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Family Nature Summit in Lake Tahoe, California
Granlibakken Resort

August 7-13, 2017

We are excited to announce that the 2017 Family Nature Summit will be held at Granlibakken Resort in Lake Tahoe, California! The dates are August 7th through the 13th (Please note that we will have opening day on a Monday, and our last day of classes on Saturday, with folks leaving after breakfast on Sunday).

And we do love Tahoe! The clearest water, fresh pine scented air, amazing hikes and a wonderful venue in the hospitable Granlibakken resort.

We are putting together our registration materials for the 2017 Family Nature Summit in Lake Tahoe right now. We will send out another email and update this webpage as soon as they are ready and available for you to register.

We’re looking forward to seeing you at the 2017 Family Nature Summit in Lake Tahoe!

Discounts and Policies

  • Minimum deposit of $100/person is required when registering.
  • The balance of registration fees will be due in two equal installments on February 1, 2017 and April 1, 2017.
  • A cancellation fee of $100 per registrant will be assessed prior to April 1, 2017. No refunds will be provided after April 1, 2017.


A partial list of activities we will have available during the Summit

  • Hiking trips of various levels
  • Birdwatching
  • Butterfly Walks
  • Basketry
  • Freshwater Ecology
  • Geology of the Area
  • Kayaking
  • Photography
  • Plein Air Painting
  • Wildflower Walks
  • …and many more!!


The different housing options available at Granlibakken are noted below. Pricing will be provided once registration opens.

Rooms Within Townhomes (standard)

Townhome units at Granlibakken have one to three bedrooms, a living room/dining area, full kitchen and fireplace. Units with lofts are also available upon request. All rooms come with telephones, dataports and wireless access.

Bedroom (standard)
Each bedroom offers a private bath, separate entrance and telephone, dataport and wireless access. Bedroom units in the main lodge building, as well as Bearpaw and Deerwander complexes can be used as separate rooms or combined with a studio unit to create a full suite.

Studio (deluxe)
Each studio unit is unique and provides all the warmth and comfort that Granlibakken is known for. Each includes private bath, separate entrance, and telephone, dataport and wireless access. Studio units can be combined with a bedroom unit to create a full suite.

Suites (deluxe)
Suites in the main lodge building as well as Bearpaw
and Deerwander complexes offer a private bath, deck, separate entrance, full kitchen, fireplace, and telephone, dataport and wireless access and adjoining bedroom with bathroom.

Executive Lodge Rooms (deluxe)
These spacious hotel rooms are located in the newest lodging facility and contain the deluxe hotel rooms. Each are self-contained and have a private bathroom, TV, VCR and telephone with analog dataports. The bedding arrangement in these rooms offer two extra long double beds or one king bed.