2050
Winthrop (Sun Mountain)
The North Cascades, Northwest History in Story & Song, Life in Methow Valley
Join experts and scholars at one of the world’s top 100 hotels, Sun Mountain Lodge, where you’ll learn about a wide variety of topics and discover the beauty of the North Cascades.
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Program No. 2050RJ
Length
4 days
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4 days
3 nights
8 meals
3 B 2 L 3 D
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DAY
1
Check-in, Registraion, Orientation, Welcome Dinner, Walk
Winthrop, WA
D
Sun Mountain Lodge

Afternoon: Welcome at 2:25, followed by a lecture on "How Nature Works" from 2:30 - 5:30 pm.

Dinner: Dinner at 6:00 pm, followed by an activity to get acquainted.

DAY
2
Lecture, Nature Walk, Northwestern History in Story & Song
Winthrop, WA
B,L,D
Sun Mountain Lodge

Breakfast: Breakfast in the conference room.

Morning: After breakfast, continue a lecture on "How Nature Works" with a slide show from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. The final half of the session will be spent on naturalist-guided walks on the trails surrounding the lodge.

Lunch: Lunch in the conference room.

Afternoon: "Northwest History in Story & Song" from 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm. Second half of the session to follow after dinner.

Dinner: Dinner in the conference room.

Evening: Northwest History in Story & Song, 7:00 - 8:30 pm (Second half of the session).

DAY
3
Lecture, Nature Walk, Local Museum Field Trip
Winthrop, WA
B,L,D
Sun Mountain Lodge

Breakfast: Breakfast in the conference room.

Morning: After breakfast, "How Nature Works" features in-class session with lecture and slide show. The final half of the session will be spent on naturalist-guided walks on the trails surrounding the lodge.

Lunch: Lunch in the conference room.

Afternoon: Young Men & Fire - The Story of America's First Smokejumpers (optional excursion; private cars) at 2:30 pm. Local museum open for the group from 4:00 - 5:15 pm. 4:00 Museum Open.

Dinner: Dinner in the conference center.

Evening: Life & Times of the Methow Valley, 7:00 - 8:30 pm

DAY
4
Northwestern History in Story & Song, Program Concludes
Winthrop, WA
B

Breakfast: Breakfast in the conference room.

Morning: After breakfast, "Northwest History in Story and Song" from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.