Camden-Rockport-Lincolnville Chamber of Commerce and Down East Magazine are sponsoring a raffle for a chance to win a Maine dream vacation. Proceeds of the raffle will benefit community service projects at Youthlinks.

The winner will have three nights, Sept. 13-16, in a suite at Camden Harbour Inn and dine each night at a different restaurant: The Hartstone Inn, Camden; Primo, Rockland; and Natalie’s, Camden.

The winner can choose from one of the following private, concierge experiences for each day of the trip: spa services at Beauty Mark Spa, Camden; biplane tour over Penobscot Bay, courtesy of Owls Head Transportation Museum; golf at Samoset Resort, Rockport; sail and picnic aboard the schooner Olad, Camden; ‘back stage tour’ of Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland; private winemaker’s tour with lunch at Cellardoor Winery, Lincolnville; personal cooking class with Chef Kerry Altiero of Café Miranda, Rockland; personal hike in Camden Hills with Registered Maine Guide and editor of Down East magazine Paul Doiron and birder/trails expert Kristin Lindquist of Coastal Mountains Land Trust.

The prize also includes round-trip airfare for two to Boston and then to Rockland, courtesy of Cape Air, a free rental car, $500 in spending money courtesy of Machias Savings Bank, and a tote, courtesy of Sea Bags, filled with Maine goodies.

“This would be a great thing to share with friends and family far away: a ticket might even make for a fun present,” said Camden-Rockport Lincolnville Chamber Executive Director Dan Bookham, in a news release.

“I hope local residents will help by sharing details with their friends and family and on their Facebook pages and Twitter feeds if they have them. They can even enter for themselves if they want.”

Tickets are $50 each and 500 tickets will be sold. Raffle sales are being conducted by Youthlinks through the website

Visit to buy tickets and for more information (including the rules).

Proceeds of the Maine Dream Vacation Raffle benefit community service programs of Youthlinks ( Through participation in Youthlinks, Midcoast youth learn skills, build self-esteem, cultivate social responsibility, develop leadership abilities and connect to peers, adult mentors, and their communities. All Youthlinks programs are free for participating youth.