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POTOSI, MISSOURI

Canoeing, Horses, Outdoor Exploration and Summer Fun with Your Grandchild

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Program #14633RJ
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.
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.
Elevation Note
Elevation ranges from 800 - 1,100 feet.

Itinerary for Jul 13 — Jul 18, 2014

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Type: Conference Center

Description: Trout Lodge is situated on a beautiful 360-acre lake surrounded by 5,000 acres of forested hills, on the fringe of the St. Francois Mountains.

Contact info:
13528 State Hwy AA
Potosi, MO 63664 USA
phone: 314-241-YMCA
web: www.ymcaoftheozarks.org

Room amenities: Lodge rooms have lake-view balconey, A/C and private bath. Cabins have bedroom, living room, private bath, 1 double and twin bunks, A/C, screened porch. Rooms and cabins do not have phones or TV's.

Facility amenities: Country store (gifts, souvenirs, snacks, t-shirts, etc.). Wondeful, varied meals at lodge.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $74 - 154 per person
Extra nights include three meals per day and many guest activities are free.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, July 13 - Registration & Orientation
Note: www.ymcaoftheozarks.org/

Afternoon: Program registration table is set up by 2:00 PM; sleeping rooms not available for check-in until after 3:30 PM. Orientation to take place at 4:30 PM.

Dinner: Buffet style. Vegetarian options.

Evening: Walking tour of Trout Lodge and Camp Lakewood followed by Get to Know You Activities.

Lodging: YMCA Trout Lodge

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Trout Lodge is situated on a beautiful 360-acre lake surrounded by 5,000 acres of forested hills, on the fringe of the St. Francois Mountains.

Contact info:
13528 State Hwy AA
Potosi, MO 63664 USA
phone: 314-241-YMCA
web: www.ymcaoftheozarks.org

Room amenities: Lodge rooms have lake-view balconey, A/C and private bath. Cabins have bedroom, living room, private bath, 1 double and twin bunks, A/C, screened porch. Rooms and cabins do not have phones or TV's.

Facility amenities: Country store (gifts, souvenirs, snacks, t-shirts, etc.). Wondeful, varied meals at lodge.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $74 - 154 per person
Extra nights include three meals per day and many guest activities are free.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, July 14 - Canoeing / Arena Horse Ride
Note: mostateparks.com/park/elephant-rocks-state-park

Breakfast: Buffet style. Vegetarian options.

Morning: "What's in and around the water" - hands on lesson on aquatic ecology at our very own cold springs. Arena Ride and Barn Tour

Lunch: Picnic lunch.

Afternoon: Canoeing on Sunnen Lake by Trout Lodge canoe instructor.

Dinner: Buffet style. Vegetarian options.

Evening: Evening program of Karaoke and a Night hike led by Trout Lodge Program Specialists.

Lodging: YMCA Trout Lodge

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

Description: Trout Lodge is situated on a beautiful 360-acre lake surrounded by 5,000 acres of forested hills, on the fringe of the St. Francois Mountains.

Contact info:
13528 State Hwy AA
Potosi, MO 63664 USA
phone: 314-241-YMCA
web: www.ymcaoftheozarks.org

Room amenities: Lodge rooms have lake-view balconey, A/C and private bath. Cabins have bedroom, living room, private bath, 1 double and twin bunks, A/C, screened porch. Rooms and cabins do not have phones or TV's.

Facility amenities: Country store (gifts, souvenirs, snacks, t-shirts, etc.). Wondeful, varied meals at lodge.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $74 - 154 per person
Extra nights include three meals per day and many guest activities are free.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, July 15 - Elephant Rocks State Park / Alpine Tower and Alpi...
Note: www.ymcaoftheozarks.org/activities

Breakfast: Buffet style. Vegetarian options.

Morning: Rocks and Minerals - enjoy an expert led hike to our Lead Mines where you will explore different types of rocks by digging for your own during this geology expedition.

