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Program #17366RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.
Equipment Requirements
binoculars, walking/hiking shoes, rain gear

Itinerary for Apr 14 — Apr 19, 2013

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Type: Conference Center

Description: We are located on 1500 wooded acres that surrounded by beautiful Lake Cumberland one of Kentucky's largest lakes.

Contact info:
17500 HWY 196
Nancy, KY 42544 USA
phone: 270-866-4215
web: www.ca.uky.edu/agcollege/4h/klc/

Room amenities: All 62 sleeping rooms have been recently redecorated. We have 30 sleeping rooms that have a double bed and a set of bunk beds, and we have 32 sleeping rooms that have 2 sets of bunks beds in each room. Each room has a private bath and dressing area.

Facility amenities: Lodge has a beautiful lobby area with large screen TV, stone fireplace and comfortable leather furniture. Our large dining hall has cathedral ceilling, large windows this with beautiful countryside views.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $45.00
Addtional Nights can be approved if there will be other guests at the center.


Day One: Sunday, April 14 - KY Leadership Center
Arrive To: Registration begins at 4:00pm in the Lobby of the Leadership Center

Dinner: 6:00pm Dinner served in the Center cafeteria

Evening: 7:15pm Welcome and overview of the weeks programs and activities. Social interactions

Lodging: Lake Cumberland 4-H Edcuational Center

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: We are located on 1500 wooded acres that surrounded by beautiful Lake Cumberland one of Kentucky's largest lakes.

Contact info:
17500 HWY 196
Nancy, KY 42544 USA
phone: 270-866-4215
web: www.ca.uky.edu/agcollege/4h/klc/

Room amenities: All 62 sleeping rooms have been recently redecorated. We have 30 sleeping rooms that have a double bed and a set of bunk beds, and we have 32 sleeping rooms that have 2 sets of bunks beds in each room. Each room has a private bath and dressing area.

Facility amenities: Lodge has a beautiful lobby area with large screen TV, stone fireplace and comfortable leather furniture. Our large dining hall has cathedral ceilling, large windows this with beautiful countryside views.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $45.00
Addtional Nights can be approved if there will be other guests at the center.


Day Two: Monday, April 15 - Breakfast/Bird Walk/Overview of the region/Nature...
Breakfast/Bird Walk/Overview of the region/Nature Walk/Lunch/Hike to the Lake/Campfire

Breakfast: 8:00am Breakfast in the Leadership Center Cafeteria

Morning: 7:00am-8:00am Before Breakfast, we'll check bird activities around the facility

Morning: 10:00am-11:45am The instructor will lead a trail walk through the Adjoining 4-H Camp area to familiarize you with the forests and other components of the ecosystems of south central Kentucky

Morning: 9:00am-10:00am - We will present a general overview describing the forces of nature that characterize this region. Program will take place in the meeting room.

Lunch: 12:00pm Lunch in the Leadership Center Cafeteria

Afternoon: 1:30pm A 2 mile hike will be conducted to Lake Cumberland on of the largest reservoirs in the state. You drop 300 feet in elevation to get there and then on the return, you must pay back that difference.

Dinner: 6:00pm Dinner served in the Center cafeteria

Evening: 7:30pm We will have an evening around a campfire sharing stories and tales of adventures in nature.

Lodging: Lake Cumberland 4-H Edcuational Center

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

Description: We are located on 1500 wooded acres that surrounded by beautiful Lake Cumberland one of Kentucky's largest lakes.

Contact info:
17500 HWY 196
Nancy, KY 42544 USA
phone: 270-866-4215
web: www.ca.uky.edu/agcollege/4h/klc/

Room amenities: All 62 sleeping rooms have been recently redecorated. We have 30 sleeping rooms that have a double bed and a set of bunk beds, and we have 32 sleeping rooms that have 2 sets of bunks beds in each room. Each room has a private bath and dressing area.

Facility amenities: Lodge has a beautiful lobby area with large screen TV, stone fireplace and comfortable leather furniture. Our large dining hall has cathedral ceilling, large windows this with beautiful countryside views.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $45.00
Addtional Nights can be approved if there will be other guests at the center.


