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TRESCOTT, MAINE

A Culinary Escape on Beautiful Passamaquoddy Bay

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Program #15212RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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.
Martha from Brunswick, ME Number of programs attended: 10
Date attended: 09/07/14 - 09/12/14
I enjoyed learning about the Downeast area of Maine which is significantly different from the Portland area where I live. The day excursions with Tessa and Jeanne were very interesting and I learned a lot about the local economy, especially fishing. The trip to Campobello with the Tea with Eleanor was enlightening and made 'The Roosevelts' much more understandable. The daily cooking was an adventure, with our wonderful chef setting up groups, giving us recipes and away we went. She visited each group dispensing wisdom throughout our execution, and the finished dinners were amazing. A great trip!

Donald from Sun City Center, FL Number of programs attended: 30
Date attended: 08/31/14 - 09/05/14
Want to learn more about cooking seafood in Maine, its Hands On! Want to meet and learn about people who want to live in northern Maine? You get introduced by a local and have time to chat. You will leave satisfied and with great memories of food & people.

Richard from Mansfield Center, CT Number of programs attended: 9
Date attended: 09/07/14 - 09/12/14
This is a really great program. The cooking classes were great, and so were the daytime activities learning about the history and culture of the area.

Barbara from Fenton, MO Number of programs attended: 9
Date attended: 08/24/14 - 08/29/14
History, food and culture and hands on learning along with a couple of unexpected surprises made this program one of my favorites of the ten RS programs I have been to---so far.

Bonnie from Tucson, AZ Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 08/24/14 - 08/29/14
If you like cooking and being near the water, this program is for you. Never having been to Maine before, I left with a new appreciation of the beauty of the area and an appreciation for the many friendly people living there. The views from our chef Audrey's Blueberry Point on the Passamaquoddy Bay are breathtaking. Seafood is fresh and delicious. Eastport is a delightful town that lobster and art lovers alike will enjoy. Jeannie, our guide, gave us great history of our surroundings, and our stay at Kilby House was the icing on the cake.

Susan from Leesburg, VA Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 08/25/13 - 08/30/13
Cooking classes, schooner excursion and trip to Campbello were the highlights. See my photos.

Katherine from Troy, NY Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 08/25/13 - 08/30/13
I love to cook and I love the state of Maine. My Road Scholar trip to Passamaquoddy Bay (Downeast Maine) for cooking lessons was the best!!!

Karen from Centerville, OH Number of programs attended: 9
Date attended: 09/16/12 - 09/21/12
This is a delightful program. Cooking was great and we cooked some really interesting dishes. You don't have to be a great cook to attend. Just be open to cooking all kinds of foods.


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"A spectacularview while program members were out on a lobster boat with our guide and Captain Butch" Uploaded By: Maribel
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5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips
10 Hands-on experiences

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