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Program #17367RJ
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.

Itinerary for Apr 28 — May 3, 2013

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Type: Conference Center

Description: State Resort/Park like accommodations.

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

Room amenities: AC/Heat. Daily towel service daily provided.

Facility amenities: Private baths. All rooms are air-conditioned. Recently updated . There are not TV's and phones in the sleeping rooms. Large Screen TV and pay phones in lobby.

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

Additional nights before: As low as $42 sgl/$52 dbl.
Space is usually available. Contact conference center to reserve space.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, April 28 - Arrival and Check-In/Welcome and Orientation
Afternoon: Registration starts at 2:00 PM.

Dinner: Dinner at 6:00 PM at the conference center.

Dinner: Dinner at 6:00 PM

Evening: Welcome program at 7:00 PM.

Lodging: Kentucky Leadership Center

Meals Included: Dinner, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: State Resort/Park like accommodations.

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

Room amenities: AC/Heat. Daily towel service daily provided.

Facility amenities: Private baths. All rooms are air-conditioned. Recently updated . There are not TV's and phones in the sleeping rooms. Large Screen TV and pay phones in lobby.

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

Additional nights before: As low as $42 sgl/$52 dbl.
Space is usually available. Contact conference center to reserve space.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, April 29 - A New Beginning/Pioneer Skills/Evening Entertainm...
Breakfast: Breakfast at the conference center.

Morning: The instructors will present an historic overview of migration into "Ka-ten-ta-ta", why people made the perilous journey, what they found here, and what they needed to know to make a go of it. Following a mid-morning break, there will be a nature walk where instructors will identify plants and animals familiar to pioneers.

Lunch: Lunch at the conference center.

Afternoon: Each afternoon, the instructors will teach a variety of skills needed by people in early days of settlement in Kentucky. Participants will have the opportunity to learn, hands-on, such skills as weaving, quilting, dyeing, food preparation, tracking, and other necessities of life on the frontier.

Afternoon: Experience sampling food like the frontier folks used to eat daily.

Dinner: Dinner at the conference center.

Evening: Evening program will feature traditional storytelling and music of the mountains.

Lodging: Kentucky Leadership Center

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

Description: State Resort/Park like accommodations.

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

Room amenities: AC/Heat. Daily towel service daily provided.

Facility amenities: Private baths. All rooms are air-conditioned. Recently updated . There are not TV's and phones in the sleeping rooms. Large Screen TV and pay phones in lobby.

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

Additional nights before: As low as $42 sgl/$52 dbl.
Space is usually available. Contact conference center to reserve space.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, April 30 - A Walk in the Wilderness/Pioneer Skills/Evening E...
Breakfast: Breakfast at the conference center.

Morning: The Naturalist/instructor will lead a walk identifying native plants and animal and how pioneers used them. This will involve walking up to 2 miles. Comfortable, season-appropriate clothing and hiking shoes are needed.

Lunch: Lunch at the conference center.

Afternoon: Hear stories about frontier experiences.

Afternoon: Each afternoon, the instructors will teach a variety of skills needed by people in early days of settlement in Kentucky. Participants will have the opportunity to learn, hands-on, such skills as weaving, quilting, dyeing, food preparation, tracking, and other necessities of life on the frontier.

Dinner: Dinner at the conference center.

Evening: There will be a person from the past with us this evening

Lodging: Kentucky Leadership Center

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

Description: State Resort/Park like accommodations.

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

Room amenities: AC/Heat. Daily towel service daily provided.

Facility amenities: Private baths. All rooms are air-conditioned. Recently updated . There are not TV's and phones in the sleeping rooms. Large Screen TV and pay phones in lobby.

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

Additional nights before: As low as $42 sgl/$52 dbl.
Space is usually available. Contact conference center to reserve space.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, May 01 - A Walk in the Wilderness/Field Trip/Evening Enter...
Breakfast: Breakfast at the conference center.

Morning: The Naturalist/instructor will lead a walk identifying native plants and animal and how pioneers used them. This will involve walking up to 2 miles. Comfortable, season-appropriate clothing and hiking shoes are needed.

Lunch: Lunch at the conference center.

Afternoon: Participants will be taken to some local attractions to see how people in this area carry on the customs of their ancestors.

Afternoon: Take an afternoon field trip to get an ice cream cone from a local country store. To a ride to "Lookout Point" to view beautiful Lake Cumberland.

Dinner: Dinner at the conference center.

Evening: "The Great Vendetta." This is a program about a famous incident in the late 1800's among the hill people of eastern Kentucky

Lodging: Kentucky Leadership Center

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

Description: State Resort/Park like accommodations.

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

Room amenities: AC/Heat. Daily towel service daily provided.

Facility amenities: Private baths. All rooms are air-conditioned. Recently updated . There are not TV's and phones in the sleeping rooms. Large Screen TV and pay phones in lobby.

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

Additional nights before: As low as $42 sgl/$52 dbl.
Space is usually available. Contact conference center to reserve space.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, May 02 - A Walk in The Wilderness/A Wilderness Drama/Eveni...
Breakfast: Breakfast at the conference center.

Morning: The Naturalist/instructor will lead a walk identifying native plants and animal and how pioneers used them. This will involve walking up to 2 miles. Comfortable, season-appropriate clothing and hiking shoes are needed.

Lunch: Lunch at the conference center.

Afternoon: Participants will be a part of a re-enactment that depicts what difficulties could be experienced in early Kentucky.

Dinner: Dinner at the conference center.

Evening: A traditional music concert featuring local musicians will be featured this evening

Lodging: Kentucky Leadership Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, May 03 - A Walk in the Wilderness
Breakfast: Breakfast at the conference center.

Morning: The Naturalist/instructor will lead a walk identifying native plants and animal and how pioneers used them. This will involve walking up to 2 miles. Comfortable, season-appropriate clothing and hiking shoes are needed.

Lunch: Lunch and departure.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


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Nancy, KY
Kentucky TourismYour guide to Kentucky.
For additional information, visit: www.kentuckytourism.com

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16 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
1 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences

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