Links

The Conductor's Retreat
Kenneth Kiesler's conducting retreat is held annually at Medomak Retreat Center.
http://www.conductorsretreat.org

Tidal charts for the Maine coast
http://www.maineharbors.com/tide2.htm

The Maine Online Sportsman Electronic System - The easiest way to get a fishing license before coming to camp.
http://www.informe.org/moses/

Medomak Camp is accredited by The American Camp Association. To find out more check out their website.
http://www.acacamps.org/


Pictures of and information about towns close to Washington


Pictures or Pemaquid light house (most photographed spot in Maine)
http://w3.nai.net/~cdd/pem.htm

Town of Union Historical Society
http://www.midcoast.com/comespring

The Official Flag of Washington, Maine
http://www.midcoast.com/~martucci/flags/WashMe.html


Local Business


Liberty Graphics
Everyone's favorite 2 dollar t-shirts
http://www.libertygraphicstshirts.com

Excellent community radio station broadcasted out of Blue Hill
http://www.weru.org

L.L. Bean
http://www.llbean.com

Spruce Mountain Blueberries excellent blueberry chutney and other blueberry things.
http://www.sprucemtnblueberries.com

Cellar Door Winery
http://www.mainewine.com

Hope Spinnery is a small wind-powered fiber processing mill a few miles inland from the Coast of Maine in the town of Hope Maine. The owner, Bill Huntington, is our lead instructor at our Knitting Retreat.
http://www.hopespinnery.com/

Seacolors is a source for high-quality wool. All their yarns are sun dyed in seawater using colors inspired by nature. Their wool is grown on the backs of fine-wooled sheep and goats still grazing on the hills of our farmstead in Maine. The farm is located in Washington Maine.
http://www.getwool.com/seacolors/

Black Locust is a Bed and Breakfast and cashmere goat farm located in Washington Maine.
http://www.blacklocust.com/

Savage Oakes Winery a great place to stop on box lunch day!
http://www.savageoakes.com

Cellar Door Winery another local vineyard to visit on Wednesday.
http://www.mainewine.com

Sweet Grass Local wines and distilled brandies and gin.
http://www.sweetgrasswinery.com

Moody's Diner featured on CBS's Sunday morning...you gotta try the pie. Check out the Four Berry Pie, yummy!
http://www.moodysdiner.com/

A local potter who spends half her year in Japan and the other half in the town of Washington. Lucky us! Her pottery is beautiful and definitely worth checking out.
http://www.monohanako.com/

Union pottery - Hand painted stoneware this quaint shop is close to camp. A perfect spot to pick up a Maine
souvenir.
http://www.unionpottery.com/

A-1 Diner in Gardiner Maine, 30 minutes from camp, has been highlighted on the Food Network's popular show Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.
http://www.a1diner.com/

Family Style rustic lodge, right on the lake
http://www.thefirsofmaine.com

Local Bed and Breakfast in the town of Washington
http://www.blueberryfieldsbandb.com

Dave's favorite place to eat on his day off.
Locally sourced produce, pick your own berries and ice cream, too! Best hamburger in the mid-coast!
http://www.sweetseasonfarm.com


Other neat things


Old farmer's almanac--good stuff about New England
http://www.almanac.com


Chamber of Commerce & Associations


Information on Bar Harbor/Acadia National Park area
http://www.barharborinfo.com

Town of Belfast chamber of commerce site
http://www.belfastmaine.org

The Maine Office of Tourism offical website.
http://www.visitmaine.com

Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce, of which we are members, has great info on regional businesses and attractions.
http://www.TheRealMaine.com

Union Chamber of Commerce has interesting facts on the towns of Washington, Appleton, Hope and Union.
http://www.unionareachamber.org

The Greater Portland Convention & Visitors Bureau
http://www.visitportland.com/


local attractions


Farnsworth Museum and Wyeth Center in Rockland, Maine
http://www.farnsworthmuseum.org/

Baxter State Park/Mt. Katahdin
http://www.baxterstateparkauthority.com/index.htm

Maine Lobster Festival - if you're coming to camp at the end of July or the beginning of August you might want to plan a side trip to the festival.
http://www.mainelobsterfestival.com/

Windjammer Schooner Tours out of the beautiful town of Camden.
http://www.appledore2.com/

Owl's Head Transportation Museum
http://www.ohtm.org/

Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse
http://www.rocklandlighthouse.com/

Rockland Golf Course 1/2 hour from camp
http://www.rocklandgolf.com/

Samoset Golf 1/2 hour from camp
http://www.samosetresort.com/golf/index.aspx

Birch Point State Park - One of our camper's favorite box lunch day destinations. Great tidal pools where the pines meet the Atlantic ocean.
http://www.state.me.us/cgi-bin/doc/parks/find_one_name.pl?park_id=72

A great, and very reasonably priced outfitter to hire for sea kayaking in the Camden harbor.
http://www.ducktrapkayak.com/

Monhegan Island is an artist colony with plenty of walking trails. Drive to the coastal town of Port Clyde and visit the lighthouse highlighted in the film "Forrest Gump", stop in to the Dipnet for a lobster roll & root beer and take the Laura B to Monhegan Island.
http://www.monheganwelcome.com/

Dating to the 1700's, one of the United States' oldest surviving wooden military buildings can be found at Old Fort Western. This is a National Historic Monument located in Augusta, Maine.
http://www.oldfortwestern.org/

Camden Hills State Park has beautiful views of Penobscot Bay and groomed trails for hiking. Head into town to Cappy's for their clam chowder for lunch.
http://www.state.me.us/cgi-bin/doc/parks/find_one_name.pl?park_id=14

North Atlantic Blues Festival - Normally held the second week in July in Rockland. A fun weekend of great music!
http://www.northatlanticbluesfestival.com/

The Maine Museum in Augusta
http://www.maine.gov/museum/