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BEREA, KENTUCKY

True Appalachian Arts, Literature and Culture, Plus Body Recall: Fitness for Life

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Program #6721RJ
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 24 — Mar 29, 2013

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Type: Hotel

Description: Built in 1909 to house the many visitors to the college, Boone Tavern Hotel, part of the Historic Hotels of America, has gained a reputation for elegant dining and a welcoming atmosphere. Berea College students play a big part at Boone Tavern Hotel by providing guests with friendly and courteous service in the Hotel and Dining Room. These students work 10 to 15 hours weekly while carrying a full academic load. Since 1855, all of Berea's 1500 students are employed in one or more of 140 work areas at the college.

Contact info:
100 Main St.
Berea, KY 40403 USA
phone: 800-366-9358
web: www.boonetavernhotel.com

Room amenities: Coffee pots and coffee in all rooms as well as hair dryers, cable TV, luggage racks, iron and ironing board.

Facility amenities: Historic Hotel. Southern style rocking chairs on the porch. Student made furniture in the guest rooms. Board games in the lobbies. Wireless internet in all rooms. Business Center located in the lobby with computer for internet access. Gift Shop.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $90 - $110.
Make additional night(s) reservations directly with Boone Tavern Hotel. Indicate that you are with the Road Scholar program to stay in your same room.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, March 24 - Arrive and Check In/Welcome & Orientation
Afternoon: 3:00 - 4:00 PM Check-In at the Historic Boone Tavern Hotel and Restaurant.

Dinner: Regional cuisine served in the Main Dining Room, the Historic Boone Tavern Hotel and Restaurant.

Evening: Begins at 5:00 PM in the Skylight Room at Boone Tavern with dinner to follow in the Boone Tavern Dining Room.

Lodging: Boone Tavern Hotel

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Built in 1909 to house the many visitors to the college, Boone Tavern Hotel, part of the Historic Hotels of America, has gained a reputation for elegant dining and a welcoming atmosphere. Berea College students play a big part at Boone Tavern Hotel by providing guests with friendly and courteous service in the Hotel and Dining Room. These students work 10 to 15 hours weekly while carrying a full academic load. Since 1855, all of Berea's 1500 students are employed in one or more of 140 work areas at the college.

Contact info:
100 Main St.
Berea, KY 40403 USA
phone: 800-366-9358
web: www.boonetavernhotel.com

Room amenities: Coffee pots and coffee in all rooms as well as hair dryers, cable TV, luggage racks, iron and ironing board.

Facility amenities: Historic Hotel. Southern style rocking chairs on the porch. Student made furniture in the guest rooms. Board games in the lobbies. Wireless internet in all rooms. Business Center located in the lobby with computer for internet access. Gift Shop.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $90 - $110.
Make additional night(s) reservations directly with Boone Tavern Hotel. Indicate that you are with the Road Scholar program to stay in your same room.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, March 25 - Begin the day with a Body Recall session, followe...
Begin the day with a Body Recall session, followed by sessions on the history of Berea College and a tour of campus. Afternoon sessions on Appalachian culture with an evening of Traditional Appalachian music.

Note: Walking tour of Berea College Campus. Approximately one hour of walking and standing with a student tour guide.

Breakfast: Buffet breakfast available between 7:00-8:30 AM in the Main Dining Room, Boone Tavern Hotel.

Morning: Body Recall Fitness, a low-impact exercise class. One-hour program on Berea College History.

Lunch: Buffet lunch available between 12:00-1:00 PM in Main Dining Room, Boone Tavern Hotel.

Afternoon: Student-led, one-hour introduction of Berea College campus. One hour program on History of the Appalachian region. One hour program on Traditional music and instruments of the Appalachian region.

Dinner: 5:30 PM Regional cuisine served in the Main Dining Room, Boone Tavern Hotel.

Evening: 7:00-8:00 PM Appalachian music.

Lodging: Boone Tavern Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Built in 1909 to house the many visitors to the college, Boone Tavern Hotel, part of the Historic Hotels of America, has gained a reputation for elegant dining and a welcoming atmosphere. Berea College students play a big part at Boone Tavern Hotel by providing guests with friendly and courteous service in the Hotel and Dining Room. These students work 10 to 15 hours weekly while carrying a full academic load. Since 1855, all of Berea's 1500 students are employed in one or more of 140 work areas at the college.

Contact info:
100 Main St.
Berea, KY 40403 USA
phone: 800-366-9358
web: www.boonetavernhotel.com

Room amenities: Coffee pots and coffee in all rooms as well as hair dryers, cable TV, luggage racks, iron and ironing board.

Facility amenities: Historic Hotel. Southern style rocking chairs on the porch. Student made furniture in the guest rooms. Board games in the lobbies. Wireless internet in all rooms. Business Center located in the lobby with computer for internet access. Gift Shop.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $90 - $110.
Make additional night(s) reservations directly with Boone Tavern Hotel. Indicate that you are with the Road Scholar program to stay in your same room.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, March 26 - Start the day off with another Body Recall sessio...
Start the day off with another Body Recall session. Lectures on Appalachian Culture, Music, and Stereotypes with an evening of dancing by the Berea Festival Dancers.

Note: Low impact Body Recall session and light and easy folk dancing in the evening.

Breakfast: Buffet breakfast available between 7:00-8:30 AM in the Main Dining Room, Boone Tavern Hotel.

Morning: Low impact fitness class. Program topic: One hour program on Appalachian History.

