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CRANDALL, GEORGIA

Wet and Wild: Running the River With Your Grandchild

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Program #12659RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
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Itinerary for Jul 7 — Jul 12, 2013

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Type: Conference Center

Description: Newly remodeled, country cottage-style rooms with private baths are at the water's edge.

Contact info:
1175 Cohutta Springs Road
Crandall, GA 30711 USA
phone: 800-940-6789
web: www.cohuttasprings.com

Room amenities: All rooms have lake views, microwave, refrigerator, Iron, Ironing Board, coffee pot, and hair dryers.

Facility amenities: Tennis Court, Outdoor Basketball Court, Fishing, Canoeing, Paddle Boating, Hiking, Outdoor Volleyball Please note that we do have an outdoor swimming pool that is not located near the motel rooms. It is a short walk or drive away from the motel rooms.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $89.00
Advance Reservations Requested. Road Scholar Rate.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, July 07 - Check-in 4:00 p.m. / Supper 6:00 p.m. /Get Acquai...
Afternoon: Check-in will begin at 4:00 pm. You will be greeted by our staff and given your program materials.

Dinner: A buffet style dinner will be served in our Peach Dining Room.

Evening: After the Welcome, you are encouraged to relax and get a good night's sleep for a week of fun.

Evening: You will get the opportunity to meet our staff, review the week's program and get acquainted with staff and other guests.

Lodging: Cohutta Springs Conference Center

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Newly remodeled, country cottage-style rooms with private baths are at the water's edge.

Contact info:
1175 Cohutta Springs Road
Crandall, GA 30711 USA
phone: 800-940-6789
web: www.cohuttasprings.com

Room amenities: All rooms have lake views, microwave, refrigerator, Iron, Ironing Board, coffee pot, and hair dryers.

Facility amenities: Tennis Court, Outdoor Basketball Court, Fishing, Canoeing, Paddle Boating, Hiking, Outdoor Volleyball Please note that we do have an outdoor swimming pool that is not located near the motel rooms. It is a short walk or drive away from the motel rooms.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $89.00
Advance Reservations Requested. Road Scholar Rate.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, July 08 - Snorkeling / Water Activities on the Lake / Pool ...
Breakfast: A buffet style breakfast will be served in our Peach Dining Room.

Morning: Time to put on those water shoes and we'll get the snorkel gear ready. Your own personal water adventure.

Lunch: A buffet style lunch will be served in our Peach Dining Room.

Afternoon: An afternoon of water activities on the lake. We have the water slide, the blob, the torpedo and the tube. Bring the sunscreen.

Dinner: A buffet style dinner will be served in our Peach Dining Room.

Evening: Time for a ride on a 1,100 ft. Zipline that soars across the lake. Be sure to bring your bug spray along for this adventure.

Lodging: Cohutta Springs Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Newly remodeled, country cottage-style rooms with private baths are at the water's edge.

Contact info:
1175 Cohutta Springs Road
Crandall, GA 30711 USA
phone: 800-940-6789
web: www.cohuttasprings.com

Room amenities: All rooms have lake views, microwave, refrigerator, Iron, Ironing Board, coffee pot, and hair dryers.

Facility amenities: Tennis Court, Outdoor Basketball Court, Fishing, Canoeing, Paddle Boating, Hiking, Outdoor Volleyball Please note that we do have an outdoor swimming pool that is not located near the motel rooms. It is a short walk or drive away from the motel rooms.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $89.00
Advance Reservations Requested. Road Scholar Rate.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, July 09 - Tennessee Aquarium / Southern Belle Dinner Cruise
Breakfast: A buffet style breakfast will be served in our Peach Dining Room.

Morning: After breakfast we load the bus for the Tennessee Aquarium. Explore and enjoy the fresh water and salt exhibits.

Lunch: Box lunch at the Aquarium.

Afternoon: Finish exploring Aquarium and then make our way to the Southern Belle.

Dinner: Dinner on the Southern Belle dinner cruise boat. Live music, good food and a great scenic view.

Evening: Long day in Chattanooga returning to Cohutta around 10:00 p.m.

Lodging: Cohutta Springs Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Newly remodeled, country cottage-style rooms with private baths are at the water's edge.

Contact info:
1175 Cohutta Springs Road
Crandall, GA 30711 USA
phone: 800-940-6789
web: www.cohuttasprings.com

Room amenities: All rooms have lake views, microwave, refrigerator, Iron, Ironing Board, coffee pot, and hair dryers.

Facility amenities: Tennis Court, Outdoor Basketball Court, Fishing, Canoeing, Paddle Boating, Hiking, Outdoor Volleyball Please note that we do have an outdoor swimming pool that is not located near the motel rooms. It is a short walk or drive away from the motel rooms.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $89.00
Advance Reservations Requested. Road Scholar Rate.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, July 10 - Canoe the Hiawassee River
Breakfast: A buffet style breakfast will be served in our Peach Dining Room.

Morning: After breakfast, you'll meet at the lake for some canoe instruction and then we're off to the river to canoe the Hiawassee.

Lunch: The group will have lunch at the river and then head back to Cohutta Springs.

Afternoon: When we get back to Cohutta we'll get in a few more water activities on the lake.

Dinner: A buffet style dinner will be served in our Peach Dining Room.

Evening: Hopefully we can squeeze in time for a pool party with the slippery watermelon.

Lodging: Cohutta Springs Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Newly remodeled, country cottage-style rooms with private baths are at the water's edge.

Contact info:
1175 Cohutta Springs Road
Crandall, GA 30711 USA
phone: 800-940-6789
web: www.cohuttasprings.com

Room amenities: All rooms have lake views, microwave, refrigerator, Iron, Ironing Board, coffee pot, and hair dryers.

Facility amenities: Tennis Court, Outdoor Basketball Court, Fishing, Canoeing, Paddle Boating, Hiking, Outdoor Volleyball Please note that we do have an outdoor swimming pool that is not located near the motel rooms. It is a short walk or drive away from the motel rooms.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $89.00
Advance Reservations Requested. Road Scholar Rate.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, July 11 - Running the River/Whitewater Center/Water Activit...
Breakfast: Breakfast will be served in our Peach Dining Room.

Morning: After an early Breakfast, the group will enjoy a guided white water rafting expedition down the Ocoee River . Home of the 1996 Olympic White Water Venue, we will journey on the lower half of the Ocoee below the Olympic course. This is an action packed adventure where you will be helping to paddle the 6 person raft down the river as you paddle down class 3 rapids. Good physical shape is required for this journey, and all children must be 12 years of age or older to participate (no exceptions). Water shoes, other than flip-flops, are required. The whitewater rafting company has a release form which must be signed by a guardian before the trip which will be made available to you.

Lunch: A boxed lunch will be provided.

Afternoon: After lunch, at the Whitewater Center, the grandchildren can swim in the blue holes for a while. Grandparents may want to check out the Gift Shop. Then back to Cohutta.

Dinner: A buffet style supper will be served in our Peach Dining Room

Evening: Tonight's activities to be determined based on the energy level of group.

Lodging: Cohutta Springs Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, July 12 - Breakfast / Check-Out / Farewell and Graduation
Breakfast: Buffet-style breakfast in the Peach Dining Room.

Morning: Following Breakfast we will have a farewell and graduation. Check out time is 11:00 am.

Meals Included: Breakfast


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Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips
6 Hands-on experiences

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