Bowdoin is located in Brunswick, Maine, a midcoastal town of 21,500 people, 25 miles from Portland and about 120 miles from Boston. Traveling options are discussed here: http://www.bowdoin.edu/about/visiting/directions.shtml
Campus map indicating workshop locations- click here
Accommodations in Brunswick
The link below provides a list of accommodations for participants with a range of pricing options.
Student participants may also want to consider staying on campus in one of the dormitories. These rooms will be available for $30 per night, full linens included. Contact Tony Sprague at email@example.com for availability and reservations.
Information about local attractions can be found here: http://www.bowdoin.edu/summer-programs/local-attractions/
Information about college events can be found here: http://www.bowdoin.edu/summer-programs/faqs/campus-attractions.shtml