Outdoor Discovery Schools

Discover a New Reason to Love the Outdoors

Making a Reservation

L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools® offer a variety of activities, from short lessons to multiday adventures. You can view, browse and book any of our courses, tours or trips from our online calendar or call 1-888-270-2326 to build your own custom adventure, group outing or private lesson.

Find an adventure

You will receive an email confirming your reservation. If you have any questions or do not receive a confirmation email within 24 hours, give us a call at 1-888-552-3261 or email us at outdoor_discovery@llbean.com.

Cancellation/Reschedule and Refund Policy

If you need to cancel or reschedule your reservation, please call us right away at 1-888-552-3261. The amount of your refund or credit towards another course will depend on the date you notify us of your need to cancel or reschedule.

Policy for Weeklong Adventure Trips

(The Great Maine Adventure with L.L.Bean, Coastal Maine Hiking, Western Maine Hut Hike)

More than 60 days prior to departure $200
60-30 days prior to departure 50% of total trip fees
Less than 30 days no refund

Policy for Discovery Courses

48 hours in advance 100% credit or refund
Less than 48 hours in advance no credit or refund

Policy for Courses, Day Tours, Private Lesson

7 days in advance 100% credit or refund
Less than 7 days in advance no credit or refund

Policy for Overnight Trips, Wilderness Medicine, Instructor Certification Courses and Custom Programs

14 days in advance 100% credit or refund
7 to 13 days in advance 50% credit or refund
Less than 7 days in advance no credit or refund

L.L.Bean does not usually cancel events due to inclement weather. However, we reserve the right to cancel an event at any time due to severe weather, low enrollment or other concerns. If L.L.Bean cancels your event, you will receive a full refund for the cost of your reservation. All refunds will be in the form of the original transaction. L.L.Bean shall not be responsible or liable for other expenses incurred by the participant as a result of such a cancellation.