Walking around retreat center includes a 35 foot steep hill or 13 outside stairs to the dining room and one meeting room.
Arrival/check in between 4 and 4:45 p.m. Program Registration. Come over to the Road Scholar table in the meeting room to register with the program staff and get your room assignment, welcome packet containing your, up-to-date schedule that reflects any last-minute changes, and to learn when and where the Orientation session will take place. If your arrival is delayed, please ask for your packet when you check in. Once settled, you may wish to gather in the dining room for an afternoon snack 4:00-5:15 p.m.
In the dining room at the retreat center, we’ll enjoy a delicious, mainly organic, vegetarian buffet dinner with coffee, tea and water included, at 6:00 p.m.
Orientation at 7:00 p.m. The Group Leader will greet everyone with a warm welcome and lead introductions. We will review the up-to-date program schedule and any changes, discuss roles and responsibilities, logistics, safety guidelines, emergency procedures, and answer any questions you may have. All meals in the dining room will be buffet style, vegetarian and made up mainly of local organic ingredients. Filtered drinking water, hot water, tea, coffee and fresh fruit are always available. Wi-fi is available in one meeting room. There is no cell phone reception on-site except in the meadow area but there is a public phone available, and an office phone for urgent calls. There is a steep hill to the meadow area. Free time is reserved for your personal independent exploration. Evenings at leisure offer opportunities to make the program more meaningful and memorable through personal independent exploration, engaging in available activities on your own, or simply relaxing and making new friends among fellow participants. The Group Leader will always be happy to offer suggestions. Program activities, schedules, personnel, and indicated times may change due to local conditions/circumstances. 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 full day ahead.