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WALLOPS ISLAND, VIRGINIA

Kayak or Canoe Building and Coastal Ecology on the Chesapeake Bay

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Program #20925RJ
8 Days | 7 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

You can't find a better value than Road Scholar.

As a not-for-profit organization, we are dedicated to providing inclusive educational programs at great values. From the lectures to gratuities and from field trips to lodging and most meals - the tuition you pay up front is all that you pay.

Specifically, this program includes:

8 nights of accommodations
21 meals: 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
Led by one or more of our world-class instructors, typically in a classroom setting, lectures come in the form of presentations, discussions or workshops and offer expert insight into your area of study.

8 Field trips
The world is your classroom, as you're on location with an instructor to pursue your educational theme firsthand.

10 Hands-on experiences
Learn by doing in these "hands-on" activities directed by an expert.


Plus these special experiences...
Paddle on the scenic Pocomoke River, one of the deepest rivers for its width in the world! Experience life in one of the northernmost cypress swamps.
Wind through tidal inlets of saltmarsh in Jane's Island State Park in the Chesapeake Bay. Catch glimpses of egrets and herons on a peaceful paddle.
Visit a pristine barrier beach on Wallops Island Navy and NASA base. Spend time searching for shells and enjoying the sound of the rolling waves.
View a breath-taking coastal sunset from your kayak as you paddle through the Assateague Channel on a beautiful evening paddle.
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And included with all Road Scholar programs:

Learning led by expert instructors who are authorities in the field of study.
An experienced Group Leader attuned to the needs of Road Scholar participants.
Customary gratuities throughout the program that you would normally pay yourself.
The Road Scholar Travel Assistance Plan, which is purchased on behalf of every participant and provides 24-hour-a-day emergency assistance services coverage.
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State-of-the-art QUIETVOX listening devices, so you won't miss a word.*

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*Most Road Scholar programs offer listening devices. If you’d like to know for sure if your program has these, just call and ask an Advisor.

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