Below you will find gear lists that pertain to your child’s program. Please note that these gear lists may also have activities waivers that will need to be signed.
Our Parent Handbook is packed with useful information about opening and closing days, homesickness, food policies, laundry, schedules and more. Feel free to print it and use as a reference.
PLANNING A TRIP TO CAMP
If your child is traveling unaccompanied, please see the Parent Handbook for information about how to arrange transportation.
Click here for map and directions.
For information on hotels and bed and breakfasts, please call us.
Talisman offers several Parent Seminars at the end of our camp sessions. If you are interested in attending a session registration is available through our online application. If you have already signed up for camp and are interested in attending, you can call in to sign up or to ask for more information.
Holiday Inn Express
Mountain Inn & Suites
Highland Lake Inn, located in Flat Rock
Killarney House Inn, located in Hendersonville
Comfort Inn, located in Hendersonville
Renaissance Asheville Hotel Asheville
You may also try the following four-star hotels and inns:
The Grove Park Inn Resort and Spa, Asheville
Inn at Biltmore, Asheville
Haywood Park Hotel, Asheville
Richmond Hill Inn, Asheville
Please note that deposits are nonrefundable once the camper is accepted. Full tuition is due by May 15th to retain the spot (or if applying after May 15th, full tuition is due at time of acceptance). If you must cancel for verifiable illness or emergency, we will split the tuition loss with you. If we discharge a camper early for medical or behavioral reasons in the first half of the session, half tuition will be refunded; in the second half, there is no refund.
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