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A Typical Day

Each day varies according to group needs, and combines structured learning time with exploration time.

Student looking into a creek study tool

On a four-day program, students experience an arrival day, packed days on the trail, three night programs, and a departure day. On a five-day program, students also experience an arrival and departure day, as well as four night programs and additional trail time. Every group has the chance for teambuilding, a guided solo walk, a pond or creek study, and garden time. For any week, one of the mid-week activities is an adventure hike to the top of Walker Peak. Teachers may also opt for a beach field trip in place of this. Our night programs include a welcoming campfire, night walk, barn boogie, and skit night. On departure days, students celebrate their triumphant week and have a closing ceremony. Look at a typical schedule HERE.

four & five day schedule

Students rock face painting Naturalist

Student awake around 7:00 each morning and get ready for the big day. Breakfast begins in the dining hall around 8:00, followed by trail time with their Naturalist from 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM. Students then enjoy lunch and recess time until 1:15 PM. For afternoon trail time, groups explore again with their Naturalist group from 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM. Afterwards, cabin time until dinner gives students a chance to recharge. 5:00 PM marks the dinner meal, which is followed by time for students to meet with their classroom teachers. Night programs begin at 7:15 PM and conclude by 9:00 PM. Lights out occurs around 9:30 PM!

a typical day 

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