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WARWICK, NEW YORK

U.S. Policy, Puccini Heroines and Three Bogeymen of English Literature and Theatre

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Program #21051RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
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.
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Itinerary for Sep 29 — Oct 4, 2013

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Type: Conference Center

Description: The Warwick Center is located on 465 acres of pristine land overlooking the beautiful Warwick Valley. The Center offers 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails, beautiful views, a peaceful setting and access to many wonderful sites in and around the Hudson Valley.

Contact info:
62 Warwick Center Road/Hoyt Road
Warwick, NY 10990 USA
phone: 845-986-1164
web: www.warwickcenter.com

Room amenities: The Warwick Conference Center provides private rooms with private baths, air-conditioning, and wi-fi. There are no televisions, telephones, alarm clocks, or hair dryers in the rooms. Please bring a radio if desired, an alarms clock if needed, a hair dryer, shampoo, and facial soap.

Facility amenities: Outdoor swimming pool in operation from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails and scenic views. The Warwick Conference Center provides private rooms with private baths, air-conditioning, and wi-fi.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $72/night
Additional Nights are based on availability.

Check in time: 4:30 PM


Day One: Sunday, September 29 -
Afternoon: Arrive at The Warwick Conference Center in late afternoon for check-in beginning at 4:30 p.m. Enjoy a Wine and Cheese Reception and introduce yourself to fellow participants.

Dinner: Dinner is in the East House Dining Hall. Enjoy a bountiful buffet with entrées varying from turkey, pork, chicken, beef, and fish. Dinner will include a fresh salad bar, vegetables, potatoes, rolls, and dessert. All meals at The Warwick Conference Center include a vegetarian option.

Evening: (All itinerary details subject to change.) Following dinner there will be a time of introductions and an orientation session to familiarize everyone with The Warwick Conference Center and the week's activities.

Lodging: The Warwick Center

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: The Warwick Center is located on 465 acres of pristine land overlooking the beautiful Warwick Valley. The Center offers 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails, beautiful views, a peaceful setting and access to many wonderful sites in and around the Hudson Valley.

Contact info:
62 Warwick Center Road/Hoyt Road
Warwick, NY 10990 USA
phone: 845-986-1164
web: www.warwickcenter.com

Room amenities: The Warwick Conference Center provides private rooms with private baths, air-conditioning, and wi-fi. There are no televisions, telephones, alarm clocks, or hair dryers in the rooms. Please bring a radio if desired, an alarms clock if needed, a hair dryer, shampoo, and facial soap.

Facility amenities: Outdoor swimming pool in operation from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails and scenic views. The Warwick Conference Center provides private rooms with private baths, air-conditioning, and wi-fi.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $72/night
Additional Nights are based on availability.

Check in time: 4:30 PM


Day Two: Monday, September 30 - Enjoy an optional trip to Pacem in Terris, a six-...
Enjoy an optional trip to Pacem in Terris, a six-acre sculpture garden created by the late Dr. Frederick Franck, a Dutch born sculptor, painter and author. This sculpture garden of some 70 large-scale sculptures is dedicated to world peace.

Note: Be prepared to walk on uneven terrain at the sculpture garden for up to 1 hour.

Breakfast: Wake up to a hearty breakfast buffet. Daily entrées will rotate, but you can look forward to a variety of breakfast foods including scrambled eggs, pancakes, French toast, ham, bacon, oatmeal, toast, muffins, yogurt, cold cereal, and hot coffee, tea, and orange juice.

Morning: Lecture on Puccini Heroines: Girl of the Golden West Meets Princess of the East. Break. Lecture on U.S. Policy in a Global World.

Lunch: Lunch served buffet style in the East House Dining Hall.

Afternoon: Optional off-site trip to Pacem in Terris, a six-acre sculpture garden created by the late Dr. Frederick Franck, a Dutch born sculptor, painter, and author which is dedicated to world peace. The garden contains over 70 large-scale sculptures in steel, stone, wood, and glass. Beginning lecture on the topic: Three Bogeymen of English Literature and Theatre.

Dinner: Dinner served buffet style in the East House Dining Hall.

Evening: Lecture: Preparation for "Eugene Onegin" performance. Evening Snack.

Lodging: The Warwick Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: The Warwick Center is located on 465 acres of pristine land overlooking the beautiful Warwick Valley. The Center offers 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails, beautiful views, a peaceful setting and access to many wonderful sites in and around the Hudson Valley.

Contact info:
62 Warwick Center Road/Hoyt Road
Warwick, NY 10990 USA
phone: 845-986-1164
web: www.warwickcenter.com

Room amenities: The Warwick Conference Center provides private rooms with private baths, air-conditioning, and wi-fi. There are no televisions, telephones, alarm clocks, or hair dryers in the rooms. Please bring a radio if desired, an alarms clock if needed, a hair dryer, shampoo, and facial soap.

Facility amenities: Outdoor swimming pool in operation from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails and scenic views. The Warwick Conference Center provides private rooms with private baths, air-conditioning, and wi-fi.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $72/night
Additional Nights are based on availability.

Check in time: 4:30 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, October 01 - Enjoy a tour of Lincoln Center and it's grand the...
Enjoy a tour of Lincoln Center and it's grand theatres. Share the joy and the wonder of the performing arts. Attend an opera performance of Eugene Onegin at The Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center in New York City.

Note: Be prepared to stand and walk for up to 60 - 75 minutes during the Lincoln Center tour.

Breakfast: Breakfast served buffet style in the East House Dining Hall.

Morning: Lecture on Three Bogeymen of English Literature and Theatre. Break. Lecture: United States Policy in a Global World. Break.

Lunch: Lunch served style buffet style in the East House dining room.

