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Team Mill Hollow
P.O. Box 9888
Salt Lake City, UT 84109
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Mill Hollow Outdoor Education Center
7483 South Mill Hollow Rd.
Woodland, UT 84032
Monday - Friday
9am - 5pm Mountain Time
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* Mill Hollow is in no way affiliated with Granite School District or the Original Camp. Granite School District does not manage, oversee or monitor the New Camp and is not responsible or liable for the acts or omissions of the New Camp, its principals, staff, volunteers, or campers.
Team Mill Hollow is the governing body of the New Camp. Any mention of Granite School District on this website, or at Mill Hollow itself, is made for the sole purpose of providing context to the rich history of Mill Hollow.
Rules of Yurt Occupancy
- To preserve day-use parking space and facilitate snow plowing, please park any overnight vehicles associated with your group at the Nobletts parking area. Roads are closed beyond this point. We encourage each group to carpool.
When You Arrive
- Check that the chimney on the wood burning stove is clear of snow.
- Open stove damper and start a fire in the wood stove (directions located inside yurt).
- If more than 3 feet of snow has built up along the outside walls, shovel snow away. Use great caution with shovel near the walls of the yurt to prevent damage to canvas covering.
- Shovel the deck and break a path to the woodpile and restrooms if needed (wood chest is stocked and extra wood can also be accessed through the trap door).
- No open fires or campfires may be built. Use only the wood burning stove inside the yurt.
- A maximum of 2 dogs are allowed in the yurt.
- Come prepared with a method to clean up and pack out all of your dog’s waste. Please DO NOT put dog waste in chemical toilets.
- Remember, dogs must be leashed in public areas (Nobletts parking lot etc.).
- Please do not leave dogs unrestrained or unattended outside the yurt.
- Please do not leave dogs unattended inside the yurt.
- Please control your dog and be respectful of other users and to the wildlife. Wildlife harassment is illegal.
- Compliance with these rules will determine whether dogs will be allowed in the yurt in the future.
- Please use the chemical toilets and keep the area around the yurt and center clean.
- Do not burn plastic items or garbage in the stove.
- Do not overfill the wood stove; the doors must be able to close.
- Do not use igniting fluid or gas in stove.
- See more information on care and operation on the stove located inside the yurt.
When you leave
- See “check out” sheet inside the yurt for more information.
- Make sure the fire in the wood stove is dead. Please DO NOT use water or other liquids in the stove to put the fire out. Put all ashes in the ash bucket. Dump ashes in the galvanized can located under the yurt. Replace the lid on the can and return the ash bucket to the yurt. Close the stove doors and damper.
- Turn off and hang up lanterns.
- Close the windows, window flaps & dome. Hang the dome wand behind the door.
- Replenish the indoor wood box and rack.
- Wipe tables, sweep floor & shake rug outside.
- Pack out all food, personal items and garbage. Please do not put any garbage in the toilets.
- Lock the yurt door and chemical toilets before leaving the center.
- Return the key to the Mill Hollow Representative by 12:00 noon the day after your stay or on Monday if your stay was on a weekend, or as otherwise previously arranged with Mill Hollow Representative.
Terms & Conditions of Yurt Use
- This permit allows access to the yurt and restroom facilities only; all other building and facilities are not part of the agreement and should not be accessed.
- The permit holder (the holder) shall maintain the improvements and premises to standards of repair, orderliness, neatness, sanitation, and safety acceptable to the Mill Hollow Center. (See Rules of Yurt Occupancy.)
- The holder shall take all reasonable precautions to prevent and suppress wildfires. No material shall be disposed of by burning in open fires during the closed season established by law or regulation without a written permit.
- The holder shall exercise diligence in preventing damage to the land and other property of the Mill Hollow Center and United States covered by, and used in connection with this permit. The holder shall reimburse the United States and Mill Hollow Center for any damage of property, other than ordinary wear and tear, caused by the holder related to the occupancy of the facilities and the use of other property under the terms of this permit.
- Avalanches, blizzards, rising water, high winds, falling limbs or trees, and other hazards are natural phenomena in the forest that present risks which the holder assumes. The holder assumes the responsibility of inspecting the site and immediate adjoining area for dangerous trees, hanging limbs, and other evidence of hazardous conditions. The holder also assumes responsibility of avoiding said hazards and notifying a Mill Hollow Representative of the same.
- The holder shall pack out and properly dispose of refuse. Do not dispose refuse into surface waters or toilet facilities.
- In the event of emergency rescue involving the holder or any other parties involved in the use which requires helicopter evacuation, search and rescue, or other emergency procedures, the holder will be responsible for the cost of such rescue.
- No firearm, weapon, explosive, flammable, tobacco or alcoholic beverages shall be stored or used on the land covered by this permit, or in the structures thereon.
- The holder shall indemnify the United States and Mill Hollow Center against any liability for damage to life or property arising from the holder's occupancy or use of National Forest lands and Mill Hollow Center facilities under this permit. Holder must attach a copy of homeowners or renters insurance to the application.
- The permit is not transferable.
Yurt Payment & Fees Policies
- Payment will be sent to Team Mill Hollow using the online Yurt Reservation Payment form. The link to the form will be sent to you once your desired dates are reserved.
- Payment is required within 14 days after confirmation that your dates have been reserved, or if your inquiry is made within 14 days before the desired arrival date then payment is required within 48 hours of your reservation confirmation. If payment has not been received within these terms then your reservation will be void and the reserved dates will be made available to others.
- The rental fee is currently a flat rate per night, regardless of party size, and is subject to potential annual changes.
