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Program #19602RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Elevation Note
2,000 feet is highest elevation

Equipment Requirements
Clothes for skiing, retail shops available. Can bring own skis, boots and poles or rent. Half day ski, boot and pole rental is $13 pp.

Itinerary for Feb 10 — Feb 15, 2013

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Type: Resort

Description: Classic New England Inn walking distance to downtown Bethel. Award winning fine and casual dining, Tavern, cross country skiing, country elegant accommodations, health club, outdoor pool on over 200 acres in western Maine.

Contact info:
21 Broad Street
Bethel, ME 04217 USA
phone: 207-824-2175
web: www.bethelinn.com

Room amenities: Each room includes a private bath, cable tv and telephone. Most include views of the Bethel Common or cross country ski trails.

Facility amenities: Health Club with an outdoor heated pool, whirlpool, saunas, fitness center and 40km cross country ski and snowshoe center.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: 99.00
Rates are per person, per night and include a four course dinner, hearty country breakfast and full use of resort. Does not include tax and resort fees.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, February 10 - Dinner in the Main Dining Room/Orientation
Afternoon: Arrive and settle in.

Dinner: Hearty dinner, entrees with vegetables, homemade bread, soup or salad and homemade dessert.

Evening: Meet the group and go over schedule for the week. Digital photography will be run either in the afternoon or the evening each day, not both. To be determined closer to run date since is weather dependent for field trips.

Lodging: Bethel Inn Resort

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Resort

Description: Classic New England Inn walking distance to downtown Bethel. Award winning fine and casual dining, Tavern, cross country skiing, country elegant accommodations, health club, outdoor pool on over 200 acres in western Maine.

Contact info:
21 Broad Street
Bethel, ME 04217 USA
phone: 207-824-2175
web: www.bethelinn.com

Room amenities: Each room includes a private bath, cable tv and telephone. Most include views of the Bethel Common or cross country ski trails.

Facility amenities: Health Club with an outdoor heated pool, whirlpool, saunas, fitness center and 40km cross country ski and snowshoe center.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: 99.00
Rates are per person, per night and include a four course dinner, hearty country breakfast and full use of resort. Does not include tax and resort fees.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, February 11 - Hearty Breakfast in Main Dining Room/Skiing and S...
Hearty Breakfast in Main Dining Room/Skiing and Ski Clinics at Sunday River Ski Resort/Digital Photography

Breakfast: Enjoy a grand breakfast buffet including eggs, pancakes or french toast, breakfast meat, hot and cold cereal, juice, coffee and fruit. Served in the Main Dining Room.

Morning: Enjoy a morning ski session at Sunday River Ski Resort. Learn and refine your skills in Perfect Turn clinics with expert instruction for skiers and riders of all abilities. Upgrade to all day tickets is available, Sunday River offers over 128 trails from 8 mountain peaks.

Lunch: Full lunch at the Inn after morning ski session at Sunday River.

Afternoon: Spend the afternoon learning about your digital camera, features and how to take the photos you desire. With the instruction and guidance of a local professional, explore the town and Maine landscape the capture portraits and wildlife shots. In addition, enjoy over 200 acres of resort activities at The Bethel Inn Resort from cross country skiing and snowshoeing, in-town walks or relaxing by one of the Inn's many fireplaces.

Dinner: Hearty dinner with choice of entrees with vegetables, homemade bread, soup or salad and homemade dessert.

Evening: After dinner, learn how to download and e-mail your photos from your digital camera. Professionals will be on-hand to explain sending, printing, creating a website to display and more. Also enjoy resort amenities including our outdoor heated pool, whirlpool, saunas, fitness center and more.

Lodging: Bethel Inn Resort

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Resort

Description: Classic New England Inn walking distance to downtown Bethel. Award winning fine and casual dining, Tavern, cross country skiing, country elegant accommodations, health club, outdoor pool on over 200 acres in western Maine.

Contact info:
21 Broad Street
Bethel, ME 04217 USA
phone: 207-824-2175
web: www.bethelinn.com

Room amenities: Each room includes a private bath, cable tv and telephone. Most include views of the Bethel Common or cross country ski trails.

Facility amenities: Health Club with an outdoor heated pool, whirlpool, saunas, fitness center and 40km cross country ski and snowshoe center.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: 99.00
Rates are per person, per night and include a four course dinner, hearty country breakfast and full use of resort. Does not include tax and resort fees.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, February 12 -
Breakfast: Enjoy a grand breakfast buffet including eggs, pancakes or french toast, breakfast meat, hot and cold cereal, juice, coffee and fruit. Served in the Main Dining Room.

Morning: Enjoy a morning ski session at Sunday River Ski Resort. Learn and refine your skills in Perfect Turn clinics with expert instruction for skiers and riders of all abilities. Upgrade to all day tickets is available, Sunday River offers over 128 trails from 8 mountain peaks.

Lunch: Full lunch at the Inn after morning ski session at Sunday River.

Afternoon: Spend the afternoon on a guided snowshoe tour learning about the history of the Inn, region and native wildlife. In addition, enjoy over 200 acres of resort activities at The Bethel Inn Resort from cross country skiing and snowshoeing, in-town walks or relaxing by one of the Inn's many fireplaces.

