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LAKE JUNALUSKA, NORTH CAROLINA

Great Smoky Mountains National Park: An American Treasure

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Program #20552RJ
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.

Instructors

These instructors are participating on at least one day of one date of this program.
Please note that changes may occur.

Mrs. Susan Sachs

Susan Sachs is the education coordinator at the Appalachian Highlands Science Learning Center in Great Smoky Mountains National Park and has won the National Park Service’s Freeman Tilden Award for Excellence in Interpretation. Susan lived and worked as a naturalist and educator in parks in Washington, D.C., Alaska, Arizona and California before coming to North Carolina, where she and her husband, Greg, enjoy the great opportunities for outdoor adventure the southern Appalachians have to offer.

Instructors & Group Leaders

These people serve both roles during your program.

Lee Knight

Raised in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York, Lee is a folk singer, story teller and outdoor leader, performing at concerts, workshops, festivals and schools. He shares his knowledge of the natural world leading hikes, canoe trips and guiding whitewater rafts. Lee has collected and shares Cherokee legends and plays the Cherokee flute and rattle, as well as the Native American drum. He also plays the five-string banjo, guitars and the Appalachian dulcimer.

Our Value Promise To You

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

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4.5
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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