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 Program Participant Guide (PDF format).


Programs typically begin with dinner at 6:30 pm, followed by an orientation at 7:00pm or 7:30 pm, on the first date listed in your program description. Guest registration is from 2 to 5 pm. 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 2 pm.  Please plan to arrive early enough to allow time to check in and settle into your accommodations. The Guest Registration house closes at 5:00 pm.


Your meals begin with dinner on your arrival date. During the fall/winter months (approximately October-March) dinner is typically served at 6 pm*, and in the spring/summer months (approximately April-September) dinner is served at 6:30 pm. Any changes to these times will be communicated to you at Guest Services upon arrival and registration.

*Please note: Daylight Saving/Mountain Time patterns apply for all times. If you will be arriving late, please eat before you get here. Breakfast is served from 7:30 am to 8:30 am, and lunch is from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm. Your meals end with lunch on your departure date.

Late Check-In

If you are arriving after 5:00 pm, your room key, name tag, land map, 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 am. You will receive details for your program in an email.

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.