- A $200 security deposit will be added at the time of payment. The security deposit will be refunded only after the yurt is inspected, and only if it is found to be clean and undamaged. If the yurt requires cleaning or repairs then Team Mill Hollow will retain the security deposit for those purposes. If there are damages in excess of $200 then additional fees may be charged.
Terms & Conditions of Use for Mill Hollow Visitors and Residents
The Mill Hollow Center is operated on the basis of full cooperation between staff and visitors at the Center and the U.S. Forest Service in the support of Utah State Education and Forest Service policies and programs.
A joint STEM education/forest service program has been established at the Center to ensure continuation of the center's operation on a long term basis in a way that will enhance rather than cause deterioration of the environment. Many people should be able to come to the Center for many years to enjoy its wildlife, forests, meadows, and streams and other natural features in full and undiminished beauty.
We encourage all visitors to add improvements that will ensure a better Center in the future. These are ways visitors and residents can help:
- Protect plants and animals against injury and destruction. Chasing and/or throwing rocks at animals are not acceptable.
- Don't start fires. Fires must be in designated areas only and will be started by staff members. In case of fire, evacuate the area and notify staff immediately.
- Relax on the lawns but don't use them for walkways and trails. When this is done the vegetation soon wears out and is gone. Please stay on designated trails when hiking.
- Do not cut plants, especially trees, without express permission.
- Use the restroom to take care of your personal needs.
- Buildings and surrounding areas are cleaned daily. No littering makes the job easier and the Center more attractive.
- Children are not allowed near the loading dock and wall near the kitchen area.
- Camping or staying in the parking lot in recreational vehicles is not allowed. There are unimproved campsites near the Center where guests may camp, then return to the Center to join the activities. Vehicles must stay on designated roads.
- Be considerate and polite: everyone appreciates friendly, courteous treatment. There will typically be more than one group using the Center at the same time. Make arrangements with the Manager on duty for special use of facilities.
Lost and Found items will be held at the Mill Hollow Outdoor Education Center for 3 weeks. Please contact Mill Hollow to determine whether your lost item has been turned in. All reasonable efforts will be made to return items to their original owners.
Recommended Center and Cabin Occupancy Rules
- No climbing in or out of windows.
- Do not litter inside or outside of cabins.
- No cooking in cabins.
- Apply spray insect repellent outside of the cabins.
- Respect other people’s property.
- Please report any safety or fire hazards to Manager.
- Check to make sure toilets and sinks are shut off. No showers if there is a water shortage.
- We recommend cabins are locked when not in use.
- Heaters are located in the rest rooms. Blankets are available from the Manager if needed.
- Keeping windows and doors closed will help maintain comfortable temperatures.
- Cabins will be inspected for cleanliness and any damage prior to departure.
- Always have an adult in charge of any group hiking away from the Center.
- Each group leaving the Center should notify the staff of the number going and the expected time of return. Also what trail they are hiking.
- Take a map when hiking in unfamiliar areas.
- If you become lost, hike down the canyon closest to you, to a well traveled road. Wait on the road for a rescue vehicle.
- No pets are allowed at the center.
- Utah State law prohibits alcohol, tobacco, fireworks, and firearms on school grounds. Mill Hollow is a school (Science Education Center) and state rules for schools apply.
Payment & Fees Policies
- Final Facilities Rental Payment will be sent to Mill Hollow using the online Reservation Payments form. The link to the form will be sent to you once your desired dates are reserved.
- Full payment and final numbers are required no later than 3 weeks prior to your reservation date, or if your request is made within 3 weeks prior to your reservation date, payment is required within 48 hours of your reservation confirmation in order to guarantee your reservation. If payment has not been received within these terms then your reservation will be void and the reserved dates will be made available to others.
- Children 3 & under are free. Patrons may not bring food to prepare their own meals; no cooking is allowed in any of the cabins.
- Most special dietary needs can be accommodated by making arrangements with the Mill Hollow Office by May 31st or no later than three weeks prior to arrival. Minimum fees are calculated on a “break even” basis for Mill Hollow Center operation. Groups using the Mill Hollow Center must meet the minimum fees regardless of the number of people attending.
Refund requests must be made to the Team Mill Hollow office by calling 385-325-2267 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. After receiving your request, Team Mill Hollow will make reasonable effort to reschedule your reservation prior to issuing a refund. Please contact us as early as possible if you need to reschedule or cancel your registered/reserved session. A “no-show” does not constitute a cancellation request and is not eligible for a refund.
Refunds are processed as soon as possible but may take up to 14 days after the registered/reserved session has ended. Refunds may take up to seven days after processing to appear in your account. Payment processing fees will be withheld from your refund. A cancellation fee, in some cases, will be withheld from your refund according to the schedule below.
A “no-show” does not constitute a cancellation request and is not eligible for a refund.
Refund Schedule for Cancellations
- A full refund may be issued for cancellation requests received by the Team Mill Hollow office at least 30 days prior to the reservation date.
- A partial refund may be issued for cancellation requests received by the Team Mill Hollow office two weeks prior to the reservation date. A $100.00 cancellation fee will be withheld from your refund.
- No refunds will be issued for cancellation requests received within two weeks of, on, or after the reservation date.
Cleanup Responsibilities for All Cabin Occupants
In order to keep the costs paid by students and community groups to a minimum, it is necessary for each group to be responsible for the general cleanliness of their cabins during and after each use.
- Do not write on walls
- Sweep entire floor area daily.
- Keep floors dry and free of litter
- Wash sinks with cleanser daily
- Clean mirrors daily
- Keep showers free from litter
- Keep area around the cabins free from litter.
- Each cabin will be inspected for cleanliness and damages before each group leaves the Center.