Afternoon: Free Time. Board the charter bus for New York City. Enjoy a tour of Lincoln Center and it's grand theatres.

Dinner: Dinner on your own in New York City near Lincoln Center.

Evening: Attend the evening performance of Eugene Onegin at The Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center. After the performance board the charter bus for The Warwick Conference Center.

Lodging: The Warwick Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Conference Center

Description: The Warwick Center is located on 465 acres of pristine land overlooking the beautiful Warwick Valley. The Center offers 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails, beautiful views, a peaceful setting and access to many wonderful sites in and around the Hudson Valley.

Contact info:
62 Warwick Center Road/Hoyt Road
Warwick, NY 10990 USA
phone: 845-986-1164
web: www.warwickcenter.com

Room amenities: The Warwick Conference Center provides private rooms with private baths, air-conditioning, and wi-fi. There are no televisions, telephones, alarm clocks, or hair dryers in the rooms. Please bring a radio if desired, an alarms clock if needed, a hair dryer, shampoo, and facial soap.

Facility amenities: Outdoor swimming pool in operation from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails and scenic views. The Warwick Conference Center provides private rooms with private baths, air-conditioning, and wi-fi.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $72/night
Additional Nights are based on availability.

Check in time: 4:30 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, October 02 - Enjoy a visit to the historic Village of Warwick ...
Enjoy a visit to the historic Village of Warwick and/or enjoy a wine tasting at Demarest Hill Winery.

Breakfast: A late breakfast served buffet style in the East House Dining Hall.

Morning: Lecture: United States Policy in a Global World. Break.

Lunch: Buffet lunch in the East House Dining Hall.

Afternoon: Lecture: Three Bogeymen of English Literature and Theatre. Break. Lecture: Puccini Heroines: Girl of the Golden West Meets Princess of the East Free Time.

Dinner: Buffet dinner in the East House Dining Hall.

Evening: Evening Entertainment. Evening Snack.

Lodging: The Warwick Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: The Warwick Center is located on 465 acres of pristine land overlooking the beautiful Warwick Valley. The Center offers 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails, beautiful views, a peaceful setting and access to many wonderful sites in and around the Hudson Valley.

Contact info:
62 Warwick Center Road/Hoyt Road
Warwick, NY 10990 USA
phone: 845-986-1164
web: www.warwickcenter.com

Room amenities: The Warwick Conference Center provides private rooms with private baths, air-conditioning, and wi-fi. There are no televisions, telephones, alarm clocks, or hair dryers in the rooms. Please bring a radio if desired, an alarms clock if needed, a hair dryer, shampoo, and facial soap.

Facility amenities: Outdoor swimming pool in operation from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails and scenic views. The Warwick Conference Center provides private rooms with private baths, air-conditioning, and wi-fi.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $72/night
Additional Nights are based on availability.

Check in time: 4:30 PM


Day Five: Thursday, October 03 - Enjoy a wine tasting at a local winery, the Demar...
Enjoy a wine tasting at a local winery, the Demarest Hill Winery, in Warwick, NY.

Breakfast: Breakfast served buffet style in the East House Dining Hall.

Morning: Lecture on the Three Bogeymen of English Literature and Theatre. Break. Lecture: Puccini Heroines.

Lunch: Buffet lunch in the East House Dining Hall.

Afternoon: Final lecture on United States Policy in a Global World. Break Optional off-site visit to a wine tasting at Demarest Hill Winery or a trip into the historic Village of Warwick.

Dinner: Dinner will be served in the East House Dining Hall.

Evening: Evening Entertainment. Evening Snack - Make Your Own Sundaes.

Lodging: The Warwick Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, October 04 -
Breakfast: Breakfast will be served in the East House Dining Hall.

Morning: Final Lecture: Puccini Heroines. Break.

Lunch: Lunch will be served at 11:00 A.M. in the East House Dining Hall. Departure immediately following lunch.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


Free Time Opportunities


Warwick, NY
Borderland FarmA 230 acre riding facility, indoor ring, lighted outdoor ring, miles of trails. Located at the NY/NJ line. Reservations required.
For additional information, visit: www.wolfsbane.com/borderland/
Demarest Hill Winery28 different wines created from select varietal grapes by a master vintner who learned winemaking in Italy. The wineries' specialties include Warwick Black Pearl and Peach Wine, both from the vineyards at this winery.
For additional information, visit: www.demaresthillwinery.com
Harness Racing Museum & Hall of FameDrive a sulky to the finish line in the 3-D simulator. Riveting state-of-the-art and interactive exhibits. Call and judge a race. Theaters tell the fascinating history of America's first sport. Open daily from 10 - 6.
For additional information, visit: www.harnessmuseum.com
Pride of the HudsonCruise through history and the majestic beauty of the Hudson River on a 2-hour narrated sightseeing cruise.
For additional information, visit: www.prideofthehudson.com
Washington's HeadquartersGen. Washington made this fieldstone farmhouse his Continental Army headquarters and spent more time here than anywhere else during the Revolutionary War. At this site, Washington created and awarded the original purple heart badge. In 1850 the property became our nation's first public historic site. Open Wed. - Sat., 10-5. Sun. 1-5.
West Point MuseumMilitary uniforms, flags, weapons and military art of both American and European derivation. Museum galleries include History of the Academy and the Corps of Cadets, US Army History, and History of Warfare from Egyptian times to Desert Storm.
For additional information, visit: www.usma.edu/Museum/
West Point Tours, Inc.Enjoy a guided tour of the U.S. Military Academy. Walk the paths of generals and presidents tracing the footsteps of our country's great leaders. Enjoy spectacular views of the majestic Hudson River. Hear exciting tales and fascinating stories. Tour buses depart daily from the West Point Visitor Center.
For additional information, visit: www.westpointtours.com

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
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14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
14 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
2 Performances

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