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23041
Vermont

Learn by Playing: Bridge Lessons in the Green Mountains

Elevate your bridge game to new heights in the idyllic Green Mountains of Vermont, where you’ll learn about bidding, taking tricks, defensive play and much more!
Rating (5)
Program No. 23041RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
899
Vermont

Learn by Playing: Bridge Lessons in the Green Mountains

Elevate your bridge game to new heights in the idyllic Green Mountains of Vermont, where you’ll learn about bidding, taking tricks, defensive play and much more!
Length
6 days
Starts at
899
Length
6 days
Rating (5)
Starts at
899
Program No. 23041RJ

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DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Jul 24 - Jul 29, 2022
Starting at
899
Sep 11 - Sep 16, 2022
Starting at
949
Sep 25 - Sep 30, 2022
Starting at
949
Oct 16 - Oct 21, 2022
Starting at
949
Jun 18 - Jun 23, 2023
Starting at
999
Jul 23 - Jul 28, 2023
Starting at
999
Sep 24 - Sep 29, 2023
Starting at
1,049
Oct 15 - Oct 20, 2023
Starting at
1,049
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Jul 24 - Jul 29, 2022
Starting at
1,049
Sep 11 - Sep 16, 2022
Starting at
1,099
Sep 25 - Sep 30, 2022
Starting at
1,099
Oct 16 - Oct 21, 2022
Starting at
1,099
Jun 18 - Jun 23, 2023
Starting at
1,149
Jul 23 - Jul 28, 2023
Starting at
1,149
Sep 24 - Sep 29, 2023
Starting at
1,209
Oct 15 - Oct 20, 2023
Starting at
1,209

At a Glance

In picturesque Vermont, award-winning, certified instructors teach concepts rather than rules and help you master the game of bridge by playing hands. Each day's sessions include expert presentations on bidding, play of the hand and defense. By program’s end, you will have heightened your bridge skills and tested them by partnering up for a competitive but fun mini-tournament — perhaps with a jug of Vermont maple syrup as a grand prize!
Activity Level
Easy Going
Leisurely walking along groomed trails.

Best of all, you’ll…

  • Explore bidding with a modern, no-nonsense approach to Standard American, emphasizing competitive bidding tools.
  • Learn all the secrets to taking tricks on purpose and see how easy it can be to count the cards.
  • Examine defensive play and learn how to read through the back of your partner's cards.

