Bethel Outing Club welcomes you to the 2017 Bill Koch Festival in Bethel, Maine March 3-5!

The New England Bill Koch League (BKL) Festival is the premiere event of the New England Nordic Ski Association’s Bill Koch Youth Ski League. This league has the mission to introduce young people to the sport of cross country skiing with its social, fitness and competitive opportunities.

The annual Festival brings together skiers and clubs from Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine and New York for a weekend of cross country skiing and related activities. Bethel Outing Club is excited to host the 2017 Bill Koch Festival to take place in Bethel, Maine March 3-5th, 2017!

The Festival Theme is “Protect Our Winters” to foster an understanding of the connection between the sport we love and the global environment. The festival will be held at Gould Academy, 39 Church Street, Bethel, Maine.

Festival Committee Co-chairs/contacts: Wade Kavanaugh and Tracyn Thayer