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Proctor Academy
204 Main Street
Andover, NH 03216
United States

Note: Contact information for the GRC site office will be included here when conferences are in session at this site.

About the Site

Proctor is located in Andover, New Hampshire in the heart of New Hampshire's Lakes Region, just 93 miles north of Boston and 16 miles north of Concord, NH. The campus includes 2000 acres of woodlands, open fields, trails, streams, a river and ponds.

Click here for a map of the campus (PDF format), which indicates the location of all GRC-related activities.

Arrival and Check-In

It is anticipated that attendees will arrive/check-in on Sunday between 2:00 pm & 6:00 pm. If you arrive after the GRC office closes at 9:00 pm, a list of room assignments will be posted outside of the Meeting House and the Holland Building.

The Meeting Room and Poster Area

Science Sessions are held in the air-conditioned Wilkins Meeting House theater.

Poster sessions and socials are held in the newly renovated Dining Commons.

On-Site Housing and Facilities

GRC participants are housed in dorm rooms with twin beds and shared bathrooms down the hall. The rooms are not air-conditioned but fans are available for rent in the GRC office. Linens, towels, soap and a drinking cup are provided in each room.

Dining Area and Meals

All meals will be served in the newly renovated Dining Commons.

Vegetarian entrees and gluten friendly meals are available at all meals. Other dietary restrictions or concerns can be accommodated if advanced notice is provided.

Kosher meals available upon request; please contact your GRC Conference Operations Associate for more information.

Internet, Phone and Computer Access

Wireless Internet access is located throughout the campus and there are Ethernet Jacks in all the dorm rooms. Please bring your own Ethernet cable. There is also a computer lounge next to the GRC office with 8 iMacs for conferee use.

Handicapped Accessibility

The site is fully handicapped accessible.

On-Site Recreation

Opportunities for tennis, hiking, swimming, fishing and biking are available right on campus.

Other Information

Animals are not permitted on site.

All GRC facilities are smoke free.

Information for Attendees Traveling with Families: Proctor Academy is a small preparatory school located in the woods of Andover, New Hampshire. The site has 20 dormitories which Gordon Research Conferences uses to house attendees during the meetings. While there are not any child care facilities on site, attendees are welcome to travel with a babysitter, family member or nanny to take care of the children during the science sessions. The dormitories are various sizes and are set up in different configurations which allows GRC to easily accommodate families as well as the traveling companions. There are also various activities on site for families during the free time including hiking, fishing, biking and swimming. Attendees traveling with families are encouraged to contact GRC in advance to ensure that adequate accommodations are arranged.
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