JUNE 15-19 | JUNE 20-24


Sample Itinerary

Each day is inclusive of curated meals and drinks, morning or afternoon down-time, group boating, tasting, and cooking experiences, as well as optional activities like hiking, kayaking, and more. . . We also have a few surprises up our sleeves!

Day 1

 It’s check-in day! We’ll begin the week with welcome drinks, oysters, and bites in the Basecamp lodge, followed by a family-style, seafood dinner.

Day 2

For our first full day, we'll take you by boat to the Cape Smalls farm. At the farm, we will teach you the in's and out's of aquaculture and make oyster accoutrements right on the float. In the evening, we'll host an oyster tasting and a big lobster bake.

Day 3

Time for a jaunt up New Meadows River! We will introduce you to some of the area's top oyster farms and restoration projects by boat. You'll have the chance to take an afternoon hike nearby. In the evening, we'll take you to one of our favorite oyster bars for dinner.

Day 4

It's a leisure morning with the chance to join a fishing session with Captain Joe Jerome, or go kayaking around West Point. In the afternoon, we'll host a seafood cooking class, and enjoy our final evening with cocktails and stargazing!

Day 5

This is check-out day. We'll see you off with a heavy breakfast. If you're driving, bring a cooler for take-home oysters and lobsters.

4 nights

For four nights on a waterfront village in Westpoint, you’ll stay in authentic cottages with ocean views and lush vegetation. Wallace Circle’s quiet peninsula boasts 180-degree hilltop vistas, a private cove, a seaside lobster business, and Maine Oyster Company’s expansive tidal dock over the water’s edge. Guests have the option of private guest houses and rooms within larger shared homes. Prices below reflect single-occupancy and double-occupancy options.

All meals, snacks, raw delights, and provisions will be included. Breakfasts (both hot and cold) will be available every morning on Maine Oyster Company’s waterfront docks. Wine and beer with meals are included. We will be providing additional alcohol, including spirits, for purchase at Basecamp.

All activities are factored into retreat costs. Example activities: oyster farm tours, sunset cruises, shucking classes,  cooking classes, hikes, stargazing, and more. Please see our sample itinerary.

  • 50% deposit will be due today when booking.
  • The remaining 50% will be invoiced and due 45 days prior to the first day of check-in.
  • Cancellations: Due to the nature of the event and its planning, there will be no refunds unless cancelled by the hosts, however if you are unable to make it, you may sell or gift your spot(s).

  • Age: All guests must be 21 or over to attend.
  • Travel: Guests are responsible for booking their own flights & transportation to and from 47 Wallace Circle, Phippsburg, ME, 04562.
  • Insurance: Personal travel insurance is strongly encouraged for the retreat. Please let us know if you need recommendations.
  • Food Menus: This retreat will be omnivorous. We’ll do our best to accommodate food allergies, however this will be a heavy shellfish and seafood menu and cannot be adapted to suit non-seafood dietary restrictions.
  • Pets: We LOVE furry friends, but unfortunately no guest pets will be permitted on the retreat.
  • Minimum guests: If we do not reach a minimum number of guests for the retreat, it will be moved to another date.
  • Cancellation by hosts: If the retreat is cancelled by organizers, a full refund will be issued to all attendees; in all other cases, deposits and payments are nonrefundable.
  • Media: Photos and/or videos shared from this event may be used by Lady Oyster, Maine Oyster Company and its partners for marketing purposes.
  • Acknowledgements: Registering for this workshop assumes acknowledgment of all the conditions contained within this retreat description.
  • Communication: Over the months leading up to the retreat, we will be in frequent contact with all  attendees to answer questions and discuss everything from travel recommendations to packing suggestions to logistics. Feel free to contact us at any time with questions.

Retreat #2

Thu, Jun 20th - Mon, Jun 24th

Below are the accommodation options for our retreat on June 20 - 24. Please select one of the rooms below to reserve your spot! A 50% deposit of the total shown is due today upon reserving.

Retreat #1

Sat, Jun 15th - Wed, Jun 19th

Below are the accommodation options for our retreat on June 15-19. Please select one of the rooms below to reserve your spot! A 50% deposit of the total shown is due today upon reserving.

Your Hosts

Basecamp Lodge

A group of properties, boats & enterprises nestled into the fishing village of West Point in mid coastal Maine. Rich in history & stewarded by the Jerrigel Family it includes a past use general store aka "The Store" & "The Sou'Wester", a converted community dance hall!

Foremost a community grounded & guided by the generational families that built it, yet dynamically evolving through the influences of those that visit.