8917
Minnesota
Minnesota's Dakota Conflict, Nature's Notebook and Comparative Religion
Learn about religion, Native American history, agriculture and our environment with local experts on excursions to museums, a wind farm and around historic sites on the lake.
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Program No. 8917RJ
Length
6 days
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6 days
5 nights
14 meals
4 B 1BR 4 L 5 D
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DAY
1
Check-in, Registration, Orientation, Welcome Dinner
Slayton, MN
D
Lake Shetek Retreat Center

Afternoon: Day one will begin with registration at 4:00 p.m. and time to move in.

Dinner: Dinner at 6pm in the Dakota Dining Hall.

Evening: An evening get-acquainted time, orientation and introduction to the week's program begins at 7pm.

DAY
2
Comparative Religion, Currie Railroad & History Museum
Slayton, MN
B,L,D
Lake Shetek Retreat Center

Breakfast: Breakfast in the Dakota Dining Hall.

Morning: Class # 1 - Comparative Religion. Class # 2 - A Look at Insects in Agriculture

Lunch: Lunch in the Dakota Dining Hall.

Afternoon: Field trip to End of the Line Railroad Park and Museum.

Dinner: Dinner in the Dakota Dining Hall.

Evening: Dakota Lifestyle led by Janet Timmerman

DAY
3
Great Oasis, Comparative Religion, Pipestone Monument
Slayton, MN
B,L,D
Lake Shetek Retreat Center

Breakfast: Breakfast in the Dakota Dining Hall.

Morning: Class # 1 - Comparative Religion. Class # 2 - Draining of the Great Oasis

Lunch: Lunch in the Dakota Dining Hall.

Afternoon: Field trip to Pipestone National Monument, Great Oasis and Wind Towers.

Dinner: Dinner in the Dakota Dining Hall.

Evening: Return to Shetek led by Jesse James

DAY
4
Comparative Religion, Historic sites of Dakota Conflict
Slayton, MN
B,L,D
Lake Shetek Retreat Center

Breakfast: Breakfast in the Dakota Dining Hall.

Morning: Class # 1 - Comparative Religion. Class # 2 - Aqua Culture in Southwest Minnesota

Lunch: Lunch in the Dakota Dining Hall.

Afternoon: A tour of the historic sites of the Dakota Confilct at Lake Shetek

Dinner: Dinner in the Dakota Dining Hall.

Evening: Mrs. Eastlick shares her memories - Roseann Schauer

DAY
5
Comparative Religion, Slayton Museum
Slayton, MN
B,L,D
Lake Shetek Retreat Center

Breakfast: Breakfast in the Dakota Dining Hall.

Morning: Class # 1 - Comparative Religion. Class # 2 - History of Walnut Grove and the story of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Lunch: Lunch in the Dakota Dining Hall.

Afternoon: Tour to the Slayton Museum and the Dinehart House

Dinner: Dinner in the Dakota Dining Hall.

Evening: Irish American Colonization Company presentation

DAY
6
Comparative Religion, Program Concludes
Slayton, MN
BR

Morning: Class # 1 - Comparative Religion.

Brunch: Brunch at 10:30am in the Dakota Dining Hall.

Afternoon: Independent departures after brunch with check out at 12 noon.






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