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JEKYLL ISLAND, GEORGIA

Beginner’s Bridge, Intermediate Bridge or Advancing Bridge: Choose Your Level on the Golden Isles

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Program #20716RJ
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.
Elevation Note
Elevation is just above sea level.

Itinerary for Oct 18 — Oct 23, 2015

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Type: Resort

Description: Holiday Inn Resort at Jekyll Island is located on ¼ mile of unobstructed oceanfront property. Recently completing a $17 million renovation to become a Holiday Inn Resort, this hotel is perfect for the business or leisure guest. Our unique location and amenities provide for a relaxing yet stimulating experience on Jekyll Island.

Contact info:
711 North Beachview Drive
Jekyll Island, GA 31527 USA
phone: 912-635-2211
web: www.hijklresort.com

Room amenities: Room amenities include a flat panel tv, iron/ironing board, coffee maker, hair dryer, and Wifi.

Facility amenities: Amenities include an oceanfront pool and hot tub, poolside tiki bar, on-site bicycle rentals, business center, full service restaurant and bar, state of the art fitness center with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean,and free Wifi to name a few.

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

Additional nights before: $90 plus resort fee and taxes.
Book directly through the Sales Office to receive this rate call.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, October 18 - Arrival and Check-in / Registration / Welcome Din...
Afternoon: Arrive on Jekyll Island, GA and check into the Holiday Inn Resort Hotel. Also, check in with the Road Scholar facilitator and you'll receive a program packet containing your name tag, most up-to-date schedule, and other helpful information.

Dinner: A delicious dinner will be served.

Evening: Orientation will follow dinner. We will discuss program details and activities for the week. It’s time to start discovering why bridge is a famous game. We’ll give you a little overview of what you can expect over the next few days. “Please be aware that program activities and scheduled times could change due to local circumstances. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your understanding.”

Lodging: Holiday Inn Resort at Jekyll Island

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Resort

Description: Holiday Inn Resort at Jekyll Island is located on ¼ mile of unobstructed oceanfront property. Recently completing a $17 million renovation to become a Holiday Inn Resort, this hotel is perfect for the business or leisure guest. Our unique location and amenities provide for a relaxing yet stimulating experience on Jekyll Island.

Contact info:
711 North Beachview Drive
Jekyll Island, GA 31527 USA
phone: 912-635-2211
web: www.hijklresort.com

Room amenities: Room amenities include a flat panel tv, iron/ironing board, coffee maker, hair dryer, and Wifi.

Facility amenities: Amenities include an oceanfront pool and hot tub, poolside tiki bar, on-site bicycle rentals, business center, full service restaurant and bar, state of the art fitness center with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean,and free Wifi to name a few.

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

Additional nights before: $90 plus resort fee and taxes.
Book directly through the Sales Office to receive this rate call.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, October 19 - Advancing and Duplicate Bridge lecture, tourney a...
Breakfast: Enjoy our delicious breakfast at Beach House, our on-site restaurant. Items include: seasonal fresh fruit, scrambled eggs, cold cereals, yogurt, bacon, sausage, gravy, hash browns, grits, Danish, biscuits, waffles, bagels, toast, and muffins. Choose from coffee, hot tea, milk, and assorted juices to complete your meal.

Morning: Advancing bridge class is taught by an Emerald Life Master with 8500 master points. Understanding and Improving Your Notrump Bidding. In depth examination of nuances of Stayman and transfer bidding – beyond the first bid. We will also cover evaluating a Bridge Hand. Improve your bidding by understanding the worth of your hand.

Lunch: Enjoy a delightful lunch.

Afternoon: Bridge tourney with your new friends.

Dinner: A delicious dinner will be served.

Evening: Advancing bridge review and supervised play at the hotel.

Lodging: Holiday Inn Resort at Jekyll Island

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Resort

Description: Holiday Inn Resort at Jekyll Island is located on ¼ mile of unobstructed oceanfront property. Recently completing a $17 million renovation to become a Holiday Inn Resort, this hotel is perfect for the business or leisure guest. Our unique location and amenities provide for a relaxing yet stimulating experience on Jekyll Island.

Contact info:
711 North Beachview Drive
Jekyll Island, GA 31527 USA
phone: 912-635-2211
web: www.hijklresort.com

Room amenities: Room amenities include a flat panel tv, iron/ironing board, coffee maker, hair dryer, and Wifi.

Facility amenities: Amenities include an oceanfront pool and hot tub, poolside tiki bar, on-site bicycle rentals, business center, full service restaurant and bar, state of the art fitness center with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean,and free Wifi to name a few.

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

Additional nights before: $90 plus resort fee and taxes.
Book directly through the Sales Office to receive this rate call.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, October 20 - Advancing and Duplicate Bridge lecture, tourney a...
Breakfast: Enjoy our delicious breakfast at Beach House, our on-site restaurant.

Morning: Planning the Play of a Hand as Declarer. Make sure you have a plan before playing a single card. Emphasis on establishing a side suit as declarer. A Declarer Technique – Elimination Play. The most common and the easiest of endplays – Gaining confidence in your play of the hand

Lunch: Enjoy a delightful lunch.

