Program Participant Info


Winter Program Participant Guide (click to view)



Program Participant Guide

For the nuts and bolts including what to bring, what to expect and other travel tips, please download the appropriate guide below (PDF format):




Programs typically begin with dinner at 6:30 p.m., followed by an orientation at 7:30 p.m., on the first date listed in your program description. Guest registration is from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. All program participants, including presenters and program/volunteer staff must check-in at our Guest Registration house upon their arrival on the land. Rooms are typically available by 3:00 p.m.  Please plan to arrive early enough to allow time to check-in and settle into your accommodations. The Guest Registration house closes at 5:30 p.m.


Your meals begin with dinner on your arrival date. Dinner is served from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.* If you will be arriving late, please eat before you get here. Breakfast is typically served from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., and lunch is from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Your meals end with lunch on your departure date. *Please note that dinner is served from 6:30–7:30 p.m. in the Summer season and from 6–7 p.m. in Fall, Winter and Spring.

Late Check-In

If you are arriving after 5:30 p.m., your key, check-in instructions and program schedule will be left in an envelope outside the Guest Registration house.


 Programs generally end by 12:30 p.m. on your departure date. Lunch is included in our stay, but is optional. Room check-out is at 9:00 a.m. Your luggage may be left in your room until 1:30 p.m. All program participants are invited to remain on the land until 5:00 p.m.

Late Check-Out

If you have a special circumstance that requires a later check-out time, please check with the Guest Services office.

Program Schedule

You will receive a welcome email from your Program Coordinator approximately one week prior to your arrival date with more information specific to your program. A final program schedule will also be provided to you upon check-in.