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Program #5924RJ
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.

Itinerary for Mar 10 — Mar 15, 2013

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Type: Motel

Description: Located across the street from the university.

Contact info:
644 N. Woodland Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32720 USA
phone: 386-734-5711
Room amenities: Coffee maker, microwave, fridge.

Facility amenities: Pool, fitness room, free local calls.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $59-89.
Ask for Road Scholar rate.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day One: Sunday, March 10 -
Afternoon: Registration at 4:00 PM followed by walking tour of the university and get aquainted sesssion.

Dinner: Banquet style. Professors invited to say hello.

Evening: Orientation.

Lodging: University Inn

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Motel

Description: Located across the street from the university.

Contact info:
644 N. Woodland Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32720 USA
phone: 386-734-5711
Room amenities: Coffee maker, microwave, fridge.

Facility amenities: Pool, fitness room, free local calls.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $59-89.
Ask for Road Scholar rate.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Two: Monday, March 11 -
Breakfast: Mingle with our students. The Stetson University Dining Commons offers a wide variety of selections at several different food stations. Waffles, French toast, eggs of your choice and other options are available at breakfast. Main entrée selections for lunch and dinner change daily. You can build a salad from the variety of produce at the salad bar or get a bowl of soup du jour. In addition to a pasta bar, there is also a “side” bar that offers choices such as steamed vegetables, baked potatoes, and rice.

Morning: From Little League to the Big Show with Mr. Wade Rowdon

Lunch: Lunch in the Stetson Cafeteria

Afternoon: Meet Stetson University's Baseball Coach and Chipper Jone's Godfather - Pete Dunn

Dinner: Dining Commons

Evening: Dennis Corcoran - Author of Induction Day at Cooperstown: A History of the Baseball Hall of Fame Ceremony

Lodging: University Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Motel

Description: Located across the street from the university.

Contact info:
644 N. Woodland Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32720 USA
phone: 386-734-5711
Room amenities: Coffee maker, microwave, fridge.

Facility amenities: Pool, fitness room, free local calls.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $59-89.
Ask for Road Scholar rate.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, March 12 -
Breakfast: Dining Commons

Morning: Class TBA and in the later morning - Trip to Wide World of Sports for a game.

Lunch: Baseball field

Afternoon: St. Louis Cardinals vs. the Atlanta Braves Lunch will be at the field and we will have GREAT seats!

Dinner: Dining Commons

Evening: Optional college game - Stetson University v/s Bethune Cookman. Transportation will be provided or you may drive yourself.

Lodging: University Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Motel

Description: Located across the street from the university.

Contact info:
644 N. Woodland Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32720 USA
phone: 386-734-5711
Room amenities: Coffee maker, microwave, fridge.

Facility amenities: Pool, fitness room, free local calls.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $59-89.
Ask for Road Scholar rate.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, March 13 -
Breakfast: Dining Commons

Morning: "Where has Sandlot Baseball Gone?" lecture with Dr. Matt Wilson and then board the bus for Kissimmee

Lunch: Lunch at ball field and watch warm up.

Afternoon: Baseball game - Washington Nationals v/s Houston Astros

Dinner: Dinner will be in the Stetson Cafeteria.

Evening: Class TBA

Lodging: University Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Motel

Description: Located across the street from the university.

Contact info:
644 N. Woodland Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32720 USA
phone: 386-734-5711
Room amenities: Coffee maker, microwave, fridge.

Facility amenities: Pool, fitness room, free local calls.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $59-89.
Ask for Road Scholar rate.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Five: Thursday, March 14 -
Breakfast: Dining Commons

Morning: Class TBA and in the later morning board bus to Viera for game.

Lunch: At the Baseball field and watch the warm up.

Afternoon: Game in Viera - Houston Astros v/s Washington Nationals. GREAT SEATS!

Dinner: Dining Commons

Evening: "As the Economy goes, so does the Astros" with Mr. Wade Berstler

Lodging: University Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, March 15 - Today there will be a drawing for an autographed ...
Today there will be a drawing for an autographed Chipper Jones baseball.

Breakfast: Dining Commons

Morning: "Third Basemen of the Braves in the Modern Era" and "The Social Constructs of American Baseball" with Mr. Wade Berstler

Lunch: Catered closing lunch.

Afternoon: Independent departures after lunch.

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
8 Expert-led lectures
5 Field trips

Ratings

4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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