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Program #2084RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
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.
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Itinerary for Apr 21 — Apr 26, 2013

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Type: Conference Center

Description: Accommodations will be in one of several comfortable on-site hotels. Comfortable guest rooms in a lovely setting with private bath. Many lakeview rooms overlooking beautiful Green Lake.

Contact info:
W2511 State Highway 23
Green Lake, WI 54941-9599 USA
phone: 920-294-7365
web: www.glcc.org

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for info
Participants should contact Green Lake Conference Center directly for current rates and availability.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, April 21 - Arrival and Check In/Orientation
Afternoon: Arrival and check in at the Green Lake Conference Center. You may check in at our Welcome Center anytime after 3:00 PM, however, on occasion you may not be able to check into your room until 4:00 PM. Dinner is served from 5:00 - 6:00 PM.

Dinner: Buffet style dinner is served in the dining room.

Evening: Welcome and orientation. The evening will begin with the introduction of your program hosts, and your instructors along with an overview of the facilities and the program schedule. There will be "ice-breaker" activities to enable you to get to know your hosts, instructors, and fellow writers better. With plenty of time for Q & A for new and returning participants. Evening concludes with refreshments, and an opportunity to socialize with others in the program.

Lodging: Green Lake Conference Center

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Accommodations will be in one of several comfortable on-site hotels. Comfortable guest rooms in a lovely setting with private bath. Many lakeview rooms overlooking beautiful Green Lake.

Contact info:
W2511 State Highway 23
Green Lake, WI 54941-9599 USA
phone: 920-294-7365
web: www.glcc.org

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for info
Participants should contact Green Lake Conference Center directly for current rates and availability.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, April 22 - Small Group Writing Sessions/Writing Discussions/...
Small Group Writing Sessions/Writing Discussions/Optional Mini-Workshop/Readings By Instructors

Note: Expert led small group workshops.

Breakfast: Buffet style breakfast is served in the dining room.

Morning: We'll begin the morning with daily announcements and an overview of the day's activities by the program host and lead instructor. Each morning will feature our "Scribbles" and "Quotes" for the day. For a "scribbles" each day participants are encouraged to jot down any "off the cuff" ideas, one-liners, or very short poems and they will have the opportunity to share with others in the group. Our first session this morning will focus on a discussion of writing issues followed by a mid-morning refreshment break. After our break the group will be divided into small group workshops.

Lunch: Buffet style lunch is served in the dining room.

Afternoon: This afternoon we will offer an optional mini-workshop which will focus on the discussions of several writing issues. For those not interested in this mini-workshop, we will offer free time to work on writing projects, to enjoy our beautiful grounds, go for a walk, rest, socialize, shop in our gift store or in nearby communities.

Dinner: Buffet style dinner is served in the dining room.

Evening: The evening activities will begin with readings by your writing instructors of their own work. The instructors will be available to answer questions from the group or by individuals regarding writing concerns. Discussion on styles of writing, how to improve your writing skills, and information on how to get published will be some of the topics. Evening concludes with refreshments, along with an opportunity to socialize with the group.

Lodging: Green Lake Conference Center

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

Description: Accommodations will be in one of several comfortable on-site hotels. Comfortable guest rooms in a lovely setting with private bath. Many lakeview rooms overlooking beautiful Green Lake.

Contact info:
W2511 State Highway 23
Green Lake, WI 54941-9599 USA
phone: 920-294-7365
web: www.glcc.org

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for info
Participants should contact Green Lake Conference Center directly for current rates and availability.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, April 23 - Small Group Writing Sessions/Peer Critique Time/O...
Small Group Writing Sessions/Peer Critique Time/Optional Mini-Workshop/Featured Guest

Note: Expert led small group workshops.

Breakfast: Buffet style breakfast is served in the dining room.

Morning: Daily announcements by program host. We will begin the morning with our "Scribbles and Quotes" for the day. Next leadership will give an overview of the day's activities followed by our first session which will focus on a discussion of writing issues. Mid-morning refreshment break after which, the group will break into small group workshops.

Lunch: Buffet style lunch is served in the dining room.

Afternoon: This afternoon will offer choices. One option will be the Mini-Workshop which offers a discussion of several writing issues. Another choice will be to attend the optional Peer Critique Group. The peer critique group will offer a chance to meet with your writing peers for "workshoppping" in small groups without the instructors. You also have the chance to meet with an instructor for one-on-one critiques by appointment or during designated afternoon "office hours." Another option would offer free time to work on writing projects, time to enjoy our beautiful grounds, go for a walk on our prairie or along the lake, rest, socialize, shop in our gift store or in nearby communities.

Dinner: Buffet style dinner is served in the dining room.

