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Come ready to bid at our live auction for one of these exceptional prizes, or scroll down to leave a left bid. Why not get together with friends and divide the prize...?


Herreshoff Marine Museum Seamanship and Sailing Program (value $540)
Learn not only to sail, but about the history of seamanship too!  The mission of the Herreshoff Marine Museum Seamanship and Sailing Program is to teach seamanship and sailing, with the goal of promoting self-reliance, responsibility, and accountability, both on and off the water.  Up for auction is one of HMM's two week, full day (9:00 am - 4:00 pm) "introduction to classic sailing" sessions, one of their most valuable class offerings.  This class uses US Sailing's REACH curriculum and combines elements of our in-school programming, Mentorship Program, and Summer Seamanship Program.  This class is appropriate for all levels as students are grouped by experience.  The winner may also apply the $540 value towards any of their other sailing classes offered during the 2013 season including adult, family, women's, private, overnight, or youth seamanship lessons.
Generously donated by Herreshoff Marine Museum.
 
Kid's Summer of Fun!  One week at each of the following camps: (value $455+)
East Bay Baseball Academy ($125 value)
1 week of half-day camp (3 hours/day) for students age 5 through 13.  Camps cover hitting, fielding, and baseball sports conditioning.  Snacks, sports drinks, and T-shirts are provided.  Can be used for April or summer vacation 2013.  
Linden Place's annual Summer Arts Camp for Kids ($175 value)
1 week of summer camp focused on the arts, for children ages 6-14. Each day, from 9 a.m. until 2:45 p.m., campers participate in a wide variety of activities from arts and crafts and drama to creative movement and music classes. Each one week session is arranged around a theme and ends with a culminating performance for friends and family.  There are two one-week sessions, July 15-19, 2013 and July 29 -August 2, 2013.  Week one's theme is "Going Buggy" followed by "Spaced Out!" for week two.  
East Bay Gymnastics ($155 value)
1 week of half-day camp (9:00 am - 12:00 pm) for ages 4.5 & up.  The children will do 5 different gymnastic rotations each day, working on skills, combinations and routines on each event.  They also go swimming in an onsite pool as well as participate in arts & crafts projects.  Each week has a different "theme" for arts & crafts.  Camps available from July 8 - August 23.  
Camp St. Dorothy
1 week of full day camp (hours?) on the shores of Mt. Hope Bay.  Run by the Sisters of St. Dorothy, days are filled with swimming, games, arts & crafts and good old fashioned summer fun!  Pick the week that works best for your summer schedule.
Generously donated by East Bay Baseball Academy, East Bay Gymnastics, Linden Place and the Sisters of St. Dorothy
 
East Bay Sailing Program ($485 value)
When you live in Rhode Island there is no better way to spend a summer day than on the water! The East Bay Sailing Foundation at the Bristol Yacht Club is a non-profit sail training program offering a variety of sailing classes at all ability levels for kids and adults.  Up for auction this year is one of EBSF's two week sailing programs.  The winner may also apply the $485 value towards any of their other sailing classes offered during the 2013 season.
Adult Classes - Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced/Race
Youth Classes - Novice, Beginning Mercury, Beginning Optimist, Intermediate, Advanced, Optimist Race Team, 420 Race Team, Fall Clinics
Generously donated by The East Bay Sailing Foundation.
 
Weekend Getaway (value $650)
Get away for a relaxing weekend without the stress of having to travel.  Spend a whole day at Hair, Heart & Soul's Spa and Salon! This incredible journey of pampering includes an aromatic foot bath, a customized massage, a full body scrub and a Face Forward Facial, an AVEDA/Moroccan Conditioning treatment for hair, haircut, blow dry and style and a delicious lunch from the HHS Cafe (value $275).  Enjoy dinner at Persimmon, a modern bistro serving fresh American cuisine in harmony with the seasons prepared by award-winning chef/owner Champe Speidel ($100 value).  And end your getaway with an overnight stay at the historically charming Inn at Mt. Hope Farm.  Long coveted for its pristine farmland, spectacular water views and secluded setting, the Farm welcomes you to one of Rhode Island's last great country estates. A country breakfast is served every morning at the Inn and features locally grown produce and eggs from our own farm.  Please note, blackout dates may apply.  (value $275).
 

 
Not able to attend? Leave a Bid with us!
 
How to bid on auction items if you will not be at the Bee:
 
1. Read about our fun and fabulous auction items and decide which one you want. If you would like to bid on two or all three, please fill out three forms.
2. Decide how much itʼs worth to you (remember, this is a fund raiser, Bee generous!)
3. These bids are then competitively bid into the auction. That is, we start the bidding as if there were no prior bids and bid on your behalf until other bids exceed your bid or there are no other competing bids and yours wins!.
4. Fill out the form below. We will let you know on Sunday, March 10, 2013, and contact you for payment at that time.
5. Left bid forms must be received by Saturday, March 2nd to be considered at the Bodacious Bee Live Auction.


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