Check-in from 3:00 p.m. You are welcome to arrive early if you wish, but you may not be able to check in until the indicated time. Walking about 1 mile around the camp, foothills of Sierra Nevada Mountains; uneven terrain, inclines.
Program Registration 3:00-5:00 p.m. After you check in and have your room assignment, join us at the Road Scholar table in the main meeting room 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. We will then gather for a get-acquainted social hour. 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. This is a Road Scholar Grandparent program. Grandparents are responsible for their grandchildren. If/when separate age group activities are conducted concurrently, program staff will supervise. Minors are never to be left unsupervised. This is also a Road Scholar Retreats program. Programming at Retreat locations includes opportunities for light morning exercise, interaction with members of the local community, a farm-to-table meal, and evening entertainment. Periods in the schedule designated as “Free time” and “At leisure” offer opportunities to do what you like and make your experience even more meaningful and memorable according to your personal preferences. The Group Leader will be happy to offer suggestions. Program activities, schedules, personnel, and indicated distances or times may change due to local circumstances/current conditions. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your understanding. Next, we’ll set out on foot with our Group Leader to explore the camp, see the recreation fields, hiking trails, game room, and much more. We’ll end up in a classroom where we’ll play a short game that will help us get to know each other.
In Lyles Hall at the camp.
We will gather for an introductory video on Yosemite with a group discussion. Continue getting to know your fellow Road Scholars, settle in, and get a good night’s rest for the day ahead.