Afternoon: Bridge Tourney

Dinner: A delicious dinner will be served.

Evening: Supervised bridge play.

Lodging: Holiday Inn Resort at Jekyll Island

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Resort

Description: Holiday Inn Resort at Jekyll Island is located on ¼ mile of unobstructed oceanfront property. Recently completing a $17 million renovation to become a Holiday Inn Resort, this hotel is perfect for the business or leisure guest. Our unique location and amenities provide for a relaxing yet stimulating experience on Jekyll Island.

Contact info:
711 North Beachview Drive
Jekyll Island, GA 31527 USA
phone: 912-635-2211
web: www.hijklresort.com

Room amenities: Room amenities include a flat panel tv, iron/ironing board, coffee maker, hair dryer, and Wifi.

Facility amenities: Amenities include an oceanfront pool and hot tub, poolside tiki bar, on-site bicycle rentals, business center, full service restaurant and bar, state of the art fitness center with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean,and free Wifi to name a few.

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

Additional nights before: $90 plus resort fee and taxes.
Book directly through the Sales Office to receive this rate call.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, October 21 - Get a new perspective on signals and answer the q...
Get a new perspective on signals and answer the question on leading singletons - Why Not? Then, enjoy the afternoon and evening on your own!

Breakfast: Enjoy our delicious breakfast at Beach House, our on-site restaurant.

Morning: Defensive Plans – A brief overview with emphasis on the Suit preference signal. Winning bridge as a partnership with your partner as defenders. Responding to a Takeout Double. How to describe your hand when partner makes you bid – and what to do after you double! Partnership cooperation and communication.

Lunch: Enjoy a delightful lunch.

Afternoon: This is the ideal time to discover the island’s pristine beaches and nature reserves, or pay a visit to the historic district. The conference room will also be open for participants who would prefer to play bridge.

Dinner: One dinner is open for you to explore on your own at award winning local restaurants.

Evening: Enjoy your free evening or bridge play with your new friends in the conference room on your own.

Lodging: Holiday Inn Resort at Jekyll Island

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Resort

Description: Holiday Inn Resort at Jekyll Island is located on ¼ mile of unobstructed oceanfront property. Recently completing a $17 million renovation to become a Holiday Inn Resort, this hotel is perfect for the business or leisure guest. Our unique location and amenities provide for a relaxing yet stimulating experience on Jekyll Island.

Contact info:
711 North Beachview Drive
Jekyll Island, GA 31527 USA
phone: 912-635-2211
web: www.hijklresort.com

Room amenities: Room amenities include a flat panel tv, iron/ironing board, coffee maker, hair dryer, and Wifi.

Facility amenities: Amenities include an oceanfront pool and hot tub, poolside tiki bar, on-site bicycle rentals, business center, full service restaurant and bar, state of the art fitness center with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean,and free Wifi to name a few.

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

Additional nights before: $90 plus resort fee and taxes.
Book directly through the Sales Office to receive this rate call.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, October 22 - Advancing and Duplicate Bridge lecture, tourney a...
Breakfast: Enjoy our delicious breakfast at Beach House, our on-site restaurant.

Morning: The Rule of Eleven. Magic! How to know where the cards are through partnership. We will cover an honor with an honor. When to follow this rule, when to ignore it. An appreciation of the reasons for and against.

Lunch: Enjoy a delightful lunch.

Afternoon: Bridge Tourney.

Dinner: A delicious dinner will be served.

Evening: Supervised bridge play.

Lodging: Holiday Inn Resort at Jekyll Island

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, October 23 - Summary of the week ends the program.
Breakfast: Enjoy our delicious breakfast at Beach House, our on-site restaurant.

Morning: A finale selected based upon the abilities and desires of the participants. From a menu of: Slam bidding, Negative doubles, reverses, 2/1 game forcing concepts, splinter bids, weak two bids, etc. Hotel check-out is at noon. We hope you enjoy Road Scholar learning adventures and look forward to having you on rewarding programs in the future. Please be in touch via the Road Scholar Social Network, where you can share memories, pictures, and comments. Best wishes for all your journeys.

Meals Included: Breakfast


Free Time Opportunities


Jekyll Island
General OverviewJekyll Island's Historic District has several speciality shops as well as the Jekyll Island Club Hotel, once the clubhouse for many of America's elite business men. Other areas of interest located near Jekyll Island are St. Simons Island, home to several historic places including Fort Frederica, Bloody Marsh Battle site, etc. There are also other interesting islands located near Jekyll Island including Sapelo Island where you will find a plantation once owned by R. J. Reynolds and Cumberland Island home to many wild horses. Other areas of interest near Jekyll Isalnd include Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation, an old rice plantation and Brunswick Georgia which has many historic buildings and landmarks as well as several antique shops. Jekyll Island is located approximately one hour south of Historic Savannah Georgia.

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
6 Expert-led lectures
11 Hands-on experiences

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