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Family Nature Summit in Tahoe City, California
Granlibakken Tahoe

August 7-13, 2017

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We are excited to announce that the 2017 Family Nature Summit will be held at Granlibakken Tahoe in Tahoe City, 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).

The housing reservation process for Granlibakken Tahoe will open shortly. An email will be sent to registered attendees with instructions for making reservations as soon as the online reservation system is available.

For a map and more information about the housing, click here.

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

Discounts and Policies:

  • Minimum deposit of $100/person is required when registering.
  • We are offering a discount of $25 per registrant to those who pay the Family Nature Summit registration in full by Dec 31, 2016. The entire registration fee must be received by Dec 31, 2016 to qualify for the early payment discount.
  • If you choose to pay in installments, 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 Tahoe are noted below.

REGISTRATION: All participants will book their conference packages directly with the Granlibakken Tahoe reservations office. A $100.00 per person deposit is due at the time of booking, with the balance due 14 days prior to arrival. CANCELLATIONS received at any time are subject to a $25.00 handling fee. CANCELLATIONS received less than 30 days prior to arrival are charged $100.00 per person. In the event of a cancellation that was assigned double occupancy, the remaining participant will be charged the single occupancy rate. No shows are charged 2 nights at the package rate. Participants who check in a day late or checkout a day early will be charged the full package rate unless the alternate arrival/departure dates are confirmed 72 hours prior to arrival.

Pricing includes 6 nights of lodging (Mon-Sat); 6 full breakfasts (Tues-Sun); 6 full lunches (Tues-Sun); 6 full dinners (Mon-Sat); free parking; 20% tax and service.


  • Single $986.40
  • Double $756.00
  • Triple $648.00
  • Quad $576.00
  • Children under 5 are free when sharing a room with a paying adult
  • Children (6-12) $360.00 when sharing a room with a paying adult

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 on a limited basis. All rooms come with telephones, dataports, and wireless access.

Bedroom (standard)
Each bedroom offers a private bath, separate entrance, telephone, 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.


  • Single $1202.40
  • Double $864.00
  • Triple $720.00
  • Quad $612.00
  • Children under 5 are free when sharing a room with a paying adult
  • Children (6-12) $360.00 when sharing a room with a paying adult

Studio (deluxe)
Each studio unit is unique and provides all the warmth and comfort that Granlibakken Tahoe is known for. Each includes private bath, separate entrance, 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, telephone, digital dataport and wireless access. The bedding arrangement in these rooms offer two extra long double beds or one king bed.