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Program #12110RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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.

Itinerary for Apr 7 — Apr 12, 2013

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Type: Conference Center

Description: Rustic, retreat-style housing surrounded by the natural beauty of the Ocala National Forest and situated on Lake Deerhaven.

Contact info:
47924 NFS 540-2
Paisley, FL 32767 USA
phone: 352-669-3791
web: www.cofchristfmc.org/deerhavencampground/welcome.html

Room amenities: There are not televisions or phones in the rooms.

Facility amenities: Electricity / Air Conditioning; In-Room, Private Bathroom; walkways from rooms to dining hall and classrooms.

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

Additional nights before:
This is a camp and retreat center, and they rent the facility to other groups.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day One: Sunday, April 07 - Check-in, Registration, and Orientation.
Afternoon: Welcome to Deerhaven. Registration and check-in from 3:30-5:00 PM. Each participant will receive an orientation folder and name tag.

Dinner: Served in dining area of main building.

Evening: Information and schedules in the orientation packets will be discussed and all participants will share in a "get acquainted" activity to get to know each other a little better.

Lodging: Deerhaven Retreat and Conference Center

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Rustic, retreat-style housing surrounded by the natural beauty of the Ocala National Forest and situated on Lake Deerhaven.

Contact info:
47924 NFS 540-2
Paisley, FL 32767 USA
phone: 352-669-3791
web: www.cofchristfmc.org/deerhavencampground/welcome.html

Room amenities: There are not televisions or phones in the rooms.

Facility amenities: Electricity / Air Conditioning; In-Room, Private Bathroom; walkways from rooms to dining hall and classrooms.

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

Additional nights before:
This is a camp and retreat center, and they rent the facility to other groups.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Two: Monday, April 08 - Canoe instruction and practice on Lake Deerhaven.
Breakfast: Served in dining area of main building.

Morning: Guest speaker on birding.

Lunch: Picnic lunch at Deerhaven Conference Center.

Afternoon: Briefing by canoe instructor in main building. Unrack canoes for launch on Lake Deerhaven. Practice paddling and maneuvering strokes on land. Launch canoes and practice skills on Lake Deerhaven.

Dinner: Served in dining area of main building.

Evening: Evening entertainment.

Lodging: Deerhaven Retreat and Conference Center

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

Description: Rustic, retreat-style housing surrounded by the natural beauty of the Ocala National Forest and situated on Lake Deerhaven.

Contact info:
47924 NFS 540-2
Paisley, FL 32767 USA
phone: 352-669-3791
web: www.cofchristfmc.org/deerhavencampground/welcome.html

Room amenities: There are not televisions or phones in the rooms.

Facility amenities: Electricity / Air Conditioning; In-Room, Private Bathroom; walkways from rooms to dining hall and classrooms.

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

Additional nights before:
This is a camp and retreat center, and they rent the facility to other groups.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, April 09 - Canoe Alexander Spring in the Ocala National Fore...
Breakfast: Served in dining area of main buiding.

Morning: Start on Alexander Spring Run.

Lunch: Picnic lunch on banks of Alexander Spring (no restroom facilitles)

Afternoon: Continue and finish Alexander Spring run.

Dinner: Served in dining area of main building.

Evening: Evening entertainment.

Lodging: Deerhaven Retreat and Conference Center

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

Description: Rustic, retreat-style housing surrounded by the natural beauty of the Ocala National Forest and situated on Lake Deerhaven.

Contact info:
47924 NFS 540-2
Paisley, FL 32767 USA
phone: 352-669-3791
web: www.cofchristfmc.org/deerhavencampground/welcome.html

Room amenities: There are not televisions or phones in the rooms.

Facility amenities: Electricity / Air Conditioning; In-Room, Private Bathroom; walkways from rooms to dining hall and classrooms.

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

Additional nights before:
This is a camp and retreat center, and they rent the facility to other groups.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, April 10 - Canoe at Lake Norris in the cypress strand
Breakfast: Served in dining area of main building.

Morning: Start canoe trip on Lake Norris/Camp LaNoChe in the Cypress Strand.

Lunch: Picnic lunch on bank of Lake Norris (no restroom facilities)

Afternoon: Finish canoe trip on Lake Norris. Return to Deerhaven.

Dinner: Served in dining area of main building.

Lodging: Deerhaven Retreat and Conference Center

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

Description: Rustic, retreat-style housing surrounded by the natural beauty of the Ocala National Forest and situated on Lake Deerhaven.

Contact info:
47924 NFS 540-2
Paisley, FL 32767 USA
phone: 352-669-3791
web: www.cofchristfmc.org/deerhavencampground/welcome.html

Room amenities: There are not televisions or phones in the rooms.

Facility amenities: Electricity / Air Conditioning; In-Room, Private Bathroom; walkways from rooms to dining hall and classrooms.

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

Additional nights before:
This is a camp and retreat center, and they rent the facility to other groups.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Five: Thursday, April 11 - Canoe at Juniper Spring in the Ocala National For...
Breakfast: Served in dining area of main building.

Morning: Start canoe trip on Juniper Spring Run.

Lunch: Picnic lunch on banks of Juniper Spring. (No restroom facilities).

Afternoon: Continue canoe trip on Juniper Spring run. Return to Deerhaven

Dinner: Served in dining area of main building.

Evening: Evening entertainment.

Lodging: Deerhaven Retreat and Conference Center

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

Description: Rustic, retreat-style housing surrounded by the natural beauty of the Ocala National Forest and situated on Lake Deerhaven.

Contact info:
47924 NFS 540-2
Paisley, FL 32767 USA
phone: 352-669-3791
web: www.cofchristfmc.org/deerhavencampground/welcome.html

Room amenities: There are not televisions or phones in the rooms.

Facility amenities: Electricity / Air Conditioning; In-Room, Private Bathroom; walkways from rooms to dining hall and classrooms.

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

Additional nights before:
This is a camp and retreat center, and they rent the facility to other groups.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Six: Friday, April 12 - Breakfast and farewell.
Note: Program ends after breakfast.

Breakfast: Served in dining area of main building.

Morning: Farewell and graduation!

Lodging: Deerhaven Retreat and Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast

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