Lunch: Buffet style. Vegetarian options.

Afternoon: Enjoy the afternoon at Elephant Rocks State Park where there are amazing natural geological wonders all around.

Dinner: Buffet style. Vegetarian options.

Evening: Enjoy climbing our very own Alpine Tower and Alpine Swing... Alpine Tower - You'll climb over obstacles including "Lucky Charms", hanging logs, giant logs, and missing link as you scale this 50-foot, hourglass-shaped climbing structure. Alpine Swing - You'll wear a harness and helmet, and you'll be hooked into a cable that will pulled into the air by your friends and family on the ground until you're hanging approximately 40 feet in the air. When you're ready to swing, you'll let go of a release cord. You'll fly through the air, "swinging" back and forth over a distance of about 60 feet. Followed by Campfire led by Trout Lodge Program Specialists

Lodging: YMCA Trout Lodge

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

Description: Trout Lodge is situated on a beautiful 360-acre lake surrounded by 5,000 acres of forested hills, on the fringe of the St. Francois Mountains.

Contact info:
13528 State Hwy AA
Potosi, MO 63664 USA
phone: 314-241-YMCA
web: www.ymcaoftheozarks.org

Room amenities: Lodge rooms have lake-view balconey, A/C and private bath. Cabins have bedroom, living room, private bath, 1 double and twin bunks, A/C, screened porch. Rooms and cabins do not have phones or TV's.

Facility amenities: Country store (gifts, souvenirs, snacks, t-shirts, etc.). Wondeful, varied meals at lodge.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $74 - 154 per person
Extra nights include three meals per day and many guest activities are free.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, July 16 - Float Trip
Note: www.bassresort.com/bassresort/canoeing.cfm

Breakfast: Buffet style. Vegetarian options.

Morning: Board bus for Float Trip.

Lunch: Lunch provided.

Afternoon: Float trip continued followed by free time.

Dinner: Buffet style. Vegetarian options.

Evening: Enjoy a relaxing movie night after an exciting day on the river.

Lodging: YMCA Trout Lodge

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

Description: Trout Lodge is situated on a beautiful 360-acre lake surrounded by 5,000 acres of forested hills, on the fringe of the St. Francois Mountains.

Contact info:
13528 State Hwy AA
Potosi, MO 63664 USA
phone: 314-241-YMCA
web: www.ymcaoftheozarks.org

Room amenities: Lodge rooms have lake-view balconey, A/C and private bath. Cabins have bedroom, living room, private bath, 1 double and twin bunks, A/C, screened porch. Rooms and cabins do not have phones or TV's.

Facility amenities: Country store (gifts, souvenirs, snacks, t-shirts, etc.). Wondeful, varied meals at lodge.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $74 - 154 per person
Extra nights include three meals per day and many guest activities are free.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, July 17 - Trail Ride/Pontoon Tour
Breakfast: Buffet style. Vegetarian options.

Morning: Enjoy a trail ride and a Cowboy Campfire at the Triangle Y Ranch.

Lunch: Buffet style. Vegetarian options.

Afternoon: Leather working. Fishing tourney at Boat House.

Dinner: Buffet style. Vegetarian options.

Evening: Game night - kids versus grandparents (Pictionary, Trivia, Jello checkers).

Lodging: YMCA Trout Lodge

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, July 18 - Hayride/Departure
Note: Check out is 11:30 am.

Breakfast:

Morning: Hayride.

Lunch: Departure is after lunch, however, check out must be completed by 11:30 AM. Time is allowed in the program schedule for early check out.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


Free Time Opportunities


Potosi, MO
Fort Davidson Historic SiteHistoric Site
Potosi, MO Chamber of Commerce121 E High Street, Potosi, MO Phone: 573-438-4517
Washington State Park Indian PetroglyphsPetroglyphs

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.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
3 Field trips
9 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances

Ratings

4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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