sporting clay shooting. He is one of only three National Sporting Clays Association (NSCA) Level II instructors in Maine.

Keith says, "I've always had a strong passion for shooting sports. It's a dream come true to teach people how to become better shooters."
Rod McGarryFor over seven years, Rod McGarry has been an instructor with the L.L.Bean Fly-Fishing School. His passion for fly fishing and the outdoors developed from his experiences as a Boy Scout.

He is a Registered Professional Maine Guide and one of only 120 Board Certified Master Fly Casting Instructors in the US. He enjoys teaching students how to become competent fly casters, as well as helping them to discover the unique places where sport fish are found.

He says, "The beauty of fly fishing is trying to get these remarkable creatures…to take the fly you are offering them today."