Dinner: Hearty dinner with choice of entrees with vegetables, homemade bread, soup or salad and homemade dessert.

Evening: After dinner, learn how to download and e-mail your photos from your digital camera. Professionals will be on-hand to explain sending, printing, creating a website to display and more. Also enjoy resort amenities including our outdoor heated pool, whirlpool, saunas, fitness center and more.

Lodging: Bethel Inn Resort

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Resort

Description: Classic New England Inn walking distance to downtown Bethel. Award winning fine and casual dining, Tavern, cross country skiing, country elegant accommodations, health club, outdoor pool on over 200 acres in western Maine.

Contact info:
21 Broad Street
Bethel, ME 04217 USA
phone: 207-824-2175
web: www.bethelinn.com

Room amenities: Each room includes a private bath, cable tv and telephone. Most include views of the Bethel Common or cross country ski trails.

Facility amenities: Health Club with an outdoor heated pool, whirlpool, saunas, fitness center and 40km cross country ski and snowshoe center.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: 99.00
Rates are per person, per night and include a four course dinner, hearty country breakfast and full use of resort. Does not include tax and resort fees.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, February 13 -
Breakfast: Enjoy a grand breakfast buffet including eggs, pancakes or french toast, breakfast meat, hot and cold cereal, juice, coffee and fruit. Served in the Main Dining Room.

Morning: Enjoy a morning ski session at Sunday River Ski Resort. Learn and refine your skills in Perfect Turn clinics with expert instruction for skiers and riders of all abilities. Upgrade to all day tickets is available, Sunday River offers over 128 trails from 8 mountain peaks.

Lunch: Full lunch at the Inn after morning ski session at Sunday River.

Afternoon: Stretch after a day of skiing at our Yoga and Ski Fitness program. Learn techinques and stretches as they relate to skiing and ski performance. In addition, enjoy over 200 acres of resort activities at The Bethel Inn Resort from cross country skiing and snowshoeing, in-town walks or relaxing by one of the Inn's many fireplaces.

Dinner: Hearty dinner with choice of entrees with vegetables, homemade bread, soup, salad and homemade dessert.

Evening: After dinner, learn how to download and e-mail your photos from your digital camera. Professionals will be on-hand to explain sending, printing, creating a website to display and more. Also enjoy resort amenities including our outdoor heated pool, whirlpool, saunas, fitness center and more.

Lodging: Bethel Inn Resort

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Resort

Description: Classic New England Inn walking distance to downtown Bethel. Award winning fine and casual dining, Tavern, cross country skiing, country elegant accommodations, health club, outdoor pool on over 200 acres in western Maine.

Contact info:
21 Broad Street
Bethel, ME 04217 USA
phone: 207-824-2175
web: www.bethelinn.com

Room amenities: Each room includes a private bath, cable tv and telephone. Most include views of the Bethel Common or cross country ski trails.

Facility amenities: Health Club with an outdoor heated pool, whirlpool, saunas, fitness center and 40km cross country ski and snowshoe center.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: 99.00
Rates are per person, per night and include a four course dinner, hearty country breakfast and full use of resort. Does not include tax and resort fees.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, February 14 -
Breakfast: Enjoy a grand breakfast buffet including eggs, pancakes or french toast, breakfast meat, hot and cold cereal, juice, coffee and fruit. Served in the Main Dining Room.

Morning: Enjoy a morning ski session at Sunday River Ski Resort. Learn and refine your skills in Perfect Turn clinics with expert instruction for skiers and riders of all abilities. Upgrade to all day tickets is available, Sunday River offers over 128 trails from 8 mountain peaks.

Lunch: Full lunch at the Inn after morning ski session at Sunday River.

Afternoon: Spend the afternoon learning about your digital camera, features and how to take the photos you desire. With the instruction and guidance of a local professional, explore the town and Maine landscape the capture portraits and wildlife shots. In addition, enjoy over 200 acres of resort activities at The Bethel Inn Resort from cross country skiing and snowshoeing, in-town walks or relaxing by one of the Inn's many fireplaces.

Dinner: Full dinner served buffet style, one entree with vegetables, homemade bread, salad and homemade dessert.

Evening: Enjoy resort amenities including our outdoor heated pool, whirlpool, saunas, fitness center and more.

Lodging: Bethel Inn Resort

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, February 15 -
Breakfast: Enjoy a grand breakfast buffet including eggs, pancakes or french toast, breakfast meat, hot and cold cereal, juice, coffee and fruit. Served in the Main Dining Room.

Morning: Enjoy a morning ski session at Sunday River Ski Resort. Upgrade to all day tickets is available, Sunday River offers over 128 trails from 8 mountain peaks.

Lunch: Full lunch at the Inn after morning ski session at Sunday River and goodbye's.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


Free Time Opportunities


Bethel, Maine
BethelShop downtown Bethel with it's many artists and antique shops. Go swimming at the Bethel Inn or enjoy xc skiing or snowshoeing right on campus.

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

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You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners

Ratings

4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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