Ranch check-in from 3:00 p.m. Walking up to several hundred feet; packed dirt, mostly even terrain.
Program Registration and Orientation: 5:00-6:30 p.m. After you check in and have your room assignment, join us at the Road Scholar table in the lobby to register with the program staff, get any updated information, and confirm the time and location of the Orientation session. If you arrive late, please locate your Group Leader and let them know you have arrived. Remember to bring your name-tag (sent previously). Orientation. The Group Leader will greet everyone and lead introductions. We will review the up-to-date program schedule, discuss roles and responsibilities, logistics, safety guidelines, emergency procedures, and answer questions. We will review COVID-19 protocols and will adhere to local COVID-19 guidelines and requirements throughout the program. Most days, we will have a choice of ranch activities led by staff that take place simultaneously. What happens each day depends on the weather, so this schedule should be considered provisional. Welcome Reception: 6:30 p.m. In the bar, we’ll be treated to complimentary appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages; other beverages available for purchase. Program activities, schedules, personnel, and indicated distances or times may change due to local circumstances/conditions. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your understanding.
At 7:00 p.m. on the Ranch’s patio, we’ll have a buffet with a choice of entrées, a variety of side dishes, and dessert plus several non-alcoholic beverage choices; other beverages available for purchase.
After dinner we'll gather at the bonfire site for some stargazing (you may wish to bring binoculars). We’ll also sign up for the ranch activities of our choice tomorrow.