Day Three: Tuesday, April 16 - Breakfast/Bird Walk/The Forests of Kentucky/Cafet...
Breakfast/Bird Walk/The Forests of Kentucky/Cafeteria/Wildflowers/Dinner/Critter Tales

Breakfast: 8:00am Breakfast served in the cafeteria

Morning: 9:00am-11:30am We'll learn to recognize the characteristics of the variety of trees in Kentucky. A hike will take us into the woods to find as many different trees as we can.

Lunch: 12:00pm Served in the cafeteria

Afternoon: 1:30pm-4:00pm Tracking and Animal signs. Instructors will lead a hike to discover signs of wildlife.

Dinner: 6:00pm In the cafeteria

Evening: 7:30pm A Naturalist will present a program of animal folklore.

Lodging: Lake Cumberland 4-H Edcuational Center

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

Description: We are located on 1500 wooded acres that surrounded by beautiful Lake Cumberland one of Kentucky's largest lakes.

Contact info:
17500 HWY 196
Nancy, KY 42544 USA
phone: 270-866-4215
web: www.ca.uky.edu/agcollege/4h/klc/

Room amenities: All 62 sleeping rooms have been recently redecorated. We have 30 sleeping rooms that have a double bed and a set of bunk beds, and we have 32 sleeping rooms that have 2 sets of bunks beds in each room. Each room has a private bath and dressing area.

Facility amenities: Lodge has a beautiful lobby area with large screen TV, stone fireplace and comfortable leather furniture. Our large dining hall has cathedral ceilling, large windows this with beautiful countryside views.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $45.00
Addtional Nights can be approved if there will be other guests at the center.


Day Four: Wednesday, April 17 - Bird Walk/Field Trip/Dinner/Traditional games, to...
Bird Walk/Field Trip/Dinner/Traditional games, toys, & other diversions

Breakfast: 8:00am Breakfast in the cafeteria

Morning: 9:00am-5:00pm We'll be out in the field today visting natural areas around Lake Cumberland. Planned stops include McCreary Natural Arch, Yahoo Falls, and Mill Spring Grist Mill. Bag Lunch provided in the field.

Dinner: 6:00pm Served in the cafeteria

Evening: 7:30pm A program featuring Southwestern High School Raptor Rehabilitation Programs. Live birds will be displayed during the program.

Lodging: Lake Cumberland 4-H Edcuational Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: We are located on 1500 wooded acres that surrounded by beautiful Lake Cumberland one of Kentucky's largest lakes.

Contact info:
17500 HWY 196
Nancy, KY 42544 USA
phone: 270-866-4215
web: www.ca.uky.edu/agcollege/4h/klc/

Room amenities: All 62 sleeping rooms have been recently redecorated. We have 30 sleeping rooms that have a double bed and a set of bunk beds, and we have 32 sleeping rooms that have 2 sets of bunks beds in each room. Each room has a private bath and dressing area.

Facility amenities: Lodge has a beautiful lobby area with large screen TV, stone fireplace and comfortable leather furniture. Our large dining hall has cathedral ceilling, large windows this with beautiful countryside views.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $45.00
Addtional Nights can be approved if there will be other guests at the center.


Day Five: Thursday, April 18 - Breakfast/Bird Walk/Medincinal uses of things in ...
Breakfast/Bird Walk/Medincinal uses of things in nature/Lunch/Field Trip/Dinner/Musical entertainment

Breakfast: 8:00am In the cafeteria

Morning: 9:00am-11:30am We will stress how people have used things in natures for their benefit. Following a presentation, there will be a field hike to see what's here.

Lunch: 12:00pm Served in the cafeteria

Afternoon: 1:30pm-4:00pm We'll take an excursion to the Mill Springs Battlefield Museum and we'll also visit the village of Jabez, KY to learn about the culture of the area.

Dinner: 6:00pm - Evening cookout around a campfire

Evening: 8:00pm - A movie will be shown about Appalachian Mountains

Lodging: Lake Cumberland 4-H Edcuational Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, April 19 - Breakfast/Bird Walk/Trail Walk/Lunch/12:00pm Chec...
Breakfast: 8:00am In the cafeteria

Morning: 7:00am-8:00am One last look for something different

Morning: 9:00am-10:30am -Cemetery Walk. We'll visit a local graveyard and talk about burial customs.

Lunch: 11:30am In the cafeteria

Afternoon: 12:00pm - Checkout

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

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