Bootcamps @ Basecamp

Retreats & Trainings


Are you ready to Boom Shuck a Lucka @ Basecamp!

After 3 years of visioning, concept & design we will be opening the "Oyster Lodge" doors to 3 exciting & unique experiences,  each limted to 15 guests ONLY,  Spring 2022.

  • Sharpen Your Shucking Knives
    Thur, May 19th - Sun, May 22nd 
  • Retreat yourself:   
    Thur, June 2nd - Sun, Jun 4th
  • Oyster Sommelier 101:   
    Thur, June 16th - Fri, Jun 18th

About Basecamp

Phippsburg, ME
A 6 property collection nestled into & part of West Point Village in Phippsburg ME, approximately an hours drive north from Portland. 
 Anchored by, "The Store", originally a general store & "The Sou'Wester aka Oyster Lodge", originally a dance hall,  Basecamp is a unique mix of lodging, facilities & boats intertwined within a community of locals, "from away" & visitor alike.   

Sharpen Your Shucking Knives

May 19th - 22nd
 A module based, hands on educational training program that teaches & shares all verticals within the Maine oyster/aquaculture industry, from a farm to consumer. 

Target Audience: Restauranteurs, raw bar managers.

Modules to include: 

  • Advanced Shucking Techniques 
  • Oyster Farming 101 &  201
  • Pairing oysters w/ food
  • Pairing oysters w/ beverages
  • Raw Bar Inventory Management

Activities to include:

  • Farm tours, boat trips & field trips
  • Small gatherings w/ local oyster farmers & industry experts

Pricing: $1400 - $1900 (all inclusive based on room selection)

  • 3 nights lodging, meals & drink
  • Transportation to/from airport
  • Use of Basecamp facilities including coffee  & cocktail bars , work stations, docks & decks , Kayaks & Paddleboards