Lodge check-in from 4:00 p.m.
Program Registration, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Get your room assignment by visiting the office in the Collins building and stop by the Road Scholar table outside the office to meet program staff and get your welcome packet. The packet will contain an up-to-date schedule that reflects any changes, other important information related to the program, and confirm the time and location of the Orientation session. If you arrive late, please ask for your packet when you check in. You will have the rest of the afternoon free to settle in, relax, or walk around the grounds before dinner.
Sagamore dining hall buffet.
Orientation. In the Reading Room of the Conference Building (historically known as the New Laundry), 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. Breakfast choices typically include one hot course, like blueberry pancakes, egg dishes, French toast, and more, cereal and milk, doughnuts, bagels, pastries, and juice. Lunches typically include sandwich meats, cheeses, breads, condiments, a hot course like macaroni and cheese or soup, salads, like cole slaw or potato salad, cookies or granola bars, fresh fruits, milk, and a juices or lemonade. Dinners typically include a hot course, like creamed chicken over biscuits, veggie lasagna, pot roast, spaghetti and meatballs, roasted turkey, stuffed pork loin, or ham, salads, dressing choices, potatoes, rice, pasta, a vegetable choice, and bread or rolls. Coffee, tea, and very pure Sagamore water are always available to guests. Beer and wine are available for purchase. 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/conditions. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your understanding. After getting to know our instructor, the remainder of the evening is free to enjoy the surroundings and begin getting to know each other.