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Senior Camping Trip

It is time for our annual Senior Camping Trip at Grandfather Mountain!  All seniors are invited to participate.  
Dates: August 25-27th
Location: Grandfather Mountain Campground, Banner Elk, NC  (
Cost: $65  (covers cost of campsite and all meals except Wednesday night)
Activities: Camping, Hiking the Grandfather Mountain Profile Trail
COVID Protocols:  All COVID protocols followed at school will be in place while on overnight trips, these include masking when indoors.  No masks will be required outdoors unless COVID protocols at the school are changed.
Transportation:  Students are responsible for their own transportation.  We will discuss options for carpooling during seminar class, and chaperone phone numbers will be provided to drivers.
Camping Equipment:  Students are responsible for their own equipment.  We will discuss options for sharing during seminar class so we can best accommodate everyone.
Food: Students will be responsible for their own food on Wednesday night, ALL OTHER MEALS WILL BE PROVIDED.
Wednesday, August 25th
Students will attend school as usual. Students will depart after classes wrap up for the day
5:30PM: Students and Staff will meet at Come Back Shack in Boone (1521 Blowing Rock Road, Boone, NC)
Once all students have arrived and had a chance to eat we will move our group to Grandfather Mountain Campground to set up our camp site and enjoy evening smores around the camp fire.
Thursday, August 26th
Breakfast at the campsite
Pack lunches and then off to Grandfather Mountain for an all day hike.  *All students are required to attend the hike. 
Dinner at the campsite and another round of evening smores and campfire fun.
Friday, August 27th
Breakfast at the campsite
Clean-up camping gear and campsite
Head home.
If you have questions, please contact