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Great Smoky Mountains adventure awaits!

Updated: Sep 25, 2019

Registration is open for our Great Smoky Mountains Overnight Camp Adventure in October for ages 8-11! This 3-day, 2-night trip to Bryson City, NC, about three hours away, departs at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, and returns by 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, when schools are closed.

Campers will have the opportunity to explore the national park and the nearby Cherokee lands in a sleepaway camp environment with familiar educators and an adventurous itinerary. BRING A FRIEND TO RECEIVE $25 OFF EACH! A sibling also will receive the discount. Please let us know about your referral so that we can apply the promotion or provide a refund for any payments already made.

From 5 rustic bunk rooms in a comfortable 1900s style Appalachian lodge with kitchen and dining hall, Mr. Scott and a team of talented educators will lead several excursions, including:

  • Ziplining at Nantahala Gorge as the leaves are beginning to turn their gorgeous fall colors

  • Hiking at Deep Creek Three Waterfalls Loop in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

  • Elk watching at the Oconaluftee National Park Visitor Center and Mountain Farm Museum, exploring 19th century life

  • Spending a cultural afternoon in Cherokee, NC, with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians for a museum tour and group lessons in music, dance, and pottery with a Cherokee craftsperson

All lodging, transportation, meals (except packed lunch first day), activities, and nightly campfires are included. Cost is $395 with drop-off Saturday at 8:30 a.m. and pickup on Monday from about 5-6 p.m.

Parents who would like to stay in separate lodging and join our Parent Passport program for select activities and/or meals, may inquire for more details about cost and available options, including nearby yurts or many cabins throughout the area

To register, go to the Enrollment page of the Parent Dashboard and select "Enroll for 2019-20". Be sure to Save and Continue all the way until checkout and a successful confirmation screen and automated email. We hope to see you at camp!

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