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Program #20507RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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Itinerary for Jun 16 — Jun 21, 2013

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Type: Conference Center

Description: The Warwick Center is located on 465 acres of pristine land overlooking the beautiful Warwick Valley. The Center offers 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails, beautiful views, a peaceful setting and access to many wonderful sites in and around the Hudson Valley.

Contact info:
P.O. Box 349, Hoyt Road
Warwick, NY 10990 USA
phone: 845-986-1164
web: www.warwickcenter.com

Room amenities: Please bring an alarm clock/radio if you desire. Also The Warwick Conference Center does not provide hair dryers or shampoo.

Facility amenities: The Warwick Conference Center offers private rooms with private baths and air-conditioning. Please bring an alarm clock and radio if you desire it. Hair dryers and shampoo are not provided. Outdoor swimming pool in operation from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails and scenic views.

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

Additional nights before: $72/night
Additional Nights are based on availability.

Check in time: 4:30 PM


Day One: Sunday, June 16 -
Afternoon: Arrive at The Warwick Conference in late afternoon for check-in beginning at 4:30 p.m. Enjoy a Wine and Cheese Reception and introduce yourself to fellow participants.

Dinner: Dinner is in the East House Dining Hall. Enjoy a bountiful buffet with entries varying from turkey, pork, chicken, fish, etc. Dinner will include a fresh salad bar, vegetables, potatoes, rolls, and dessert. All meals at The Warwick Conference Center include a vegetarian option.

Evening: (All itinerary details subject to change.) Following dinner there will be a time of introductions and an orientation session to familiarize everyone with The Warwick Conference Center and the week's activities.

Lodging: The Warwick Conference Center

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: The Warwick Center is located on 465 acres of pristine land overlooking the beautiful Warwick Valley. The Center offers 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails, beautiful views, a peaceful setting and access to many wonderful sites in and around the Hudson Valley.

Contact info:
P.O. Box 349, Hoyt Road
Warwick, NY 10990 USA
phone: 845-986-1164
web: www.warwickcenter.com

Room amenities: Please bring an alarm clock/radio if you desire. Also The Warwick Conference Center does not provide hair dryers or shampoo.

Facility amenities: The Warwick Conference Center offers private rooms with private baths and air-conditioning. Please bring an alarm clock and radio if you desire it. Hair dryers and shampoo are not provided. Outdoor swimming pool in operation from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails and scenic views.

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

Additional nights before: $72/night
Additional Nights are based on availability.

Check in time: 4:30 PM


Day Two: Monday, June 17 -
Breakfast: Wake up to a hearty breakfast buffet. Daily entrées will rotate, but you can look forward to a variety of breakfast foods including scrambled eggs, pancakes, french toast, ham, bacon, oatmeal, toast, muffins, yogurt, cold cereal, and hot coffee, tea, and orange juice.

Morning: Lecture on America's First Ladies and their influence on the presidents. Break. Lecture on America's First Ladies and their influence on American policies.

Lunch: Enjoy a buffet lunch in the East House Dining Hall with entrées including a variety of the following: soup, sandwiches, paninis, pasta, salad bar, and a dessert.

Afternoon: Final expert-led lecture on America's First Ladies. Break. Expert-led lecture on Adaptations of 1956 - 1966 Broadway Shows to Hollywood Musicals.

Dinner: A plentiful buffet dinner will be served at 6:00 p.m. in the East House Dining Hall.

Evening: Expert-led lecture on the Four Trials that Rocked the Jewish World: The Dreyfus Affair. Evening Snack.

Lodging: The Warwick Conference Center

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

Description: The Warwick Center is located on 465 acres of pristine land overlooking the beautiful Warwick Valley. The Center offers 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails, beautiful views, a peaceful setting and access to many wonderful sites in and around the Hudson Valley.

Contact info:
P.O. Box 349, Hoyt Road
Warwick, NY 10990 USA
phone: 845-986-1164
web: www.warwickcenter.com

Room amenities: Please bring an alarm clock/radio if you desire. Also The Warwick Conference Center does not provide hair dryers or shampoo.

Facility amenities: The Warwick Conference Center offers private rooms with private baths and air-conditioning. Please bring an alarm clock and radio if you desire it. Hair dryers and shampoo are not provided. Outdoor swimming pool in operation from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails and scenic views.

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

Additional nights before: $72/night
Additional Nights are based on availability.

Check in time: 4:30 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, June 18 -
Breakfast: Enjoy a hearty breakfast served buffet style in the East House Dining hall.

Morning: Expert-led lecture on the Four Trials that Rocked the Jewish World: the Mendel Beilis Trial. Break. Expert-led lecture on the Peacemaking Strategy Used to End almost Three Decades of Violence in Northern Ireland.

Lunch: Lunch served style buffet style in the East House dining room.

Afternoon: Enjoy a lecture on the Broadway shows that were adapted to Hollywood musicals between 1956 and 1966. Break. Continue the discussion on the Broadway shows that were adapted to Hollywood musicals.

Dinner: Dinner served buffet style in the East House Dining Hall.

Evening: Expert-led lecture on the the 1998 Belfast Agreement that marked a milestone in the tortuous process of ending the violence in Northern Ireland. Evening Snack.

Lodging: The Warwick Conference Center

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

Description: The Warwick Center is located on 465 acres of pristine land overlooking the beautiful Warwick Valley. The Center offers 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails, beautiful views, a peaceful setting and access to many wonderful sites in and around the Hudson Valley.

