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CRANDALL, GEORGIA

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Program #2535RJ
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 Jul 14 — Jul 19, 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: 706-695-9093
web: www.cohuttasprings.com

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

Facility amenities: Pool, tennis, basketball court, fishing, canoeing, paddleboating, horseshoes, hiking, picnicing, volleyball

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

Additional nights before: $89.
Advance Reservations Requested. Road Scholar Rate.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, July 14 - Check-in at 4:00 pm / Supper 6:00 pm /Get Acquain...
Afternoon: Registration and Check-in will begin at 4PM. 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 at 6:00 p.m.

Evening: After the welcome you are encouraged to relax before starting your week of fun.

Evening: At 7:00 p.m. we will have a time to get acquainted with staff and other guests for the week.

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: 706-695-9093
web: www.cohuttasprings.com

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

Facility amenities: Pool, tennis, basketball court, fishing, canoeing, paddleboating, horseshoes, hiking, picnicing, volleyball

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

Additional nights before: $89.
Advance Reservations Requested. Road Scholar Rate.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, July 15 - Think Outside the Box in the Challenge Course/Rid...
Breakfast: A buffet style breakfast will be served in our Peach Dining Room.

Morning: After breakfast, you will take the short hike back to the Low Ropes Course located just off the beaten path. The morning will be spent on the ropes challenge course developing thinking skills and getting to know your grandchild and yourself better. Building relationships and team work as well as being able to think outside the box are skills that are used to solve the elements for this course. You will need tennis shoes or sturdy shoes for this activity.

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

Afternoon: After lunch, you will load the bus for the snorkel hole where the water is really cold and you can get up close and personal with the fish that are unique to this area and even one species you don't find many other places. It's lots of fun.

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

Evening: After dinner everyone gets to take a ride on the 1,100 ft. Zipline that soars across the lake. However, you need to bring you 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: 706-695-9093
web: www.cohuttasprings.com

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

Facility amenities: Pool, tennis, basketball court, fishing, canoeing, paddleboating, horseshoes, hiking, picnicing, volleyball

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

Additional nights before: $89.
Advance Reservations Requested. Road Scholar Rate.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, July 16 - Let's Get Paddling!/River Trip/Cookout/Overnight ...
Breakfast: A buffet style breakfast will be served in our Peach Dining Room.

Morning: After breakfast, you will meet on the water's edge for canoe instruction before leaving for your canoe trip. We will cover the basics of turning, stopping, river safety and of course paddling. This will prepare you for your journey ahead as we get ready for our river adventure. Clothing that can get wet and water shoes are needed for this activity. No flip flops please, they don't stay on too well in moving waters).

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

Afternoon: This afternoon we will be canoeing on a local river. Who knows what kind of wildlife you might see? Keep your eyes open for turtles and fish in the water and birds and wildlife along the shore. This trip lasts on average from 3-4 hours from put in to take out, depending on water flow and the speed of paddlers. You will need sunscreen, sunglasses, and maybe a hat.

Dinner: When you return from canoeing, there will be a short time to clean up and rest before the cookout at the picnic pavilion.

Evening: After dinner you will be tent camping overnight in our RV Park. There is a bath house with showers and hot water. We provide the tents and sleeping bags and even pillows. After dark you can sit around the campfire or enjoy some stargazing. There might even be some s'mores.

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: 706-695-9093
web: www.cohuttasprings.com

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

Facility amenities: Pool, tennis, basketball court, fishing, canoeing, paddleboating, horseshoes, hiking, picnicing, volleyball

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

Additional nights before: $89.
Advance Reservations Requested. Road Scholar Rate.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, July 17 - Rise and Shine/Water Activities on the Lake all d...
Note: We request that everyone wears a modest swim suit or you may be asked to cover up.

Breakfast: After awakening to the call of birds instead of alarm clocks, get ready for the day in the bath house and then it's time for breakfast which will be prepared and served by the campfire.

Morning: After breakfast you'll hang around Cohutta for the day enjoying a variety of water activities on the lake.

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

Afternoon: Finish water activities on the lake. We have the water slide, the blob, the torpedo and the tube. We're sure you will want to try everything.

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

Evening: After dinner it's 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: 706-695-9093
web: www.cohuttasprings.com

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

Facility amenities: Pool, tennis, basketball court, fishing, canoeing, paddleboating, horseshoes, hiking, picnicing, volleyball

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

Additional nights before: $89.
Advance Reservations Requested. Road Scholar Rate.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, July 18 - Rappelling / Caving
Note: Be prepared, your clothes and shoes will get dirty today.

Breakfast: A buffet style breakfast will be served in our Peach Dining Room.

Morning: Get out your clothes for getting down and dirty. But first experience the thrill of rappelling. Helmets and gear are provided for you. You will need to wear sturdy shoes.

Lunch: It's box lunches today.

Afternoon: Now, it's time for getting dirty exploring the insides of a cave. All of the necessary gear is provided. Just make sure you have clothes and shoes that you don't mind getting dirty.

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

Evening: The activity tonight will depend on the energy level of the group.

Lodging: Cohutta Springs Conference Center.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, July 19 - Breakfast / Farewell and Graduation
Breakfast: Buffet style breakfast will be served in the Peach Dining Room.

Morning: Following breakfast will have a farewell and Graduation. Check out time is 11:00 am.

Meals Included: Breakfast


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For additional information, visit: www.underground-atlanta.com

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
2 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences

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