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Program #1652RJ
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.
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Itinerary for Jun 9 — Jun 14, 2013

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Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: Edna Work Hall was a women's dorm on campus built in 1932. It is now co-ed.

Contact info:
1000 Main
Chadron, NE 69337 USA
phone: 308-432-6380
web: www.csc.edu/housing/edna.csc

Room amenities: Suite style rooms with a living room between the bedrooms. Each room includes a private bathroom. Each room has window coverings, mirror and built-in closets. However, individual rooms do not have reading lights, hangers, telephones or TV's.

Facility amenities: A small computer lab, community kitchen, and laundry facilities. A TV and pool table are available in the lobby.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $40.00 to $60.00
Reservations need to be made prior to program with the Chadron State College Conferencing Office.

Check in time: 4:30 PM


Day One: Sunday, June 09 - Check-in and Orientation
Afternoon: Check in at residence hall lobby from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Dinner: Opening dinner will be served followed by an orientation and then you will be free to settle into your rooms.

Lodging: Edna Work Hall

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: Edna Work Hall was a women's dorm on campus built in 1932. It is now co-ed.

Contact info:
1000 Main
Chadron, NE 69337 USA
phone: 308-432-6380
web: www.csc.edu/housing/edna.csc

Room amenities: Suite style rooms with a living room between the bedrooms. Each room includes a private bathroom. Each room has window coverings, mirror and built-in closets. However, individual rooms do not have reading lights, hangers, telephones or TV's.

Facility amenities: A small computer lab, community kitchen, and laundry facilities. A TV and pool table are available in the lobby.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $40.00 to $60.00
Reservations need to be made prior to program with the Chadron State College Conferencing Office.

Check in time: 4:30 PM


Day Two: Monday, June 10 - Fort Robinson
Breakfast: Breakfast included.

Morning: Morning lectures provide an introduction to the Lakota culture.

Lunch: Lunch included.

Afternoon: This afternoon's field trip will take you to Ft. Robinson. We'll stand on the Red Cloud Indian Agency site and the site where Crazy Horse was fatally wounded, spend some time in the historical museum.

Dinner: Dinner included.

Lodging: Edna Work Hall

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: Edna Work Hall was a women's dorm on campus built in 1932. It is now co-ed.

Contact info:
1000 Main
Chadron, NE 69337 USA
phone: 308-432-6380
web: www.csc.edu/housing/edna.csc

Room amenities: Suite style rooms with a living room between the bedrooms. Each room includes a private bathroom. Each room has window coverings, mirror and built-in closets. However, individual rooms do not have reading lights, hangers, telephones or TV's.

Facility amenities: A small computer lab, community kitchen, and laundry facilities. A TV and pool table are available in the lobby.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $40.00 to $60.00
Reservations need to be made prior to program with the Chadron State College Conferencing Office.

Check in time: 4:30 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, June 11 - Wild Horse Sanctuary
Breakfast: Breakfast included.

Morning: Classroom time will include a brief study of the Lakota women and their role.

Lunch: Lunch included.

Afternoon: This afternoon's field trip will take you to the Wild Horse Sanctuary. We will view a Sundance site in addition to watching wild horses run free.

Dinner: Dinner at restaurant

Lodging: Edna Work Hall

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: Edna Work Hall was a women's dorm on campus built in 1932. It is now co-ed.

Contact info:
1000 Main
Chadron, NE 69337 USA
phone: 308-432-6380
web: www.csc.edu/housing/edna.csc

Room amenities: Suite style rooms with a living room between the bedrooms. Each room includes a private bathroom. Each room has window coverings, mirror and built-in closets. However, individual rooms do not have reading lights, hangers, telephones or TV's.

Facility amenities: A small computer lab, community kitchen, and laundry facilities. A TV and pool table are available in the lobby.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $40.00 to $60.00
Reservations need to be made prior to program with the Chadron State College Conferencing Office.

Check in time: 4:30 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, June 12 - Museum of the Fur Trade
Breakfast: Breakfast included.

Morning: We'll learn about some of the challenges the Lakota face.

Lunch: Lunch at restaurant.

Afternoon: We'll visit the world-renowned Museum of the Fur Trade. The museum grounds include the site of the trading house and warehouse built on the bank of Bordeaux Creek about 1833. An American Fur Company post until 1849, Frenchman James Bordeaux operated it independently for the Sioux Trade until 1872. Francis Boucher, a successor, ran the post until August 1876, when cavalrymen confiscated illegal ammunition being sold to warring Indians. We'll also visit the Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center, named for renowned Nebraska author, Mari Sandoz.

Dinner: Dinner at restaurant.

Evening: Lakota dancers in beautiful regalia will perform various dances.

Lodging: Edna Work Hall

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: Edna Work Hall was a women's dorm on campus built in 1932. It is now co-ed.

Contact info:
1000 Main
Chadron, NE 69337 USA
phone: 308-432-6380
web: www.csc.edu/housing/edna.csc

Room amenities: Suite style rooms with a living room between the bedrooms. Each room includes a private bathroom. Each room has window coverings, mirror and built-in closets. However, individual rooms do not have reading lights, hangers, telephones or TV's.

Facility amenities: A small computer lab, community kitchen, and laundry facilities. A TV and pool table are available in the lobby.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $40.00 to $60.00
Reservations need to be made prior to program with the Chadron State College Conferencing Office.

Check in time: 4:30 PM


Day Five: Thursday, June 13 - Pine Ridge Reservation
Breakfast: Breakfast included.

Morning: Visit some reservation educational facilities including the Holy Rosary Mission/Red Cloud Indian School which was founded in 1888 by the Jesuits to educate the Oglala Lakota. In the century old Mission building, we'll spend some time at the Red Cloud Indian School Art Show where one of the largest collections of Native American Art in the Northern Plains will be displayed. Walk up the hill to Chief Red Cloud's grave. Visit the SuAnne Big Crow Boys and Girls Club.

Lunch: Lunch at restaurant.

Afternoon: Stop at the site of the Wounded Knee Massacre where nearly 300 Native American men, women and children were massacred. Considered to be the last battle between white soldiers and Native Americans, the Massacre was originally referred to by the United States army as the Battle of Wounded Knee. On December 29, 1890, the Seventh Cavalry of the United States Army brought an end to the century-long U.S. government-Indian armed conflicts. Travel to the Oglala Lakota College and walk through the Historical Center where we'll hear, see and feel the history of the Oglala Lakota people.

Dinner: Dinner at restaurant.

Lodging: Edna Work Hall

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, June 14 - Program Conclusion after breakfast
Breakfast: Breakfast included

Meals Included: Breakfast

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