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CRAFTSBURY COMMON, VERMONT

Cross-Country Skiing in Beautiful Rural Vermont…Plus!

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Road Scholar
Program #20276RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Road Scholar has thousands of educational adventures to choose from. A good way to narrow down our list is to browse our collection of "Most Popular" programs.
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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.
Elevation Note
The elevation at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center does not exceed 2000 ft.

Equipment Requirements
Our Touring Center has a wide array of wax less rental skis, and can outfit anyone needing ski gear. High-performance skating and wax able classic ski equipment is also available, and our demo program is a great way to try our the latest ski equipment.Our Road Scholar rental fee for a package including skis, boots and poles costs $40.00 for the week.

Itinerary for Feb 22 — Feb 27, 2015

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Type: Lodge

Contact info:
535 Lost Nation Road
Craftsbury Common, VT 05827 USA
phone: 802-586-7767
web: www.craftsbury.com/Road Scholar

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Our lodging is dorm style with a shared bath down the hall. For an upgrade fee, bedrooms are available with private bath facilities. For information and availability please contact our office at 802-586-7767.

Additional nights before: $98.00 to $165.00
Please call our office at 802-586-7767 to arrange reservations for additional nights.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, February 22 - Check -In Dinner Orientation
Afternoon: CHECK-IN: You may check in between 2:00 - 5:00 pm at the front desk in the white farmhouse. You'll receive your room assignment, room key and arrival packet with the most up-to-date schedule that we'll review during orientation this evening. You're free to explore the grounds and facilities until dinner.

Dinner: Dinner is a catered buffet of home-cooked dishes served family style in our rustic dining hall. Hot entr? with a vegetarian option, salad bar, fresh fruit and dessert are offered every evening. The Craftsbury Outdoor Center has a strong commitment to offering locally grown foods.

Evening: Orientation. We'll have our orientation session in the Tamarack classroom following dinner. You'll meet the course instructor and review the content of the arrival packet that contains the updated schedule of activities and meals for the program, a map of the Craft bury Outdoor Center, information about the facility and roster of the participants. This week's supplemental program features Yoga. Yoga and cross country skiing - a match made in heaven! Yoga is the perfect way to warm up for, cool down from, and build skills necessary for improving ski technique. Daily yoga classes will increase your flexibility and strength, improve your balance, and help to both prevent and cure common ski-related (and non-ski-related) aches and pains, while daily ski lessons and tours build your confidence and proficiency out on the trails.

Lodging: Craftsbury Outdoor Center

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Lodge

Contact info:
535 Lost Nation Road
Craftsbury Common, VT 05827 USA
phone: 802-586-7767
web: www.craftsbury.com/Road Scholar

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Our lodging is dorm style with a shared bath down the hall. For an upgrade fee, bedrooms are available with private bath facilities. For information and availability please contact our office at 802-586-7767.

Additional nights before: $98.00 to $165.00
Please call our office at 802-586-7767 to arrange reservations for additional nights.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, February 23 - Group Ski Lesson Yoga Wine & Cheese Social
Breakfast: A hearty breakfast is served every morning in our rustic Dining Hall. Chose from hot entrées, homemade baked goods and granola, fresh fruit, dried fruit, nuts, yogurt, and cereals.

Morning: 1 hour Yoga Class followed by 1 1/2 hour GROUP SKI LESSON with expert instructors.

Lunch: A hearty lunch buffet with hot entrées, homemade bread, soup, salad bar, fresh fruit and dessert is served everyday.

Afternoon: GROUP SKI LESSON YOGA:Take a deep breath and let go with the guidance of an experienced yoga instructor. Great to stretch after skiing and relax your entire body and mind. WINE & CHEESE SOCIAL:Relax and get to know the other Road Scholar participants while sampling Vermont cheeses and apple cider.

Dinner: Dinner in the Dining Hall

Evening: Social Time

Lodging: Craftsbury Outdoor Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Lodge

Contact info:
535 Lost Nation Road
Craftsbury Common, VT 05827 USA
phone: 802-586-7767
web: www.craftsbury.com/Road Scholar

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Our lodging is dorm style with a shared bath down the hall. For an upgrade fee, bedrooms are available with private bath facilities. For information and availability please contact our office at 802-586-7767.

Additional nights before: $98.00 to $165.00
Please call our office at 802-586-7767 to arrange reservations for additional nights.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, February 24 - Ski wax clinic Ski lesson Yoga
Breakfast: Breakfast in the Dining Hall

Morning: 1 hour Yoga Class followed by Group Ski Lesson with expert instructors.

Lunch: Lunch

Afternoon: GROUP SKI LESSONS YOGA:Take a deep breath and let go with the guidance of an experienced yoga instructor. Great to stretch after skiing and relax your entire body and mind.

Dinner: Dinner

Evening: Social Time

Lodging: Craftsbury Outdoor Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Lodge

Contact info:
535 Lost Nation Road
Craftsbury Common, VT 05827 USA
phone: 802-586-7767
web: www.craftsbury.com/Road Scholar

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Our lodging is dorm style with a shared bath down the hall. For an upgrade fee, bedrooms are available with private bath facilities. For information and availability please contact our office at 802-586-7767.

Additional nights before: $98.00 to $165.00
Please call our office at 802-586-7767 to arrange reservations for additional nights.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, February 25 - Ski Lesson Skate Ski lesson Yoga Special Yoga ...
Breakfast: Breakfast

Morning: Yoga Class followed by Group Ski Lesson

Lunch: Lunch

Afternoon: GROUP SKI LESSON YOGA: Take a deep breath and let go with the guidance of an experienced yoga instructor. Great to stretch after skiing and relax your entire body and mind.

Dinner: Dinner

Evening: Evening Presentation

Lodging: Craftsbury Outdoor Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Lodge

Contact info:
535 Lost Nation Road
Craftsbury Common, VT 05827 USA
phone: 802-586-7767
web: www.craftsbury.com/Road Scholar

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Our lodging is dorm style with a shared bath down the hall. For an upgrade fee, bedrooms are available with private bath facilities. For information and availability please contact our office at 802-586-7767.

Additional nights before: $98.00 to $165.00
Please call our office at 802-586-7767 to arrange reservations for additional nights.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, February 26 - Group Ski to Charley's Cabin Skate Ski Lesson Sno...
Breakfast: Breakfast

Morning: GROUP TOUR. for all abilities, to Charley's Cabin at Hosmer Point (dependent on snow conditions and weather).

Lunch: Lunch

Afternoon: SNOWSHOE TOUR: Join our expert naturalist and explore our woodlands at a slower pace on snowshoes. Observe animal tracks and habitats, northern tree species and winter birds. SKATE SKI LESSON:This option is provided for participants who are interested in learning the technique of skate skiing. Skate ski equipment can be borrowed from the Touring center at no charge to Road Scholar. YOGA: Take a deep breath and let go with the guidance of an experienced yoga instructor. Great to stretch after skiing and relax your entire body and mind.

Dinner: Dinner

Evening: Movie Night

Lodging: Craftsbury Outdoor Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, February 27 - Group Ski Free Time Lunch Departure
Breakfast: A hearty breakfast buffet with hot entrée, fruit, and cereal options.

Morning: SKI LESSONS: Enjoy an hour of skiing on your own or with an instructor before heading home. FREE TIME

Lunch: Join us in the Dining Hall for lunch or pack a bag lunch to take on the road.

Afternoon: Departure

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

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.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
13 Expert-led lectures
13 Hands-on experiences

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