Resort check-in from 4:00 p.m.
Program Registration: 4:00 p.m. After you check in and have your room assignment, join us in the main lodge area 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.
In the main dining area of the lodge.
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 applicable COVID-19 guidelines and requirements throughout the program. Hikes will be led by the Group Leader and program staff who are expert naturalists. This program features both river rafting and raft-supported hiking. The rafts will carry Road Scholars, food and gear, and staff who will row. Everyone will need to bring a day pack and carry the items each of us will need along the trail during the day. Because the location of some lodges would result in long hikes on certain days, we will transport hikers by raft around certain sections of the trail. Sections of the Rogue River we will be rafting are mild (Class II whitewater and below). Road Scholars will be able to get on a raft at most points during the day if they choose. Elevation gain/loss will vary from day to day. 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. Continue getting to know your fellow Road Scholars, settle in, and get a good night’s rest for the day ahead.