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New Year in Magical Monterey

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Program #13042RJ
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 Dec 28 — Jan 2, 2013

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Type: Campus/Dorm

Contact info:
Carmel Valley Road at Ford Road
Carmel Valley, CA 93924 USA
phone: 831-659-3115
Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $35/single - $25 ea./double.
Additional nights may be reserved only when available. Cost: $35/single - $25 ea./double


Day One: Friday, December 28 - Check-in and Orientation
Afternoon: 2:00 – 5:00 pm Check-In

Dinner: 6:00 pm Welcome Dinner & Orientation

Lodging: Wright Hall

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Contact info:
Carmel Valley Road at Ford Road
Carmel Valley, CA 93924 USA
phone: 831-659-3115
Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $35/single - $25 ea./double.
Additional nights may be reserved only when available. Cost: $35/single - $25 ea./double


Day Two: Saturday, December 29 - John Steinbeck Discussion and Field Trip to Stein...
Breakfast: 7:30 am Morning Stretching followed by 8:30 am Breakfast

Morning: 9:30 am John Steinbeck visits & chats with particpants.

Lunch: 12:00 pm Lunch

Afternoon: 1:00 pm Field Trip to Steinbeck Country

Dinner: 6:00 pm Dinner

Evening: 7:00 pm Lecture: Natural History of the Monterey Peninsula

Lodging: Wright Hall

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Contact info:
Carmel Valley Road at Ford Road
Carmel Valley, CA 93924 USA
phone: 831-659-3115
Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $35/single - $25 ea./double.
Additional nights may be reserved only when available. Cost: $35/single - $25 ea./double


Day Three: Sunday, December 30 - Scott Joplin Lecture and Performance and Field Tr...
Scott Joplin Lecture and Performance and Field Trip to Monterey Peninsula

Breakfast: 7:30 am Morning Stretching followed by 8:30 am Breakfast

Morning: 9:30 am Scott Joplin, taught through lecture & live performance

Lunch: 12:00 pm Lunch

Afternoon: 1:00 pm Field Trip: Monterey Peninsula Tour

Dinner: 6:00 pm Dinner

Evening: Lecture: Wine, Wonderful Wine. Led by a local winemaker, wine tasting for those who wish to do so.

Lodging: Wright Hall

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Contact info:
Carmel Valley Road at Ford Road
Carmel Valley, CA 93924 USA
phone: 831-659-3115
Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $35/single - $25 ea./double.
Additional nights may be reserved only when available. Cost: $35/single - $25 ea./double


Day Four: Monday, December 31 - Jack London Discussion and Free Time
Breakfast: 7:30 am Morning Stretching followed by 8:00 am Breakfast

Morning: 9:30 am A visit from Jack London

Lunch: Sack Lunches available after class

Afternoon: Free Afternoon

Dinner: 6:00 pm Dinner

Evening: New Year's Eve Celebration

Lodging: Wright Hall

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Contact info:
Carmel Valley Road at Ford Road
Carmel Valley, CA 93924 USA
phone: 831-659-3115
Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $35/single - $25 ea./double.
Additional nights may be reserved only when available. Cost: $35/single - $25 ea./double


Day Five: Tuesday, January 01 - Natural History of the Monterey Peninsula Lecture...
Natural History of the Monterey Peninsula Lecture and Field Trip Including a Natural History Tour

Breakfast: 7:30 am Morning Stretching followed by 8:30 am Breakfast

Morning: 9:30 am Lecture: Natural History of the Monterey Peninsula

Lunch: 12:00 Lunch

Afternoon: 1:00 pm Field Trip: Natural History Tour

Dinner: 6:00 pm Dinner

Lodging: Wright Hall

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Wednesday, January 02 - Frédéric François Chopin Lecture and Performance ...
Breakfast: 7:00 am Continental Breakfast

Morning: 7:30 am Morning Stretching

Morning: 9:00 am Chopin: Taught through lecture & live performance

Brunch: 11:00 am Farewell Brunch & Graduation

Meals Included: Breakfast, Brunch


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 thesardine canneries from John Steinbeck'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 ever level of experience -- from easy flat trails to very challenging, steep hikes.
Monterey Bay AquariumThe Monterey Bay Aquarium, on historic Cannery Row.
Monterey's Path of HistoryTake a self-guided walking tour and see the historic adobes along Monterey's Path of 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
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 1 brunch, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
3 Field trips
6 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances

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