Contact info:
P.O. Box 349, Hoyt Road
Warwick, NY 10990 USA
phone: 845-986-1164
web: www.warwickcenter.com

Room amenities: Please bring an alarm clock/radio if you desire. Also The Warwick Conference Center does not provide hair dryers or shampoo.

Facility amenities: The Warwick Conference Center offers private rooms with private baths and air-conditioning. Please bring an alarm clock and radio if you desire it. Hair dryers and shampoo are not provided. Outdoor swimming pool in operation from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails and scenic views.

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

Additional nights before: $72/night
Additional Nights are based on availability.

Check in time: 4:30 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, June 19 - Enjoy a Broadway Play in New York City.
Breakfast: Enjoy a hearty country breakfast served buffet style in the East House Dining Hall.

Morning: Expert-led lecture examining the question: Can peace-building strategies ever resolve ethnically-based conflicts in Northern Ireland? Break. Expert-led lecture on the Four Trials That Rocked the Jewish World: the Adolph Eichmann Trial.

Lunch: Enjoy a box lunch on the charter bus en route to New York City.

Afternoon: Attend the Broadway performance of Pippin at the Music Box Theatre. After the performance board the charter bus for the return trip to The Warwick Conference Center.

Dinner: Enjoy a late buffet dinner in the East House Dining Room.

Evening: Enjoy a time to relax and compare notes on the performance of Pippin. Evening snack.

Lodging: The Warwick Conference Center

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

Description: The Warwick Center is located on 465 acres of pristine land overlooking the beautiful Warwick Valley. The Center offers 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails, beautiful views, a peaceful setting and access to many wonderful sites in and around the Hudson Valley.

Contact info:
P.O. Box 349, Hoyt Road
Warwick, NY 10990 USA
phone: 845-986-1164
web: www.warwickcenter.com

Room amenities: Please bring an alarm clock/radio if you desire. Also The Warwick Conference Center does not provide hair dryers or shampoo.

Facility amenities: The Warwick Conference Center offers private rooms with private baths and air-conditioning. Please bring an alarm clock and radio if you desire it. Hair dryers and shampoo are not provided. Outdoor swimming pool in operation from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails and scenic views.

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

Additional nights before: $72/night
Additional Nights are based on availability.

Check in time: 4:30 PM


Day Five: Thursday, June 20 - Enjoy a visit to Eleanor Roosevelt's Val-Kill and...
Enjoy a visit to Eleanor Roosevelt's Val-Kill and FDR's Springwood in Hyde Park, New York.

Breakfast: Breakfast served buffet style in the East House Dining Hall.

Morning: Board charter bus for Hyde Park, New York. Enjoy a docent-led visit to Eleanor Roosevelt's Val-Kil.

Lunch: Enjoy a box lunch at the Henry A. Wallace Center in Hyde Park, New York.

Afternoon: Enjoy a docent-led visit to FDR's Springwood. Enjoy the gardens and the newly renovated FDR Museum. Board charter bus for return trip to The Warwick Conference Center.

Dinner: Dinner will be served in the East House Dining Hall.

Evening: Enjoy an expert-led lecture on the process of reconciliation in Northern Ireland by dedicated peace builders. Evening Snack - Make Your Own Sundaes.

Lodging: The Warwick Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, June 21 -
Breakfast: Breakfast will be served in the East House Dining Hall.

Morning: Final lecture on the Four Trials that Rocked the Jewish World: the Leo Frank Case. Break. Final lecture on Hollywood Musicals adapted from Broadway Shows from 1956 - 1966.

Lunch: Lunch will be served at 11:30 A.M. in the East House Dining Hall. Departure immediately after lunch.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


Free Time Opportunities


Warwick, NY
Borderland FarmA 230 acre riding facility, indoor ring, lighted outdoor ring, miles of trails. Located at the NY/NJ line. Reservations required.
For additional information, visit: www.wolfsbane.com/borderland/
Demarest Hill Winery28 different wines created from select varietal grapes by a master vintner who learned winemaking in Italy. The wineries' specialties include Warwick Black Pearl and Peach Wine, both from the vineyards at this winery.
For additional information, visit: www.demaresthillwinery.com
Harness Racing Museum & Hall of FameDrive a sulky to the finish line in the 3-D simulator. Riveting state-of-the-art and interactive exhibits. Call and judge a race. Theaters tell the fascinating history of America's first sport. Open daily from 10 - 6.
For additional information, visit: www.harnessmuseum.com
Pride of the HudsonCruise through history and the majestic beauty of the Hudson River on a 2-hour narrated sightseeing cruise.
For additional information, visit: www.prideofthehudson.com
Washington's HeadquartersGen. Washington made this fieldstone farmhouse his Continental Army headquarters and spent more time here than anywhere else during the Revolutionary War. At this site, Washington created and awarded the original purple heart badge. In 1850 the property became our nation's first public historic site. Open Wed. - Sat., 10-5. Sun. 1-5.
West Point MuseumMilitary uniforms, flags, weapons and military art of both American and European derivation. Museum galleries include History of the Academy and the Corps of Cadets, US Army History, and History of Warfare from Egyptian times to Desert Storm.
For additional information, visit: www.usma.edu/Museum/
West Point Tours, Inc.Enjoy a guided tour of the U.S. Military Academy. Walk the paths of generals and presidents tracing the footsteps of our country's great leaders. Enjoy spectacular views of the majestic Hudson River. Hear exciting tales and fascinating stories. Tour buses depart daily from the West Point Visitor Center.
For additional information, visit: www.westpointtours.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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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
13 Expert-led lectures
5 Field trips

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4.7
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