Program Participant Info

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.