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Program #20218RJ
5 Days | 4 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.

Itinerary for Nov 4 — Nov 8, 2012

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Type: Conference Center

Description: Located on beautiful Geneva Lake in a 51 acre wooded site. Beautiful walking trails around lake viewing historic mansions.

Contact info:
1724 W Main Street
Lake Geneva, WI 53147-1652 USA
phone: 262-248-3600
web: www.covenantharbor.org

Room amenities: Phone with voice mail, free local and 800 calls, hair dryer, soap, shampoo, lotion.

Facility amenities: Self contained housing, meeting and dining. All guest rooms have individual heat/AC units, common areas are on general heat/AC system. Local phone service only. Bring cell phone or phone cards for long distance calls. TV and fireplace in upper lounge.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for price information.
Call 262-248-3600 x333 for availability and price.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, November 04 - Arrival, Welcoming Orientation
Afternoon: Plan to arrive in Lake Geneva in the afternoon. Check-in at Geneva Bay Centre at Covenant Harbor at 4:00 PM central time. Please, no early check-ins. If you do arrive early, you are welcome to bring in your luggage, have a cup of coffee and wait in the lounge or take a walk down by the lake until your room is ready. Room key, name tag and program booklet distributed at check-in.

Dinner: Dinner in the dining room. Most meals will be buffet style for this program. You'll find a salad bar with fresh greens and an array of toppings. Be sure to pace yourself at meals; we know it all looks so good, and it is, but you'll want to pace yourself. Grab a seat in the dining room and take your glass to the beverage center for your choice of soda, iced tea, coffee, tea or ice water. Meal times are a great opportunity to meet your fellow participants and talk about past programs you have attended.

Evening: After dinner, gather in the meeting room to kick off the program with ORIENTATION. Your Group Leader will give an overview of the program, provide additional information about your accommodations and amenities and answer any questions you might have. Then you'll have a chance to introduce yourself to the group and tell a little bit about your hometown and hobbies.

Lodging: Geneva Bay Centre at Covenant Harbor

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Located on beautiful Geneva Lake in a 51 acre wooded site. Beautiful walking trails around lake viewing historic mansions.

Contact info:
1724 W Main Street
Lake Geneva, WI 53147-1652 USA
phone: 262-248-3600
web: www.covenantharbor.org

Room amenities: Phone with voice mail, free local and 800 calls, hair dryer, soap, shampoo, lotion.

Facility amenities: Self contained housing, meeting and dining. All guest rooms have individual heat/AC units, common areas are on general heat/AC system. Local phone service only. Bring cell phone or phone cards for long distance calls. TV and fireplace in upper lounge.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for price information.
Call 262-248-3600 x333 for availability and price.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, November 05 - History, Language, Culture, Evening Entertainment
Breakfast: Breakfast in the dining room. Oatmeal or other hot cereal served every morning for the health conscious.

Morning: Begin the program with a little POLISH LANGUAGE (LECTURE). The instructor will have you practice some simple words and phrases such as yes and no, my name is... and I live in... We'll take a 30-minute break in between morning classes. This will give you a chance to stretch and perhaps take a walk outside. Come back and learn about POLISH HISTORY (LECTURE).

Lunch: Lunch in the dining room. Our talented kitchen staff prepare fresh choices every day.

Afternoon: Continue discussion on POLISH HISTORY AND CULTURE (LECTURE).

Dinner: Dinner at the dining room. Save room for dessert!

Evening: ENTERTAINMENT: TBA

Lodging: Geneva Bay Centre at Covenant Harbor

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

Description: Located on beautiful Geneva Lake in a 51 acre wooded site. Beautiful walking trails around lake viewing historic mansions.

Contact info:
1724 W Main Street
Lake Geneva, WI 53147-1652 USA
phone: 262-248-3600
web: www.covenantharbor.org

Room amenities: Phone with voice mail, free local and 800 calls, hair dryer, soap, shampoo, lotion.

Facility amenities: Self contained housing, meeting and dining. All guest rooms have individual heat/AC units, common areas are on general heat/AC system. Local phone service only. Bring cell phone or phone cards for long distance calls. TV and fireplace in upper lounge.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for price information.
Call 262-248-3600 x333 for availability and price.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, November 06 - History, Architecture, Music, Evening Entertainme...
Breakfast: Breakfast in the dining room. Maybe just some fruit and yogurt today.

Morning: Continue with discussion on POLISH HISTORY AND CULTURE (LECTURE). A 30-minute break provides an opportunity to take a walk around the grounds. Perhaps you'd like to see the historic carriage house from the original estate. Begin discussion on POLISH MUSIC (LECTURE).

Lunch: Lunch in the dining room. Be sure to save room for a cookie.

Afternoon: Continue discussion on POLISH MUSIC (LECTURE). Follow up with a session on POLAND'S CONTRIBUTIONS TO SCIENCE (LECTURE).

Dinner: Dinner in the dining room.

Evening: Enjoy some evening entertainment with Dr. Trevor Stephenson playing CLASSICAL MUSIC BY POLISH COMPOSERS.

Lodging: Geneva Bay Centre at Covenant Harbor

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

Description: Located on beautiful Geneva Lake in a 51 acre wooded site. Beautiful walking trails around lake viewing historic mansions.

Contact info:
1724 W Main Street
Lake Geneva, WI 53147-1652 USA
phone: 262-248-3600
web: www.covenantharbor.org

Room amenities: Phone with voice mail, free local and 800 calls, hair dryer, soap, shampoo, lotion.

Facility amenities: Self contained housing, meeting and dining. All guest rooms have individual heat/AC units, common areas are on general heat/AC system. Local phone service only. Bring cell phone or phone cards for long distance calls. TV and fireplace in upper lounge.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for price information.
Call 262-248-3600 x333 for availability and price.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, November 07 - Culture, Evening Entertainment
Breakfast: Breakfast in the dining room. Scrambled eggs are often on the menu and most often are egg beaters for those watching their cholesterol.

Morning: Enjoy a COOKING DEMONSTRATION (LECTURE) with Covenant Harbor's Executive Chef Deb Lampert. She plans all the meals for our groups and enjoys researching special recipes for our Passport programs. Take a 30-minute break and enjoy a glass of juice before coming back for another session on POLISH HISTORY AND CULTURE (LECTURE).

Lunch: Lunch in the dining room. Try the super salad bar!

Afternoon: Explore the life and works of POLISH ARTISTS (LECTURE).

Dinner: Dinner in the dining room. Our last dinner together; the program ends tomorrow. Too soon!

Evening: Enjoy some light entertainment of POLISH FOLK MUSIC with musician Jim Sambol.

Lodging: Geneva Bay Centre at Covenant Harbor

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Five: Thursday, November 08 - Program Wrap Up, Departure
Breakfast: Breakfast in the dining room. Perhaps you'll want just coffee, juice and toast today.

Morning: Wrap up the program with a final lecture on POLISH CULTURE (LECTURE).

Lunch: Lunch in the dining room served early at 11:30 am. Program ends after lunch. Independent departure by 1:00 pm. Thank you for choosing this Road Scholar program.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


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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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