If one loves the Camden/Rockland area (and doesn’t mind helping out local teens in the bargain too) then enter this raffle. Sponsored by the Chamber on behalf of local non-profit Youthlinks, one could win a fantastic vacation this September by entering the Maine Dream Vacation Raffle at mainedreamvacation.com.

The Maine Dream Vacation giveaway is a limited-ticket raffle that will send the winner and a guest on a luxury Maine vacation that includes the option of flights to Rockland; a three-night stay at Camden Harbour Inn, dining experiences each night at the Hartstone Inn, Primo, and Natalie’s; a menu of concierge day trips and experiences that include spa services at Beauty Mark Spa, Camden; a biplane tour over Penobscot Bay, courtesy of the Owls Head Transportation Museum; golf at the Samoset Resort; a sail and picnic aboard the Schooner Olad; a ‘backstage tour’ of the Farnsworth Art Museum; a private winemaker’s tour with lunch of Cellardoor Winery; personal cooking class with Chef Kerry Altiero of Café Miranda; a personal hike in the 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, and a photo session with Amy Wilton Photography; a rental car, a beautiful sea bag tote filled with Maine treats, and $500 in spending money from Machias Savings Bank.

Net proceeds from the raffle support Youthlinks, a free after-school program in Knox and Waldo counties for today’s youth, focusing on leadership, community service, and other development opportunities for kids.

Each ticket is $50 with a limit of 500 tickets being sold. To purchase a ticket, see the complete prize package, and to learn more about Youthlinks visit: mainedreamvacation.com.

Sponsored in part by the Camden-Rockport-Lincolnville Chamber of Commerce and Down East, the Magazine of Maine.