2014 Spring Gathering
150 Years of Inspiring Generations
Friday, March 28 and Saturday, March 29, 2014

Registration is closed.

Please join us for a special Spring Gathering weekend in Yosemite Valley, celebrating the extraordinary gift Americans received 150 years ago. In 1864 President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant, setting aside Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias for all of us. The theme for Spring Gathering this year will be 150 Years of Inspiring Generations. Bring the entire family to explore the park and spend time with friends old and new.

The festivities begin with a Welcome Reception on Friday evening at Yosemite Lodge's Garden Terrace Room with appetizers and drinks. Saturday activities will include guided walks by Yosemite experts, inspiring presentations, project tours, lunch and a special reception. All donors of $25 or more are invited to join us. Click here for a printable version of the program.

John Muir Heritage Society

Donors in the John Muir Heritage Society (with annual gifts of $1,000 or more) are invited to join us for a special dinner on Saturday night and additional activities Sunday morning. To upgrade your giving, please click here and then contact Sarah Campbell at scampbell@yosemiteconservancy.org for special registration information.

See you in the park!

Spring Gathering Schedule
Friday, March 28, 2014
5:30-7pm Welcome Reception Yosemite Lodge Garden Terrace
Saturday, March 29, 2014
8:00am Registration Begins Yosemite Valley Visitor Center
8:30am Yosemite Conservancy Welcome Yosemite Valley Visitor Center
9am-12:30pm Programs and Tours Various locations
12:30-2pm Lunch Yosemite Valley Visitor Center
2-4pm Programs and Tours Various locations
4:15-5:15pm Reception & Raffle Auditorium at Valley Visitor Center
7pm Special Evening Program Theater at Valley Visitor Center
Registration Fees

Saturday Spring Gathering

Adults $100
Children 6-12 $25
Children 5 & under       Free

The registration fee includes Saturday programs, guided hikes and walks, lunch, project tours and afternoon reception.

A Welcome Reception on Friday night at the Yosemite Lodge, including appetizers and drinks, is an additional $25 per person.


Hotel rooms at Curry Village and Yosemite Lodge are set aside especially for Spring Gathering participants. Reservations will be confirmed on a first-come, first-served basis. Simply visit www.yosemitepark.com to make your reservation or complete this form and mail or fax back to DNC. Be sure to mention Group Code 13P13N to obtain the special group rate.

Hotel reservation deadline is February 26.

If you have any questions please contact Sarah Campbell at scampbell@yosemiteconservancy.org or 415-434-8446 x329.

View Printable DNC Registration Form (PDF) »

Cancellation Policy

Refunds will be given for cancellation requests received no later March 19. A $15 cancellation fee will be retained for each registration. For cancellations made after the March 19 deadline, we cannot issue refunds for any reason. No exceptions can be made to this policy. We understand that unforeseen or emergency circumstances may arise, but our non-profit organization operates on a limited budget.

Please contact Sarah Campbell at scampbell@yosemiteconservancy.org or 415-434-8446 x329.

Children 6-12:
Children 5 & under:
Friday Reception:

Register for the weekend activities by March 19

Hotel reservation deadline is February 26, 2014

You may register up to 5 additional guests with your registration.

If you have any questions please contact Sarah Campbell by email or 415-434-8446 x329.


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