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Take a peek at what you might experience at Lobster Academy™

Working on a lobster boat
Touring Deer Island lobster plant
Cooking and food cost class
Lodging and classrooms
Alumni in training
Sample Agenda Hero
Day 1

Sample Itinerary
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Registration Desk Opens in Anderson House Foyer

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Welcome Cocktail Reception

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cooking Class and Food Costs, Dinner & Quiz




Day 2

Sample Itinerary
8:15 am - 8:30 am
Breakfast at Leisure

8:45 am - 9:30 am
Lobster 101

9:45 am - 10:30 am
Fish History of Salmon Aquaculture in the Bay

10:45 am - 11:30 am
Sustainability Breakout Groups

12:45 pm
Kingsbrae Gardens Lunch; Aquaculture at 30 Thousand Feet

2:00 pm
Depart for Oak Bay Hatchery by Shuttle; The Life Cycle and Farming Salmon

Alternate Lobster
Homarus Americanus Presentation, Fundy Bay Aquarium Theatre

6:30 pm
Cocktail Reception; Deck of the Fundy Discovery Aquarium

7:15 pm
Dinner; Aquarium - Gallery I; Discussion on Sustainability




Day 3

Sample Itinerary
7:30 am - 8:15 am
Breakfast; Lobster Life Cycle Display

9:15 am
Shuttle to True North Salmon Plant in St. George

10:00 am - Noon
True North Salmon Plant with Rotating Class and Plant time

Alternate Lobster
Lobster Hatchery Presentation

Noon
Travel by Shuttle to Boat

12:20 pm
Boat Departs for Deer Island

1:00 pm -1:45 pm
Lobster/Salmon/Seafood Lunch; Lobster Shack

2:00 pm
Arrive at Paturel Plant Facilities. Discussion on Plan Green

2:20 pm - 3:15 pm
Plant Tour & Overview (Live and Frozen Processing)
Lobster Grading; Packing Lobster for Real Time Shipments, Processing and Freezing Lobster

Alternate Salmon
Innovation in Aquaculture: The Development of Integrated Multi-TrophicAquaculture (IMTA) or Sea lice Innovations

3:45 pm
Rendezvous with Lobster Boat & Hauling Traps

4:30 pm
Salmon Cages and Introduction

5:00 pm
Boat Departs for St. Andrews; Final Exam is Distributed

7:00 pm
Tented Outdoor Surf & Turf Dinner; Katy's Cove




Day 4

Sample Itinerary
7:00 am - 8:00 am
Breakfast at Leisure

8:30 am - 9:30 am
State of the Seafood Industry, Focus on Salmon/Lobster

9:45 am - 11:30 am
Capstone Presentation; Understanding the Consumer Buying Cycle;
Seasonal Considerations; Value-Added Strategies; Responsible Business Practices


11:30 am
Program Concludes




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