Help us get more outdoor gear in use!

Our outdoor gear is re-purposed and recycled from your basement and garage! Bring in your gently used tent, bike, or other camping equipment and help get someone else on the trails!  You can drop off equipment donations at the Portland Gear Hub or Camp Ketcha any time we are open.


Bicycling Equipment: Bicycles, Bike Parts and Accessories, Cycling Apparel

Camping Equipment: Tents, Sleeping Pads and Sleeping Bags, Hiking Backpacks, Hiking Boots and Apparel, Coleman Stoves and Backpacking Stoves (MSR or Trangias)

Paddling Equipment: Canoes, Kayaks, Paddles, Wetsuits, Dry Bags, Life Jackets

Winter Sports Equipment: Cross-Country Skis, Boots and Poles, Snowshoes, Ice Skates



Sporting Goods: Rollerblades, Fishing Equipment, Cleats, Pads, Baseball bats, Golfing equipment, Balls, Exercise Equipment

Air Mattresses (large beds)

Stoves with Pressurized Fuel Canisters attached or Gas Fuel Pump Lanterns


  • Laundry Needs: working washer and dryer (must be a washing machine without an agitator)
  • Working Tablet or iPad to upgrade our Point of Sale
  • Truck!!! To haul our scrap metal and program bikes

Donate to Camp Ketcha with Amazon Smile!

When you select Camp Ketcha on Amazon Smile, Amazon donates 0.5% of every purchase to Camp Ketcha and the Portland Gear Hub. Setting it up is easy:

  1. Log into
  2. Got to Your Account and select the option to Change your Charity
  3. Search and Select Camp Ketcha in Scarborough, Maine!

Remember to begin shopping from, and Camp Ketcha will automatically receive donations from Amazon based off of your purchases!

The Portland Gear Hub and Camp Ketcha are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

All donations are tax-deductible. Our Tax ID is 01-0211784.

We do full tune-ups on bicycles and repair tents and camping equipment. If you are worried your old equipment is too rusty, dusty, or broken in – we can still revive it or separate it out into usable parts! Call ahead (207-761-7632) or stop by anytime we are open.

We appreciate all of your support!

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