Lunch: Buffet lunch available between 12:00-1:00 p.m. in the Main Dining Room, Boone Tavern Hotel.

Afternoon: Sessions on Appalachian Culture and History

Dinner: 5:30 PM Regional cuisine served in the Main Dining Room, Boone Tavern Hotel.

Evening: 7:00-8:00 PM Berea Festival Dancers

Lodging: Boone Tavern Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Built in 1909 to house the many visitors to the college, Boone Tavern Hotel, part of the Historic Hotels of America, has gained a reputation for elegant dining and a welcoming atmosphere. Berea College students play a big part at Boone Tavern Hotel by providing guests with friendly and courteous service in the Hotel and Dining Room. These students work 10 to 15 hours weekly while carrying a full academic load. Since 1855, all of Berea's 1500 students are employed in one or more of 140 work areas at the college.

Contact info:
100 Main St.
Berea, KY 40403 USA
phone: 800-366-9358
web: www.boonetavernhotel.com

Room amenities: Coffee pots and coffee in all rooms as well as hair dryers, cable TV, luggage racks, iron and ironing board.

Facility amenities: Historic Hotel. Southern style rocking chairs on the porch. Student made furniture in the guest rooms. Board games in the lobbies. Wireless internet in all rooms. Business Center located in the lobby with computer for internet access. Gift Shop.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $90 - $110.
Make additional night(s) reservations directly with Boone Tavern Hotel. Indicate that you are with the Road Scholar program to stay in your same room.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, March 27 - Start the day off with a Body Recall Session, ses...
Start the day off with a Body Recall Session, session on Appalachian Culture. Enjoy an afternoon shopping in the local shops and seeing artists work. Wind down with the sounds of Traditional Appalachian and Folk tunes performed by local musicians.

Note: Low impact Body Recall Session

Breakfast: Buffet breakfast available 7:00-8:30 AM in the Main Dining Room, Boone Tavern Hotel.

Morning: Body Recall Session. One hour presentation on Appalachian Values & Humor.

Lunch: Buffet lunch at Boone Tavern Dining Room

Afternoon: One hour presentation on Appalachian Stereotypes. One hour presentation on Appalachian Literature.

Dinner: 5:30 PM Regional cuisine served in the Main Dining Room of Boone Tavern Hotel.

Evening: 7:00-8:00 PM Appalachian Music.

Lodging: Boone Tavern Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Built in 1909 to house the many visitors to the college, Boone Tavern Hotel, part of the Historic Hotels of America, has gained a reputation for elegant dining and a welcoming atmosphere. Berea College students play a big part at Boone Tavern Hotel by providing guests with friendly and courteous service in the Hotel and Dining Room. These students work 10 to 15 hours weekly while carrying a full academic load. Since 1855, all of Berea's 1500 students are employed in one or more of 140 work areas at the college.

Contact info:
100 Main St.
Berea, KY 40403 USA
phone: 800-366-9358
web: www.boonetavernhotel.com

Room amenities: Coffee pots and coffee in all rooms as well as hair dryers, cable TV, luggage racks, iron and ironing board.

Facility amenities: Historic Hotel. Southern style rocking chairs on the porch. Student made furniture in the guest rooms. Board games in the lobbies. Wireless internet in all rooms. Business Center located in the lobby with computer for internet access. Gift Shop.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $90 - $110.
Make additional night(s) reservations directly with Boone Tavern Hotel. Indicate that you are with the Road Scholar program to stay in your same room.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, March 28 - Body Recall session will take place at the Body R...
Body Recall session will take place at the Body Recall Headquarters. Afternoon excursion to visit a local artisan. Evening ends with Jammin' on the Front Porch, bring along your instruments and play along with local musicians in a jam session.

Note: Low impact Body Recall session, off campus excursion to a local artisan shop.

Breakfast: Breakfast buffet available 7:00-8:30 AM in the Main Dining Room, Boone Tavern Hotel.

Morning: Low impact fitness class.

Lunch: Buffet lunch available 12:00-1:00 PM in Main Dining Room, Boone Tavern Hotel.

Afternoon: Afternoon field trip to a local artisan's shop.

Dinner: 5:30 PM Regional cuisine served in the Main Dining Room of Boone Tavern Hotel.

Evening: Hear local musicians sing folk, bluegrass, gospel and other local music while strumming on their favorite instrument on the front porch of the depot in Old Town Berea. Bring your favorite instrument along and join in!

Lodging: Boone Tavern Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, March 29 - Final morning of Body Recall. Session will inclu...
Final morning of Body Recall. Session will include a special presentation from the Body Recall Presentation Team as well as a guide on how to prevent falls.

Breakfast: Breakfast buffet available 7:00-8:30 AM in the Main Dining Room, Boone Tavern Hotel.

Morning: Final session of Body Recall. Hear from local members of Body Recall and learn about the ways to prevent falls and fall correctly.

Lunch: Buffet lunch available 12:00-1:00 PM in Main Dining Room, Boone Tavern Hotel.

Afternoon: Hotel check-out is at 11:00 AM. Program ends at 12:00 Noon.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


Free Time Opportunities


Berea, KY
BereaBerea is a mecca for artists and craftsmen who make beautiful treasures. Don't miss out on the new Kentucky Artisan Center displaying crafts, books, music and food of Kentucky. Berea also hosts a number of antique stores.
For additional information, visit: www.berea.com

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, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
10 Expert-led lectures
4 Field trips
7 Hands-on experiences
4 Performances

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