Evening: This evening will feature a presentation by our Featured Guest, Richard Roe. Richard will give advice and inside tips on how to write, market and publish your work. We have set aside time for group and individual questions. The evening concludes with refreshments. You will have an opportunity to socialize with other participants.

Lodging: Green Lake Conference Center

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

Description: Accommodations will be in one of several comfortable on-site hotels. Comfortable guest rooms in a lovely setting with private bath. Many lakeview rooms overlooking beautiful Green Lake.

Contact info:
W2511 State Highway 23
Green Lake, WI 54941-9599 USA
phone: 920-294-7365
web: www.glcc.org

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for info
Participants should contact Green Lake Conference Center directly for current rates and availability.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, April 24 - Small Group Writing Session/Optional Mini-Worksho...
Small Group Writing Session/Optional Mini-Workshop/Writing Discussions/Individual Writing Time/Featured Guest

Note: Expert led small group workshops. Featured guest presentation.

Breakfast: Buffet style breakfast is served in the dining room.

Morning: Daily announcements by program host. By popular demand we will begin with our "Scribbles and Quotes" for the day. After leadership gives an overview of the day's activities, we will begin with our first session which will focus on a discussion of writing issues. After our mid-morning refreshment break, the participants will break up into small group workshops.

Lunch: Buffet style lunch is served in the dining room.

Afternoon: This afternoon Richard Roe will offer a mini-workshop to spur your writing topics and to share techniques and various styles of writing that are not covered in daily morning sessions. After this session you will have time to work on writing projects or take time to enjoy our beautiful grounds, go for a walk, rest, socialize, shop in our gift store or in nearby communities. For those interested in additional options, we will continue with our Peer Critique Groups, in which you will have a chance to meet with your writing peers for "workshopping" in small groups without the instructors. You also have the choice to meet with an instructor for one-on-one critiques by appointment or during designated afternoon "office hours."

Dinner: Buffet style dinner is served in the dining room.

Evening: This evening will feature a movie chosen by the instructors. After the viewing, you will have the opportunity to discuss the script, subject matter, acting and outcomes. Evening includes refreshments. The room will be available for those wishing to continue socializing.

Lodging: Green Lake Conference Center

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

Description: Accommodations will be in one of several comfortable on-site hotels. Comfortable guest rooms in a lovely setting with private bath. Many lakeview rooms overlooking beautiful Green Lake.

Contact info:
W2511 State Highway 23
Green Lake, WI 54941-9599 USA
phone: 920-294-7365
web: www.glcc.org

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for info
Participants should contact Green Lake Conference Center directly for current rates and availability.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, April 25 - Small Group Writing Sessions/Peer Critique Time/O...
Small Group Writing Sessions/Peer Critique Time/Optional Mini-Workshop/Writers Showcase

Note: Expert led small group workshops. Writers Showcase.

Breakfast: Buffet style breakfast is served in the dining room.

Morning: Daily announcements by program host. We'll begin with "Scribbles and Quotes" for the day. Next the leadership will give an overview of the day's activities. This session will focus on a discussion of writing issues. Mid-morning refreshment break. Group breaks into small writing workshops.

Lunch: Buffet style lunch is served in the dining room.

Afternoon: Another afternoon in which we will offer choices. One will be to participate in the Mini-Workshop which offers a discussion of several writing issues. Another choice will be to work on your writing project for the "Writers Showcase" this evening. You might choose to join the final Peer Critique Group with your writing peers for "workshopping" in small groups without the instructors. Or you might choose to have one final chance to meet with an instructor for one-on-one critiques by appointment or during designated afternoon "office hours." Last but not least would be your choice to enjoy our beautiful grounds, go for a walk, rest, socialize, shop in our gift store or in nearby communities.

Dinner: Buffet style dinner is served in the dining room.

Evening: Special evening activities include "The Writers Showcase." This showcase features a special reading that is performed by each participant and is a highlight of the week. It is a very powerful evening for all. Evening concludes with refreshments and snacks.

Lodging: Green Lake Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, April 26 - Program Wrap Up/Departure
Note: Expert led small group workshops.

Breakfast: Buffet style breakfast is served in the dining room.

Morning: We will wrap up the week with closing announcements from your program host and information will be given on checking out of your hotel room. You will have one final chance to read your "Scribbles" to the group. Your instructors will give an overview of the week's accomplishments and you will have time to share some final words and offer suggestions for future programming. After a short mid-morning break, we will close out the week by breaking into small groups for your final writing workshop.

Lunch: Buffet style lunch is served in the dining room.

Afternoon: Road Scholar program concludes after lunch. Safe Travel Home!

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


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Green Lake, WI
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For additional information, visit: www.greenlakecc.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
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