Appalachia: STRENGTHEN COMMUNICATION
A 3-DAY JOURNEY TO CONNECT YOU WITH PEOPLE, PLACE & PURPOSE
The Great Smoky Mountains provide a stunning backdrop for this professional development experience focused on communication - a critical skill set for effective leadership and a high functioning team. You’ll lean into this theme while engaging with social impact organizations addressing conservation and sustainable farming in the region. Enjoy southern hospitality with exceptional farm-to-table meals on this unforgettable journey.
october 9-12, 2018
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COMMUNICATION // Communication is critical for effective leadership and a high functioning team. Learn to give and receive candid feedback, and refine your active listening skills to promote productivity and enhance team performance. Leave with practical tools and a unique action plan to turn insights into action.
ENVIRONMENT // Learning about and contribute to conservation efforts for the wildlife, forests, lakes and rivers of the Great Smoky Mountains - the most visited National Park in America. Groups will interact with local leaders who have launched inspiring programs related to food security and sustainable agriculture.
OUTDOORS // We take full advantage of the invigorating setting of the Smoky Mountains and pack the experiences with opportunities to take in the great outdoors. With group hikes and projects tied to conservation - you will leave inspired by the natural beauty.
COST: $2,500   //   Experience cost includes meals, lodging, ground transportation, activities, excursions and contribution to our local philanthropic partners. Fee assumes double occupancy and does not include most alcoholic beverages or the cost of transportation to Knoxville. Single room upgrade available for $400. Want to secure a spot on the trip but not ready to pay in full? Reserve your spot with a $250 deposit today.