2009 Keck/PKAL Summer Institute

Logistics: Schedule, Travel and Lodging

Washington College
Chestertown, Maryland
July 29 - 31, 2009

Event Schedule Overview:

The Institute begins at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 29 and concludes at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, July 31. Click here to view the agenda.

Residence Hall check-in will take place at Garrett House Suite A from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm on Wednesday. For Tuesday arrivals, please contact event staff (phone: 443-282-6502) upon campus arrival; event staff will meet arrivals at Garrett House and distribute keys. If unable to reach event staff, please contact campus public safety for assistance (phone: 410-778-7810).

Onsite registration will run from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm on Wednesday in the Lobby of the Casey Academic Center.

Click here for a map of event locations. Note, this map is also included in the directions to campus provided below.


Chestertown, MD is located on Maryland’s Eastern shore, approximately a 90-minute drive from major regional airports in Philadelphia and Baltimore. Dulles and Reagan International Airports are 120-minute minutes from Chestertown by car. Further travel and area information is provided at the Washington College website.

Directions and Maps to Washington College:


Campus housing will be provided to participants in the Western Shore Dorms: These buildings contain four apartment-style suites. Each suite contains four single bedrooms, two baths, a common area, and kitchenette. Dorms also have a/c and internet access. Sheets, blankets and towels will be provided.

Single rooms will be reserved for all registered participants for the nights of Wednesday, July 29 and Thursday, July 30. Keys will be distributed at registration. If additional nights are needed or alternative lodging arrangements are being made, please contact PKAL at pkalkeck@pkal.org.


Please contact PKAL with any questions at 202.232.1300 or at pkalkeck@pkal.org.