6:30am – Wake up and join in early birding, yoga or just get ready for a busy day of activities.
7:30-9:00am – Join family and friends at a hearty buffet breakfast. We have plenty of choices including vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free. Your kids may want to eat with their new friends while you discuss the hike options with some of the more experienced hikers at the table.
8:00am – If you have younger kids, you will drop them off with their group for day. They may be hiking today or exploring a stream, whatever it is, it will be exciting!
8-10:30am Be sure to be on time for your activities! Our trips are action packed and we can’t wait for long. Grab a bag lunch if you have an all day trip planned.
noon-1:00pm – Lunchtime back in the dining room. Eat with new and old friends and family. If you have kids, they might stop by and tell you about all the fun they are having before running off to eat lunch with their new found friends or eat lunch as a family and find out the about the morning adventures.
1:00pm – For those with young kids, drop them off for their afternoon activity. They might be plein air painting or listening to a Native American story teller. You head out on a butterfly field trip.
3:30pm – Most people return from the afternoon activities. You may take a nap or enjoy an all family or solo activity like a storytime, high ropes, horseback riding, book club, and more
5:00pm – A delicious dinner with friends and family in the dining hall. One night, we always have a dinner traditional to the area such as lobster in Maine or shrimp and grits in North Carolina
7:00pm – If you aren’t exhausted from the day, gather with the other attendees for the evening program – possibilities include local musicians or story tellers, a wildlife presentation, ice cream social/dance, skits and presentations.
8:00pm – Participate in an evening star party, geology lecture, or an a trip to see night time animals. These activities may be adult-only or family friendly depending on the content.