General Notes

Not suitable for beginners. Participants should have a working knowledge of Duplicate bridge and play regularly. Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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Easybridge
by Edith McMullin
Points Schmoints
by Marty Bergen
Meals
14 Meals
5 Breakfasts
4 Lunches
5 Dinners
The following choices may be available when requested in advance: Vegetarian, Gluten Free
Lodging
Lodgings may differ by date. Select a date to see the lodgings specific to that date.
Display
Sep 25, 2022 - Sep 30, 2022
  • Jul 24, 2022 - Jul 29, 2022
  • Sep 11, 2022 - Sep 16, 2022
  • Sep 25, 2022 - Sep 30, 2022
  • Oct 16, 2022 - Oct 21, 2022
  • Jun 18, 2023 - Jun 23, 2023
  • Jul 23, 2023 - Jul 28, 2023
  • Sep 24, 2023 - Sep 29, 2023
  • Oct 15, 2023 - Oct 20, 2023
5 nights
West Dover
The Gray Ghost Inn is a quaint, family owned and operated bed and breakfast in Southern Vermont with a focus on individual service and personal attention. Besides a fun, welcoming environment, we offer a full Vermont breakfast cooked to order along with lunch and dinner. For many of the meals we incorporate farm fresh produce. The Gray Ghost Inn is owned and operated by Carina Hellström and her black Labradors Onyx, Odin, Enzo and Freya. She has owned the Inn for over 20 years. The Inn is charming and rustic, offers a warm feeling of being at home. Carina is not only your host and group leader but your confidant as well to make your stay enjoyable. Melissa and Ruth are your housekeepers.
5 nights
West Dover
The Gray Ghost Inn is a quaint, family owned and operated bed and breakfast in Southern Vermont with a focus on individual service and personal attention. Besides a fun, welcoming environment, we offer a full Vermont breakfast cooked to order along with lunch and dinner. For many of the meals we incorporate farm fresh produce. The Gray Ghost Inn is owned and operated by Carina Hellström and her black Labradors Onyx, Odin, Enzo and Freya. She has owned the Inn for over 20 years. The Inn is charming and rustic, offers a warm feeling of being at home. Carina is not only your host and group leader but your confidant as well to make your stay enjoyable. Melissa and Ruth are your housekeepers.
5 nights
West Dover
The Gray Ghost Inn is a quaint, family owned and operated bed and breakfast in Southern Vermont with a focus on individual service and personal attention. Besides a fun, welcoming environment, we offer a full Vermont breakfast cooked to order along with lunch and dinner. For many of the meals we incorporate farm fresh produce. The Gray Ghost Inn is owned and operated by Carina Hellström and her black Labradors Onyx, Odin, Enzo and Freya. She has owned the Inn for over 20 years. The Inn is charming and rustic, offers a warm feeling of being at home. Carina is not only your host and group leader but your confidant as well to make your stay enjoyable. Melissa and Ruth are your housekeepers.
5 nights
West Dover
The Gray Ghost Inn is a quaint, family owned and operated bed and breakfast in Southern Vermont with a focus on individual service and personal attention. Besides a fun, welcoming environment, we offer a full Vermont breakfast cooked to order along with lunch and dinner. For many of the meals we incorporate farm fresh produce. The Gray Ghost Inn is owned and operated by Carina Hellström and her black Labradors Onyx, Odin, Enzo and Freya. She has owned the Inn for over 20 years. The Inn is charming and rustic, offers a warm feeling of being at home. Carina is not only your host and group leader but your confidant as well to make your stay enjoyable. Melissa and Ruth are your housekeepers.
5 nights
West Dover
The Gray Ghost Inn is a quaint, family owned and operated bed and breakfast in Southern Vermont with a focus on individual service and personal attention. Besides a fun, welcoming environment, we offer a full Vermont breakfast cooked to order along with lunch and dinner. For many of the meals we incorporate farm fresh produce. The Gray Ghost Inn is owned and operated by Carina Hellström and her black Labradors Onyx, Odin, Enzo and Freya. She has owned the Inn for over 20 years. The Inn is charming and rustic, offers a warm feeling of being at home. Carina is not only your host and group leader but your confidant as well to make your stay enjoyable. Melissa and Ruth are your housekeepers.
5 nights
West Dover
The Gray Ghost Inn is a quaint, family owned and operated bed and breakfast in Southern Vermont with a focus on individual service and personal attention. Besides a fun, welcoming environment, we offer a full Vermont breakfast cooked to order along with lunch and dinner. For many of the meals we incorporate farm fresh produce. The Gray Ghost Inn is owned and operated by Carina Hellström and her black Labradors Onyx, Odin, Enzo and Freya. She has owned the Inn for over 20 years. The Inn is charming and rustic, offers a warm feeling of being at home. Carina is not only your host and group leader but your confidant as well to make your stay enjoyable. Melissa and Ruth are your housekeepers.
5 nights
West Dover
The Gray Ghost Inn is a quaint, family owned and operated bed and breakfast in Southern Vermont with a focus on individual service and personal attention. Besides a fun, welcoming environment, we offer a full Vermont breakfast cooked to order along with lunch and dinner. For many of the meals we incorporate farm fresh produce. The Gray Ghost Inn is owned and operated by Carina Hellström and her black Labradors Onyx, Odin, Enzo and Freya. She has owned the Inn for over 20 years. The Inn is charming and rustic, offers a warm feeling of being at home. Carina is not only your host and group leader but your confidant as well to make your stay enjoyable. Melissa and Ruth are your housekeepers.
5 nights
West Dover
The Gray Ghost Inn is a quaint, family owned and operated bed and breakfast in Southern Vermont with a focus on individual service and personal attention. Besides a fun, welcoming environment, we offer a full Vermont breakfast cooked to order along with lunch and dinner. For many of the meals we incorporate farm fresh produce. The Gray Ghost Inn is owned and operated by Carina Hellström and her black Labradors Onyx, Odin, Enzo and Freya. She has owned the Inn for over 20 years. The Inn is charming and rustic, offers a warm feeling of being at home. Carina is not only your host and group leader but your confidant as well to make your stay enjoyable. Melissa and Ruth are your housekeepers.





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