7:00 AM Students and parents (wearing costumes) arrive at the meeting site. Drive to the Reef Campground.
10:00 AM Parents with cars - Once everyone has arrived at the Reef Campground entrance, the parents drive cars to the fort without delay and unload gear just inside the fort gate.
10:30 AM Fort Ross Interpretive Specialist will greet the walkers and talk outside the compound for a short time. Militia checks passes at the gate, flag raising ceremony.
11:00 AM Eat Lunch.
11:30 AM Trade Skit with ELP Instructor.
12:30 PM Work in groups at assigned tasks.
4:00 PM Clean up and return gear to ELP Company Store Room. Set up a personal gear in sleeping areas, wash hands, and get ready for dinner.
4:30 PM Everyone gathers at tables for the evening instructions by the ELP Instructor.
5:00 PM Eat dinner. All employees stay seated until the entire group is done. Scrape food remains in the compost bucket. Militia in the kitchen as clean-up crew.
5:30 PM Teacher takes all employees to view the windmill and to bluff tops for sunset observations. Parents stay behind to continue clean-up.
7:00 PM Storytelling/Campfire/Mail Call.
8:00 PM Night Hike if time allows.
8:30 PM Get ready for bed. Use privies.
9:00 PM Lights out! First night watch – Cooks
11:00 PM Second watch – Clerks
1:00 AM Third watch – Gardeners
3:00 AM Fourth watch – Hunters
5:00 AM Fifth watch - Militia
7:00 AM Cooks start breakfast.
7:30 AM Entire Colony – Rise and shine. Breakfast and clean up.
8:30 AM Pack personal gear and stow along the fence.
9:00 AM Morning hike to the cemetery/orchard.
10:00 AM Dancing
10:30 AM All groups take turns at Trade Store and craft/artisans activity.
12:30 PM Flag lowering
1:00 PM Lunch, Clean up. Parents drive cars to the fort to pack gear.
2:00 PM Head for home.