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Denali Retreat: Board and Founders’ Council Meeting
May 30 - June 3
Thursday May 30th:
Morning–Travel to Denali
Afternoon—Check in at Alaska Geographic Store for welcome packet and self-guided orientation to education and retail operations in Denali
5:00—meet at the MSLC building for tour of the campus and reception with the NPS at the Center
Dinner on own, with suggestions given for groups heading to restaurants
Night at Denali Park Village Lodge, camping, or elsewhere on own
Friday May 31st
Optional morning hike guided by Alaska Geographic education staff
Noon: bus and Alaska Geographic van to Camp Denali
Afternoon and evening—key stops along the road to Camp Denali may include Teklanika Field Camp, Toklat store, picnic dinner at Igloo, Eielson Visitor Center behind the scenes tour with NPS
Evening cocktails and settling into cabins (no dinner at camp)
Saturday June 1st
Spouses on own for the morning, possible short excursion with Camp staff, and option to join FC on afternoon excursion.
Morning meeting with Board of Directors and Founders’ Council
Afternoon Board Meeting, FC have option of leaving on excursions with Camp staff
Group dinner and cocktails
Evening activity TBD
Sunday June 2nd
Excursions into the park led by Camp Denali staff (encourage mixing of board, FC, agency, and staff)
Dinner together as a group
After dinner social and wrap-up discussion—what’s next?
Monday June 3rd
Early morning departure on Camp Denali buses
11:00 ETA at park entrance—return home in carpools or on own.