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CARMEL VALLEY, CALIFORNIA

National Road Scholar Music Performance Weeks at Hidden Valley

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Program #6253RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
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.
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Itinerary for Oct 5 — Oct 10, 2014

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Day One: Sunday, October 05 -
Afternoon: 2:00 – 5:00 pm Check-In

Dinner: 6:00 pm Welcome Dinner & Orientation

Lodging: Hidden Valley Inn or Wright Hall

Meals Included: Dinner
Day Two: Monday, October 06 -
Breakfast: 8:30 am Breakfast

Morning: 10:00 am Rehearsal

Morning: 7:30 am Long, slow stretching and breathing exercises prepare particpants for the day's activities followed by 8:30 am Breakfast

Lunch: 12:00 pm Lunch

Afternoon: 2:00 pm Natural History of the Monterey Peninsula: A coastal biologist explores the Natural History that contributes to making Carmel/Monterey a world famous area.

Dinner: 6:00 pm Dinner

Evening: 7:00 pm Rehearsal

Lodging: Hidden Valley Inn or Wright Hall

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Three: Tuesday, October 07 -
Breakfast: 8:30 am Breakfast

Morning: 7:30 am Long, slow stretching and breathing exercises prepare particpants for the day's activities followed by 8:30 am Breakfast

Morning: 10:00 am Rehearsal

Lunch: Sack lunch provided for free afternoon.

Afternoon: Free Afternoon to explore the area. Sack lunches provided.

Dinner: 6:00 pm Dinner

Evening: 7:00 pm Rehearsal

Lodging: Hidden Valley Inn or Wright Hall

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Four: Wednesday, October 08 -
Breakfast: 8:30 am Breakfast

Morning: 7:30 am Long, slow stretching and breathing exercises prepare particpants for the day's activities followed by 8:30 am Breakfast

Morning: 10:00 am Rehearsal

Lunch: 12:00 pm Lunch

Afternoon: 1:30 pm Jack London tells participants about his life & work.

Dinner: 6:00 pm Dinner

Evening: 7:00 pm Rehearsal

Lodging: Hidden Valley Inn or Wright Hall

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Five: Thursday, October 09 -
Breakfast: 8:30 am Breakfast

Morning: 7:30 am Long, slow stretching and breathing exercises prepare particpants for the day's activities followed by 8:30 am Breakfast

Morning: 10:00 am Rehearsal

Lunch: 12:00 pm Lunch

Afternoon: Freelance Chamber Music

Evening: 7:45 pm Barbecue

Evening: 6:30 pm Concert

Lodging: Hidden Valley Inn or Wright Hall

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Day Six: Friday, October 10 -
Breakfast: Farewell Brunch & Graduation

Meals Included: Breakfast


Free Time Opportunities


Carmel Valley, CA
Allen Knight Maritime MuseumNear Monterey's Fisherman's Wharf.
Art GalleriesOver 35 art galleries in Carmel.
Cannery RowThis street, once the home of the sardine canneries from JohnSteinbeck's "Cannery Row," now houses restaurants, galleries, unique shops, and the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Carmel MissionVisit the historic Carmel Mission established by Father Junipero Serra.
Colton HallA Museum of History about the days when Monterey was the California capitol.
Fisherman's WharfStroll along Monterey's fisherman's Wharf to watch the seals, pelicans, & people.
Garland ParkHiking trails for every level of experience -- from eash, flat trails to very challenging, steep hikes.
Monterey Bay AquariumThe Monterey Bay Aquarium, on historic Cannery Row.
Monterey's Path of HistoryTake a selfguided walking tour and see the historic adobes along Monterey's Path o History.
ShoppingCarmel Rancho Carmel Barnyard Carmel Crossroads Ocean Avenue, Carmel Del Monte Center, Monterey
Walk on the beachStroll along beautiful Scenic Drive in Carmel. Sit on one of the benches overlooking the beaches of Carmel Bay from Pebble Beach to Point Lobos.

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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5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
12 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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